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Gabriel Abrantes, Taprobana, 2014 (film still).

QFF screening, Sheltering Islands

18 February 2017 – 3:00PM-5:00PM

Event Type: Film screening

Presented as a partnership between Queensland Film Festival and the Institute of Modern Art, this free screening draws on the concept of the island, distinct yet connected, for thinking through history and the dynamics of power.

I Don’t Think I Can See An Island
Christopher Becks & Emmanuel LeFrant, 2016 | 4 minutes
A Film of Symbolically Authentic Non-Euclidean Adventures.
Courtesy of Light Cone.

An Aviation Field
Joana Pimenta, 2016 | 14 minutes
An anonymous aviation field, a hissing volcanic mountain; Joana Pimenta’s An Aviation Field melds nature and artifice, Cape Verde and Brasilia, as it explores the past and speculates towards the future.
Courtesy of AGÊNCIA.

Burning Mountains That Spew Flame
Samuel M. Delgado & Helena Girón, 2016 | 14 minutes
In which the labyrinthian volcanic caves of the isle of Lanzarote are explored for their history as a point of shelter and resistance.
Courtesy of Samuel M. Delgado & Helena Girón.

The Island Is Enchanted With You
Alexander Carver & Daniel Schmidt, 2014 | 28 minutes
This lyrical work refracts the colonial history of Puerto Rico, its encounter with the Spanish Crown and its host of new diseases, through the lens of erotic innuendo and comedy.
Courtesy of Alexander Carver & Daniel Schmidt.

To book a ticket to this free screening visit eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/screening-sheltering-islands-tickets-31871399213

QFF2017 will be held at the historic New Farm Cinemas, from the 13–23 of July, alongside events at the IMA.