Thursday 18 October 2012

Whitechapel Gallery- Film Screenings in October

Film Screenings in October

artists-at-sea-v2.jpgArtists at Sea
Thursday 18 October, 7pmArtist Film-maker Peter Huttonchronicles the life and death of a container ship in At Sea
(2004-2007), charting its passage from South Korea to Bangladesh.
Chosen and introduced by Shanay Jhaveri to accompany the new commission by Matt Stokes in
Gallery 5.
open-screening.jpgOpen Screenings
Sunday 21 October, 4pm
See four artists present their short film work and discuss it with peers and Adjunct Film Curator Gareth Evans. For emerging and
established filmmakers.

altered-states-v3.jpgAltered States: Artists' Science Fiction
Saturday 27 October, 11.30am
Exploring the way in which artist film-makers have engaged with sci-fi, dystopia and alternative futures, we present a day of screenings and discussion about speculative futures with artists, writers and critics.
Advanced booking essential.

Film Screenings in November

jarman-v3.jpgFilm London Jarman Award 2012
Saturday 3 November, 11.30am
A day of events profiling the artists shortlisted for the 2012 Film London Jarman Award: Brad Butler & Karen Mirza; Aura Satz; Ben Rivers; Benedict Drew; James Richards; Shezad Dawood; Nathaniel Mellors; Matt Stokes; Marcus Coates and Jon Thomson & Alison Craighead.


tonino-v2.jpgTonino Guerra & Michelangelo Antonioni: Red Desert
Sunday 4 November, 3pm
Poems by the legendary screenwriter and arborealist Tonino Guerra
(1920–2012) read in Italian and English by Cristina Viti and Stephen Watts, followed by a screening of
Antonioni’s influential and newly restored 1964 masterpiece scripted by Guerra.
video-brasil-v2.jpgVideobrasil em Contexto: Mahmoud Khaled and Claudio Bueno
Thursday 8 November, 7pm
The winners of this year’s Videobrasil em Contexto Prize present films from the Videobrasil archive, produced during their residencies at Delfina Foundation and Casa Tomada, São Paulo.

mel-b-new-v2.jpgMel Bochner: Madness! Sex! Failure! Death! Painters in Film The Horse’s Mouth; The Agony and the Ecstasy
Sunday 11 November, 2pm
Classic films selected by artist Mel Bochner and filmmaker Lizbeth Marano.


performance-v2.jpgPerformance Matters: Hélène Cixous with Adrian Heathfield: Writing Not Yet Thought
Thursday 15 November, 7pm
Screening of an intimate
conversation on writing with the great French author.

tareque-v2.jpgTareque Masud: Matir Moina (The Clay Bird)
Sunday 18 November, 3.30pm
Cannes Film Festival prizewinning drama of childhood, faith and political upheaval, followed by discussion between artist Matt Stokes and Film Curator Gareth Evans