Screenings

August 1 2017 – Light Spells: Films by Sandy Ding

A collection of short films on 16mm and video from 2007 to 2016 by Beijing-based filmmaker Ding Xin (Sandy). Duration: 80 min. Filmmaker in person for post-screening discussion. Co-presented by Crows & Sparrows and the Balagan Film Series

May 8 2017 – The Kalampag Tracking Agency in Boston

On Monday, May 8th, Shireen Seno presents The Kalampag Tracking Agency, an ongoing curatorial and archival initiative of new and re-discovered short films from the Philippines made over the past 30 years, curated by Seno and Merv Espina.

May 9 2017 – Shireen Seno’s BIG BOY in Boston

On Tuesday, May 9th, Shireen Seno presents her feature film BIG BOY, which is loosely based on her father’s memories of growing up in the Philippines in the years after the official end of US imperial occupation in 1946.

April 24 2017 – Zhao Liang’s Behemoth in Boston

This April in Boston, Crows & Sparrows is pleased to co-present Beijing-based filmmaker Zhao Liang‘s BEHEMOTH with documentary screening series The DocYard. The screening is co-sponsored by the Harvard-China Project on Energy, Economy and Environment and the Environment in Asia Series, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies.  BEHEMOTH had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival … Continue reading April 24 2017 – Zhao Liang’s Behemoth in Boston

October 16 2016 – Lewis Klahr’s SIXTY SIX in Beijing

This October at the 5th China Independent Animation Film Forum (CIAFF), Crows & Sparrows co-presents the American filmmaker Lewis Klahr’s collage feature SIXTY SIX (2002-2015) as the closing night film of this year’s Forum.  While many have viewed Lewis Klahr’s work within the realm of animation, Klahr resists being called an animator, and instead refers to himself … Continue reading October 16 2016 – Lewis Klahr’s SIXTY SIX in Beijing

August 21 2016 – Lewis Klahr’s SIXTY SIX at OCAT Shanghai

This August at OCAT Shanghai, Crows & Sparrows presents the American filmmaker Lewis Klahr’s collage feature SIXTY SIX (2002-2015), with the filmmaker in person for discussion. While many have viewed Lewis Klahr’s work within the realm of animation, Klahr resists being called an animator, and instead refers to himself as a collage filmmaker. Originally working on 16mm … Continue reading August 21 2016 – Lewis Klahr’s SIXTY SIX at OCAT Shanghai

April 2 2016 – Distant

Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 6:00pm Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston DISTANT  Directed by Zhengfan Yang Produced by Shengze Zhu and Zhengfan Yang Cinematography and Art Direction by Shengze Zhu 2013, China, 88 minutes, HD digital projection, color Preview | Facebook Event | Film Website | Tickets Director Zhengfan Yang will attend in person for a discussion with Yangqiao … Continue reading April 2 2016 – Distant

October 18 2015 – Snakeskin

Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 7PM  Co-presented with the Harvard Film Archive SNAKESKIN Directed by Daniel Hui Produced by Bee Thiam Tan, Joana Gusmão, Pedro Fernandes Duarte 2014, Singapore/Portugal, 105 minutes, DCP, color Trailer | Tickets: $12 Filmmaker Daniel Hui will attend in person for Q&A. Synopsis: In 2066, a survivor of an enigmatic cult recounts his country’s traumatic history … Continue reading October 18 2015 – Snakeskin

March 24 2015 – Recycled Cinema

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 7PM at the Brattle Theatre Recycled: Reconstructions of Place and Memory Experimental film program Total running time: 68 minutes + Q&A Buy tickets ($11 regular / $9 students and seniors) Filmmakers Lei Lei, Hope Tucker, and Tzuan Wu will attend in person for Q&A Program Description:  In 2009, the Beijing-based archivist … Continue reading March 24 2015 – Recycled Cinema