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And now a little dinner music courtesy of the short diary video In Solidarity With Tartars and Ukraina by Jonas Mekas, who captures a lively performance by roaming musicians. The where, the why, the wherefore are all unimportant. All that matters here is the energy of the moment captured by a master video diarist.
Filmmaker and law professor Brian L. Frye just may have the most awesomely mustached cat of all time.
The 27th annual Images Festival gave out awards to ten films, including Brett Kashmere’s From Deep, Brigid McCaffrey’s Paradise Springs and more.
Remix master Kent Lambert takes a nap with his two special kitties, Mochi and Asha, and dreams about what new media concoctions he can create.
Four of the strongest short films that screened at the 21st annual Chicago Underground Film Festival were A Million Miles Away, RECKONING 3, Red Luck and Ellie Lumme.
Experimental filmmaker Kate Balsley, who makes wonderful films about the natural world, cuddles with her grey and white cat Princess.
There have been extremely few — really if any — experimental short films that attempt to replicate the painterly technique of Cubism. While that may not have been the goal quite set out by Christina McPhee, she perfectly captures all elements of the ocean in a sort-of Cubist montage in her short film Carbon Surf Drawing. In this film, she explores the power, beauty and science of the water in an exciting rushing torrent of images.
April 24: Regional Support Network hosts a night of underground films from Portland, Oregon curated by Ben Popp, including work by Popp, Bob Moricz, Julie Perini and more.
Filmmaker Josh Weissbach, who makes beautifully photographed and composed experimental films, is also the guardian of a deaf and blind cat, Giblet.
Experiments in Cinema v9.72, which runs April 14-21 in Albuquerque, NM, will screen cameraless films from Spain, youth films, a Kerry Laitala performance, films by Deborah Stratman, Paul Clipson and more.