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The Forbidden Room

The Forbidden Room with director Guy Maddin

Posted by anna_feder March 31, 2016 Comments are off 530 views

Directed by Guy Maddin, co-directed by Evan Johnson, narrative (drama, comedy, mystery), 130 minutes, USA, 2015. A never-before-seen woodsman mysteriously appears aboard a submarine that’s been trapped deep under water for months with an unstable cargo. As the terrified crew makes their way through the corridors of the doomed vessel, they find themselves on a […]


Orphan Morphin: Creative Plundering of the Archive with Craig Baldwin

Posted by anna_feder March 24, 2015 Comments are off 513 views

San Francisco filmmaker, curator, and archivist Craig Baldwin will be presenting a feature-length program of both old and new work, consummating in an expanded cinema performance. Mr. Baldwin will introduce sizeable excerpts from more than three titles in his filmography, in order to generate – in a sort of ‘Artist Talk’ mode – an argument […]


Balagan Presents: Brûle la mer (Burn the sea), Nathalie Nambot & Maki Berchache, 35mm, 2014

Posted by anna_feder March 5, 2015 Comments are off 552 views

75 minutes, 35mm, color, French and Arabic (subtitled in English) Through a collaboration with the Emerson College collective Film Organics, we are very proud to present a brand new 35mm copy of Brûle la mer (Burn the Sea), made by Nathalie Nambot and Maki Berchache in 2014 and partially completed at the independent filmmakers’ collective […]


Possible Distances: A program of recent motion picture excersions by Rob Todd

Posted by anna_feder February 12, 2015 Comments are off 375 views

This selection of VMA professor Robert Todd’s work in 16mm film will include views of local paradises: Roadside Attractions: on a single city block, a quiet observer of life finds the mystic playground within the shadows, Short: dramatic windings to the surprising glory of summer, May I: a dance for the month of Maying: saying, […]


Special Event: Animation Show of Shows and Discussion with Curator Ron Diamond

Posted by emily_grossberg October 15, 2014 Comments are off 673 views

Special event: Animation Show of Shows Discussion with curator Ron Diamond will follow The Animation Show of Shows is a traveling selection of the year’s best animated short films, curated and presented by Acme Filmworks founder, Ron Diamond. It began in 1998 with the aim of showing the most original, funny, intelligent short animated films […]


‘The Congress’ Screening with Discussion with VMA Faculty Tom Cooper and Anya Belkina

Posted by emily_grossberg October 9, 2014 Comments are off 715 views

Robin Wright stars as an aging actress takes her last role in Hollywood that will digitize her and allow Hollywood to use her alias for years to come. Also starring John Hamm, Danny Huston and Harvey Keitel


Cycles and Voids: Artist Talk and Screening with Evan Meaney

Posted by emily_grossberg September 25, 2014 Comments are off 540 views

A short lecture on the computational value of zero as it applies to art-making and communication, followed by a screening of Meaney’s recent work /a_ceibas_cycle.zip. Evan Meaney is an assistant professor of new media and gaming at the University of South Carolina. His work concerns ghosts, glitches, and the computationally undead. He has been an […]


Boston Creative Pro Users Group

Posted by emily_grossberg September 23, 2014 Comments are off 443 views

Join the Boston Creative Pro User Group (BOSCPUG) for another conversation on the process of filmmaking! For updated schedule, visit: http://boscpug.org/next-meeting/
BOSCPUG is a story driven, globally connected network connecting filmmakers and media professionals featuring top industry creatives in conversation on their craft. BOSCPUG is a professional, creative outlet to pitch ideas for episodic content creation […]

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Balagan Presents ‘Outré Montréal’

Posted by emily_grossberg September 18, 2014 Comments are off 550 views

Total running time: 56 minutes Montreal continues to be a source of innovative experimental cinema that is rooted in hands-on, formally adventurous production — thanks, in part, to the exuberant activities of the Double Negative filmmakers’ collective. Co-presented with Balagan Films, this program highlights a number of works from DN members and their friends completed […]

Basement Media Festival with curators LJ Frezza and Nicholas Tamburo

Basement Media Festival with curators LJ Frezza and Nicholas Tamburo

Posted by anna_feder October 29, 2013 Comments are off 525 views

The BASEMENT Media Fest is a survey of contemporary artists working with lo-def, lo-tech, and lo-fi motion pix techniques. Founded in response to the commercial race for hi-res and true-to-life IMG quality, BASEMENT is a celebration of the mediated experience as an aesthetic experience. Equal parts glitchd digital vidz, fuzzy VHS, and grimy 16mm film, […]

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