Stories We Tell – Sarah Polley

Who is making this thing anyway..?

Enjoyed this film last night. The family are so literate and handsome, it makes it even more tricky to identify the acting from reality. Sweet, touching – does exactly what it aims to – and is a far greater undertaking than one might guess at the outset. Watch the trailer for Stories We Tell here.

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Rob Kennedy – Play Dis

Screen shot - Rob Kennedy

Dying to get to see Rob’s show (screening & discussion at the Filmhouse in Edinburgh) – at Talbot Rice – not least because we appear to have had recent thoughts of latex glove manufacturing in common… Play Dis info here.

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Bruce McLean does the Friday Event

I’m so often not gatecrashing a GSA@GFT Friday Event, that when I do it’s like being a student again, except a really unfashionable and guileless one – with boring hair. Bruce bumbled along, his tales of meeting beautiful, mysterious & wise women at the art school reminiscent of Alasdair Gray’s and every other guy of progressing years who…

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Eye Eye, a gif of mine will be part of FOMO: a night that brings together electronic music, short film and performance art. Cheers Erika and FOMOs. FOMO#3, The Dancehall at the Rum Shack, Glasgow, 25th November 2016.

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Michael Snow interviewed in 1983

Snow’s mellow tones are perfect for a Sunday morning. Watch this interview that Channel 4 made and broadcast in 1983. Impossible to imagine telly being this thoughtful and slow again. Watch Snow stuff, like Wavelength (1967) and his 2003 version WVLNT (Wavelength For Those Who Don’t Have the Time). “Why is it so long?” “It’s only…

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