Program includes: Bao (dir. Domee Shi, USA, 8 min.) • Late Afternoon (dir. Louise Bagnall, Ireland, 10 min.) • Animal Behaviour (dirs. Alison Snowden and David Fine, Canada, 14 min.) • Weekends (dir. Trevor Jimenez, USA, 16 min.) • One Small Step (dirs. Andrew Chesworth and Bobby Pontillas, USA, 8 min.) • Wishing Box (dirs. Wenli Zhang & Nan Li, USA, 6 min.) • Tweet Tweet (dir. Zhanna Bekmambetova, Russia, 11 min.)
Black Sheep (dir. Ed Perkins, UK, 27 min.) • End Game (dirs. Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, USA, 40 min.) • In addition to the above nominated films, this program also includes the following acclaimed documentary short: The Driver is Red (dir. Randall Christopher, USA, 13 min.)
We’re thrilled to welcome back filmmaker and programmer Minou Norouzi for a brand new program, The Revolution is Not A Virgin, featuring the work of Marwa Arsanios, Sean Bonney, Cana Bilir-Meier, Şener Özmen, Nina Kreuzinger, and a performance by Hadi Fallahpisheh.
Countering the typically noisy, chaos-driven acts of ‘revolution’ and the campaigning desire of documentary as a political tool this programme of video works explores silence as a productive act of resistance. It asks what viewers can discern from gaps in artistic expression; from what is not shown; from what is not said?
In an introduction and post-screening discussion, Minou will discuss these works in relation to her current research project Revolutionary Patience: The Ethics of Non-interventionist Documentary Encounters, also included as part of the College Art Association, CAA 107th Annual Conference.