From: Stephanie Sapienza (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Nov 26 2008 - 12:41:54 PST
December 2 is a Tuesday, not a Monday. I'm really on a roll lately with the typos!
--- On Wed, 11/26/08, email suppressed> wrote:
> From: email suppressed>
> Subject: Monday December 2: Dot and Line Festival in LA!
> To: "Experimental Film Discussion List" <email suppressed>
> Date: Wednesday, November 26, 2008, 12:20 PM
> Punto y Raya (Dot and Line) Festival, US Tour
> WEST COAST TOUR DATES, CO-PRESENTED BY MAD-ACTIONS AND THE
> The final screening date on the tour is next TUESDAY at the
> Silent Movie Theatre in Los Angeles:
> When: December 2, 2008, 8:00 pm
> Where: Silent Movie Theatre
> 611 N Fairfax Ave.
> Los Angeles, CA
> Tickets for this event are $12, $8 for LA Filmforum
> For tonight's program only, we will also screen 16mm
> prints of two classic dot and line films; Shapes and
> Gestures (1976) by Jules Engel and Two Space (1979) by Larry
> Special guests Danielle Ye, Chris Casady, Larry Cuba and
> Joaquin Kino Gil will be in attendance.
> Co-presented by Cinefamily and Los Angeles Filmforum.
> The Punto y Raya (Dot and Line) festival is the brainchild
> of Barcelona-based group mad-actions. The program has a
> clear curatorial vision - that of pure abstraction in its
> most basic form, to "reveal the limitations and
> achievements of our representation systems." Submission
> requirements are very specific regarding the use of
> dimension, perspective, volume and color. The result is a
> series of films "built up entirely from dots and lines
> as ends in themselves."
> The festival's goals are clearly in line with
> iotaCenter's mission to promote the art of abstraction.
> We have partnered with mad-actions to bring this visionary
> program to the west coast. The US leg of the program will
> begin on November 13 in Seattle, continuing to Vancouver,
> Eugene, San Jose, San Francisco and ending in Los Angeles on
> December 2. The show's final tour date in Los Angeles
> will be exhibited by Cinefamily at the Silent Movie Theatre,
> with programming partner Los Angeles Filmforum co-presenting
> this show.
> The touring program will feature both finalists and
> award-winning films from the official competition; thirteen
> films with a total running time of 65:00.
> Circle by Laurie Gibbs (2006, 3:14)
> Rayas Blancas y Rojas (White and Red Lines) by Calpurnio
> (2007, 5:00)
> Symmetry by Aleksandra Dulic and Kenneth Newby (2007, 2:00)
> Mecanismo by Joaquin [Kino] Gil (2007, 5:00)
> Esmolades (Sharp) by Albert Callejo Amat (2007, 4:40)
> TaMura (MuraTa) by Katsuyuki Hattori (2005-07, 8:00)
> Loop 12/06 by Astrid Hagenguth (2007, 4:00)
> Puddle Jumper by Chris Casady (2007, 2:10)
> Study for TestTest and Retinal Burn by Thomas Bey and
> William Bailey (2007, 4:34)
> Velocity by Iconish and Foraudiofans (2002, 6:20)
> Asperity by Tom Jobbins (2007, 1:58)
> Terra Incognita by Danielle Ye (2003, 6:30)
> Mercurius by Bret Battey (2005, 6:10)
For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.