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Double Vision

Films that dispel visual certainties to present new optical perceptions.

Helen de Witt

This programme contains sequences of flashing lights which might affect customers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.

Please note the short film Instructions on How to Make a Film contains graphic sexual imagery.

Total running time 115 min

Films in this programme
  • Image from Gong, Dir David Leister

    Gong

  • Image from Kitchen Beets, Dir Bea Haut

    Kitchen Beets

  • Image from Instructions on How to Make a Film, Dir Nazlı Dinçel

    Instructions on How to Make a Film

  • Image from Muybridge’s Disobedient Horses, Dir Anna Vasof

    Muybridge’s Disobedient Horses

  • Image from Eastern State, Dir Talena Sanders

    Eastern State

  • Image from Early Years, Dir Morgan Quaintance

    Early Years

  • Image from Lore, Dir Sky Hopinka

    Lore

  • Image from Video Home System, Dir Sharlene Bamboat

    Video Home System

  • Image from Mensch Maschine or Putting Parts Together, Dir Adina Camhy

    Mensch Maschine or Putting Parts Together

  • Image from A State of Grace, Dir John Smith

    A State of Grace

  • Image from A Line was Drawn, Dir Mairéad McClean

    A Line was Drawn

  • Image from A Love, Dir Anne-Marie Copestake

    A Love

Film 1

Gong

The greatest British film company emblematically deconstructed.

Dir David Leister. UK 2019. 5min

Festival guests

These members of the filmmaking team are expected to attend the festival:

  • David Leister, director; Andrew Knight-Hill, sound designer.

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Film 2

Kitchen Beets

The domestic merging of musicality and semiotics.

Dir Bea Haut. UK 2019. 1min

Festival guests

This member of the filmmaking team is expected to attend the festival:

  • Bea Haut, director.

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Film 3

Instructions on How to Make a Film

Think 16mm filmmaking is serious not sexy? Think again.

Dir Nazlı Dinçel. USA-Canada 2018. 13min

Please note the short film Instructions on How to Make a Film contains graphic sexual imagery.

Film 4

Muybridge’s Disobedient Horses

Everyday objects and movements are employed as cinematographic mechanisms.

Dir Anna Vasof. Austria 2018. 5min

Film 5

Eastern State

Found footage of one of the oldest US mental health institutions communicates something beyond its intended purpose.

Dir Talena Sanders. USA 2019. 5min

Festival guests

This member of the filmmaking team is expected to attend the festival:

  • Talena Sanders, director.

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Film 6

Early Years

Family photographs reconstruct the story of a Jamaican child living in Southend.

Dir Morgan Quaintance. UK 2019. 16min

Film 7

Lore

Transparent images dance around a lightbox to create new apparitions.

Dir Sky Hopinka. USA 2019. 10min

Film 8

Video Home System

How bootleg video kept the Pakistani film industry alive under censorship in the 1980s and 90s.

Dir Sharlene Bamboat. Canada 2018. 19min

Film 9

Mensch Maschine or Putting Parts Together

Parents of a female artist give her a food processor instead of a synthesiser. Why?

Dir Adina Camhy. Austria 2019. 8min

Film 10

A State of Grace

Safety is not funny except when experienced by this artist.

Dir John Smith. UK 2019. 3min

Festival guests

These members of the filmmaking team are expected to attend the festival:

  • John Smith, director; Miranda Pennell, producer.

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Film 11

A Line was Drawn

Delineations of control structured through the creation of restrictive borders.

Dir Mairéad McClean. UK 2019. 14min

Festival guests

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  • Mairead McClean, director.

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Film 12

A Love

An engagement with love and loss, presence and absence that become ritualised in need for recognition.

Dir Anne-Marie Copestake. UK 2019. 16min

Festival guests

This member of the filmmaking team is expected to attend the festival:

  • Anne-Marie Copestake, director.

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