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Kellen Auditorium, NYC

December 9th, 2016 at 7pm

Kellen Auditorium
66 5th Ave, New York, NY 10011

THE NEW SCHOOL’S KINOSCOPE

is Honored to Announce Its Last This Season, Rare Film Presentation of Kathleen Collins’ LOSING GROUND (1982) along with Screening of Short Film THE GIRL WHO DANCED WITH THE DEVIL (2016) by João Paulo Miranda Maria

Kinoscope, a film presentation organization sponsored by the School of Media Studies, invites you to  special screening of crucial cinematic work “Losing Ground” (1982) by Kathleen Collins as well as the short “The Girl who Danced with the Devil” (2016) by João Paulo Miranda Maria which will be introduced and followed by discussion with special guest (TBA) and founder/programmer Pawel Wieszczecinski (Kinoscope).

A reception with food and beverages will follow the screening.

Losing Ground

Losing Ground

USA 1982, 1h 26 min dir.  Kathleen Collins

Synopsis: Losing Ground tells the story of a marriage of two remarkable people, both at a crossroads in their lives. Sara Rogers, a black professor of philosophy, is embarking on an intellectual quest to understand “ecstasy” just as her painter husband Victor sets off on a more earthy exploration of joy.

 

The Girl who danced with the Devil

The Girl who danced with the Devil

Brazil 2016, 15 min dir.  João Paulo Miranda Maria

Synopsis: In a conservative and religious society, a girl lives her routine trying to find her paradise on earth. Original title in portuguese: “A Moca que dancou com o Diabo”

Kinoteka Multiplex, WARSAW

November 10th at 9pm

Kinoteka Multiplex
Palace of Culture and Science (entrance from Al. Jerozolimskie),
Parade Square 1
00-901 Warszawa

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Lampedusa

Lampedusa

Italy/France/USA 2015, 23 min dir. Mariangela Ciccarello, Phillip Cartelli

Synopsis: Combining high definition and Super 8 footage, LAMPEDUSA is composed of interwoven narratives based on past and present events. In late 1831, a volcanic island suddenly erupted from the sea a few kilometers off the southern coast of Sicily. An international dispute ensued, during which a number of European powers laid claim to this newfound “land.” The island receded below sea level six months later, leaving only a rocky ledge under the sea…

Nueva Vida

Nueva Vida

Bolivia 2015, 14′ dir. Kiro Russo

Synopsis: Mysteries, anxieties and dreams of a new life.

The Girl who danced with the Devil

The Girl who danced with the Devil

Brazil 2016, 15 min dir.  João Paulo Miranda Maria

Synopsis: In a conservative and religious society, a girl lives her routine trying to find her paradise on earth. Original title in portuguese: “A Moca que dancou com o Diabo”

I Remember Nothing

I Remember Nothing

USA 2015, 23 min dir. Zia Anger

Synopsis: Joan is a young college student who doesn’t know that she has epilepsy. Another boring night takes an ominous turn when she meets two strangers at a softball game. I Remember Nothing is structured after the five phases of a seizure.

Manodopera

Manodopera

Greece/France 2016, 26′ dir. Loukianos Moshonas

Synopsis: Down the lower-ground floor, as seasons go by, an Albanian worker and a Greek upper-class young man redo a flat. High on the rooftop, as nightfalls go by, the young man and his friends reconsider the world.

REPRESENTED BY KINOSCOPE AT CINEMAFORUM FILM FESTIVAL

November 9th – 13th, 2016

Could not have imagined a better way to start a month of November. Thanks to Kinoscope partnership with Cinemaforum Festival a presentation of magnificent short films by leading emerging filmmakers will take place along with panel discussion on today’s state of this particular cinematic field in terms of its production, distribution and future role.

The participants are PAWEL WIESZCZECINSKI (Founder, Director of Programming at Kinoscope) ZOFIA HORSZCZARUK (Sales Agent to Short Film, New Europe Film Sales) JORDAN MATTOS (Director of Distribution at Kinoscope) KUBA MIKURDA (Critic)

“Six Cents in the Pocket” USA 2015, 14 min dir. Ricky D’Ambrose

Synopsis: A young man—with a small, diminishing supply of money—apartment-sits for friends as talk of a plane crash lingers ominously in the air.

“L’Immense Retour (Romance)” Belgium, France 2016, 14 min dir. Manon Coubia

Synopsis: Seated on the edge of the gaping rift, she waited so long, too long for the mountain to give back her lover, prisoner of the ice.