Composer Andys Skordis - composer led a gamelan performance in Syros' old quarry with musicians from the CMS - Contemporary Music School. Thank you to Andys, the musicians, and Yannis Roussos for an unforgettable performance!
SIFF 2017 Portrait Series // Nusquam Productions - Philip Cartelli and Mariangela Ciccarello
2017 Artists in Focus Mariangela Ciccarello and Philip Cartelli (Nusquam Productions) showed some of their recent work in the program Ad Aspera, Ad Nusquam and presented a carte blanche of other films in the program Future Imperfect.
The amazing 2017 Artist in Focus Martha Colburn brought animation to SIFF last edition! One of today's leading experimental animation filmmakers, Martha helped SIFF "crack up" with a selection of her films and more as well as the Frantic Frames workshop.
SIFF 2016 Artist in Focus Péter Lichter and co-director Bori Máté premiere their new film The Rub at the Berlin Critic's Week Woche der Kritik Berlin 2018!World premiere of "The Rub", an experimental feature by Péter Lichter and Bori Máté, German premiere of "La Bouche" by Camilo Restrepo. Debate with Jean-Pierre Bekolo, Madeleine Bernstorff and the directors. ... See MoreSee Less
Film. February 18. 13, a ludodrama about Walter Benjamin. 2017. Canada. Directed by Carlos Ferrand. 78 min. US premiere From 1933 until his suicide in 1940, the German Jewish philosopher, cultural critic, and essayist Walter Benjamin was on the run from the Nazis and lived in exile in Paris. Combini...
A Home in Progress Film - 20 años del Máster en Teoría y Práctica del Documental Creativo (UAB) - Syros International Film Festival - El universo campus de Soy Cámara - 5 años de Visiones contemporáneas
SIFF was happy to screen Nikolaidis' early film Lacrimae Rerum this past edition.The third and last day of the tribute to Nikos Nikolaidis focuses on Nikolaidis' body of work as an author. Konstantinos Tzoumas reads excerpts from the book A Hit in the Eye of Montezuma, followed by concerts of the Kontrafouris-KapadaiQuartet and Gravitysays_i, with music from/or inspired by his films.
Film screenings (07/10): Lacrimae Rerum (17.30) Euridice ΒΑ 2037 (17.40) Singapore Sling (19.30) The Wretches Are Still Singing (20.00) The Loser Takes It All (22.00) Sweet Bunch (21.30)
Curation: Efi Papazachariou
All SNFCC events are free and open to all, thanks to an exclusive grant of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.
A big thanks to Kassandras! In partnership with the University of the Aegean Syros and with a donation from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, SIFF hosted a two week long workshop by Kassandras, a project of the Diplomates design studio. Over two weeks, workshop leaders and student participants from University of the Aegean created SIFF 2017's central kiosk, a separate mobile kiosk, and more.
Thank you to Kassandras, Diplomates, and all the participants! ... See MoreSee Less