Rachel Maclean’s new film commission, Spite Your Face, curated by Alchemy Film & Arts for the 57th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia 2017.
Behind the Curtain is a celebration of the diversity of cinema. New film season running from Thur 14 Sep – Fri 8 Dec in venues in Selkirk, Galashiels and Hawick.
A screening of short experimental films in celebration of the humble vegetable, accompanied by a special talk and reading by Borders based author Fi Martynoga. Come along, and bring your favourite vegetable to add to our altar of vegetable appreciation!
In 2018 Alchemy Film & Arts are very excited to present the first “Alchemy Young Moving Image Makers” Programme of work.
Fri 1 December – Sat 16 December 2017
“Nobody Speak” couples and uncouples significance. Useless, irresponsible and subconscious impulses appearing then disappearing into the black screen, creating and frustrating expectations.
Wed 20 December – Sun 31 December 2017
Christopher Steel’s silent film, Welcome Back to Southside. It shows a journey home from work superimposed 36 times onto one reel of 16mm film, then expanded digitally with a traveling loop.
120 Films over 4 days, 30 World premieres, expanded cinema performances, 13 moving installations!
Fri 27 October – Thu 9 November
Moving Pictures is a 3-channel slide projector installation in which an animated series of colorful geometrical forms is simultaneously projected and composited on a moving projection screen.
Henry Coombes / Sarah Pucill / Timothy Neat / Rachel Maclean / Brecht Debackere / Karolina Breguła / Mike Hoolboom / Andrew Kötting.
Alchemical Visions: Open to all, featuring talks and presentations by revered filmmakers and leading industry figures.
The Screening Room is a series of timed collections of short and mid-length works, showing each day throughout the festival.
Alchemy Film & Arts is a registered Scottish Charity: SC042142, Company No 452485.