From: Nicky Hamlyn (email suppressed)
Date: Fri Mar 27 2009 - 12:17:36 PDT
The Devil's Cleavage has some great scenes with a plumber, and some
Customer: Want a cup of coffee?
Plumber: Thanks. Pipes aren't the only things that get clogged up.
On 27 Mar 2009, at 16:04, Rob Gawthrop wrote:
> Sugestions please for titles for a programme concerning black &
> white cats, plumbing and critics bodies?
> On 27/3/09 01:42, "Kate ." <email suppressed> wrote:
>> THE APRIL FOOL’S CINEMA SHOW:
>> Screening of works directed by Robert Banks – With introduction by
>> the artist
>> Wednesday, April 1, 2009, 9pm
>> West Lecture Hall
>> Oberlin College Science Center
>> 119 Woodland St.
>> Oberlin, OH 44074
>> Please join Pioneer Species and The Oberlin Independent Film Series
>> in welcoming the Cleveland-based, cult-cinema-inspired filmmaker
>> Robert Banks to Oberlin for a retrospective screening of his unique
>> oeuvre, which includes multiple award-winning films. A self-
>> described “moving graffiti” artist, Banks has been a champion of
>> emulsion-based cinema for many years, inspiring and challenging
>> audiences with politically and culturally conscious commentary on
>> the film medium. Working in 16mm and 35mm formats, Banks uses
>> found footage, new footage, and hand-manipulated film to question
>> the intentions of the motion picture industry over that last
>> several decades.
>> ABOUT ROBERT BANKS:
>> Based in Cleveland, Ohio, Robert Banks specializes in avant-garde
>> structuralist filmmaking. He attended the Cleveland Institute of
>> Art, and has taught film at Cuyahoga Community College, the
>> Cleveland Institute of Art, and Cleveland State University. Banks’
>> films have shown at the Sundance Film Festival, the New York
>> Underground Film Festival, and the Black Mariah Film & Video
>> Festival, among others. Over the course of his career Banks has
>> garnered numerous awards, was named Filmmaker of the Year at the
>> Midwest Filmmakers Conference in 2001, and in 2000 was the honored
>> guest filmmaker at the BBC British Short Film Festival in London.
>> His best-known work is the 1992 film, X: The Baby Cinema, a 5-
>> minute, 16mm film that chronicles the commercial appropriation of
>> the image of Malcolm X. An instant underground classic, the film
>> was selected for inclusion on the video compilation, The Best Of
>> The New York Underground: Year One.
>> THE APRIL FOOL’S CINEMA SHOW
>> X, THE BABY CINEMA
>> MY FIRST DRUG, THE IDIOT BOX
>> MPG: MOTION PICTURE GENOCIDE
>> GOLDFISH & SUNFLOWERS
>> FAITH N CHAOS
>> ROCK N’ ROLL BLVD
>> WOMAN IN CIRCLES
>> ABOUT PIONEER SPECIES:
>> Pioneer Species is a micro-cinema screening alternative,
>> independent, and experimental media every Wednesday night at
>> various locations in Oberlin, Ohio. Often, visiting artists and
>> curators will be present to introduce their programs. The micro-
>> cinema is managed by students of the Oberlin College CINE 323:
>> Exhibition Practices in the Media Arts course.
>> ABOUT THE INDEPENDENT FILM SERIES :
>> The Independent Film Series (IFS) is an organization whose purpose
>> is to expose the Oberlin community to unique films and film events
>> unavailable within the constraints of other venues of exhibition.
>> IFS focuses on cultivating an understanding of the independent
>> filmmaker’s place in the larger dialog of cinematic culture, and
>> stresses that fringe cinema is relevant, culturally informative,
>> and important to keep alive in the digitally focused present.
>> The April Fool’s Cinema Show is presented by Pioneer Species and
>> with support from the Oberlin Independent Film Series. These
>> entities are working together to bring a greater diversity of
>> alternative, independent, and experimental media to the community
>> of Oberlin, with the goal of creating a broader awareness of non-
>> mainstream media and media making. Watch for further updates and
>> Visit us on the web:
>> Join the Pioneer Species Facebook Group:
>> http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=53023558433 <http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=53023558433
>> Or, with more questions, contact: email suppressed
>> # # #
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