JULY 31 – AUG. 14, 2016 “Beautifully filmed on location in Ghana, Brazil and Ethiopia as well as in Philadelphia and Harlem, Asili’s complex, poetic documentaries fuse travelogue to archival investigation in order to explore how history and memory bear on the present – shaping the navigation and inhabitation of places.” – LA FilmForum Ephraim […]
BRUCE MCCLURE: THERE WAS A SWEET HOPEFUL 8PM – Saturday, August 6 & Sunday, August 7, 2016 Mackenzie Hall Ballroom & Common Ground Art Gallery 3277 Sandwich Street Common Ground Art Gallery, Media City Film Festival and Momentum Film & Video Collective join forces for a two-day projector performance extravaganza with NY-based, paracinema legend, Bruce […]
Media City Film Festival would like to thank former Program Director Jeremy Rigsby for his dedication and service to the organization and to artists’ film locally, nationally and internationally in his time with the festival (1997-2004 and 2007-2016). We wish him the best with his future endeavours.
Media City has just embarked on a 45 day campaign to raise money for our 21st annual film festival (JULY 28- AUG. 1, 2015)! Beginning immediately, you and other supporters of Media City have an opportunity to procure major artworks, generously donated by some of our international filmmaker friends. These include original photographs by Jack […]
MEDIA CITY FILM FESTIVAL’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY AWARD WINNERS GRAND PRIZE LISTENING TO THE SPACE IN MY ROOM, Robert Beavers, US Robert Beavers (Brookline MA 1949, lives in Europe since 1967). 20+ films since 1966; screenings at all major venues for artist’s film worldwide including the 1974 edition of EXPRMNTL (Knokke, Belgium), the Whitney Museum’s “American […]
Media City Film Festival in partnership with Broken City Lab, Common Ground Gallery and Momentum Film & Video Collective are delighted to introduce the new Mobile Frames: Filmmaker in Residence program to the Windsor / Detroit region. Beginning this month, Mobile Frames invites emerging and established artists from around the world to create new films […]
SOUTH AMERICAN FILMS TAKE TOP HONOURS AT 19th MEDIA CITY Filmmakers from South America were the big winners when the awards were announced at the closing party for the 19th Media City Film Festival at Phog Lounge. Pablo Mazzolo of Argentina was awarded the Jury Grand Prize for his Super 8mm film CONJECTURES and Ecuador’s […]
Media City’s International Competition Jury announced the award-winning films from the 18th edition at the festival’s closing party on Saturday, May 26, 2012. Congratulations to the winners! The winners are: GRAND PRIZE River Rites by Ben Russell (USA, video, 11.5 min, 2011) http://vimeo.com/dimeshow SECOND PRIZE This Harmonic Condenser Enginium by Bruce McClure (USA, 2 x 16mm, […]