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New Orleans Film Society

Cinema Reset

The 2012 New Orleans Film Festival presents Cinema Reset, a special exhibition of experimental film and new media. Cinema Reset’s multimedia artists and moviemakers offer a random, rotating, and constantly evolving stream of cinematically inspired content over a three-month exhibition. Screenings and educational programs are presented online, in-gallery, and at the Freeport-McMoRan theater in the Contemporary Arts Center.

The Cinema Reset Cinema Stream

For the Film Festival, Cinema Reset will present “The Cinema Stream,” an in-gallery and online broadcast of special video programs.

Programs include:

Two selections from NewFilmmakers New York (stream begins: Saturday, October 13, 2012 – 1PM):

(1) David Henry Gerson ULTRA VIOLET FOR SIXTEEN MINUTES (2010, 18 Minutes) — A sixteen-minute portrait of Ultra Violet; Salvador Dali’s mistress in the 60’s, Andy Warhol’s Factory superstar in the 70’s, and a born again Mormon.

(2) Mauro John Capece IN THE FABULOUS UNDERGROUND (2012, 54 Minutes) Anton Perich: Brilliant Croatian artist, naturalized New Yorker; Andy Warhol’s Interview Magazine photographer and active member of the Factory since early seventies; Painting machine’s inventor (Science Academy Recognized him as the inkjet printer precursor); CableTv precursor; videoclip author and director; New York’s Night Magazine editor in chief.

Kidlat Tahimik Creative Dunwende Workshop (stream begins: Sunday, October 14, 2012 – 1PM): Awaken your creative duwende (inner sprit who frames the world uniquely) with Third World Cinema Iconoclast Kidlat Tahimik.

Light From Los Angeles, curated by The Dublab (stream begins: Monday, October 15, 2012 – 1PM): Light From Los Angeles is a document of vibrant creativity from an inspiring city. The Dublab presents an audio/visual snapshot of artists making bright waves. They have invited their favorite LA musicians to each contribute an original song with an accompanying film shot exclusively on Digital Harinezumi cameras. These compact devices perfectly capture the magic light of Los Angeles. The resulting music videos are a modular film experience that can be reshuffled for each viewing.

Civic Statues Unfrozen for One Half Hour by Anne Bray (stream begins: Monday, October 15, 2012 – 3PM): Clothed Women and Unarmed Men by Anne Bray: Sixteen recent short international videos presented as a diptych for Los Angeles. This video diptych asks viewers to watch two videos at once. Each side evolves at its own rate, always aware of its neighbor. Over a turbulent half hour, the total sequence rides like a rollercoaster.

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Additionally, the Cinema Reset Cinema Stream will occasionally feature special interactive pieces and collections of works submitted to cinemareset.com. For more information on Cinema Reset programs and events, follow Cinema Reset’s Facebook page.