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In Place of the Real

Abstractions of queerness make up this collection of experimental short films, showcasing the best in contemporary artists’ film and video.

Programmed by Michael Blyth | Total running time 66min

This screening is strictly over 18s only

This programme contains sexually explicit scenes, viewer discretion is advised.

Films in this programme
  • Image from Flora, Dir Chaerin Im

    Flora

  • Image from Lift Little Tokyo, Dir Tina Takemoto

    Lift Little Tokyo

  • Image from Donebeing, Dir Kengné Téguia

    Donebeing

  • Image from Between Us Two, Dir Wei Keong Tan

    Between Us Two

  • Image from On the Line, Dir Tina Takemoto

    On the Line

  • Image from Crystal Clear, Dir Max Disgrace

    Crystal Clear

  • Image from Polymorph, Dir Mike Hooves

    Polymorph

  • Image from Wayward Emulsions, Dir Tina Takemoto

    Wayward Emulsions

  • Image from Queer Babel, Dir Timothy Smith

    Queer Babel

  • Image from Aphrodite, Dir Hannah Beadman

    Aphrodite

  • Image from Sworded Love, Dir Tina Takemoto

    Sworded Love

  • Image from Turning, Dir Linnéa Haviland

    Turning

  • Image from The Bed and the Street, Dir Heather Frise, Mike Hoolboom

    The Bed and the Street

Film 1

Flora

Flowers, reconceived.

Dir Chaerin Im. USA 2018. 4min

Film 2

Lift Little Tokyo

History and place. Maps and memories.

Dir Tina Takemoto. USA 2018. 7min

Film 3

Donebeing

Introspections of a deaf visual artist.

Dir Kengné Téguia. France 2018. 5min

Film 4

Between Us Two

A son talks to his mother.

Dir Wei Keong Tan. Singapore 2017. 5min

Film 5

On the Line

Queer intimacies on the assembly line.

Dir Tina Takemoto. USA 2018. 7min

Film 6

Crystal Clear

The body, desired.

Dir Max Disgrace. UK 2017. 3min

Film 7

Polymorph

A contemplation on gender.

Dir Mike Hooves. Canada 2017. 5min

Film 8

Wayward Emulsions

Ephemeral glimpses of defiant women.

Dir Tina Takemoto. USA 2018. 4min

Film 9

Queer Babel

A queering of technology.

Dir Timothy Smith. UK 2018. 10min

Film 10

Aphrodite

The powers of water.

Dir Hannah Beadman. USA 2018. 4min

Film 11

Sworded Love

Abstract impressions of Kung Fu cinema.

Dir Tina Takemoto. USA 2018. 5min

Film 12

Turning

Finding solace amongst the violence.

Dir Linnéa Haviland. UK 2018. 2min

Film 13

The Bed and the Street

The personal and the political. A love story amid protest.

Dir Heather Frise, Mike Hoolboom. Canada 2018. 5min





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