HOME Artist Film Weekender 2017

HOME’s third annual celebration of the alt-wonderful world of artist film is crammed with special guests, premieres and discussions. 

Opening night event, Schools of Change, takes place at Paradise Works artist studios in Salford on Thursday 30 November. Featuring performative film and video by Jennet Thomas, Laura Hindmarsh, Bea Haut and Tariq Emam, there will be a free supper provided and a pay bar on site as we make ourselves comfortable for an evening of playful experimentation.

A filmmaker focus throughout the weekend upon one of the most important experimental filmmakers of the 20th century, Stan Brakhage, includes rare 16mm projection and whose hand-painted and abstract techniques are often referred to as ‘visual music’. 

Features include Stanya Kahn’s intensely personal Stand in the Stream, Margaret Salmon’s magical, childs-eye view Eglantine, Sarah Turner’s experimental documentary Public House and Declan Clarke’s Group Portrait with Explosives. Larry Achiampong and David Blandy present Finding Fanon Trilogy plus shorts from Both Sides Now 4

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Previously in this season

Public House Q&A

After the screening we will be joined for a Q&A with director Sarah Turner and Bren O’Callaghan, Senior Producer, Visual Art at HOME.

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Eglantine Q&A

After the screening we will be joined for a Q&A with director Margaret Salmon and Chris Paul Daniels, Lecturer in Filmmaking, at Manchester School of…

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Finding Fanon Trilogy Q&A

After the screening we will be joined for a Q&A with directors Larry Achiampong and David Blandy and Ying Tan, Curator at the Centre for…

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Filmmaker Focus: Stan Brakhage – Programme 2

Stan Brakhage is regarded as one of the most important experimental filmmakers of the 20th century. He worked with various kinds of celluloid; 16mm, 8mm,…

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Stand in the Stream

Stand in the Stream is an ambient, narrative, digital film that follows perspectives of a subjective body in time, family, community, work, action and in…

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Public House

Sarah Turner’s latest feature Public House will tour UK cinemas in May and June.

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Eglantine

Eglantine is an intimate and vivid account of a young girl’s real and fantastical adventure in a remote forest one evening.

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Both Sides Now 4

Both Sides Now presents contemporary and historical film and video work from the UK, Hong Kong and China, curated by Isaac Leung of Videotage and…

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Finding Fanon Trilogy

Finding Fanon is a series of works by artists Larry Achiampong and David Blandy; inspired by the lost plays of Frantz Fanon, (1925-1961) a politically…

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Group Portrait with Explosives

Group Portrait with Explosives connects the former country of Czechoslovakia with South Armagh in Northern Ireland.

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Filmmaker Focus: Stan Brakhage – Programme 1

Stan Brakhage is regarded as one of the most important experimental filmmakers of the 20th century. He worked with various kinds of celluloid; 16mm, 8mm,…

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Schools of Change

Schools of Change is a night of performative film and video hosted by Paradise Works as an opener to the Artist Film Weekender at HOME.

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