All three screenings are free. Screenings begin at dusk.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 9
Art Gallery of Hamilton, Irving Zucker Sculpture Garden – 6:00 – 10:00 pm
AGH exhibitions will be closed. Includes submissions from Hamilton, across Canada, Japan, France and Ireland. Prior to the screening take part in two FREE collaborative animation workshops:
- Animation Collaboration Station, 6:00 – 8:00 pm in The Living Room – visitors can contribute to the making of a short film, animated in hand-drawn stop-motion, that will be shown on the big screen later that evening.
- Handmade Animation 6:00 – 8:00 pm in the Irving Zucker Sculpture Garden – experiment with colour and light using various techniques of cameraless filmmaking. Participants will use clear and black film strips to scratch, paint, and mangle colourful, abstract moving images for projection and performance and learn to splice and loop images. All works will be shown that evening on the big screen.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 10
Factory Media Centre – 7:00 – 10:00 pm
Our second program of juried selections screens at the Factory Media Centre.
Celebrate the life of and works of local filmmaker Josephine Massarella. Josephine worked primarily in 16mm film and her works have screened at festivals worldwide, winning numerous awards, most notably ‘Best Experimental’ at the Ann Arbor Film Festival in 2018 for her most recent work titled 165708. Josephine earned a Master of Arts in Cultural Studies from Athabasca University, a graduate certificate in Advanced Film and Television from Sheridan College, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Film at the University of British Columbia. She also taught introductory filmmaking and cinema studies. Josephine passed away on June 22, 2018. This special retrospective will screen in two programs at the Factory Media Centre during the Hamilton Art Crawl.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 11
Hamilton Artists Inc. ArcelorMittal Dofasco Courtyard – 8:00 – 11:00 pm
Includes work from Hamilton, across Canada, the USA, Italy and Ireland and screens at the Hamilton Artists Inc. in the ArcelorMittal Dofasco Courtyard.