The Bags

EPFC | August 17th, 2017

Guest Curators: Alison Kozberg & Amada Torruella

The Bags, Probably 1971 (2014) Dir. Josh Yates

This week the programming team from Nickelodeon Theatre and Indie Grits is highlighting alternative media produced in the American South.

Experimental filmmaker and current Carolinian Joshua Yates pieces together a southern celebration from distressed found footage and ad hoc recordings.


EPFC | August 1st, 2017

guest curator: Jennifer Sullivan

For my final dance scene post in my curatorial series, I chose the Pony dance scene from Magic Mike XXL because it’s low key one of the funnest movies I’ve scene in the theater in recent years and it’s summer, and it genuinely makes me happy. Enjoy!

42nd Street

EPFC | July 24th, 2017

guest curator: Jennifer Sullivan

No dance series would be complete without some Busby Berkeley — this week’s clip is a scene from 42nd Street 😍


Little Red Corvette

EPFC | July 9th, 2017

guest curator: Jennifer Sullivan

Hi everyone! My theme for July is Dancer in the Dark — a series of emotive dance sequences that have made an impact on me and my work. From the beginning of when I first began to find my voice as a video maker, I have naturally included some kind of dance sequence in almost all of my work. There is an emotional directness in dance that I find really moving. Kicking off the 4th of July holiday week, it seemed fitting to begin with Sandra Bernhard’s dance sequence from her 1990 film “Without You I’m Nothing”. In the final scene, she unfurls herself from a giant American flag cape, and dances to Prince’s Little Red Corvette in star-spangled thong and pasties.


SP (Saõ Paulo)

EPFC | June 26th, 2017

Marvelous Movie Mondays!!!
Guest Curator: Elena Pardo

Women Alchemists

Azucena Losana is an artist and filmmaker who works at Arcoiris film lab in Buenos Aires. She shares with us her thoughts about the dark room:

“I strongly believe that the film lab gives out superpowers. The sense of sight loses its supremacy and the body is commanded by smell, hearing and touch. The broth is ready, at the right temperature. I turn off the lights. My tools are handy. My pupils are dilated to the max and yet I see nothing. I am protecting those tiny impressions of light that are going to be fixed forever in small frames of film. I start counting out loud: 501, 502, 503, 504 … I feel the temperature of the liquid through the gloves during the agitation … 512, 513 … I hear the water running… 523, 524 … I see thoughts … 559, 560… It’s time to turn on the lights. There they are! Tiny sculptures made out of light, probably made by the little bird that worked inside the Flintstone’s instant camera sculpting the stone with its beak. It’s fixer time…501, 502…”

SP (Saõ Paulo)
Is a short film made in Sao Paulo, Brazil registering some long distance travels through the city on public transportation. The trip begins at the University of Sao Paulo and ends in the Santa Ines favela , where I had the fortune to collaborate with the collective “Mundo em Foco”, the only organization in Sao Paulo that works with super film 8.