Onion City Film Festival

Thanks for joining us for 2016! It was a fantastic year. 

 

Onion City Awards:

First Place: Many Thousands Gone
Ephraim Asili

Second Place: Something Between Us
Jodie Mack

Third Place: Mad Ladders
Michael Robinson

 

Honorable Mentions:

Notes from the Interior
Ben Balcom

Aswirl Alight Aight
Tommy Heffron

Azimuth
KaSandra Skistad

Psychic Driving
William E. Jones

Prima Materia
Charlotte Pryce

Occidente
Ana Vaz

Join us next year for the 28th Onion City Experimental Film Festival.

Saturday March 23 | Giving & Taking & Losing & Listening

8:00 PM | 55 min

Dealing with grief, depression, unconditional love, and familial ties, this program unpacks what it means to care for each other while caring for ourselves.

Filmmakers Oli Rodriguez & Victoria Stob (LYNDALE), Saif Alsaegh (1991), and Sally Lawton (TOLERANCE RADIANT) will be in attendance for a short Q&A following the screening!


Lyndale   Oli Rodriguez & Victoria Stob  LYNDALE documents the family dynamics and the crushing expectations of masculinity over the course of one brother’s declining mental health and the other’s gender transition.  USA, 2018, 24:00 mins  Visit the   artist’s website here  .

Lyndale
Oli Rodriguez & Victoria Stob

LYNDALE documents the family dynamics and the crushing expectations of masculinity over the course of one brother’s declining mental health and the other’s gender transition.

USA, 2018, 24:00 mins

Visit the artist’s website here.

A Vessel For the Language of Survival: A Study of Me and My Mother's Blood    Scratches ranging in size and color, found sometimes with and sometimes without blood, trigger an ethnographic study of the relationship between Miller and her mother. Exploring ideas of trauma being passed in the blood, Miller situates herself as passenger in the voyage to not only self-discovery, but also to black womanhood.  Shala Miller  USA, 2017, 8:00 mins  Visit the   artist’s website here  .

A Vessel For the Language of Survival: A Study of Me and My Mother's Blood

Scratches ranging in size and color, found sometimes with and sometimes without blood, trigger an ethnographic study of the relationship between Miller and her mother. Exploring ideas of trauma being passed in the blood, Miller situates herself as passenger in the voyage to not only self-discovery, but also to black womanhood.

Shala Miller

USA, 2017, 8:00 mins

Visit the artist’s website here.

1991     1991  revolves around a conversation between the filmmaker, an Iraqi asylum-seeker living in the US, and his mother Bushra Alsaegh, an Iraqi immigrant living in Turkey while she awaits approval to immigrate to the US. 1991 navigates the distance between them.  Saif Alsaegh  USA, 2018, 12:00 mins  Visit the   artist’s Vimeo page here  .

1991

1991 revolves around a conversation between the filmmaker, an Iraqi asylum-seeker living in the US, and his mother Bushra Alsaegh, an Iraqi immigrant living in Turkey while she awaits approval to immigrate to the US. 1991 navigates the distance between them.

Saif Alsaegh

USA, 2018, 12:00 mins

Visit the artist’s Vimeo page here.

Tolerance Radiant    Landscapes of lost success reflect the language of absolutions and imperfect memory. A fathers ruminations on movements and lapses are heard chronologically while his son quietly reenacts glimpses of youth.  Sally Lawton  USA, 2018, 10:30 mins  Visit the   artist’s Vimeo page here  .

Tolerance Radiant

Landscapes of lost success reflect the language of absolutions and imperfect memory. A fathers ruminations on movements and lapses are heard chronologically while his son quietly reenacts glimpses of youth.

Sally Lawton

USA, 2018, 10:30 mins

Visit the artist’s Vimeo page here.