Time, Space, Structure & Process - Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival 2015

For a festival ostensibly serving a town of 12,000, Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival (BFMAF) holds a position in England’s film festival scene somewhat above its mantle. Now in its eleventh year of operation, England’s most Northern festival saw frequenters from across Scotland and Northumberland return;…

Manakamana (2013, Stephanie Spray & Pacho Velez)

Manakamana has been described as the Sensory Ethnography Laboratory's version of Andy Warhol's Screen Tests, wherein he filmed several minute long unbroken takes of anyone he thought of interest, but fortunately that description proves reductive.  Made of eleven takes, each eleven minutes in length, each captured with a stationary 16mm…