Join us for a night of experimental filmmaking as we celebrate some of the most celebrated pioneers throughout history and discuss their life's works and must-see pieces.
We have carefully curated films from the 1920's such as Hans Richter, to 1940's and 60's which such artists as Maya Deren, Stan Brakage and David Lynch leading us to the exciting films of the 70's and 80's with excerpts from Kenneth Anger to present time filmmakers and visual arts. This screening will be introduced and lead by Faiza Kracheni, ASoF Education & Programs Director + local artist/filmmaker.
Doors @ 6:30
ABOUT THE ARTIST: Faiza Kracheni (b. 1988) is a multimedia artist and musician living and working in Austin, Texas. Her work primarily focuses with film, in such formats as Super 8, 16mm and 35mm drawing inspiration for her work from subculture movements such as punk, fetish, and religion/ritual. Her work has screened in Toronto, Los Angeles, New York, Oklahoma and Austin. She is currently working on a new film to premiere in Spring 2017. She is a Director of an Texas based arts non-profit and considers herself a human and animal rights advocate and activist.