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FVPS | 2018 FULL SCHEDULE AND PROGRAM

 Image from the film  THE HEAD I HELD (2016)  director. Ava Broscoff, poet. Daniel Ruefman

Image from the film THE HEAD I HELD (2016) director. Ava Broscoff, poet. Daniel Ruefman

The Film and Video Poetry Symposium will take place in Los Angeles, California beginning on April 26th and will conclude on April 29th, 2018. FVPS has programmed over 80 films from more than 20 countries for this event. Each day film presentations will take place within one of four host venues around the city.  Audiences will experience poetry films, videopoetry, experimental work, essay films, and films from the avant-garde.  FVPS will announce additional programming before April 26, 2018. All programs are suggested donation and no one is turned away for lack of funds.


FVPS PREVIEW NIGHT | THE SHADOW BLOCKS
Thursday, April 26, 2018 doors at 7pm. Our program begins at 730pm.
$5 - 10 suggested donation. No one turned away for lack of funds.

X - FILM (d. Iñaki Sagastume, p. Cyr. Spain, 2015)
MANGOES (d. Sofia Auza, p. Andrew Warner, Canada, 2017)
YOU (director & poet. Sarah Howell, New Zealand, 2017)
PAPI RUNS (d. Ariel Zucker, p. Javier L. H. Gozalez Spivey, U.S., 2017)
F*CKING HIM (directors. Adrian Garcia Gomez & C.O. Moed, USA., 2015)
WHAT FOR JULY (writer & director. Patrick Moser, U.S., 2017)
JOHNNY THINKS (d. Malcolm Rumbles, p. Sam Small, U.K., 2017)
WHITE NOISE (d. Jason Todd, p. Gabriel Harvey-Savard, Canada, 2016)
HOW TO LOVE (d. Hieu Gray, p. Gbenga Adesina, U.S., 2017)
PORT BOU (d. Winfried Bettmer, p. Erik Lindner, Germany, 2017)
RHYDDID (d. Griff Lynch, set to the poem written by Emyr Lewis, U.K., 2017)

short intermission

PASSING OPENINGS (director & poet. Hanna-Mari Ojala, Finland, 2017)
WHITE POINT (d. Annette Philo, p. Dorothy Alexander, U.K., 2017)
CHRYSALIS (writer & director. Nic Nassuet, U.S., 2017)
THE HEAD I HELD (d. Ava Broscoff, p. Daniel Ruefman, U.S., 2016)
THE DOUBLE (writer & director. Meredith Drum, U.S., 2009)
EATING SECRETS (writer & director. Stephan Lugbauer, Austria, 2017)

 

PAM RESIDENCIES
5810 1/2 N Figueroa St
Los Angeles, California 90042

730pm - 930pm

 Image from the film  TALKING SKULL (2015)  director. David Asher Brook, poet. Hanna Brook

Image from the film TALKING SKULL (2015) director. David Asher Brook, poet. Hanna Brook

FVPS: OPENING NIGHT | SEAT OF THE MUSES
Friday, April 27, 2018 doors at 600pm. Our program begins at 700pm.
$5 - 10 suggested donation. No one turned away for lack of funds.

TALKING SKULL (d. David Asher Brook, p. Hanna Brook, Australia, 2015)
IRONY (director & poet. Radheya Jegatheva, Australia, 2017)
THE FOREST IS OFFENDED (writer & artist. Stephanie Barber, U.S., 2017)
"O" (media artist: Alejandro Thornton, Brazil, 2014)
LOVE'S RIVER OF ERRORS (director & poet. David Richardson, U.S., 2016)
CONTINENT (director & poet. Katya Yakubov, U.S., 2015)
MARKETING TO DEATH (d. Braddon Mendelson, p. Jerry Danielson, U.S., 2015)
COY WITH CONVICTION (visual artist. Karissa Hahn, U.S., 2017)
MEANT TO BE FELT (d. Mark Millstein, p. Peter Scarbo Frawley, U.S., 2013)

short intermission

ALL FALLS DOWN (writer & director. Oberon Strong, U.S., 2017)
MY ENEMIES (writer & director. Vasilis Karvounis, Greece, 2014)
(SOS) (d. Eduardo Yague, set to the poem written by José Angel Valenta, Spain, 2017)
DOG DAZE (director & poet. Ian Gibbins, Australia, 2017)
WHERE IS EVA HIPSEY (director. Orla Mc Hardy, writer. Justin Spooner, U.S., 2016)
STANZAS (director. Alicja Jasina, set to the poem written by Aldous Huxley, U.S., 2017)
DIGNITY (d. Bob Reynolds, p. Larry Hendricks, U.S., 2017) 

