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MFJ 64 Screening • MFJ 65 Announcement

 

Stephanie Wuertz

Millennium Film Journal January Newsletter

MFJ 64 Screening at Anthology • MFJ 65 Highlights

“Image Machines” Screening January 25th @ Anthology Film Archives

This mid-winter screening celebrates the publication of Millennium Film Journal No. 64 “Image Machines” (Fall 2016). The program is comprised of works discussed in the issue, featuring “Serpentine” by Stephanie Wuertz, and five short films by experienced and lesser known filmmakers from the United States, Germany and Sweden. Some filmmakers and writers will be present.

In addition to Stephanie Wuertz’s SERPENTINE (U.S., 2014, 27 min) the program includes:

• Christoph Girardet SYNTHESIS (Germany, 2015, 8 min)
• Nina Yuen NARCISSUS (U.S., 2016, 10 min)
• Richard Dinter SNOW / SNÖ (Sweden, 2016, 10 min)
• Bill Morrison THE DOCKWORKER’S DREAM (U.S./Portugal, 2016, 18 min)
• Clemens von Wedemeyer THE HORSES OF A CAVALRY CAPTAIN / DIE PFERDE DES RITTMEISTERS
(Germany, 2015, 10 min)

Reviews and discussions of these works and Scott MacDonald’s in-depth interview with filmmaker Bill Morrison are in Millennium Film Journal No. 64 (Fall 2016). Order the issue here

Full Program and Information

Anthology Film Archives
2nd Ave/2nd Street, NYC
7:30 Jan 25th 2017 $10


Millennium Film Journal No. 65: April Publication

We’ve noticed an emphasis on architecture in artists’ moving image recently. Several of the texts in MFJ NO. 65 will look at the many facets of this tendency. The editorial team (Angela Ferraiolo, Josh Guilford, Anita Spooner, Kenneth White and myself, Grahame Weinbren) are currently preparing for an April publication. We are thrilled with the range of interests, approaches and the sparkling quality of the texts in this collection.

The issue includes reviews of individual works or full-scale exhibitions by David Claerbout, Eve Fowler, Pipilotti Rist, Marianna Simnett, substantial interviews with Jesse McLean on her recent work and Coleen Fitzgibbon on the artists’ video collective Co-Lab. Michael Betancourt contributes his latest study of the ‘glitch,’ and Joel Neville Anderson his research on the legendary alternative television studio DCTV, started in the 60s and still going strong.

It is an diverse but focused collection, and we can’t wait to see it in print in April.

Order a subscription here to receive MFJ No. 65 in the first mailing.


Advertise in the Millennium Film Journal

Advertise in Millennium Film Journal Issue No 65 (Spring 2017). This is a great opportunity to make your organization known to a dedicated community of film and visual culture enthusiasts. More information here.


 

New Highlights YouTube video

• Coming soon: our Highlights YouTube video interview with MFJ 64 authors Miriam De Rosa and Greg de Cuir on the mysterious film works of Yervant Gianikian & Angela Ricci Lucci. Full details in next month’s newsletter, and on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds.


 

Stay warm and dry, wherever you are in these difficult times, and, as always, thank you for supporting artists’ moving image.

Anita Spooner
Editorial Associate
Grahame Weinbren
Senior Editor

 

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