Birds Eye View Film Fest London 6 - 14 March

From: Victoria Powell (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Feb 18 2008 - 08:38:23 PST


Celebrating Women Filmmakers

Birds Eye View Film Festival
6-14th March 2008

BFI Southbank, ICA, Curzon

 

"pushes the boundaries" - Tracey Emin

 

BIRDS EYE VIEW (BEV) film festival presents nine days of inspiration and celebration, showcasing the very best work from women filmmakers with over 70 events including screenings, workshops and parties at 7 London venues. See www.birds-eye-view.co.uk <http://www.birds-eye-view.co.uk/> for more info.

 

As part of the 2008 festival, Birds Eye View presents a diverse series of artist's films and film art events which explore the fusion of film with technology and contemporary art. In collaboration with key artists and exhibition spaces, BEV's programme presents a unique opportunity to experience female film artists from the very cutting edge

 

Fine Art to Film

highlights from the Birds Eye View Film Festival

 

Friday 7th

DOCUMENTARY: 4 ELEMENTS

ICA CINEMA 2 9PM

A visually stunning film in four parts which captures the fundamental elements - earth, fire, water and air - and the people who pit themselves against them on a daily basis by up and coming Dutch film artist Jiska Rickels.

 

Saturday 8th

EXPERIMENTAL FEATURE FILM: ECOLOGY + Q&A

ICA CINEMA 1 3.30PM

A look at the unsettling side of family holiday by internationally acclaimed artist Sarah Turner. Ecology takes the themes of destruction and renewal as metaphors in this visually compelling experimental feature.

 

Friday 7TH March

ARTPROJX PRESENTS OPERA

TATE BRITAIN 6.30PM FREE

Filmmaker + visual artist + composer = OPERA, a fascinating screening of films by thirteen artists exploring the world of contemporary classical music. Hosted at Late at Tate Britain.

 

+ PRINCE CHARLES CINEMA
Sunday 9 March 11AM, including brunch

 

Sunday 9th

OVERHEATED SYMPHONY: LIVE EDIT

ICA BAR 2PM-8PM

Over the last few weeks women from around the world have been making films on their mobile phones on the subject: Overheated. Come see all this being cut into one fiery film. For more information, or if you're burning to upload your own mobile phone film to add to the mix, visit www.birds-eye-view.co.uk <http://www.birds-eye-view.co.uk/> .

 

TO BOOK

For full programme information, visit www.birds-eye-view.co.uk <http://www.birds-eye-view.co.uk/>

ICA Booking details: Tickets 8.00/7.00 concessions, 6.00 for members Booking details: ICA box office 020 7930 3647 or buy tickets online http://www.ica.org.uk <http://www.ica.org.uk/>

 

 

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