Curator

News from the South (Toronto, 2019)

Pleasure Dome April 27, 2019 Arcadia Housing Co-op, Performance Space, Toronto News from the South NextGen South American artists reinvent the diary form using digital poetries to conjure new fragilities and alliances. The state is also a body, and these … Continue reading

Retrospectives

Bodies, Outcasts, Capitalism, Beauty (April 2019)

Mike Hoolboom retrospective: Bodies, Outcasts, Capitalism, Beauty Hazel Eye Film Festival April 19-26, 2019 Introductions Introduction to Alchemy 2:23 minutes 2018 Welcome to my worlds. Introduction to Mountains 2 minutes 2017 Based on Dogen’s Mountains and Rivers Sutra, written in … Continue reading

Sounds

I Touched Her Legs remix (7:30 minutes 2019)

Eva Marie Rodbro’s embedded ethnographic maestro short, originally made in Brownsville, Texas in 2010, is given a fan remake. Night vision animal life and teen hangouts conjure a temporary and fragile collective, while conversation fragments, alternately performed and raw, shouted … Continue reading

Sounds

Feast (6 minutes 2019)

The door opens to admit a windswept idyll. The poet familiar appears in an institution (is it a school? who could ever stop learning?) and then a happening cafe, before the dream starts again, the reverie of language, though we … Continue reading

On Artists

Juliana Lobo

Waiting for ice cream: an interview with Juliana Lobo (2019) We met at the International Film School in Cuba, Juliana was doing a master’s degree in “alternative cinema,” though astonishingly, she had never made a movie before. The course serves … Continue reading

On Artists

Adriana López Garibay

Metamorphosis: an interview with Adriana López Garibay (March 2019) We met at the International Film School in Cuba where Adriana was doing a master’s degree in “alternative cinema” (believe it or not). Whenever I showed the upsetting movies I love … Continue reading

Retrospectives

Remixology (June 2019)

written by Jorge Lozano (curator of this program) for Fabulous Festival of Fringe Films Festival, June 2019 Let’s say there is no beginning. No way to start to look at this artist’s work. Or worse: there is never only one … Continue reading

Writings on Mike Hoolboom

Remixology by Jorge Lozano (March 2019)

written for Fabulous Festival of Fringe Films Festival, March 2019 Let’s say there is no beginning. No way to start to look at this artist’s work. Or worse: there is never only one movie because this artist is forever putting … Continue reading

Interviews

In Short: an interview with Maricke Nieuwdorp (January 2019)

Originally published on International Film Festival Rotterdam blog Maricke Nieuwdorp: How would you describe your film in short? Mike: It’s a sentimental journey, a family portrait made shortly after my father’s death. As Dutch filmmaker Fred Pelon told me more … Continue reading

Essays

Benefit of the Doubt: Rotterdam Shorts 2019

POV Magazine, Spring 2019 Culled from an exhaustive comb through thousands of movies and festival visits, International Film Festival Rotterdam rolled out 250 shorts in its latest edition, featuring a mixmaster blend of traditional vanguardisms, bold hybrids and global voices. … Continue reading

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