Annual Film Festival Archives

The Winners of the 14TH ANNUAL MOVIATE UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL at ARTSFEST (2012)

BEST OF FESTIVAL: “Spaghetti for Two” by Matthias Rosenberger (GERMANY)

BEST NARRATIVE: “The Rise of Kenji Gojira” by Jim Hickcox (VA)

BEST EXPERIMENTAL: “Urban Green” by Kathleen Rugh (NY)

BEST DOCUMENTARY: “Do You Really Love Me?”by Alastair Cole (UK)

BEST ANIMATION: “Naked Love - Ea's garden” by Sara Koppel (DENMARK)

BEST LOCAL PRODUCTION: "The Jesus Picture" by Tanya Meronk and Kimberly Horning (LANCASTER/NY)

This years festival included 68 FILMS. 8 FEATURE FILMS. 8 PRODUCTIONS PRODUCED LOCALLY OR BY LOCAL FILMMAKERS!

Films from: Iceland, Mexico, Denmark, Japan, Germany, Portugal, France, Canada, Israel, Serbia, Norway, UK, USA.

14TH ARTSFEST FILM FESTIVAL: MAY 25th, RICHARD KERN IN-PERSON! 10PM.

kern72smallFRIDAY MAY 25th, 2012 10PM

Venue/Location:
Midtown Cinema

CINEMA OF TRANSGRESSION FILMMAKER, RICHARD KERN, KICKS OFF THE FESTIVAL WITH FILMS RECENTLY RESTORED BY THE ANDY WARHOL FOUNDATION FOR VISUAL ART and ANTHOLOGY FILM ARCHIVES!

Manhattan Love Suicides (part 1 and 3)”(1985) Black and white Super-8 transferred to HD video, 18 minutes. - “Stray Dogs” (part 1): An obsessed, self destructive art lover finally meets his idol. Featuring David Wojnarowicz, Bill Rice. Music by J.G. Thirlwell

Thrust In Me” (part 3): This provocative film probably shows the synthesis of the cinema of transgression by illustrating the worst taboos. Featuring Nick Zedd and others. Music by The Dream Syndicate.

You Killed Me First”(1985) Color, Super-8 transferred to HD video, 12 minutes. -During Thanksgiving dinner, a young woman recalls family milestones that helped shape her outlook on life. Featuring Karen Finley, David Wojnarowicz and Lung Leg.

Fingered”(1986) Black and white, Super-8 transfer to HD video, 22minutes. -The misadventures of a sex phone operator after she meets a sexually depraved psychopath. Featuring Lydia Lunch, Lung Leg and Marty Nations.

The King of Sex”(1987) Color, Super-8 transferred to HD video, 5 minutes. -A man demonstrates his virility. Featuring Nick Zedd. Music by Killdozer.

Face to Panty Ratio” (2011) HD video. 2 minutes. -Pretty faces, Long Hair and Upskirts shots. Music by Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth.

Cutter” (2003) Color Video, 12 minutes -A woman explains why she cuts herself and then demonstrates how to do it. Featuring Lisa.

** Not for children, 18+ suggested.


EXAMPLES OF MUSIC VIDEOS BY RICHARD KERN:

SONIC YOUTH "DEATH VALLEY '69"

post-BLACK FLAG band OFF! "Wiped Out"

18+, 10PM, FREE.

REFRESHMENTS WILL BE AVAILABLE at the MIDTOWN CINEMA, no outside food or drink allowed!