Undependent Events in Seattle and Beyond

 

Rhythm Assemblies

A selection of undependent short films from the 23-year filmmaking career of Reed O'Beirne.

Northwest Film Forum
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(11 May 2017, 8pm)

 

 

Films by Reed O'Beirne

 

 

 

 

Tri-Alogue #3

The 3rd of a series of 16mm films created by Caryn Cline, Linda Fenstermaker and Reed O'Beirne.

Seattle International Film Festival
511 Queen Anne Ave N.
Seattle WA 98109
(25 May 2017 - 9:15p)

 

 

Tri-Alogue #3 by Caryn Cline, Linda Fenstermaker and Reed O'Beirne

 

 

 

 

Disasters of Peace

A touring program that draws together filmmakers who are responding to global conditions of re-imagining, undoing and reformation. Curated by Kamila Kuc and Sam Jury. With films by Gabriela Golder, Lynne Marsh, Reed O'Beirne, Bryan Konefsky and more.

Northwest Film Forum
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(28 May 2017, 7pm)

 

 

Short films curated by Kamila Kuc and Sam Jury

 

 

 


In the Past:

 

Tri-Alogue #2

The 2nd film of the Tri-Alogue series (created by Caryn Cline, Linda Fenstermaker & Reed O'Beirne) debuted at Experiments in Cinema, with a live score by Tom Foe.

Experiments in Cinema v12.3
Guild Theater
Albuquerque NM
(22 April 2017 - 8:45pm)

 

 

Tri-Alogue #2 by Caryn Cline, Linda Fenstermaker & Reed O'Beirne

 

 

 

 

Tale of Two Cities: Portland & Seattle

A collaborative EXcinema project featuring twenty filmmakers from Portland and Seattle - including Jon Behrens, Caryn Cline, Linda Fenstermaker, Ruth Hayes, Salise Hughes, Matt McCormick, Reed O'Beirne, Julie Perini, Luke Sieczek, Andy Spletzer, Robert Zverina and more.

Grand Illusion Cinema
1403 NE 50th St.
Seattle, WA 98105
(21 Mar 2017 - 7pm)

 

 

A Tale of Two Cities: Seattle & Portland

 

 

 

 

Rhythm Assemblies

Short films by Reed O'Beirne selected from his 23 year filmmaking career.

Whitsell Auditorium (Portland Art Museum)
1219 SW Park Ave
Portland OR 97205
(9 Mar 2017, 8pm)

 

 

Reed O'Beirne - Rhythm Assemblies in PDX

 

 

 

 

LOA (and other Films)

From documentary filmmaker Georg Koszulinski comes a visual chronicle of the Vodou religion as practiced in the rural mountains of Haiti.

North West Film Forum
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(24 Jan 2017 - 7:30pm)

 

 

Loa

 

Northwest Experiments

A Local Sightings survey of Northwest films, including work by Ruth Hayes, Kurtis Hough, Olson Kundig, Rana San and Will Myers, Andrew Sobey, Dustin Morrow, Steve Demas, Alex MacKenzie, Anna Firth, J.P Schmidt, Amy Enser, Pam Minty, and Jon Behrens.

North West Film Forum
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(24 Sept 2016 - 3:30pm)

 

 

LocalSightings2016 Screening

 

Duwamish Revealed Documentary

The short Duwamish Revealed documentary screened at NWFF's Local Sightings Festival. Watch it now:

North West Film Forum
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(24 Sept 2016 - 7:30pm)

 

 

Duwamish Revealed (Documentary) from Emerald Reels on Vimeo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cinememory: Negotiating the Past Through Film

International and local experimental films that explore how personal and collective memories are mediated through the use of various cinematic devices.

Grand Illusion Cinema
1403 NE 50th St.
Seattle, WA 98105
(26 July 2016, 7pm)

 

 

Cinememory Screening

 

 

 

 

Last of Our Kind

Now available for purchase on iTunes and Amazon.com.

The memory of a lost love is transformed into a ritualistic incantation of longing.

Starring Emma Jones, Scott Plusquellec & Mark Harlow. Original music by Robin Guthrie. Directed by Reed O'Beirne.

More info.

