From: bridget irish (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Nov 06 2008 - 10:30:09 PST
PLEASE SHARE THIS ANNOUNCEMENT...
The 25th Annual Olympia Film Festival
kicks off this Friday, November 7th, and runs through the 15th!
in Olympia, Washington - United States
(Olympia is just 1 hour south of Seattle WA, and 2 hours north of Portland OR!)
Fest is packed with fantastic films and videos from all over
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!]
CINE-X INTERNATIONAL 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 on 16mm by Scott Stark, Pip Chodorov,
Jon Behrens and others!
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 at the BEAUTIFUL LOSERS screening
Weds, Nov 12th, 10pm
THE MUSE SERIES: New Work by Kerry Laitala (San Francisco)
All Northwest, and a few World, Premieres!
Thursday Nov 13th at 3:30 PM
16mm and 35mm film! a multi-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 is visiting from Boulder, Colorado,
to present a documentary about this last summer's expedition
and to show handmade films made during that trip!
Saturday Nov 15th at 2:00 PM
An incredible program showcasing work by film and video artists
working in the Olympia area and neighboring locales.
Features a wide variety of themes and filmmaking styles!
Also, my friend, and Evergreen alumnus, Rachel Leah Jones,
is coming from Tel Aviv to present her newest film: ASHKENAZ
for more about Rachel and her work in film and with joint
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
Programming Director: Laura Northrup
Festival Director: Colleen Dixon
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