Image: Luther Price, Thursday 25 May, 6.30-8pm CCA Cinema, Glasgow Free, but ticketed via Eventbrite Telling stories from northern Midwest America. Rattner portrays the essence of what it’s like to live in a secluded landscape that is ripe with raw meat, snoring dogs, and frozen air.From award winning dog mushers to beloved pets, the felling of a neighborhood tree to the de-forestation of an entire region, this programme of eight short films highlights the concerns, affections, fears and curiosities of multiple artists based in the richly diverse Minnesota region, including: By Kevin Obsatz 7 min | 2016 | Sound | Colour | Digital | USA A document of the diligent and dangerous work of Minneapolis Arborists, and the last day of an old, dying tree in my front yard. By Laska Jimsen 5.5 min | 2013 | Sound | Colour | Digital | USA Exploring the human impulse to control, exploit, and profit from the natural world, Jimsen portrays a Christmas tree processing facility on Beaver Creek Road. Wednesday 24 May, 8.45pm GFT, Glasgow Book Tickets, £9.50/ 7.50 concessions This screening programme brings together live performance with artist moving image in a transatlantic coupling to explore multiple interpretations of Eros in contemporary art practice, with works from Nicole Miller, Kimberley O’Neill, Jacolby Satterwhite, Danielle Dean and Ursula Mayer.COMEDIES: stars Mark Feuerstein in a family comedy inspired by his real life.Josh Roberts (Feuerstein) is a new divorcé and actor between projects who moves home to New York to regroup, living in an apartment sandwiched between his doting, meddlesome parents on one side and his competitive brother, sister-in-law and their new baby on the other.But contrived, crass and sadistic as they are, reality shows contributed to the rise of serious documentaries, creating an appetite for watching ordinary people react, on-screen, with real fear, real tears, real anger and even real laughter.The new visibility is a boon to women filmmakers who, for over three decades, have thrived in the documentary field as they still do not in Hollywood or the indie world.The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Nicole Yip, Director of LUX Scotland, and an informal discussion with the audience.
Hughley, Adhir Kalyan, Nishi Munshi, Glynn Turman, Merrin Dungey, John. Mc Ginley STUDIO: Warner Bros TV TEAM: Patrick Walsh (w, ep), Johnny Galecki (ep), Spencer Medof (ep), Andy Ackerman (d) LOGLINE: A modern-day man at a crossroads in his life decides to live according to the Bible. CAST: Alice Eve, Tyler Labine, Kyle Howard STUDIO: Kapital Entertainment/Warner Bros TV TEAM: Dan Kopelman (w, ep), Aaron Kaplan (ep), Dana Honor (ep), Randall Einhorn (d, ep; pilot only) LOGLINE: Examines one man’s life over a 50-year span, focusing on three distinct periods: as a 14-year-old in 1991, a 40-year-old in present day and a 65-year-old in 2042.
CAST: Amy Brenneman, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Brad Garrett, Alex Fitzalan, Jeananne Goossen, Michael Rady STUDIO: CBS Television Studios TEAM: Michael Rauch (w, ep), Alex Kurtzman (ep), Heather Kadin (ep), James Patterson (ep), Bill Robinson (ep), Leopoldo Gout (ep), Alan Cumming (ep), Marc Webb (d, ep) LOGLINE: A former CIA operative who has since built a “normal” life as a gifted professor and writer is pulled back into his old life when the NYPD needs his help to stop a serial killer on the loose. CAST: Alan Cumming, Bojana Novakovic, Daniel Ings, Naveen Andrews, Khandi Alexander STUDIO: CBS Television Studios TEAM: Andy Weir (w, ep), Brian Buckner (ep, sr) Simon Kinberg (ep), Charles Eglee (ep, sr), Courtney Conte (ep), Quan Phung (ep), Aditya Sood (ep), Jeremy Podeswa (d) LOGLINE: The next generation of NASA astronauts and scientists juggle both their personal and professional lives during a critical mission with no margin for error.
CAST: David Giuntoli, Poppy Montgomery, Ricardo Chavira, Peyton List STUDIO: CBS Television Studios TEAM: Craig Turk (w, ep), Paris Barclay (d, ep) LOGLINE: After his involvement as a whistleblower in an international scandal, the former General Counsel for the NSA embarks on a new career at a storied law firm in Boston, facing the reality that while half the country thinks he’s our greatest patriot, the other half thinks he’s a traitor.
During her residency, Liz has continued her creative body of research that she has been developing for the past year and a half regarding the themes and characters of her first feature film, a futuristic queer speculative fiction work entitled .
Central to her research are questions exploring queer dystopia, a positive embrace of human apocalypse, invisible genocide and the parallels between the way information was publicly disseminated in the early days of the AIDS/ HIV crisis, and the current state of climate change and environmental destruction.