This spring, Crows & Sparrows is excited to partner with Balagan to co-present two nights of experimental cinema and animation at the Brattle Theatre and ICA Boston, including a curated selection of works by artists based in China, Taiwan, Canada, and the US, and introducing the work of award-winning young Chinese filmmaker Lei Lei to Boston audiences.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 7PM at the Brattle Theatre
Recycled: Reconstructions of Place and Memory
Description: Crows & Sparrows and Balagan co-present a program that takes Lei Lei’s found footage film RECYCLED as its point of departure. The screening will include a selection of works from filmmakers who explore innovative formal approaches in their reconstructions of place and memory on film and video.
Tickets ($11 / $9 students and seniors)
Friday, April 24, 2015 at 7PM at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
New Directions in Chinese Animation
Filmmakers Lei Lei and Chai Mi will appear in person for Q&A
Description: Crows & Sparrows and Balagan co-present a selection of recent works by independent animators from mainland China, highlighting the work of the award-winning Beijing-based artist Lei Lei. The works presented explore a variety of subject matter, and represent the breadth of recent innovation in animation practice in China.
Tickets ($10 regular / $5 students and ICA members)