Thursday, 14 August 2014

What is the Irish for ‘avant-garde’? Interview with Kavanagh/Rashidi/LeCain




Sam Fitzpatrick interviews filmmakers Dean Kavanagh, Rouzbeh Rashidi and Maximilian Le Cain for his thesis “What is the Irish for ‘avant-garde’? An examination of the avant-garde idea in Irish cinema” for the course “MSc in Digital Feature Film Production” run by Filmbase Dublin, in association with Staffordshire University.

Rouzbeh Rashidi:
"I think Experimental Film Society films are very much universal and can be understood by any creature including extra-terrestrial life. As far as I am concerned, regarding my own work and some EFS fellow filmmakers like Max Le Cain and Dean Kavanagh, we could well be on Mars..."













Thursday, 24 July 2014

EFS @ Fronteira, Brazil



"The Last of Deductive Frames (Scene 9)" by Dean Kavanagh will screen as part of a programme of Experimental Film Society at Fronteira - International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival. The first edition of FRONTEIRA - International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival , runs from the 30th of August to September 7th in Goiânia, Goiás - Brazil. FRONTEIRA is dedicated to films that resist to predominant ways of cinematographic language, questioners of prefabricated views of the world that offers new ways of seeing, thinking and experimenting the reality. The idea is reunite unseen films in Goiás and most of times unseen in Brazil, from a various places, in a significant panorama of the contemporary worldwide and brazilian film.

Special thanks to Toni D’Angela & Rafael Castanheira Parrode

More info HERE and HERE
Complete programme and line-up HERE






Wednesday, 23 July 2014