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Cousins and Kin, program 4: Anti-Ethnography

Cousins and Kin The Cousin Collective was formed in 2018 by Adam Piron, Alex Lazarowich, Sky Hopinka and Adam Khalil. The question of how to find other Indigenous filmmakers who are making work that is experimental and exciting was where we began. How… More »

 

Dark and Twisted Fantasies

GUO4 (2019) by Peter Strickland Dark and Twisted Fantasies presented in association with Frameline45 tickets and screening info at www.frameline.org/festival/film-guide/dark-twisted-fantasies-x8020 This digital screening is available to view anytime Ju… More »

 

Livestream: A Conversation with Shelley Niro

Monday, June 14 at 6pm (Pacific) Cousins and Kin: Special Edition A Conversation with Shelley Niro interviewed by Adam Piron and Fox Maxy technical support for this livestream provided byShapeshifters Cinemawww.shapeshifterscinema.com   Shelley Ni… More »

 

Cousins and Kin, program 3: Honey Moccasin

Honey Moccasin (1998) by Shelley Niro   Cousins and Kin The Cousin Collective was formed in 2018 by Adam Piron, Alex Lazarowich, Sky Hopinka and Adam Khalil. The question of how to find other Indigenous filmmakers who are making work that is exper… More »

 

Proximities: Four Films by Cauleen Smith

Lessons in Semaphore (2016) by Cauleen Smith Proximities Four Films by Cauleen Smith April 29–May 23, 2021 presented in association with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art program curated by Steve Polta and Tanya Zimbardo This online program of fou… More »

 

Livestream: Always Moving

Remembrance: A Portrait Study (1967) by Edward Owens   Always Moving: African American Portraiture in Film curated by Gina Basso and Steve Poltalivestream on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 7pm PSTpresented in association with the San Francisco Museum… More »

 

Cousins and Kin, program 2: what was always yours and never lost

Creature Dada (2016) by Caroline Monnet Cousins and Kin The Cousin Collective was formed in 2018 by Adam Piron, Alex Lazarowich, Sky Hopinka and Adam Khalil. The question of how to find other Indigenous filmmakers who are making work that is experiment… More »

 

Livestream: Cousin Collective On Curating

  Cousin Collective/On Curating Indigenous Film   an opening evening curators’ talk celebratingCousins and Kincurated by the Cousin CollectiveMarch 16–July 15, 2021   To watch the program, please register in advance for the Zoom webinar at th… More »

 

Cousins and Kin, program 1: Cycle 0

A Song Often Played on the Radio (2019) by Raven Chacon & Cristóbal Martínez Cousins and Kin Live curator’s talk on Opening Night: March 16Please register in advance for the Zoom webinar atsfsu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-Af8Pp10Ql-Kk5xOmELljw The… More »

 

Program One: Edward Owens

Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts. Edward Owens. 1968-70.  Courtesy The Film-Makers’ Cooperative. Assembly of Images: On Histories of Race and RepresentationProgram One: Edward Owensview this program February 8–28, 2021 atwww.sfmoma.org/program-on… More »

 

Program Two: Christopher Harris and Crystal Z Campbell

Go-Rilla Means War, Crystal Z Campbell, 2017. Courtesy of the artist. Assembly of Images: On Histories of Race and RepresentationProgram Two: Christopher Harris and Crystal Z Campbellview this program March 5–March 31, 2021 at www.sfmoma.org/program-tw… More »

 

Program Three: Garrett Bradley

Baptism in America, Garrett Bradley, © 2019. Courtesy of Field of Vision/Charlotte Cook. Assembly of Images: On Histories of Race and RepresentationProgram Three: Garrett BradleySCREENING CANCELEDDue to the recent delay in the official release date of… More »

 

Always Moving: African American Portraiture in Film

Remembrance: A Portrait Study (1967) by Edward Owens   Always Moving: African American Portraiture in FilmCurated by Gina Basso and Steve PoltaProgram online March 5–31, 2021Special livestream on Saturday, April 24, 2021 (details to come)presented… More »

 

Livestream: Covalent Voices

  covalent voices: perspectives from black hole collective film lab   artists in person:   arc / Emily Chao / Anna Geyer / Matthew Hidy / Lauren Iverson / Zack Parrinella / Nicky Tavares / Patricia Ledesma Villon   technical support… More »

