2015 Visual Arts & Free Program - Page 17

USA // FILM Melbourne Festival and Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) present PHOTO Noah Kalina NEW YORK NARRATIVES STAGE ON SCREEN A unique selection of contemporary performance films celebrating the work of top calibre PS122 artists Reggie Watts, Tommy Smith, Tina Satter and Young Jean Lee (Melbourne Festival 2012), along with long time collaborator of Okwui Okpokwasili (Bronx Gothic), Ralph Lemon. Films produced by OntheBoards.TV AUSTRALIAN CENTRE FOR THE MOVING IMAGE Federation Square M T W OCTOBER 12 13 14 19 20 21 T 08 15 22 F 09 16 23 S S 10 11 17 18 24 25 FREE www.festival.melbourne ACMI 03 8663 2583 acmi.net.au THE SHIPMENT MON 12 OCTOBER at 6PM Playwright and director Young Jean Lee and a cast of five African– American performers create an unsettling terrain of well–trodden stereotypes that dare audiences to laugh as they consider their own preconceptions about race and culture. Filmed at On the Boards, Seattle WA on 3 Oct 2009 SEAGULL (THINKING OF YOU) TUE 13 OCTOBER at 6PM Tina Satter draws on Chekhov’s letters, translations, and perverse sense of comedy to consider anew the darkness, beauty, and history of his iconic play The Seagull and its resonances with her Half Straddle ensemble. Filmed at The New Ohio Theatre on 14 Jan 2013 TRANSITION TUE 13 OCTOBER at 7.45PM SUN 18 OCTOBER at 7.30PM An absurd yet addictive mix of stereophonic effects, live video, geometric movement and improvisation created by comedic musician Reggie Watts and playwright/director Tommy Smith. Filmed at On the Boards, Seattle WA on 16 Oct 2009 HOW CAN YOU STAY IN THE HOUSE ALL DAY AND NOT GO ANYWHERE? WED 14 OCTOBER at 6PM Reflecting on his relationship with 102–year–old former sharecropper, carpenter and gardener Walter Carter, as ݕ