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Images Festival — Space Without Path or Boundary
April 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm$12
Images Festival presents Space Without Path or Boundary on Saturday April 14th at 5PM.
From the Images Festival program:Â
“View from Above
GERMANY/IRAQ, 2017, DIGITAL VIDEO, 12 MIN
In 1991, the Kurdistan region was considered a safe zone by the UN, and many European countries only granted refugee status to those coming from unsafe zones. An anonymous narrator recounts the experience of a refugee who is under interrogation for asylum. Learning to forget where he comes from, he adopts a map of a fictitious place instead.
Anti-Objects, or Space Without Path or Boundary
USA, 2017, DIGITAL VIDEO, 13 MIN
Drawing from the theories of architect Kengo Kuma, Hopinka unravels the physical and visual elements of two prominent structures in Portland that embody a complex relationship to the Chinookan people who inhabit the same land. Entangled histories of resistance emerge through the audio tapes of the last speakers of Chinuk Wawa, as these monuments are explored beyond their perceived physicality.
MEXICO, 2017,16MM TO DIGITAL VIDEO, 9 MIN
Various historical moments of political activism in Mexico are layered together and corroded on the emulsion of expired film. Footage from the International Womenâ€™s Day in 2017 is coupled with the recording of a powerful speech that speaks to the gruesome aftermath of the 2006 civil unrest in Sant Salvador Atenco.
Wutharr, Saltwater Dreams
Karrabing Film Collective
AUSTRALIA, 2016, DIGITAL VIDEO, 29 MIN
The breakdown of a boat motor propels the retelling of an indigenous ancestral story of sweat, land, and spirits through a series of surreal re enactments by extended family members. The story unfolds across overlapping points of views that intertwine the pressures from the settler colonial state, the Christian faith, indigenous ancestry, and their day to-day realities.
Davani Varillas (Colectivo Los Ingravidos) will be in attendance.”
The event is co-presented in partnership with Cinema Politica, Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center, and Regent Park Film Festival.
Tickets are available for purchase online ($12 adults, $6 students and seniors)