Clio Barnard talks to APEngine’s Gary Thomas

06.10.10
Clio Barnard, image courtesy of Verve Pictures Clio Barnard’s acclaimed first feature The Arbor has its UK premiere at the 54th BFI London Film Festival this October, before being released nationwide in the UK from 22 October. A Jerwood/Artangel Open commission, and funded by the UK Film Council, The Arbor won Clio the the Best New Documentary Filmmaker award at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. We talked ...
Gleaners: Archive Remix & Live Soundtracks

26.09.10
Noah's Ark, Sam Meech, 2010 Date: 4 October, 8pm | Location: The King’s Arms, Salford Experimental filmmakers Jenna Collins and Sam Meech present two new kaleidoscopic short films, made during their Gleaners residencies in the North West Film Archive at Manchester Metropolitan University, premiering here with live soundtracks from cutting edge North West musicians. Diving into the amateur fiction footage within the archive, Jenna Collins new film, in equal parts hypnotic ...
Maryam Jafri by Bridget Crone

17.07.10
Maryam Jafri, Death With Friends (work in progress), production still, image courtesy of the artist Maryam Jafri is an artist based in New York City and Copenhagen. Her work, Death With Friends was the subject of a lecture that the artist gave as part of the Media Art Bath programme, A theatre to address: a festival of textual form – concrete, material, scripted and performed, at ...
The Miners’ Hymns by Bill Morrison with live musical score

11.07.10
The Miners' Hymns, Bill Morrison, Image courtesy of Durham County Council Dates: 15 and 16 July, 9.30pm | Location: Durham Cathedral, UK Made with footage from national film archives, The Miners’ Hymns by Bill Morrison is to be premiered in Durham Cathedral for two nights only. Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson‘s original score for brass will be performed live by a specially selected ensemble of musicians, adding an ...
Rick Prelinger

13.05.10
Rick Prelinger in the Prelinger Library, photo by Cory Doctorow APEngine caught up with Rick Prelinger, Archivist, Writer, Filmmaker and Founder of the Prelinger Archives at AV Festival 10 to talk about archives, home movies and iPhone apps. I recently saw online a screening of your collage film Lost Landscapes of San Francisco where you were asking the audience to respond to the footage – is ...
Craig Baldwin

03.05.10
Mock Up On Mu, Craig Baldwin APEngine asked auteur filmmaker Craig Baldwin about Cold War Paranoia in the underground after the UK premiere of his latest feature film Mock Up On Mu at the AV Festival. Is this your first trip to Newcastle for the AV Festival? Well, as a matter of fact I’ve been to the UK four or five times. About five years ago I was ...
Lessons from Lars von Trier by Daniel Fawcett

27.04.10
The Five Obstructions, Lars von Trier and Jorgen Leth “This is therapy, not a film competition with yourself. You’ve made the best film, I assume the best was the first. We are using it to go back in time, to see where we can go and examine it.” Lars von Trier, The Five Obstructions Get the Flash Player to see the wordTube Media Player. var WT2_2 = { params : ...