The L.A. version of Gob Squad’s most acclaimed project starts with a celebration to welcome the heroic filmmakers as they return from their unpredictable twilight mission shooting four 60-minute videos on the streets of Downtown L.A.
L.A. independent film favorites Rebecca Baron (okay bye-bye) and Adele Horne (Tailenders), both known for intimately observed essay films, also produce visually nuanced works on the role of perception in cinema.
Conceived for twin pianos, live electronics and voice, this exhilarating sonic exploration led by Jace Clayton, a.k.a. DJ /rupture, brings fresh insight to the artistic legacy of the late Julius Eastman.
Duly hailed for his exquisite compositions and sympathetic feel for the rhythms of his cinematographic subjects, peripatetic filmmaker extraordinaire Robert Fenz also brings a keen contextual understanding to his lyrical 16mm explorations of the human condition around the globe.
REDCAT is one of several L.A. venues for this three-week, multi-city showcase that surveys the rich multiplicity of voices making China such a dynamic film and media environment. The program ranges from the latest internationally acclaimed auteur films to crowd-pleasing homages to major figures of Chinese cinema, from experimental media to online microfilms.
Cynthia Hopkins, "Must Don't Whip 'Um" at REDCAT in September 2007.
In the Theater at REDCAT
REDCAT’s year-round programming values artists who blur the boundaries between artistic disciplines, cross international borders in their collaborations, experiment with varied artistic traditions and invent or use new technology in developing new forms of expression. As many as 200 events are presented each year, including performances, screenings, exhibitions, discussion forums, family programs, and more.