Published: 24 July 2020
DIVE IN CINEMA: THE ROYAL ROAD
As part of DIVE IN Cinema, an online screening series coordinated by Glasgow Short Film Festival, Alchemy Film & Arts presents The Royal Road, Jenni Olson’s 2015 essay film exploring colonialism, nostalgia and butch desire in California. The film is free to view within the UK for 48 hours from 10am on Friday 17 July, and is accompanied by a captioned conversation between the artist and Alchemy’s co-Director Michael Pattison.
WATCH THE ROYAL ROAD HERE
READ MORE: PROJECT LIBRARY
Read More, Alchemy Film & Arts’ project library, consists of books and other reading materials recommended by artists to complement their Alchemy-related screenings, exhibitions and residencies. Available to read at relevant events and in the Alchemy Film & Arts office, Read More now boasts contributions from Onyeka Igwe, Tereza Stehlíková, Karel Doing, Demelza Kooij, Darae Baek and our current artist-in-residence Jessie Growden.
BROWSE ALCHEMY’S PROJECT LIBRARY HERE
SITDOWN: ARTIST INTERVIEWS
Following Alchemy Live, we have also compiled an index page for Sitdown, our series artist interviews published to coincide with screenings, exhibitions and other events. With more on the way, Sitdown now consists of interviews with artists Onyeka Igwe, Karel Doing, Demelza Kooij, Darae Baek, Daria Elkonina, Morgan Quaintance, Helena Doyle and Eduardo Cassina, Jonathan Perel and Stephen Broomer.
READ ALL SITDOWN INTERVIEWS HERE
ALCHEMY LIVE: PLEASE REFRESH THE PAGE
Alchemy Live, the free worldwide stream of Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival’s tenth edition, took place 1 – 3 May and drew in record viewing figures for the event’s ten-year history. We have compiled a PDF and a two-hour webinar, Please Refresh the Page – delivered with support from Film Hub Scotland and captioned by Matchbox Cineclub – outlining the technical challenges and ethical considerations of delivering an online event.
READ AND WATCH HOW WE DID IT HERE
ALCHEMY LIVE: SUCCESS AND CONGRATULATIONS
We send warmest congratulations to two artists whose films received premieres at Alchemy Live: Lori Felker, whose Spontaneous received its International Premiere at Alchemy Live, won a Best of Festival award at Onion City Experimental Film and Video Festival, and Annette Philo, whose The Last Were Buried Here received its World Premiere at Alchemy Live, won Best Woman Filmmaker at Berlin Underground Film Festival and an Honourable Mention at Experimental Forum.
REVISIT THE FULL ALCHEMY LIVE LINEUP HERE
ALCHEMY FILM AND MOVING IMAGE FESTIVAL 2021
We are currently planning the eleventh edition of Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival and will publish more details including our call for submissions in the coming weeks.