Re: [Frameworks] Looking for Louise Bourque

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Date: Wed Jul 21 2010 - 07:11:57 PDT


Sorry everybody, I thought that I was sending this just to Amanda only -
of course I wouldn't intentionally broadcast personal contact information
that way!
Lauren

HI amanda, just on the run to start my holiday her numbers below...

>
> Ciao!
> LH
> On 17/07/10 2:54 PM, "Amanda Christie" <email suppressed>
> wrote:
>
>> thanks miriam.... i'll do that on monday.
>>
>> i was actually hoping to get a hold of her this weekend (super short
>> notice i
>> know!) for a time sensitive screening i'm putting together and the
>> program
>> print deadline is monday.... i just heard last night that she moved back
>> to
>> the province, and that's why i hadn't tried to contact her earlier....
>> because
>> the program is very region specific....
>>
>> i'm researching a programming experimental film works specifically made
>> in
>> atlantic canada. we don't have a single distributor in these four
>> atlantic
>> provinces (there was one between 1985 and 1995.... but no longer), and
>> no
>> cinematheques... however there are six production centres (film co-ops
>> etc)
>> and a lot of artists making work... but very few of these artists are
>> exhibiting and screening their work, either within or beyond the
>> region...
>> people seem to make their work, then transfer it to dvd (shooting off a
>> wall)
>> and trade DVDs between friends, screen work in backyards, etc... very
>> DIY-grassroots-underground style.... but the work just doesn't go much
>> further
>> than that and it's a shame because a lot of it is quite lovely... and i
>> can't
>> tell you how many artists i've spoken to here who have actually lost
>> their
>> prints and negs!.... they make these beautful films, screen them a few
>> times,
>> and then they go onto a shelf or in a box... never to a distributor....
>> and
>> then.... well.... there are lots of artists making work here... but very
>> little dissemination going on.... so i want to try to help with that
>> side of
>> things by programming and screening as much work as possible here in the
>> region and then touring it beyond.
>>
>>
>> anyhow i thought that it would be nice to screen some work made by more
>> established and canonical filmmakers from this region alongside some of
>> the
>> more recent unsung heroes....
>>
>> amanda
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On 17-Jul-10, at 3:40 PM, miriam jayne martins sampaio wrote:
>>
>>> hey amanda
>>> i am sure if you contact cfmdc, www.cfmdc.org <http://www.cfmdc.org>
>>> and ask
>>> jeff he will definitely know.
>>> be well
>>> miriam
>>>
>>>> > From: email suppressed
>>>> > To: email suppressed
>>>> > Date: Sat, 17 Jul 2010 12:14:33 -0300
>>>> > Subject: [Frameworks] Looking for Louise Bourque
>>>> >
>>>> > Does anyone have contact info for Louise Bourque? I've heard that
>>>> > she's moved back to New Brunswick recently, and I'm organizing
>>>> several
>>>> > screenings here in New Brunswick over the next few months... and I
>>>> > would love to be in touch with her if she is indeed living nearby.
>>>> >
>>>> > Thanks so much,
>>>> >
>>>> > amanda dawn christie
>>>> > -------------------------------
>>>> > from the booming metropolis of sackville, new brunswick... with a
>>>> > brand new media arts centre, filled with old analogue gear!
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