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Art Alert: Short experimental films from Chicago at Cimatheque

Ten short films will be screened on Sunday evening

Ahram Online , Tuesday 8 May 2018
Short film screenings at Cimatheque (Photo: part of promotional material)
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Downtown Cairo’s Cimatheque will screen a series of experimental short films from Chicago on Sunday, in a programme entitled Laughing With White Teeth.

The screening is curated by Kathleen Sachs of the Nightingale Cinema in Chicago, together with Emily Eddy and JB Mabe.

Sachs is Nightingale's programmer, and also the associate editor of website, where she writes about film.

Eddy is the co-director at Nightingale and a film, video, and digital media artist and curator, while Mabe is a filmmaker, writer and librarian.

The Nightingale is a microcinema in Chicago, with a mission to "present experimental and independent moving image work by emerging and established makers in a cinema context,” according to their website.


And Magics - JB Mabe (2018, 5 min)

I (can?) not be Defeated - Emily Eddy (2013, 9 min)

The Encompassed Wisdom of the Inevitable Manifestation - Amir George (2016, 2 min)

Funhouse - Andy Resek (2011, 10 min)

Aswril Alight Aight - Tommy Heffron (2015, 3 min)

Whirred, Whirled - Jesse Malmed (2015, 7 min)

Songs from the Shed - Melika Bass (2008, 23 min)

Care - Zachary Hutchinson (2016, 5 min)

Love It/Leave It - Tom Palazzolo (1973, 14 min)

Out of Reach - Lori Felker (2015, 4 min)


Sunday 13 May, doors open at 7pm

Cimatheque,19a Adly Street, Downtown Cairo

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