Thursday! MEDIA CITY @ Conversations at the Edge

From: Amy Beste (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Apr 03 2006 - 15:46:02 PDT

Chicago, IL: Conversations at the Edge
6:00 p.m., Gene Siskel Film Center (164 N. State)


Curator David Dinnell in person!

In the last twelve years, Media City has become
one of the premiere festivals for experimental
film and video art in North America. Staged each
February in Windsor, the fest is renowned for its
exciting and cosmopolitan programming-videos from
the Brazilian underground follow those featured
in the Venice Biennale, meditations from Japan's
avant-garde bracket the latest in Austrian
techno-minimalism-savvy installations, and
adventurous, live film and video performances.
Tonight's program, curated by Media City Program
Director David Dinnell, is a sampling of work
showcased at Media City 06 and enticement to
attend next year's event. MAN. ROAD. RIVER
(Marcellvs L, 2005, 11 min.); BRIDGE OVER THE
DRINA (Xavier Lomski, 2005, 18 min.); MARKET
STREET (Tomonari Nishikawa, 2005, 5 min.);
CHRONOMOPS (Tina Frank, 2004, 2 min.); OBJECT
STUDIES (Nicky Hamlyn, 2005, 17 min.); MADE IN
CHINATOWN (Jim Jennings, 2005, 7 min.); MANTIS
TALE (Chu-Li Shewring, 2005, 14 min.); EVERGREEN
(Rob Todd, 2005, 15 min.).
89 min. 35mm, 16mm, and Mini DV. 2004 - 2005,

Upcoming CATE programs:
4/13 -- IMAGE X SOUND: The Short Films of Tatsu Aoki
4/20 -- THE TIME WE KILLED (Jennifer Reeves, 2005)
4/27 -- The Memo Book: The Films and Videos of Matthias Müller

Tickets to films are $9 ($5 for Film Center
members), $7 ticket price for all students, $4
for student, faculty, and staff of the School of
the Art Institute and of the Art Institute.

Amy Beste
Conversations at the Edge
Department of Film, Video & New Media
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
112 S. Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL  60603
p: 312-345-9184
f: 312-541-8070
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