IDFA on Stage

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    With seven selected titles, the IDFA on Stage selection presents a boundary-breaking program of live cinema events—bridging film, new media, and the performing arts—that mark artists’ return to the stage after a lengthy period of online performances. Explore the selection below. The final two titles are yet to be announced.

    Selected for IDFA on Stage

    Spectral Transmissions

    • Michael Palmieri, Donal Mosher
    • 2021

      An atmospheric, spooky and strangely comforting live cinema performance with a variety of artists. With words, images and music these ghost stories explore the space between the earthly and the intangible. An evening of therapeutic haunting.

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      Terra Femme

      • Courtney Stephens
      • 2021

        Stunningly beautiful found footage edited from the amateur films of women who traveled the world in the first half of the 20th century. Filmmaker Courtney Stephens will perform her accompanying narration live, in the style of an illustrated travel lecture.

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        Artificial Awakening

        • Jakob la Cour
        • 2021

          In this immersive VR performance, you are invited on a participatory tour into the virtual universe of a spiritually awakened artificial intelligence. An intimate ceremony, led by a virtually present performer, carries you to this mystical hyperspace.

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          The History of the Civil War

          • Dziga Vertov
          • 1921

            The world premiere of the reconstructed version of Dziga Vertov’s long-lost chronicle of the 1918-1921 Russian Civil War. This pioneer of Soviet cinema filmed a chaotic nation characterized by unstable alliances and brutal violence.

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            locks & keys, water, trees

            • Penny Andrea
            • 2021

              A moving journey through the life and mind of artist Penny Andrea, based entirely on her drawings. By studying her sketchbooks, she hopes to learn how a brain tumor shaped both her and her art.

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              Seek Bromance

              • Samira El Agoz
              • 2021

                A romance between two transmasculines who met during the pandemic. Through the deserts of Vegas and LA, far from other people, with just a car, some cash, and a supply of testosterone, they expose the integral dynamics of masculinity and femininity.

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                TM

                • Alexander Devriendt, Ontroerend Goed
                • 2021

                  This experience is an interactive, personal experiment that will determine whether you can become a member of the secretive organization TM. A series of questions and assignments push the participant’s moral boundaries.

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