THE LOS ANGELES CENTER FOR DIGITAL ART
104 E 4th Street
Los Angeles, California 90013

7:00pm - 9:00pm

 Image from the film  WHOSE NAME IS WRIT IN WATER (2017)  writer and director. REBECCA DAVIS

Image from the film WHOSE NAME IS WRIT IN WATER (2017) writer and director. REBECCA DAVIS

FILM BLOCK 1: PURE MERCURY
Saturday, April 28, 2018 Program begins at 1:00pm and if followed by an hour discussion.
$5 - 10 suggested donation. No one turned away for lack of funds.

COLLAPSING (d. Brian Ratigan, p. Daniel DaVaughn, U.S., 2016)
PARKING LOT ATTENDANT (d. Charlotte Clermont, p. Alain Lefebvre, Canada, 2016)
WHOSE NAME WAS WRIT IN WATER (writer & director. Rebecca Davis, U.S., 2017)
DODO (writer & director. Emma Kathleen, U.S., 2017)
GILLS (director. Jamie Kim, U.S., 2018)
14 SENTENCES (director & poet. Carolyn Guinzio, U.S., 2017)
WAY HOME (director & poet. Lynx Sainte-Marie, Canada, 2017)
ABSENCE (writer & director. Carolina De Luca, Argentina, 2015)
THE DYNAMISTS (writer & director. Helen Anna Flanagan, Netherlands, 2016)

THE REVIVE THEATER
12420 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90025

1:00pm - 2:50pm

 Image from the film  THE MAN WHO FORGOT TO BREATH (2017)  writer & director. Saman Hosseinpuor

Image from the film THE MAN WHO FORGOT TO BREATH (2017) writer & director. Saman Hosseinpuor

FILM BLOCK 2: THE MOST BEAUTIFUL VOICE
Saturday, April 28, 2018 Program begins at 3:00pm and if followed by an hour discussion.
$5 - 10 suggested donation. No one turned away for lack of funds.

TAKE MY HAND (writer & director. Francesco Siro, Italy, 2017)
DEEP SEE (writer & director. Virginia Lee Montgomery, U.S., 2016)
THE MAN WHO FORGOT TO BREATHE (writer & director. Saman Hosseinpuor, Iran, 2017)
TECHNOLAPSE (media artist. Maria Fernanda Bertero, Ecuador, 2017)
PHANTOM CINEMA (writer & director. Cheng Li-Ming, Taiwan, 2016)

THE REVIVE THEATER
12420 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90025

3:00pm - 4:50pm

 Image from the film  SEL (2017)  director. Mark Korven, poet. Kate Marshall Flaherty

Image from the film SEL (2017) director. Mark Korven, poet. Kate Marshall Flaherty

FILM BLOCK 3: WHEEL UPON THE EARTH
Saturday, April 28, 2018 Program begins at 5:00pm and is followed by an hour discussion.
$5 - 10 suggested donation. No one turned away for lack of funds.

STRANGERS (d. Lisa Seidenberg, set to the poem written by Rose Ausländer, Austria, 2017)
DAILIES FORM THE USA (media artist. Michael Woods, U.S., 2017)
SEL (d. Mark Korven, p. Kate Marshall Flaherty, Canada, 2017)
THE RAFT OF MEDUSA, XXIST CENTURY (director & poet. Carles Pamies, Spain, 2017)
HUMANS (d. Alex Afshar, p. Nima Yushij, Sweden, 2017)
WHEN THEY COME FOR ME (d. Diego Estrada, p. Alejandro Jimenez, U.S., 2017)
MARIA (director & poet. Shiri Paamony Eshel, U.S., 2016)

THE REVIVE THEATER
12420 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90025

5:00pm - 6:50pm

 Image from the film  TO ALYA (2017)  writer & director. Ivan Oganesov

Image from the film TO ALYA (2017) writer & director. Ivan Oganesov

FILM BLOCK 4: THE DIVINE FEMININE
Saturday, April 28, 2018 Program begins at 7:00pm and is followed by an hour discussion.
$5 - 10 suggested donation. No one turned away for lack of funds.

