[Sfbay-video] Sfbay-video Digest, Vol 29, Issue 6

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Mon Apr 17 16:15:24 PDT 2006

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>   1. 4/22---Down N Dirty #2--Behind the Scenes in Queer	Filmmaking
>      (Shani Heckman)
>   2. European TV documentary (AlainL)
>Message: 1
>Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2006 10:26:46 -0700
>From: "Shani Heckman" <shaniheckman at gmail.com>
>Subject: [Sfbay-video] 4/22---Down N Dirty #2--Behind the Scenes in
>	Queer	Filmmaking
>To: shaniheckman at gmail.com
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>hi there,
>my dsl has been down..so a late reminder for next Saturday's...
>Down N Dirty #2--Behind the Scenes in Queer Filmmaking..
>SAT April 22nd
>8pm/ $5-10 sliding (NOTA)
>AT--Femina Potens Gallery
> 465 South Van Ness
>San Francisco, CA 94103
>FeminaPotens at gmail.com
>Wheelchair Accessible
>Femina Potens Gallery showcases its innovative monthly film series
>Down & Dirty: the Intimate World of Queer Filmmaking April 22, 2006,
>featuring selected shorts from queer filmmaker Samara Halperin.
>The ongoing series features film and dialogue with Bay Area Queer
>Filmmakers as part of Femina Potens 2006 Film Screenings.  Celebrate
>and promote local queer, trans, and women video artists as we feature
>intimate conversations with local filmmakers, a shot-by-shot analysis
>of the filmmaking process, stories from behind the scenes, and the
>inside scoop on San Francisco's filmmaking community followed up by Q
>& A from the audience.
>Filmmaker Samara Halperin headlines the second screening in the
>series, displaying selected shorts spanning her nearly two-decade
>career.  Halperin's experimental and animated films range from
>touchingly tear-inducing to outright funny --  filmed over the
>course of a date, Arcade Trade (2004)  "is a nasty, romantic video
>shot on bicycles, skateboards, bathrooms and rooftops in downtown San
>Francisco."  Meanwhile, 2001's Sorry, Brenda explores the saucy
>homoerotic subtext belying teen soap-opera, Beverly Hills, 90210.
>"... She makes her own worlds in films that range from sorrowful,
>poetic to bombastic, incendiary, colorful and campy. But ever-present
>is a startling underlying vulnerability that speaks, in the end, so
>clearly about human frailty and the strange culture we inhabit. "
>Harry Dodge, Dir. By Hook or By Crook
>Samara Halperin has been making audiences laugh, cry and scream
>in more than sixty screenings from Australia to Saskatchewan since 1989.
>Samara is from New York City and lives in Oakland, CA where she makes
>movies and teaches experimental video production and 16mm animation.
>Samara is currently working on "Times Square Tumbleweed," the sequel
>to "Tumbleweed Town."
>Upcoming Down N Dirties---
>MAY--Bill Basquin
>JUNE--Sally Rubin
>JULY--Shine Houston
>see you there...
>shaniheckman at gmail.com
>shani heckman
>shanestar productions
>Message: 2
>Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2006 23:40:30 +0200
>From: AlainL <alasfargues at avidia.info>
>Subject: [Sfbay-video] European TV documentary
>To: info at la.indymedia.org,  sfbay-video at indymedia.org,
>	la-video at indymedia.org
>Message-ID: <443EC54E.6020800 at avidia.info>
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>I am commissioned by the ARTE network to produce and direct a 90 minutes 
>show provisionally titled : "*A world without borders*" (see 
>accreditation letter attached).
>It will air this coming September 2006 as a special event broadcast.
>As you may already know, ARTE is a public network broadcasting 
>simultaneously in Germany and France.
>It's also widely available all over Europe on cable and satellite.
> From the programming standpoint, it is very similar to CBC in Canada or 
>PBS in the US. 
>Should you wish  to learn more about ARTE,please  feel free to connect 
>to  the network web site at : www.arte-tv.com.
>You can also "google" my full name to get a broader view of my work as a 
>documentary director/producer in the recent years.
>The purpose of this show is to open, for our viewers, a window on the 
>future of globalization.
>We're trying to imagine the shape of things to come at the grass roots 
>Of course, what's happening now in the US regarding these new 
>immigration laws is of great interest to us.
>We would have loved to send a crew to film the demonstrations scheduled 
>for this coming Saturday.
>Unfortunately we're unable to do so.
>We'll have to purchase footage but would prefer to find a different 
>source than the "usual suppliers" like CNN, Reuters TV or CBS...
>We're looking for independant filmmakers doing a lot of interviews 
>inside the crowd.
>Would you know someone fitting this description ?
>If you do can you ask them to contact us ?
>One last thing : I'll be in Los Angeles late April and could extend my 
>stay to be there on May 1st.
>Do you expect to see large demonstrations in LA on that day ?
>Where will they take place ?
>Who should we contact to get more infos ?
>I am of course at your disposal to answer any question you may have.
>The easiest way to contact me is by email at : alasfargues at avidia.fr.
>You can also fax or call at the numbers listed below.
>I wish to thank you in advance for your help in the making of this  
>documentary special and I look forward to meeting you.
>With my best regards,
>Alain Lasfargues
>c/o Avidia
>8 impasse Mousset
>75012 Paris
>+33 1 44 68 86 20
>Fax : +33 1 43 45 26 86
>alasfargues at avidia.fr
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