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Sky Hopinka

Sky Hopinka (Ho-Chunk Nation/Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians) is a filmmaker, video artist, and photographer developing new forms of cinema centred around personal positions on Indigenous homeland, language(s), culture and landscape. He has screened at festivals including Sundance, Toronto IFF, Courtisane, Punto de Vista, and New York Film Festival. Exhibitions include Whitney Biennial (2017), FRONT Triennial (2018) and Prospect.5 (2021). He has been guest curator at Whitney Biennial (2019) and participated in Cosmopolis #2 at Centre Pompidou. Solo exhibitions include the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College (2020) and LUMA (2022). Most recently, he received the 2022 Infinity Award in Art from the International Center of Photography, and is a 2022 MacArther Fellow.

Friday 8 March, 14:00 • Sunday 10 March, 10:45

The first of two screening programmes animating the work of Basma al-Sharif, BFMAF24 Filmmaker in Focus.

Born stateless and of Palestinian heritage, her work explores cyclical political histories and conflicts. In films and installations that move backward and forward in history, between place and non-place, she confronts the legacy of colonialism through satirical, immersive, and lyrical works.

Run Time

89 mins
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