OCEANIK (d. Lucia Sellars, p. Nia Davies, U.K., 2017)
TO ALYA (writer & director. Ivan Oganesov, Russia, 2017)
YOURS IS NOT THE TAJ MAHAL (director & poet. Shayna Connelly, U.S., 2017
SUPPLE HEARTS (director & poet. Samantha Casia Kaiza Williams, U.K., 2017)
PYTHIA (director & poet. Tova Beck-Friedman, U.S., 2018)
SHHH! (d. Clare Unworth, p. Leah Thorn, U.K., 2016)
SPILLED MILK ON A BANJO (d. Adriane Little, p. Lisa Williams, U.S., 2015)
THE INNOVATOR (director. Jeff Stolhand, Writer. Mary Anzalone, U.S., 2017)
SEARCHING FOR HER (director & poet. Natalie Chao, U.S., 2017)
PHAT GIRL (director & poet. Rosemarie Wilson, U.S., 2017)

THE REVIVE THEATER
12420 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90025

7:00pm - 8:50pm

 Image from the film  MOVING SOUTHWARK (2016)  director & poet. Jevan Chowdhury

Image from the film MOVING SOUTHWARK (2016) director & poet. Jevan Chowdhury

FVPS FINAL SCREENING AND CLOSING CEREMONY
Sunday, April 29, 2018 Program begins at 7:00pm.
$5 - 10 suggested donation. No one turned away for lack of funds.

DRUNKEN LAUNDRY DAY WITH CHARLES BUKOWSKI (d. Fiona Tinwei Lam, p. Henry Doyle, Canada, 2016)
SELAH (d. Maya Cryor, p. Jayme Meri Grant, U.S., 2017)
TAUPE (director & writer. Zoe Gruni, Brazil, 2018)
MOVING SOUTHWARK (director & poet. Jevan Chowdhury, U.K., 2016)
BERLIN MOVES (director. Evelyn Kreutzer, writer. Walter Benjamin, Germany, 2017)
EMERALD ICE (d. Jesseca Ynez Simmons, p. Diane Wakoski, U.S., 2016)
ESCALATORS BECOME STAIRS (d. H. Paul Moon, set to the poetry of Walt Whitman, U.S., 2017)
VARIATIONS (d. Martin Klein, set to the poem written by Idea Vilarino, Uruguay, 2016)
WHA_I_l_OLD YOU A __ORY IN A LANGUAGE I _AN _EAR (director & poet. Liza Sylvestre, U.S., 2015)
OF CANON AND MEN (director & poet. Yann Chevalier Sarris, France, 2017)
NIMMER (writer & director. Lieven Vanhove, Belgium, 2016)
CAPRICORN (director & poet. Greg Budanov, Russia, 2017)
RITUAL (d. Stacey Menchel Kussell, p. Aaron Samuels, U.S., 2017)
TELL YOUR CHILDREN: LARYNGITIS (d. Chris M. Roberson, P. Emilie Rommell Shimkus, U.S., 2016)
TELL YOUR CHILDREN: THREADBARE (d. Wonder Russell, P. Emilie Rommell Shimkus, U.S., 2016)
TELL YOUR CHILDREN: DEMETER (director & poet. Emilie Rommell Shimkus, U.S., 2016)
TELL YOUR CHILDREN: PERSEPHONE (d. Cornelia Duryée Moore, p. Emilie Rommell Shimkus, U.S., 2016)

THE BOSTON COURT PERFORMING ART CENTER
70 N Mentor Avenue
Pasadena, California 91106

Doors open at 630pm
Screening begins at 700pm

 

All programs may change slightly as they are subject to updates.