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Winter - Spring 2021

  • Your Day Is My Night, by Lynne Sachs

    Lynne Sachs & Stephen Vitiello: Sound Engagements - Program 1: Four Films

    Start Date: Feb 12, 2021 1:00AM
    End Date: Feb 22, 2021 11:00PM
    Location: Online

    Filmforum is delighted to kick off 2021 by welcoming back our friend Lynne Sachs with her new film and several past works, all of which include original music by sound artist Stephen Vitiello. Two conversations online as well!

  • Film About a Father Who..., by Lynne Sachs

    Lynne Sachs & Stephen Vitiello: Sound Engagements Program 2: Film About a Father Who...

    Start Date: Feb 12, 2021 1:00AM
    End Date: Feb 22, 2021 11:00PM
    Location: Online

    Filmforum is delighted to kick off 2021 by welcoming back our friend Lynne Sachs with her new film and several past works, all of which have had music composed by Sound Artist Stephen Vitiello.  Her newest film, Film About a Father Who... is a multi-faceted familial portrait of one seemingly unknowable man.  Tickets available Tuesday February 9.

  • Are You Still Recording? by Bridget Reweti

    Can You Sense It? Part 1: The Video Art of Bridget Reweti

    Start Date: Apr 25, 2021 1:00AM
    End Date: May 1, 2021 11:59PM
    Location: Online

    “Can You Sense It?”, programmed by guest curator Jacqui Brown for Los Angeles Filmforum, deeply engages the work of two Island filmmakers - Bridget Reweti of Aotearoa (New Zealand) and Tamika Galanis of The Bahamas - to pull you through your screens and into the outdoors. Bridget Reweti suffuses the Aotearoan landscape with the voices, mythologies, and communality to dispel romantic notions of the “natural world” and close the gap between our natural environment and lived environment.

  • 28, by Tamika Galanis

    Can You Sense It? Part 2: The Video Art of Tamika Galanis

    Start Date: May 2, 2021 12:00AM
    End Date: May 9, 2021 11:59PM
    Location: Online

    In week two of “Can You Sense It?”, Tamika Galanis of The Bahamas examines the complexities of living in a place shrouded in tourism’s ideal during the age of climate concerns. Emphasizing the importance of Bahamian cultural identity for cultural preservation, Tamika documents aspects of Bahamian life not curated for tourist consumption to intervene in the historical archive. suffuses the Aotearoan landscape with the voices, mythologies, and communality to dispel romantic notions of the “natural world” and close the gap between our natural environment and lived environment.

  • Returning the Gaze, by Tamika Galanis

    Can You Sense It? Conversation with Bridget Reweti and Tamika Galanis

    Start Date: May 8, 2021 5:00PM
    End Date: May 8, 2021 7:00PM
    Location: Online

    The third event of Can You Sense It?, with a conversation among Bridget Reweti and Tamika Galanis and curator Jacqui Brown.

  • Still from UNTITLED SEQUENCE OF GAPS, Vika Kirchenbauer

    What We Imagine in Its Absence / Part 1: Vika Kirchenbauer

    Start Date: May 13, 2021 5:00PM
    End Date: May 16, 2021 5:00PM
    Location: Online

    In order to know something, must we be able to see it? If not, then how do we come to know what refuses visibility? What is imagined in what we cannot see?

    The first program in the series features five works by Berlin-based filmmaker, artist, writer, and music producer Vika Kirchenbauer, including the Los Angeles virtual premiere of her new short film, UNTITLED SEQUENCE OF GAPS, which recently was awarded the German Film Critics Award for Best Experimental Film in 2020.

  • Still from Grace Period, by Caroline Key and Kim KyungMook

    What We Imagine in Its Absence / Part 2: Caroline Key

    Start Date: May 20, 2021 5:00PM
    End Date: May 23, 2021 5:00PM
    Location: Online

    In order to know something, must we be able to see it? If not, then how do we come to know what refuses visibility? What is imagined in what we cannot see?
    The second program highlights two works by Brooklyn-based filmmaker and artist, Caroline Key, including the Los Angeles virtual premiere of her new short film KHÔRA, and her experimental documentary feature GRACE PERIOD, co-directed by KyungMook Kim in 2015.

  • L: Vika Kirchenbauer R: Caroline Key

    What We Imagine in Its Absence / Part 3: Conversation with Vika Kirchenbauer and Caroline Key

    Start Date: May 27, 2021 5:00PM
    End Date: May 30, 2021 5:00PM
    Location: online

    The third and final part of the series will be a conversation between the two artists and filmmakers featured in the What We Imagine in Its Absence film series: Vika Kirchenbauer and Caroline Key, moderated by the series programmer Leeroy K. Y. Kang.