Cinema

CHICK FLICK: FILMS BY LISA g NIELSEN

Thursday, August 24 at 8 pm

Doors 7:30 pm; $5 admission.

Chick Flick is a slang term, most often used dismissively, for the film genre in which a woman is the protagonist and with the target audience being female. Lisa g thinks Chick Flick is something to strive for. Tonight, she shares some old and new works –  super 8, 16mm and animation.

Lisa g is a founding member of the Iris Film Collective in Vancouver BC Canada and has been working within the moving picture medium since 1995. She most enjoys creating work that has historical reference & social relevance. She has recently completed a video/film installation at the new nə́c̓aʔmat ct strathcona library in Vancouver celebrating the Musqueam people and their language and culture. In July 2017, she is involved in a residency/collaboration using archival eBay purchased 16mm footage, sound and awkward looping technologies to comment on a women’s place – past, present & future… FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE!

Program support provided by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

PROGRAM:

2017-Chick Flick – 16mm loop 

Early Work

1997 – My Delicate Meat Road – 20min

2001 – Blue Tuesday-animation/video – 3min

2008 – Asylum-video w super 8 – 7min

Later Work 

Our World selections -11mins

2013 – Not Just Black and White – digital copy of 16mm film – 5min

2014 – Winter – super 8 – 7mins

2015 – We Are Here – 16mm w digital sound-3min

2016 – 86 SE Marine-played on super 8 w digital sound – 3min

2017 – 581 Bloor Street W-played on super 8 w digital sound – 3min

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