Feb 24, 2019

Register for RADICALS: June 6-8, 2019

Register now for RADICALS,
a special edition of the
NYU Orphan Film Symposium
at the Austrian Film Museum
in Vienna,
June 6-8, 2019.

Click here for registration
 information, with discount for early payment.

Thursday, June 6:
Symposium registration includes free admission to the 7:00 pm screening of Dutch experimental films curated by Simona Monizza (EYE Netherlands Film Museum).
An Örphans opening reception follows in the lobby and al fresco bar area (with drinks & nibbles) at das Österreichische Filmmuseum.

Here’s a first look at some of the presentations and screenings slated for RADICALS throughout Friday, June 7 & Saturday, June 8.

Kimberly Tarr (NYU Libraries)  Angela Davis Report (DDR, 1972) Premiere of new 16mm preservation from the Communist Party of the United States of America Records at NYU Tamiment Library

Rommy Albers, Simona Monizza (EYE), & Floris Paalmen (U of Amsterdam) Cineclub Amsterdam Freedom Films at the International Institute for Society History

Mara Mattuschka & Hans Werner Poschauko (Maria Lassnig Foundation) Maria Lassnig's “Films in Progress”: An Artist's Approach to Restoring Unfinished Works

Grazia Ingravalle (Brunel U London) British or Indian Colonial Film Heritage? Towards a Decolonization of Film Archiving and Curation. Panorama of Calcutta, India, from the River Ganges (Warwick Trading Co., 1899) and excerpts from Around India with a Movie Camera (Sandhya Suri, 2018)

Masha Godovannaya (media artist, QFAAG Unwanted Organization) Necrorealism in the USSR: Films and Photos by Yevgeniy Yufit: Werewolf Orderlies (1984), Woodcutter (1985), Spring (1987), and Suicide Monsters (1988)

Caroline Fournier (Cinémathèque Suisse) Debut screening of a 1930s nitrate iteration of Hans Richter’s Every Day (1929)

Joachim Schätz (Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for History and Society) Avant-garde Mimicry: Mit unbekanntem Ziel [Destination Unknown] (Austrian Chamber of Commerce & Institute for the Promotion of Trade, 1963)

Virgil Widrich & Martin Reinhart (U für angewandte Kunst Wien) Time and Space Reversed on Screen: tx-mirror at Twenty (new productions)

Martin Reinhart (U für angewandte Kunst Wien) What Is the Data Loam Project?

José Miguel Palacios (U Alberto Hurtado, Chile) & Elizabeth Ramírez-Soto (San Francisco State U) Chilean Filmmakers in Exile after 1973: La femme au foyer (Valeria Sarmiento, France, 1976), La piedra crece donde cae la gota (Patricio Castilla, Cuba, 1977), Le soulier (Jorge Fajardo, Canada, 1980)

Eva Näripea (National Archives of Estonia) & Hardi Volmer (artist) Päratrust [Butt Trust] Estonian Punk Band films, 1979-1983: Kalkar (satire of Tarkovsky’s Stalker) and Tsar of the Flies

Brian Meacham (Yale Film Study Center) & Josh Morton (filmmaker) Radical Theater: The Black Panthers, New Haven, and Puppet Show (Josh Morton, 1970)

Tania López Espinal (Cineteca Nacional México) Viva Cristo Rey! Manuel Ramos, 9.5mm Films, and the Cristero War, 1926-1929

Thomas Christensen & Katrine Madsbjerg (Danish Film Institute) Unidentified International Socialists, or: How Uncle Sam Traveled from Vienna to Copenhagen. Debut of new preservation: Onkel Sams Wienerrejse (1931)

Léa Morin (L'Atelier de l'Observatoire, Casablanca) An Unknown Moroccan Cinema: Mostafa Derkaoui’s Student Films in Poland, 1969-71

Jacob Perlin (Metrograph NYC) Saint Clair Bourne’s documentary The Black and the Green (1983)

David Landolf & Brigitte Paulowitz (Lichtspiel / Kinemathek Bern) Amateur Filmmaking for a Greater Cause: René Betge’s Propaganda Films for the Lebensreform Movement „die neue zeit,“ 1929-1939

Enrique Fibla-Gutierrez (Filmoteca de Catalunya) & Pablo La Parra-Pérez (Elías Querejeta Film School, San Sebastian) The Wretched of the Spanish Earth: Fragments from Spanish Film Archives, 1930s-1970s

Kaveh Askari (MSU) & Hadi Gharabaghi (NYU) Michigan State University and National Iranian Radio and Television’s Iran Film Series: Ancient Iran: Part 2, 3000-800 BC (Margaret Mehring and Mohammad Ali Issari, 1977). New preservation from the University Archives

Hieyoon Kim (U of Wisconsin) The Seoul Film Collective and Activism in the 1980s (excerpts from 8mm films)

Tara Merenda Nelson (Visual Studies Workshop) Robert Frank at Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, New York:  About Us (VSW, 1972)

Sandra Ladwig (U of Applied Arts Vienna) The Amateur’s Attention to the Inconspicuous: Irrsinn rot weiss gelb [Frenzy in Red, White, Yellow] (René Tajoburg, Super 8mm, ca. 1970)

Giorgio Trumpy, Josephine Diecke, David Pfluger, & Barbara Flueckiger (U of Zurich) Reconsidering Rigid Procedures of Color Film Digitization: Toning, Lenticular Processes, Chromogenic Stock, and Mroz-Farbenfilm

Stefanie Zingl (OFM) The Short Life of Mroz 9.5mm Color Amateur Film: Testfilm (Josef Mroz, 1930) and Farbenfilmversuche (Josip Sliskovic, 1931-32)

and others TBA . . .

Evening screenings curated by Jurij Meden & Michael Loebenstein (Austrian Film Museum) with Dan Streible (NYU Cinema Studies)