From: Kim Knowles (email suppressed)
Date: Fri Oct 23 2009 - 05:55:41 PDT
DIVERSIONS: A FESTIVAL OF EXPERIMENTAL FILM AND VIDEO
6-8 NOVEMBER 2009
FILMHOUSE CINEMA, EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND
Diversions Film Festival is back for a second year, bringing together a diverse selection of experimental films and videos from all over the world. Guest curated by artists, filmmakers, critics and distributors, the programme combines films by well-known figures, such as Stan Brakhage, Gregory Markopoulos, Guy Sherwin, Rose Lowder, Matthias Muller & Christophe Girardet, Olivier Fouchard, Ian Hugo, Pat O'Neill, Patrick Bokanowski, Margaret Tait, Enrico Cocozza and Eino Ruutsalo, with new works by young filmmakers.
This year's special highlights include a screening of films by Jeanne Liotta, who will be present to introduce and talk about her works, PLUS a new film by Sami van Ingen - JUST ONE KISS - THE FALL OF NED KELLY - an expansive found-footage film with a live musical accompaniment.
To coincide with an exibition at the Dean Gallery of Modern Art ('Running Time: Artists' Film in Scotland 1960 to Now'), Diversions and the National Galleries of Scotland will host a Study Day on the subject on 7th November, featuring talks by artists and critics, screenings by Matt Hulse and Dalziel &Scullion, and a panel discussion. This will be followed by a screening of Scottish artists' film and video at Filmhouse.
For the full programme please visit: http://www.diversionsfilmfestival.co.uk/
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