Events for November 26, 2022

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Light Matter Film Festival: Program Seven: Fugitive Detectives

Alfred University 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred

Light Matter Film Festival
Program Seven: Fugitive Detectives
Sunday November 5, 2022, 1 PM, Holmes Auditorium, Harder Hall

Please see www.lightmatterfilmfestival.com for descriptions of individuals films and videos. Feel free to contact lightmatterfilmfestival@gmail.com with any questions!

Breath
Lilian Robl, Germany, 2022, 4 minutes
North American Premiere

Exhibition
Mary Helena Clark, USA, 2022, 19 minutes

Origami
Maxime Corbeil-Perron, Canada, 2 minutes
New York Premiere

a landscape to be invented
Josh Weissbach, USA, 2020, 12 minutes
New York Premiere

Gilgamesh
Lucrecia L. Henrique, Brazil, 2022, 3 minutes
North American Premiere

Notes from the Periphery
Tulapop Saenjaroen, UK/Thailand, 2021, 14 minutes

Fragments untitled #6
DOPLGENGR, Serbia, 2022, 6 minutes
North American Premiere

Devil’s Peak
Simon Liu, Hong Kong / USA, 2022, 30 minutes

Light Matter Film Festival: Feature Film: The Plains (David Easteal, Australia, 2022, 180 minutes)

Alfred University 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred

Light Matter Film Festival
Program Eight: The Plains
Sunday November 6, 2022, 3 PM, Holmes Auditorium, Harder Hall

The Plains
David Easteal, Australia, 2022, 180 minutes
Every evening a man in his late 50s commutes home at the end of the working day in the outer suburbs of Melbourne. As the seasons pass in gentle rhythm we observe dramatic events of his life as well as mundane quotidian details, and learn more about the man, his inner conflicts and the relationships in his life – with his wife, his mother, deceased sister, and a younger co-worker whom he occasionally drives home. Within the microcosm of the car the film ultimately becomes a meditation on the passage of time, memory, work, and how love and the relationships in our life sustain us.

“The humdrum becomes slowly and cumulatively fascinating across the three hours of Australian David Easteal’s quietly radical feature-length debut The Plains.”
Neil Young, Screen Daily

“… an acute portrait of modern life—one in which otherwise unarticulated beliefs, regrets, and anxieties bring to light a shared humanity too often lost in the commotion of the world.”
-Jordan Cronk, Film Comment