17th Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival

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9 – 12 September 2021

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Forward into the Afternoon

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17 September – 11 October, 2020

After a road trip to the ocean a figure communes with stray dogs to build seaside graveyard—petite and monumental sand mountains. She nourishes the sand graves with fresh breast milk.

In this Programme:

Forward into the Afternoon

(Angelo Madsen Minax, 2014, 6 mins)

Introduction

Forward into the Afternoon

An introduction to the films of Angelo Madsen Minax

Forward into the Afternoon

After a road trip to the ocean a figure communes with stray dogs to build seaside graveyard—petite and monumental sand mountains. She nourishes the sand graves with fresh breast milk.

Angelo Madsen Minax is a director based between New York and Vermont. He received a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2005. His filmography spans documentary and hybrid filmmaking formats, narrative cinema, experimental and essay film. His prolific practice transgresses form, style and narrative to explore queer and trans intimacies, chosen and biological structures of kinship, cosmic, natural, and technological phenomena. His works have been screened and exhibited at the European Media Arts Festival (Osnabrück), Kurzfilm Festival Hamburg, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago), Anthology Film Archives (New York), British Film Institute (London), Museum of Fine Arts (Houston) and REDCAT (Los Angeles). Minax is currently an Assistant Professor of Time-Based Media at the University of Vermont. His second feature documentary, North By Current (2021), is currently in production.

Filmography

At the River (2020), Two Steps on the Water (2019), The Eddies (2018), Because of Us (2018), The Source Is a Hole (2017), Kairos Dirt & the Errant Vacuum (2017), The Bowels of the Universe (With Shining Knees) (2016), To Summon and Chase Away (2015), Separation of the Earth (By Fire) (2015), Forward into the Afternoon (2014), My Most Handsome Monster (2014), Like Some Other Men (2013), The Year I Broke My Voice (2012), Riot Acts: Flaunting Gender Deviance in Music Performance (2010)

Director

Angelo Madsen Minax

Production Country

United States

Production Year

2014

Duration

6 mins

Dialogue Language

English

Print Contact

Angelo Madsen Minax