Monday, March 11, 2013

EFS Screening at Ormston House, Limerick

Experimental Film Society HQ issued the following announcement this evening: 

Experimental Film Society Screening Tuesday 26 March, 7.30pm Admission Free
ORMSTON HOUSE 9-10 Patrick Street, Limerick, Ireland
Ormston House, Limerick, will be presenting a programme of work by the international filmmaking group Experimental Film Society. Founded in Iran but now run from Ireland, EFS is an independent, not-for-profit entity that archives and promotes films and videos by more than a dozen filmmakers scattered across the globe; filmmakers whose works are distinguished by an uncompromising devotion to personal, experimental cinema. 
There are no strictly defined rules governing EFS films, but most of them share some general characteristics: formally adventurous works made in complete creative freedom, often on very low budgets; an exploratory, non-script-based approach to filmmaking; abstract plots favouring the poetic immediacy of the interaction of sound and image over traditional storytelling: exploring the limits of cinema itself. EFS was founded and is run by Dublin-based Iranian filmmaker Rouzbeh Rashidi. 
Rouzbeh Rashidi - shown above in Homo Sapiens Project (29) - and Maximilian Le Cain will be attending and be available for discussion with the audience afterwards.
For more information on Experimental Film Society: HERE
For an interview with Rashidi discussing EFS in depth: HERE
More info on Ormston House
List of the films:
1_Away by Michael Higgins 5mins 2011 Ireland.
2_The Gardener by Michael Higgins 4mins 2010 Ireland.
3_Hotel by Michael Higgins 1min 2010 Ireland.
4_Painting by Michael Higgins 5mins 2011 Ireland.
5_Horses by Esperanza Collado 2mins 2011 Spain.
6_Lights From An Old Town by Dean Kavanagh 17mins 2011 Ireland.
7_Homo Sapiens Project (29) by Rouzbeh Rashidi 12mins 2011 Ireland.
8_Based On Decay by Jason Marsh 14mins 2012 U.K.
9_Background by Maximilian Le Cain 20mins 2011 Spain and Ireland.
10_Dirt by Vicky Langan & Maximilian Le Cain 12mins 2012 Ireland.
Total: 92mins


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