Solus Film Collective in collaboration with Loft Project Etagi present
the second stage of the American/Russian/Irish touring program of 2014.
Solus & Guests
Curators – Masha Godovannaya and Alan Lambert
The show will run from July 4th until October 1st at Loft Project Etagi in St. Petersburg, Russia.
This video-show «Solus & Guests» presents a selection of new and recent film-works by Irish filmmakers and international collaborators with previous contributors to collective programs. It reflects a current circle that has emerged in recent years in Irish experimental filmmaking and art, particularly in the presence of the Experimental Film Society, many of whose members are represented here. The programme includes artists such as Maximilian Le Cain, Vicky Langan, Dean Kavanagh, Anthony Kelly & David Stalling, Michael Higgins, Esperanza Collado, Aoife Desmond, Rouzbeh Rashidi, Moira Tierney and Alan Lambert.
For full titles and programme info please check the Solus website HERE
For venue info and opening times please check the Etagi website HERE
Solus is an independent film collective and platform for filmmakers working in Super-8mm / 16mm and DV. It has the dual aim of showing Irish short and avant-garde films abroad and international short and avant-garde films in Ireland.
Opening Reception Screening:
"Absences and (Im)possibilities: Traces of an experimental cinema in Ireland"
This screening of Abscences and (Im)possibilitites is a condensed version of the full four-part programme.
This programme traces a tradition of experimental film-making in Ireland. It is curated by the Experimental Film Club and commissioned by the Irish Film Institute International. It features the work of artists such as the Lumiere Brothers, Norris Davidson, Vivienne Dick, Paddy Jolley, Barry Ronan, Dónal Ó’Ceilleachair and Jesse Jones.
This Solus event is supported by Culture Ireland, the Irish Film Institute and Dublin City Council.
IFI International is supported by Culture Ireland.
The Irish Film Institute is supported by the Arts Council.