 

covalences: works from black hole collective film lab

Luminous Experiences (2020) by Lauren Iverson covalences: works from black hole collective film lab Program online December 10, 2020–January 10, 2021 Since at least the 1940s, the San Francisco Bay Area has been one of the world’s epicenters of persona… More »

 

traveling thru with eyes closed tight

Old Hat (2016) by Zach Iannazzi traveling thru with eyes closed tight Curated by Alix Blevins Program online November 19, 2020–January 10, 2021 Since at least the 1940s, the San Francisco Bay Area has been one of the world’s epicenters of personally ex… More »

 

Memories of Earth

MEMORIES OF EARTH: (A)WAKE IN A HOUSE OF WORLDS Curated by Oona MosnaOnline October 5–November 5, 2020 Co-presented with the Walker Art Center The film and digital artworks in this program span the course of more than ninety years. Selected in November… More »

 

CROSSROADS 2020 Program 1

All My Life (1966) by Bruce Baillie CROSSROADS 2020 — program 1Ever Westward: Remembering Bruce Baillieprogram community partner: Canyon Cinema Foundation On April 10, 2020, the world lost Bruce Baillie (b. 1931), the beatific filmmaker who, in 1961—wi… More »

 

CROSSROADS 2020 Program 2

It Matters What (2019) by Francisca Duran CROSSROADS 2020 – program 2 I am bloodless / I am the cosmos program online August 23–September 30program community partner: Shapeshifters Cinema Climate change and with evolution: mythologies of reckoning. Dec… More »

 

CROSSROADS 2020 Program 3

Starry Starry (2017) by Imyoung Zoo CROSSROADS 2020 — program 3take this as some kind of signal program online August 24–September 30program community partner: McEvoy Foundation for the Arts Scintillating organic elegies, vegetable narrations and the d… More »

 

CROSSROADS 2020 Program 4

Luminous Variations in the City Skies (2019) by Giuseppe Spina CROSSROADS 2020 – program 4 all those things you used to feel program online August 25–September 30 Program opens with a series of quietly lyrical and observational works: reveries of lands… More »

 

CROSSROADS 2020 Program 5

Hel City (2019) by Gregorio Méndez CROSSROADS 2020 – program 5 the rocks crumble program online August 26–September 30program community partner: Prelinger Library We sit facing the past. Time devours us. No archive can restore you. Opening with a world… More »

 

CROSSROADS 2020 Program 6

Let’s Take a Walk (2018) by Moira Lacowicz CROSSROADS 2020 — program 6theories of obliscence / erasing the grid program online August 27–September 30program community partner: Artists’ Television Access Erasing the grid, a frame hangs in the air. Medit… More »

 

CROSSROADS 2020 Program 7

Universal Leader (2020) by Orit Ben-Shitrit CROSSROADS 2020 — program 7what do you get when you fall in love? program online August 28–September 30program community partner: Canyon Cinema Foundation Give us your songs. Give us your smells. We’ll give y… More »

 

CROSSROADS 2020 Program 8

  //\///\////\ (2019) by Phillip Andrew Lewis & Michael Robinson CROSSROADS 2020 – program 8unknown subjects program online August 29–September 30 Echoing CROSSROADS 2020 program 2, this program opens with contemplations of vacated “non-places… More »

 

CROSSROADS 2020 Program 9

Girl is Presence (2020) by Lynne Sachs & Anne Lesley Selcer CROSSROADS 2020 — program 9as long as there is breath program online August 30–September 30program community partners: Small Press Traffic and GAZE CROSSROADS 2020 closes with a series of… More »

 

I Hate the Internet: Techno-Dystopian Malaise and Visions of Rebellion

program online April 9–May 16, 2020 presented in partnership with Video Data Bank and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts      Pictured: Instructions for Robots (2019) by Mike Hoolboom This online program was originally intended to be presented at Yerba Bu… More »

 

certainty is becoming our nemesis

program online March 27–August 4, 2020 presented in partnership with McEvoy Foundation for the Arts Pictured: Jean Luc Nancy (2018) by Antoinette Zwirchmayr certainty is becoming our nemesis is guest curated by Steve Polta of San Francisco Cinematheque… More »