From: bridget irish (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Oct 22 2008 - 17:07:19 PDT
The 25th Annual Olympia Film Festival
is happening next month - November 7th-15th, 2008
in Olympia, Washington, United States
The Festival in general is packed with fantastic work
but there are some particularly fine treats in this year's
CINE-X Expanded Cinema programming:
[Many of the filmmakers and video artists in these programs
will be present for Q&A following each screening!]
The Int'l CINE-X Shorts Showcase
Saturday Nov 8th at 4:00 PM
half video / half film!
opening with a live multi-media performance by Amber Smith
and featuring new work by Scott Stark, Pip Chodorov, Jason Livingston,
Jon Behrens and more!
3x3: New Work by West Coast Women Artists
Sunday Nov 9th at 2:30 PM
(3 artists showing 3 pieces each)
Vanessa O'Neill (San Francisco) - abstract 16mm film
Amber Smith (Portland) - autobiographical, performance-based, confessional video
Wynne Greenwood (Seattle) - performance-based video
Kanako Wynkoop's new and hilarious short, BUTT LICKIN',
will be the opening short for the BEAUTIFUL LOSERS screening
Weds, Nov 12th, 10pm
THE MUSE SERIES: New Work by Kerry Laitala (San Francisco)
Thursday Nov 13th at 3:30 PM
16mm and 35mm film! a projector performance!
wonderful abstractions / homage to early cinema's magic and aesthetics
Robert Schaller's WILDERNESS FILMMAKING EXPEDITION!
Friday Nov 14th at 3:30 PM
Robert's visiting from Boulder, Colorado, to present a documentary
about this last summer's expedition and handmade films made during that trip!
Saturday Nov 15th at 2:00 PM
an incredibly diverse and strong program showcasing work
by film and video artists in the Olympia area and neighboring locales
And finally, under the Fest's category of "Advocating Activism"
- my friend, and early 90s Evergreen grad, Rachel Leah Jones,
will be coming from Tel Aviv to present her newest film: ASHKENAZ
more about Rachel and her work in film and with joint
Palestinian/Israeli organizations here:
Please tell your friends and family about the Festival
- I look forward to seeing you there!
volunteer curator (CINE-X, Locals Only, Ashkenaz)
for the 25th Annual Olympia Film Festival
Festival Director: Colleen Dixon
Programming Director: Laura Northrup
When your life is on the go—take your life with you.
For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.