Edinburgh International Film Festival 2010

Daring experiements in film form.

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State Of Flux (Wave #1) State Of Flux (Wave #1)
State Of Flux (Wave #1) and Grim's Dyke
Abstract? (Country: Russia; Year: 2009; Director: Alexei Dmitriev)
Exploring the notion of abstraction.
Black Box 2: Open Your Eyes
The Audit (Line Item: Foster Child) (My Nmae is Pochsy) (Country: Canada; Year: 2010; Director: Karen Hines; Writer: Karen Hines; Stars: Karen Hines)
A woman awaits the tax man's wrath.
Black Box 3: Time Travel
Bonanza (Year: 2009; Director: Ching-Yi Tseng)
Avant garde examination of landscape.
Black Box 2: Open Your Eyes
Chasing Waves (Country: Ireland, US; Year: 2009; Director: Paul O'Donoghue), Trailer
Visual music composed in real-time using voltage controlled video synthesis.
Black Box 2: Open Your Eyes
Close Your Eyes (Country: Austria; Year: 2010; Director: Billy Roisz)
Abstract inspired by the mescaline experiments of Henri Michaux.
Black Box 2: Open Your Eyes
Gathering Gathering
Gathering and What Part of the Earth Is Inhabited (After Pliny the Elder)
De Luce 1: Vegetare (Country: US; Year: 2009; Director: Janis Crystal Lipzin)
Super 8/digital hybrid experimental film, exploring use of colour.
Black Box 1: Great And Small
Double Identity (Country: Canada; Year: 2009; Director: Gerda Cammaer)
Avant garde look at the nature of identity.
Black Box 3: Time Travel
Ex Stasis (Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Jake Astbury; Writer: Helena Astbury, Jake Astbury)
A traumatic memory is recounted.
Black Box 3: Time Travel
frameframer (Country: Austria; Year: 2009; Director: Barbara Doser)
Experimental monochromatic short.
Black Box 2: Open Your Eyes
Gathering (Country: US; Year: 2009; Director: Robert Todd), Official Site
Traces of the spring.
Black Box 1: Great And Small
Paradise Later Paradise Later
Paradise Later and De Luce 1: Vegetare
Grim's Dyke (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: James Holcombe)
Experimental short.
Black Box 1: Great And Small
How to Catch A Mole (Country: US; Year: 2009; Director: Juan David Gonzalez Monroy)
Hand-coloured found footage.
Black Box 2: Open Your Eyes
Journal And Remarks (Country: US; Year: 2009; Director: David Gatten)
Images from the Galapagos intermingle with pages from Darwin's book A Voyage Of The Beagle.
Black Box 1: Great And Small
Leaning Against A Silver Willow (Oslanjanje na srebrnu vrbu) (Country: Croatia; Year: 2009; Director: Nikola Kovac)
Study of the relationship of time and space.
Black Box 3: Time Travel
The Light Of Forgiveness (La Luz Del Pedron) (Country: US; Year: 2009; Director: Eileen Richardson)
Abstract exploration of the fear of rejection.
Black Box 3: Time Travel
Silk Silk
Silk and Trees Of Syntax, Leaves Of Axis
Lumphini 2552 (Country: Thailand; Year: 2009; Director: Tomonari Nishikawa)
Avant garde film using still photography captured in Bangkok's Lumphini Park.
Black Box 1: Great And Small
Mark (Country: Canada; Year: 2009; Director: Mike Holboom)
A personal portrait of the filmmaker's lost friend and collaborator.
Movement #1 (Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Daniel Hopkins), Official Site
A journey on the New York subway.
Black Box 2: Open Your Eyes
non-Aryan (Country: US; Year: 2009; Director: Abraham Ravett)
Cinematic tribute to a 'non-Aryan' arriving in the US in the 1950s.
Black Box 3: Time Travel
Paradise Later (Country: Austria, Germany; Year: 2010; Director: Ascan Breuer; Writer: Ascan Breuer; Stars: Tony Dunham)
Shots of pollution in an Indonesian river are accompanied by the sounds of a travelling salesman reporting to his board.
Black Box 1: Great And Small
Lumphini 2552 Lumphini 2552
Lumphini 2552 and Journal And Remarks
Perestroika (Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Sarah Turner)
The director retraces her route along the Trans-siberian railway that proved to be her last trip with a friend, exploring the impact of the past on the present.
Point Line Plane (Year: 2010; Director: Simon Payne)
Shifting monochrome grids explore the nature of shifting perspective.
Black Box 2: Open Your Eyes
Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over The Lazy Dog (Zwölf Boxkämpfer jagen Viktor quer über den großen Sylter Deich 140 9) (Year: 2010; Director: Johann Lurf)
Bombardment of found footage taken from films the director screened as a projectionist.
Black Box 2: Open Your Eyes
Scene 32 (Country: US, India; Year: 2009; Director: Shambhavi Kaul)
Avant garde depiction of the salt fields of central Kaatch.
Black Box 1: Great And Small
Silk (Year: 2009; Director: Naheed Raza), Official Site
The reeling of the Golden Orb Weaver a spider – unique for the golden hue of the web it weaves.
Black Box 1: Great And Small
Scene 32 Scene 32
Scene 32 and Wound Footage
State Of Flux (Wave #1) (Country: Austria; Year: 2009; Director: Rainer Gamsjäger)
Exploring the nature of chaotic systems through the examination of water.
Black Box 1: Great And Small
Surface Kinetic (Country: US; Year: 2009; Director: David Ellsworth)
Matter in motion.
Black Box 3: Time Travel
A Thousand Scapes (Country: Netherlands; Year: 2009; Director: Martijn van Boven)
Black and white exploration of the basics of cinema.
Black Box 2: Open Your Eyes
to the horse dream of arms (Country: US; Year: 2010; Director: Stephanie Barber)
Brief study of the ways of time travel.
Black Box 3: Time Travel
Trees Of Syntax, Leaves Of Axis (Country: Canada; Year: 2009; Director: Daichi Saito)
Examination of maple trees set to a contrapuntal violin score.
Black Box 1: Great And Small
Close Your Eyes Close Your Eyes
Close Your Eyes and non-Aryan
Vineland (Country: US; Year: 2009; Director: Laura Kraning)
Experimental short filmed at the last drive-in movie theater in LA.
Black Box 3: Time Travel
What Part of the Earth Is Inhabited (After Pliny the Elder) (Country: US; Year: 2009; Director: Erin Espelie)
Exploration of evolution and life.
Black Box 1: Great And Small
Wound Footage (Country: Germany; Year: 2009; Director: Thorsten Fleisch), Official Site, Trailer
Unification of the digital with the analogue world.
Black Box 2: Open Your Eyes
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