Thursday Late: Intermission #1

19 Aug 2010

Event times

Doors 6.00pm (films start 6.30pm)

Cost of entry


Impressions Gallery

Bradford, United Kingdom


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Wander into the wilderness for the first of our relaxed evenings of short film and video, and explore spaces and stories at the edges of nature.


Grab a drink, find a spot on one of our sofas and settle in for a selection of contemporary moving image and short film accompanied by experimental work from film history. The screening will take place in our Studio, with the backdrop of our temporary indoor Forest to set the scene. There'll also be a chance to view our current exhibition On Overgrown Paths by filmmaker Ben Rivers, where three ramshackle wooden cabins, assembled by the artist from discarded wood and salvaged building materials, invite the visitor to explore. Inside, flickering 16mm films reveal the lives of modern-day hermits who live in isolated spots in Northern Europe. Doors 6.00pm, films start from 6.30pm £3.00 Programme Aspect Emily Richardson / UK / 2004 / 9min Colour, light and shadow shift across the surface of the forest as the period of a year is condensed into minutes. With audio piece by Benedict Drew. Marker Susanna Wallin / UK / 2008 / 12min Marker is an impressionistic and haunting portrait of a young girl catching reindeer in the twilight woods of northern Sweden. On Miles Platting Station Kate Jessop / UK / 2007 / 3min Following Simon Armitage's metaphoric journey from the Pennine moors down into the bustle and noises of central Manchester, dedicated to a ghost station that no longer exists. Memo Mori Emily Richardson / UK / 2009 / 23min A journey through Hackney shot over the last three years tracing loss and disappearance in the landscape. With commentary and readings from Hackney, That Red Rose Empire by Iain Sinclair. Peter and Ben Pinny Grylls / UK / 2007 / 10min Peter and Ben is a touching and quirky story of how two "black-sheep" form an unusual and enduring bond in a remote valley in Wales. A Portrait of Ga Margaret Tait / UK / 1952 / 4min A touching portrait of Tait's mother set in her native, wind-blown Orkney Islands.

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