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Society of Cinema: NOTNOW series of short films
Oct
20
4:00 pm16:00

Society of Cinema: NOTNOW series of short films

Museum of Impossible Forms is delighted to present a set of 13 short films, curated by Danai Anagnostou.

This trans-national set of films offer a critical cross-section of experimental cinematic practices today. Offering a meandering choreography of subjects, the films focus on bodies that orbit several paths of intimacy, yearning and inspiration. 

By shifting away from the dominant perspectives of commercial filmmakers and festival selections, Danai offers to redirect our gaze to the presence of otherwise Untitled Bodiesanother map in ‘The Atlas of Lost Beliefs’.

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Society of Cinema: 'Myth of Modernity' and 'Yeh Freedom Life'
Sep
21
6:00 pm18:00

Society of Cinema: 'Myth of Modernity' and 'Yeh Freedom Life'

Myth of Modernity and Yeh Freedom Life are two films emerging from Bangkok and New Delhi respectively, dealing with different aspects of urban life in contemporary Asia, including religion, politics, love and family. Sewn in the making of these films are questions of how these aspects of life can be thought through, discussed and represented and where, when and how do these representations bend, break or transcend into realms outside of themselves.

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M{IF} Society of Cinema: Soy Cuba (1964)
Mar
10
6:00 pm18:00

M{IF} Society of Cinema: Soy Cuba (1964)

In this session we will be watching Soy Cuba, a Cuba-Soviet political film made in 1964 which has seen a revival due to its astonishing direction and cinematography. Though there were countless didactic films like it made during the 1960's, Soy Cuba has stood the test of time and become a must see for filmmakers and film enthusiasts alike.

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M{IF} Society of Cinema: Artist Talk - Khadar Ahmed
Feb
8
7:00 pm19:00

M{IF} Society of Cinema: Artist Talk - Khadar Ahmed

Khadar, a self-taught filmmaker, won the short film screenwriting competition in 2007 with his script ‘Citizens’. The competition was organized by the Finnish Film Foundation and Yle. ‘Citizens’ was shown and awarded at many film festivals, among them the Locarno International Film Festival, where the film won the Leopard of Tomorrow Prize.
 

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MY J O U R N E Y HOME: Faith's Story
Jul
29
7:00 pm19:00

MY J O U R N E Y HOME: Faith's Story

Faith Adiele’s 35-minute section, written and narrated by her, recreates her parents’ interracial love affair, set against the backdrop of the American Civil Rights and African Independence movements; recounts her own experiences growing up Nigerian / Nordic / American; and records a trip to Nigeria to visit the father and siblings she’s met only once before.  

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