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This Month at EPFC North: breathing room launches with artist in residence Wendel Vistan!

EPFC | September 14th, 2021

breathing room reimagines the artist residency as a fluid space for collaboration, experimentation, relaxation and community connection

We are delighted to announce our September 2021 breathing room artist in residence: Wendel Vistan 

Wendel Vistan is a Filipino-Canadian immigrant, student, and artist who resides on unceded Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh territories. She explores notions of narrative, landscape, home and displacement through film photography, painting, poetry and video. She has participated in youth art programs at Contemporary Art Gallery and Unit/Pitt. She is currently studying Sustainable Agriculture at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.

Facilitated by Iris Film Collective and EPFC North, breathing room artists are provided with some filmmaking materials and equipment, technical and creative support, and access to work/exhibition space at Moberly and/or Burrard View Fieldhouse. The residency also includes optional opportunities for artists to engage with the local community via workshops, talks, screenings and other public activities. breathing room artists are invited to share their creative discoveries at a free public in-person and/or online event on the last Thursday of their residency.

This Week At EPFC North

EPFC | September 14th, 2021

Soooooooooo much great stuff going on this week! Join us for Art Club (Tuesday, Online/Moberly Fieldhosue), CineKids: Pet Projects (Thursday, Online), the premiere of Doing It For Love: Five Stories From Creative Communities in Global Pandemic (Friday, Roundhouse Community Centre), The Sound We See: A South Vancouver Neighbourhood Symphony (Saturday, Moberly Arts & Cultural Centre), Intro to Super 8 and 16mm Cinematography & Hand-Processing (Sunday, Online/Moberly Fieldhouse)… We can’t wait to hang out with you!

More info: http://www.echoparkfilmcenter.org/blog/epfc-north/

 

 

 

 

This Week at EPFC North: Cine Cooks and the 1st Annual Filmcycle Film Fest

EPFC | September 7th, 2021

Join us this weekend (Sept 11 and 12) for the 1st Annual Filmcycle Film Festival featuring a free bike-themed animation workshop on Saturday afternoon at Grandview Park 1-4 pm and a mobile film screening on Sunday Night beginning at 7:30 pm in Victoria Park! We’ve also got Cine Cooks on Sunday morning at the Fieldhouse… we’ll be making our own eco-friendly developers using fall fruits and flowers, 10 am – 1 pm. More info here! http://www.echoparkfilmcenter.org/blog/epfc-north/

The Filmcycle Film Festival is supported by The Vancouver Foundation’s Neighbourhood Small Grants Program.

This Week at EPFC North: Fillip presents E.S.P.: Anthrozoology

EPFC | September 1st, 2021

Fillip presents E.S.P.: Anthrozoology

September 5, 2021, 7pm

Fillip–a Vancouver-based publishing organization that was formed in 2004 to expand spaces for critical discussions on contemporary art–is pleased to announce an upcoming screening as part of E.S.P., an ongoing series looking at the relationship between film and speculative modes of visuality.
Join us Sunday, September 5 at 7pm at EPFC North Moberly Fieldhouse, Vancouver, for a free outdoor screening of work by Jade Baxter, Shigeko Kubota, Alexandra Lazarowich, Brian Lye, Gail Noonan, and Weihan Zhou. Copresented in partnership with Echo Park Film Centre North. Guest curated by April Thompson.
E.S.P.: Anthrozoology continues our investigation into documentary, narrative, and formalist film, presenting a program of shorts that include animation, celluloid, and single-channel versions of video installation. This program explores what it means to witness the natural world, and, in particular, the behaviour of animals: from amphibians to pollinators, fish to foxes. Each visual exploration is overshadowed by human interaction; from our observation to our pursuit, our reverence to our dependence. The films by Baxter, Kubota, Lazarowich, Lye, Noonan, and Zhou offer experimental forms that trace these interactions, ranging from cinma vrit to visual haiku, stop-motion to spoken-word poetry and fiction, with elements of humour, existential dread, and love.
Doors” at 7pm. Entrance to this screening is free but an RSVP is requested. Light vegetarian snacks will be served before the screening at dusk.

This Week at EPFC North: SWS Treaty 4 Begins!

EPFC | August 23rd, 2021
Every year, The Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative holds a week-long summer film intensive for Treaty 4 youth in which students are given the tools and creative space to learn about filmmaking and create their own film and video projects in a collaborative and supportive environment. This year, the Film Camp youth program is partnering with Echo Park Film Centre North to create a cinematic ode to Regina and the land that surrounds us, entitled “The Sound We See: A Treaty 4 City Symphony”. This project will be projected as part of Nuit Blanche Regina 2021.
The film premieres Saturday outdoors at 1475 Rose St, Regina, SK S4R 2A1.
Free, family-friendly event! Everyone welcome!