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A new season and a new approach. After 18 years BFMAF is moving to a new date, 3 – 5th March 2023. Find out more here.

To better understand the reasons behind this date change please read our Festival Statement

 

 

 

Propositions

Part screening, part talk or performance, Propositions provides a discursive setting for artists and filmmakers to expand on their work, demonstrating research, contexts and perspectives as a means to dig deeper into the questions, ideas and complications encountered through their artistic process.

Live Event — 19 September 2021, 18:00

Propositions: Sung Hwan Kim in Conversation

Artist Sung Hwan Kim will be in conversation with musician and collaborator David Michael DiGregorio, aka dogr, and film curator Hyun Jin Cho discussing his latest work, Hair is Piece of head (머리는 머리의 부분) – a multi-part research work comprising short films, books, and installations, rooted in his exploration of the histories of Korean […]

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River Walk with Jessica Sarah Rinland

Join artist Jessica Sarah Rinland and Kate Dixon, Berwick Parks Manager, for a river walk. Collect a free ticket from the Maltings Box Office, the starting point for an approximately 1 hour wildlife exploration along the River Tweed.

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Sky Hopinka

Filmmaker Sky Hopinka presents a screening of his short films in conversation with Nicole Yip, Director of LUX Scotland. Based in Milwaukee, Sky Hopinka (Ho-Chunk/Pechanga) focuses on the interconnections between his indigenous homeland, language, landscapes, and identity. Anchored by both surreal perspectives and grounded realities, Hopinka’s sublime films create maps of dreams and memories, pushing against cultural and personal boundaries, creating meaning where none had existed before.

Hopinka will read from his debut publication Around the Edge of Encircling Lake (2018) and the screening will include:

Kunįkága Remembers Red Banks, Kunįkága Remembers the Welcome Song, 2014, US, 9 mins

Jáaji Approx, 2015, US, 15 mins

I’ll Remember You as You Were, Not as What You’ll Become, 2016, US, 12 mins

Dislocation Blues, 2017, US, 17 mins

Fainting Spells, 2018, US, 12 mins

Special thanks to Ruth Hodgins, Walker Art Center