LEAH SINGER & LEE RANALDO. STEADY EXPLOSIONS

LEAH SINGER & LEE RANALDO. STEADY EXPLOSIONS

In addition to the performance Contra Jour, which closes this year’s festival, we will get the chance to see a handful of films by Leah Singer and Lee Ranaldo from recent decades, preceded by a conversation with the artists. Singer and Ranaldo's association began in...

BALTIC ANALOG LAB. PHOTOCHEMICAL EXISTENTIALISM

BALTIC ANALOG LAB. PHOTOCHEMICAL EXISTENTIALISM

Ieva Balode, one of the founders of the self-managed Latvian Baltic Analog Lab, brings us a carte blanche with some of the most exciting work created by the collective. Founded in 2016, the laboratory’s activity ranges from production to education and organising...

AMY HALPERN. THE WOMAN WHO WAS ALWAYS THERE

AMY HALPERN. THE WOMAN WHO WAS ALWAYS THERE

Sombras extravagantes, created and directed by Ariadna Solera and Álex Pena Morado, is one of the freshest and funniest podcasts on experimental and auteur cinema one can find: with depth and enthusiasm, they have been dedicating entire programmes to different events...

SINAIS. ALIVE!

SINAIS. ALIVE!

With the clear vision of cinema that inspires us, and the importance of appreciating and giving space to the past and to international creators, through (S8) we also realise the urgent need to bring together the people who are creating here and now, and to open up new...

BAICC – BRUNO DELGADO RAMO. DIARY OF PORT EXPEDITIONS

BAICC – BRUNO DELGADO RAMO. DIARY OF PORT EXPEDITIONS

In September 2021, Bruno Delgado Ramo travelled to Toronto to work at the LIFT (Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto) facilities on his project Frame Manoeuvres to Port, having been selected to enjoy the International Artistic Residency for Cinematographic...

A MENTAL SPACE. ALLURES: FROM MATTER TO SPIRIT

A MENTAL SPACE. ALLURES: FROM MATTER TO SPIRIT

One of the films that guides us into outer space and into the mental space we claim for ourselves in this year’s programme of the same name is Jordan Belson's Allures. Below, we present the text that Gene Youngblood dedicates to it in his legendary book Expanded...

SINAIS EN CURTO: ROUND-TRIP JOURNEYS

SINAIS EN CURTO: ROUND-TRIP JOURNEYS

Today we’ll be presenting, within the framework of our on-site activities, our Sinais en curto selection: a handful of innovative, stimulating films by Galician artists. To celebrate (S8)’s 12th edition, we have proposed a sort of “Secret Friend” game to our guest...