1084 N MILWAUKEE, CHICAGO

CALL FOR PROGRAMMERS

Applications due by February 15

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The NIGHTINGALE is a rough and ready microcinema located in Chicago’s Noble Square neighborhood. Programming strains include avant-garde/experimental/expanded cinema, new media, experimental narrative, documentary, and emerging video art. Projection capabilities include 16mm and digital formats. We are looking to add a few Chicago-based individuals as new programmers to our  all volunteer staff.

If you are interested please fill out the application by February 15.



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POINTS NEAR AND FAR

Recent Work by Ephraim Asili
Ephraim Asili in person!
RUN OF LIFE Experimental
Documentary Series

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Monday, February 22, 7 pm, $10
Constellation, 3111 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL
Purchase tickets here.

Ephraim Asili’s work celebrates the African Diaspora as a cultural force—a lineage of years and miles that influences contemporary African-American identity and the cultural identity of North America in general. Complicating the traditional travelogue, Asili weaves together the near and the far as a way of revealing linkages across history and geography. Through audio-visual examinations of societal iconography identity, geography, and architecture Asili strives to present a personal vision which could be described as an amalgam of pop, African American and “moving image” culture filtered through an acute sense of rhythmic improvisation and compositional awareness.

Program Details:
PRETTY PLEASE
(2015, 16mm transferred to digital, 3 min.)
A video for Josephine Foster’s song, Pretty Please, featuring a pageant of actors performing biblical characters.

POINTS ON A SPACE AGE
(2009, video, 33 min.)
Points on a Space Age explores the recent activity of the remaining members of the influential Sun Ra Arkestra since the passing of its founding member, Sun Ra and examines their current work (in the physical absence of Sun Ra) under the direction of Marshall Allen. – EA

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Filed under: 16mm, archival, documentary, experimental, film, international, music, video

Janie Geiser’s The Nervous Films

Onion City Experimental Film and Video Festival Kick-Off!

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Wednesday, March 2, 8 pm, Free
The Nightingale Cinema, 1084 N Milwaukee, Chicago, IL

Kick off The 27th Onion City Experimental Film and Video Festival with a free screening of festival juror Janie Geiser’s work at The Nightingale.

Find out more about the festival here: http://www.onioncity.org/

Pick up your festival catalog and purchase your festival pass for only $25.
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