Made in the USA by George Clark

13.12.10
Jeff Keen, Marvo Movie Reflections on tradition and history at 14th Views From The Avant-Garde Views From The Avant-Garde is a section of annual New York Film Festival dedicated to experimental film and video work. The programme offers an opportunity to reflect on the position of experimental film in the US. Anyone with a passing familiarity with this area will recognise many names in ...
Doing Things Differently: Cinema Regained at Oberhausen Short Film Festival by George Clark

24.08.10
She Had Her Gun All Ready, Vivienne Dick, courtesy of Oberhausen Short Film Festival “The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.”[1] Given its relative youth, there is a remarkable amount hidden in or obscured by the various histories of cinema. The Oberhausen Short Film Festival plays a unique role in helping to excavate and bring to light former manifestations of cinema. Taking a ...
The Future’s Getting Old Like The Rest of Us
21.07.10
Date: 23 July, 8.30pm | Location: Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, London The premiere screening of The Future’s Getting Old Like The Rest of Us, a 16mm film conceived in the format of a TV Play and set in an older people’s care home. Part documentary, part fiction, the script, a collaboration with APEngine contributor George Clark, was constructed from verbatim transcripts of a discussion group held over ...
Edwin Carels talks to George Clark

15.06.10
Break Even Concept Store, IFFR 2010 To explore some of these issues I raised in my look at how Rotterdam International Film Festival has changed, and to look at how festivals can operate now and respond to the current climate, I talked with the curator Edwin Carels who has contributed innovative programmes and exhibitions to the Rotterdam over the years. Coming from the visual arts, his ...
George Clark on the evolution of Rotterdam Film Festival

01.06.10
Poster for Jean Renoir's film that inspired the inception of the Cannes Film Festival The first aim of the approach is to confront audiences with new trends in filmmaking Hubert Bals in 1972 1 The International Film Festival Rotterdam was founded in 1972 by Hubert Bals, a legendary figure who ran the festival up to his early death in 1988. His cinephile legacy lives on in ...
Raya Martin talks to George Clark

23.04.10
Indepencia, Raya Martin Filipino filmmaker Raya Martin has established himself in recent years with a complex body of work that employs a reflective use of media in order to explore the colonial past and fraught national history of the Philippines. His sixth feature film Independencia,  premiered in Un Certain Regard section at the Cannes Film Festival, is the second part of a proposed trilogy following his ...
The Otolith Group talks to George Clark

18.02.10
Otolith I - The Otolith Group George Clark talks to Anjalika Sagar & Kodwo Eshun – The Otolith Group -  following their exhibition at The Showroom, London, about the Otolith Trilogy, their exploration of history, politics and the essay film. How did The Otolith Group come into being? Anjalika: We met around 2000 – one of the things that brought us together was Chris Marker (La Jetée, Sans ...