Earlier this year, pioneering video essayist Mark Rappaport presented some of his latest work, never before seen in the UK, at the Essay Film Festival. →→→ Continue reading
Event Description: For this event, artist Andy Holden presented his short film Laws of Motion in a Cartoon Landscape (2016), in which he explores the rules behind the universe of Looney Tunes and Silly Symphonies. A cartoon avatar of Holden guides his audience through a compilation of clips, ranging from animation to news reels, where he reveals ten rules that govern the interactions and movements of cartoon characters, and encourages viewers to question the forces underpinning our own society. →→→ Continue reading
This recording comes from a conversation between frequent collaborators Adrian Martin and Cristina Álvarez López moderated by video essayist Catherine Grant, reflecting on the audiovisual essay.
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In honour of his 90th birthday, BIMI and the Derek Jarman Lab will celebrate the work of English artist, critic and filmmaker John Berger with a special screening of Seasons of Quincy: Four Portraits of John Berger hosted by Derek Jarman Lab producer Lily Ford. →→→ Continue reading
For this event – part of Student Open Day – the BFI celebrates essay filmmaking with a specially curated programme of video essays and a talk from leading essay filmmaker kogonada about his work with fellow filmmaker Richard Misek. →→→ Continue reading
This recording comes from a conversation between Jem Cohen and Kieron Corless following a screening of Lost Book Found (Jem Cohen, 1996, USA). →→→ Continue reading