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 ...
The State of Things: Vassily Bourikas talks to Rosemary Heather

10.06.10
8-gage film still, Ljubomir Šimunić Following her report on the 50th Thessaloniki Film Festival Experimental Forum here’s Rosemary’s interview with man who made it happen. Vassily Bourikas programmes the Experimental Forum at the Thessalonikki International Film Festival. His passion for the format, combined with an exceptional ability to root-out lost and forgotten film artifacts, make for viewing experiences quite unlike any other. His Amantes Sunt Amentes programme, seen at ...
William Fowler

08.04.10
William Fowler William Fowler is Curator for Artists’ Moving Image at the British Film Institute’s National Archive. When did you start working at the BFI National Archive and what were you doing before that? It was June 2005, so I’ve been there nearly four years. I trained as a film archivist at the University of East Anglia and I had just worked at LUX,writing a website giving advice ...
Thessaloniki Report by Rosemary Heather

13.01.10
Karpo Godina , I Miss Sonia Henie (1972) Rosemary Heather reports on Serbian Kino Clubs, Carmelo Bene, Timothy Carey, and Jeff Keen at the Experimental Forum at the 50th Thessaloniki International Film Festival. The Experimental Forum section at the 50th Thessaloniki International Film Festival offered such a rich viewing experience it is difficult to know where to begin when discussing it. The quality of the presentation was ...
Jeff Keen – Instant Cinema

18.12.09
Jeff Keen, Marvo Movie (1967). Image courtesy of the BFI Daniel Fawcett on the great artist filmmaker, Jeff Keen. I met experimental filmmaker Jeff Keen this week; he is now 86 and sadly ill with cancer. I went to his house and met him and his wife Jackie. We talked for several hours about art, Brighton, their life together and of course his films. They have found themselves ...
Competition: Win GAZWRX, The Films of Jeff Keen

18.12.09
Jeff Keen, Marvo Movie (1967). Image courtesy of the BFI Jeff Keen began making films at the age of 37 when his art school film society needed things to show. And so began over forty years of unique, imaginative, irrepressible filmmaking. The BFI has published this delightful four DVD retrospective of Keen’s work that contains over nine hours of films and videos by the visionary filmmaker from ...