CIRCUIT at Rotterdam Film Festival 2020

Still from Apparatus (2018) Tanu Gago

CIRCUIT artists are well represented at the upcoming Rotterdam International Film Festival from 22 January to 2 February 2020, with works by Tanu Gago, Janine Randerson, Natasha Matila-Smith and Atong Atem showing across various programmes and themes and CIRCUIT Director Mark Williams moderating a panel. Full programme of CIRCUIT artists and works below;

Thu 23 Jan, 18:30 / Fri 24 Jan, 17:00 at KINO 4
Zero (2019) by Atong Atem screens as part of Heartlands, 'Other stories from refugees, for a change. How borders have to be crossed en route to a new, less predictable future.

Saturday 25 January
09:45 KINO 4
Tanu Gago - Apparatus (2018) screens as part of Bodily Rituals, 'a compilation of stories on meditation, resistance and celebration. An invitation to imagine the limitless possibilities of queer existence'

11:00 proHub, De Doelen 4th floor
CIRCUIT Director Mark Williams moderates Collaborative Constellations a conversation with five representatives of film labs, microcinemas and distribution who discuss the challenges of staging shared media experiences in a digital world

17:45 KINO 4
Natasha Matila Smith's If i die, please delete my Soundcloud (2019) screens as part of Guilty Pleasures, 'Thirteen distributors of video art and experimental film from the DINAMO network each submit a film title from their collection on the theme 'Guilty Pleasures'.

Sunday 26 January
Sacred Beings – On Gendering featuring Tanu Gago
14:30, Het Nieuwe Instituut, free admission
'This talk will discuss the shifting view of gender non-conforming people, LGBTQ movements and the false assumption that LGBTQ consciousness is a Western invention between the filmmakers and artists whose work are part of the programme, such as director Sarnt Utamachote, visual artists Wang Shui and Tanu Gago, with Mongolian activist Anaraa Nyamdorj.

17:15 KINO 4
Janine Randerson's Waiho, Retreat (2018) as part of (No) Dialogue, Fifteen distributors of video art and experimental film from the DINAMO network each submit a film title from their collection on the theme '(No) Dialogue'.