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.
120 Films over 4 days, 30 World premieres, expanded cinema performances, 13 moving installations!
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.
Shorts: From family trauma and home life to domestic abstractions and representations of interior space.
Shorts: A Selection of 21st Century Movies by David Gatten, appearing in person to present five 16mm films and one hybrid 16mm & Digital Cinema work.
Shorts: Seven films that differently explore how we occupy space, through the formation of groups, or individual expression.
Shorts: This programme presents contemporary artists’ films on memory, landscape and sunlight.
Shorts: 8 films that rhythmically crackle through poetry, cut words, remembered stories and glowing crystalline abstractions.