London, England | NOW SHOWING series | Cinenova


Cinenova | NOW SHOWING series | Starting 24 March 2015
A monthly film programme

Nooshin Farhid and Lis Rhodes
Tuesday 24 March 2015
6.30-9pm
at The Showroom, London

Rehana Zaman and TBC
Thursday 23 April 2015
6.30-9pm
at The Showroom, London

This new screening programme will run monthly starting March 2015. The series intends to materialise relationships between contemporary artist moving image practice and the feminist and organising legacies present in the Cinenova collection.

The format of the series is that an artist filmmaker is invited to select a film from the Cinenova collection which they would like to screen alongside a work of theirs.

Future invited protagonists include: Cara Tolmie, Grace Schwindt, Letitia Beatriz, Leeds Animation Workshop with Justice for Domestic Workers and more to be announced.

Cinenova Feminist Film and Video Distributor was founded in 1991 following the merger of two feminist film and video distributors, Circles and Cinema of Women. Each was formed in the early 1980s in response to the lack of recognition of women in the history of the moving image. Both organisations, although initially self-organised and unfunded, aimed to provide the means to support the production and distribution of women's work in this area, and played critical roles in the creation of an independent and radical media.

Tuesday 24 March 2015
6.30-9pm
The Showroom
63 Penfold Street
London NW8 8PQ

Nooshin Farhid was born in Tehran, Iran and now lives and works in London. Farhid makes distinctive use of filmic genres and tropes. Nonetheless film is not a primary concern, but the portrayal of the human condition both in a direct documentary format and an allegorical style.

Lis Rhodes has exhibited widely at film festivals since the 1970s. She was cinema programmer at the London Filmmakers' Co-op in the 1970s, founding member of 'Circles: Women's Work in Distribution', and taught at The Slade, University College London. She lives and works in London.
 
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