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.

THURSDAY, MARCH 21 | Opening Night | Histories & Futures

7:30 PM: Reception
8:30 PM: Histories & Futures
TRT: 78 min

Speaking to a feminist-embodied experience of labor and collaboration in filmmaking, Histories & Futures is a celebration of yonic power and joyous expression through sound and image.

Filmmaker Deborah Stratman, director of VEVER (FOR BARBARA), will be in attendance for a short Q&A following the screening!


Instructions on How To Make a Film    Shot at the Film Farm in Mt.Forest, this comedy is a quest about performance, educational voiceover, analogue filmmaking, ASCII, language, ethics of ethnography and narrative storytelling under a metaphor of farming instructions. Text by Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett and Wikihow/shoot-film.  Nazlı Dinçel Canada, United States, 2018, 13:00 mins  Visit the   artist’s website here  .

Instructions on How To Make a Film

Shot at the Film Farm in Mt.Forest, this comedy is a quest about performance, educational voiceover, analogue filmmaking, ASCII, language, ethics of ethnography and narrative storytelling under a metaphor of farming instructions. Text by Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett and Wikihow/shoot-film.

Nazlı Dinçel
Canada, United States, 2018, 13:00 mins

Visit the artist’s website here.

Creature Companion    In the American suburbs, two women mysteriously and sensuously entwine in this slow-burning, saucy, abstracted fable of the longing and laboring female body.  Melika Bass United States, 2018, 31:00 mins  Visit the   artist’s website here  .

Creature Companion

In the American suburbs, two women mysteriously and sensuously entwine in this slow-burning, saucy, abstracted fable of the longing and laboring female body.

Melika Bass
United States, 2018, 31:00 mins

Visit the artist’s website here.

Vever (for Barbara)    A cross-generational binding of three filmmakers seeking alternative possibilities to power structures of which they are an inherent part.  Deborah Stratman, footage shot by Barbara Hammer and Maya Deren Guatemala, 2019, 12:00 mins  Visit the   artist’s website here  .

Vever (for Barbara)

A cross-generational binding of three filmmakers seeking alternative possibilities to power structures of which they are an inherent part.

Deborah Stratman, footage shot by Barbara Hammer and Maya Deren
Guatemala, 2019, 12:00 mins

Visit the artist’s website here.

Sojourner    Set in Noah Purifoy’s Outdoor Desert Art Museum in Joshua Tree, California, artist Cauleen Smith reimagines this unique space as a radical feminist utopia. While paying homage to the feminist abolitionist Sojourner Truth, the title refers to the spiritual journey these women embark upon.  Cauleen Smith USA, 2018, 22:00 mins  Visit the   artist’s website here  .

Sojourner

Set in Noah Purifoy’s Outdoor Desert Art Museum in Joshua Tree, California, artist Cauleen Smith reimagines this unique space as a radical feminist utopia. While paying homage to the feminist abolitionist Sojourner Truth, the title refers to the spiritual journey these women embark upon.

Cauleen Smith
USA, 2018, 22:00 mins

Visit the artist’s website here.