Category: Articles

17 Apr 2018

Atoosa Pour Hosseini: The Art of Memory Weaving

Iranian-born, Dublin-based visual and performing artist Atoosa Pour Hosseini could be called ‘a memory weaver’ of the Experimental Film…

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23 Feb 2018

AEMI: Phantom Islands

Rouzbeh Rashidi’s otherwise wordless Phantom Islands begins with a quote from Sheridan Le Fanu’s The Tenants of Malory, a…

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12 Feb 2018

The Man and Woman Who Fell to Earth

Somewhere a phantom island Can be reached in phantom ships. – April in Paris (1952) One island or many?…

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02 Feb 2018

L’emergere del possibile: Phantom Islands

Phantom Islands (Ireland, 2018, 86’) is the overturning of the neo-pagan occultist Jörg Lanz von Liebenfels paradigm, in which…

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23 Jan 2018

Cinepaxy & Visione Sospesa: Phantom Islands

Phantom Islands (2018) – Rouzbeh Rashidi Making Cinema for Rashidi means first of all talking about Cinema, and how…

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27 May 2017

The Improvisational Cinema of Rashidi and Devereaux

The history of cinema has seen its share of the unforgettable director-actor collaborations, such as Akira Kurosawa & Toshirō…

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26 Apr 2017

If only films could be projected directly onto our dreams

There are directors who push the boundaries of what is considered the mainstream cinema. Then, there are experimenters who…

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22 Feb 2017

Images On A Wire

Film, photography and national identity Berwick Street Film Collective’s Ireland: Behind the Wire (1974) and Seamus Murphy’s The Republic…

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22 Feb 2017

A Few Thoughts on the Moving Image

To begin this talk about a possible approach tocreating and experiencing experimental cinema in the 21st century,I’m going to…

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