AMI Faculty Filmmaker Spotlight
Instructors from the Program in the Arts of the Moving Image (AMI) screen and discuss their latest work.
Safe Travels (video loop) + In-Flight (book/reading) (Shambhavi Kaul, 2017, 8 min, Color)
*secret new film* (Anna Kipervaser, 2019, 10 min, Color, 16mm on video)
Good Luck America (directed by Kamara Thomas, shot and edited by Jim Haverkamp, 2018, 6.5 min, Color, Digital)
Released for election day 2018, Kamara Thomas's song looks for transcendence in the discarded refuse of the American Dream.
Between Dreams (work in progress) (directed by Arpan Gauchan, cinematography by Steve Milligan, 2019, 5 min, Color, Digital)
The Accidental Man (Gary Hawkins, 2017, 23 min, Color, Digital)
Circa 60s - a boy and his plumber dad who go to a house to seal a leak in a narrow crawl space. When they arrive they're met with a housewife who isn't supposed to be there, and she has a history with the dad - not good. When her husband comes home, things get worse. The boy vies with the adults and their drama by getting immersed in an old science fiction movie.
Photosite 001 / Photosite 003 / Photosite 007 (Lisa McCarty, 2018, 02:04/02:48/01:25, Color, Digital)
Photosites are light collectors. They are at the heart of every digital camera, and the only light-sensitive element utilized in digital imaging. Within each camera’s image sensor there are millions of them; minute, light sensitive, silicon chambers. They hold light, just for a moment, before converting it into a signal that is legible to our various electronic devices. My images document this last light before digitization.
Lovemoon Battlefield (Alex Cunningham, 2018, 15 min, 16mm multi-projector performance)
An interactive re-sequencing and improvisational visualizing of Frank Stanford’s unpunctuated epic 1977 poem, “The Battlefield Where The Moon Says I Love You”.
Total run time: approx. 80 min.
-- Q&A to follow with faculty filmmakers.
Sponsored by the Program in the Arts of the Moving Image (AMI).
Screen/Society screenings are free and open to the public.
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