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#EIFF16: Regrouping Experimental Films from the ‘60s and ‘70s

Posted on May 25th, 2016 by LUX Scotland


Stephen Dwoskin Chinese Chequers

Thursday 23 June, 8.30pm
Saturday 25 June, 2.35pm
Book Tickets

Revisiting the heyday of avant-garde filmmaking through a selection of canonical classics and rarely screened gems, this retrospective screening presents works by filmmakers involved in EIFF during the 1960s and ’70s. This programme of shorts comprises artists who either participated directly in the ‘International Forum on Avant-Garde Film’, or whose work was screened between 1976 and 1978 – the crucial years in EIFF’s engagement with avant-garde filmmaking.

The Thursday screening will be introduced by EIFF Black Box Curator Kim Knowles, and LUX Scotland Director Isla Leaver-Yap

‘Between the Frames’ (1976) by Sarah Child
‘Breakfast’ (1976) by Michael Snow
‘Chinese Chequers’ (1964) by Stephen Dwoskin
‘Inferential Current’ (1971) by Paul Sharits
‘Key’ (1968) by Peter Gidal
‘New Improved Institutional Quality: In the Environment of Liquids and Nasals a Parasitic Vowel Sometimes Develops’ (1976) by Owen Land
‘Rohfilm’ (1968) by Wilhelm & Birgit Hein

Image: ‘Chinese Chequers’, Stephen Dwoskin, 1964

This EIFF screening is organised in association with LUX.