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PAST SCREENINGS and TALKS

Archive of previous events from Alchemy Film & Arts

PIDGIN PERFECT PLACEMAKING BREAKFAST
Philliphaugh Community Centre
Wed 20 September 2017
Please join us in Selkirk on Wednesday 20th September at Philiphaugh Community Centre for one of three Placemaking Breakfasts.
In the ‘Placemaking Surgery’, you will working across a number of creative activities and hear the placemaking perspectives of cultural producers, creative practitioners, planners and, most importantly, local community voices. The event will conclude with a panel discussion and ‘Ideas Station’ which will provide attendees with solution focused proposals to take forward independently. Full details here.


FREE FLOW: Moving Image Makers Collective at Borders Heritage Festival 2017
Thu 7 September to Sat 9th September 2017
Full details here.


VIDEO HOME SYSTEM at GLASGOW FILM FESTIVAL 2017
Thu 23 February 2017
Two boxers appear to merge in Christine Lucy Latimer’s Mosaic; bodies seize, fall and burn in Dance of Death; a blurry Bugs Bunny eludes us in Interlude (Homage to Bugs Bunny) by Chris Meigh Andrews, meanwhile Meesoo Lee brings us ‘video zines’ 15 years before YouTube. Home movies, TV shows, press conferences – images of personal expression, power and violence – are shown to degrade and transform, given new meaning by artists using VHS. 40 years after the VCR was released in the UK and USA, this selection shows how video has been and continues to be an exciting and creative medium.
Artist Mairead McClean will be present at this screening.
Full details here.


CHRISTMAS WITH ALCHEMY
What is an experimental film? Who are Alchemy? What do we do & why? All your questions answered!
Heart of Hawick Auditorium, Kirkstile, Hawick, TD9 0AE
Fri 9 December 2016
 


OFF THE PEG
Moving Image Makers Collective and Alchemy Film & Arts present Off The Peg: showing MIMC short films, Romance of Cashmere 1978 archive film, and Ettrick by Jacques Perconte.
MacArts, Galashiels TD1 1SP
Sun 2 October 2016


HIDDEN DOOR SCREENING
Tue 31 May 2016
Alchemy will be screening short film highlights from this years Festival. Discover the Electric City, hidden along King’s Stables Road in the heart of Edinburgh, for 9 days and nights of music, art, theatre, cinema, spoken word, poetry, bars, street food and much more…