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ACFNY SUPPORTED | FILM SCREENING
HER* HANDS AND HIS SHAPE
TUESDAY, MAR 24 2020 - SUNDAY, MAR 29 2020
In their dual screen 16 mm phantasmagoria the artists conjure past and future ghosts of women who made films politically. Their doubles appear intertwined with landscapes and objects that once haunted them and will continue to do so every time they are taken out of their suspended animation through the means of projection. There is no avoiding the ghosts in the machines. In moments of haunted liveness all is doomed to disappear and return in other shapes.
The Ann Arbor Film Festival is the oldest avant-garde and experimental film festival in North America presenting more than 180 films from over 20 countries of all lengths and genres, including experimental, animation, documentary, fiction, and performance-based works. (https://www.aafilmfest.org/)
Masha Godovannaya is a visual artist, experimental filmmaker, and queer-feminist researcher. Her work has been shown at many festivals, screenings and art venues including the Rotterdam Film Festival, the Tate Modern, Oberhausen International Film Festival, London Film Festival, 7th Liverpool Biennial, Center Georges Pompidou and others.
Sílvia das Fadas is a filmmaker, researcher, teacher, and wanderer. She is interested in the politics intrinsic to cinematic practices and in cinema as a way of being together in restlessness and brokenness.
Image Credit: Masha Godovannaya/Sílvia das Fadas
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