Hit The Road by Kerim Aytac

04.11.10
Make It New John, Duncan Campbell Kerim Aytac on Duncan Campbell’s Make It New John and Get Out of the Car by Thom Anderson. Hit the Road, part of the Experimenta season at the London Film Festival, consisted of screenings of two films dealing with motor-vehicular dreams and the iconography of the open road. The first, Make It New John by Duncan Campbell, is about the short-lived attempt ...
Ajay RS Hothi on Experimenta 2010

21.10.10
Ruhr, James Benning, 2009 In 1998, the year of the inaugural Experimenta element at the London Film Festival, then-Festival Director Adrian Wootton called it “…a distinct strand to showcase perhaps more radical, challenging and innovative work from filmmakers throughout the world.” Nine years later in 2007, curator Mark Webber described, in his introduction to the weekend, the strand as “…an island drifting away from the BFI Southbank.” ...
Lewis Klahr by Colin Perry

19.10.10
Nimbus Series, Lewis Klahr Lewis Klahr – “One of the most evocative, accessible, and culturally aware experimental filmmakers alive and working” (Village Voice) –  is at this year’s BFI London Film Festival. In the USA, Lewis Klahr has been feted with accolades: Critic J Hoberman has named him the ‘reigning proponent of cut and paste’; his work has appeared in three Whitney Biennials and can be found ...
Mark Webber

14.10.09
Showing the festival: Gustav Deutsch's FILM IST. a girl & a gun APEngine talks to Mark Webber about his programming for the London Film Festival. How – why – did you start programming? As a teenager I was obsessed with Andy Warhol and the Velvet Underground and reading books about The Factory and getting a little glimpse into that world, the New York underground. That’s my way in. I ...