 

 

Last of Our Kind - now on iTunes
   

 

Phantom Limbs

Screened at the Seattle International Film Festival.

26 May 2016, 9:15pm
ALT Shorts Program
511 Queen Anne Ave. N
Seattle WA 98109

Created by animating MRI scans, the film peers deeply into the physical body to conjure inner space as an enveloping world of light breaking upon the mind.

Set to music by Seattle band, St. Kilda.

 

 

Phantom Limbs

 

Visual Chorus

The Emerald Reels VISUAL CHORUS screening series debuted 4 March in Seattle.

Undependent short films with live soundtracks.

West of Lenin Theater
203 N. 36 St., Seattle, WA 98103
4 & 5 March 2016
8pm - $10

 

 

Visual Chorus Image

 

 

 

Jon Behrens Films

On Tue 12 January, Seattle underground film ledgend, Jon Behrens, presented a collection of his films from the 1980's to present. Presented by EXcinema.

Grand Illusion Cinema
1403 NE 50th St.
Seattle, WA 98105
(12 Jan 2016, 7pm)

 

Jon Behrens Films
   

 

Phantom Limbs

PHANTOM LIMBS won the prize for Best Experimental Short Film at the Oaxaca FilmFest in October 2015.

Created by animating MRI scans, PHANTOM LIMBS peers deeply into the physical body to conjure inner space as an enveloping world of light breaking upon the mind.

Film by Reed O'Beirne. Set to music by Seattle band, St. Kilda.

 

 

Phantom Limbs
   

 

Surface Waves

Screened 28 Nov 2015 in Sydney, Australia at the 7th Wordless International Short Film Festival.

Choreography and dance by Carolyn Pavlik. Original soundtrack by Robin Guthrie. Film by Reed O'Beirne.

 

 

Surface Waves - a film by Reed O'Beirne
   

Odds and Ends

On Tue 28 July 2015, Portland's Karl Lind brought his Odds and Ends screening series to Seattle. Presented by EXcinema

Films by: Kurtis Hough, Jason America, Ian Lucero, Sam Pirnak, Carl Diehl, Miles Sprietsma and more.

Grand Illusion Cinema
1403 NE 50th St.
Seattle, WA 98105
(28 July 7pm)

 

Odds and Ends
   

Crossroads Seattle

On 16 June 2015 at NWFF, EXcinema presented short films concerning: a Jesse Bernstein performance from the 80's, indigenous histories, a great fire, frontier justice, an imploding stadium, a notorious bathhouse, a political victory for the people over the WTO. Works by Jon Behrens, Drew Christie, Salise Hughes, Britta Johnson, Georg Koszulinski, Reed O'Beirne, Tracy Rector, and more.

Tue. 16 June 7pm
Northwest Film Forum
1515 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

 

Jesse Bernstein
   

Blackbox

An international art, film and technology festival presented contemporary artists who expand the language of cinema. Entirely organized and curated by Anne Couillaud and Julia Fryet.

6 May to 7 June, 2015
In various locations around Seattle.
More info

 

Blackbox Festival

Georg Koszulinski

On 12 May 2015, experimental non-fiction filmmaker, Georg Koszulinski, presented a collection of recent work -- featuring visions of American landscapes, orphaned 16mm home movies, ghosts, lawnmowers, roadside dinosaurs, the faces of men carved into mountains, chainsaws, and children culminate into a cross-temporal collage of American mythos. An EXcinema event.

At the Grand Illusion Cinema, 1403 NE 50th St., Seattle, WA 98105
(12 May 7pm)

 

Georg Koszulinski

EXcinema 28 April

28 April 2015 featured a collection of contemporary experimental, surreal and emerging short films from local and national filmmakers including: Adam Sekuler, Caryn Cline, Eric Ostrowski, Jennifer Hillman, Kate Lain, Linda Fenstermaker, Luke Sieczek, Reed O'Beirne, Salise Hughes, Sofia Cordova, and Ted Grudowski.

At the Grand Illusion Cinema, 1403 NE 50th St., Seattle, WA 98105 (28 April 7pm)

 

EXcinema Seattle
   

Roger Beebe

EXcinema welcomed traveling filmmaker Roger Beebe on 29 March 2015 to the Grand Illusion. A variety of his films were presented in multiple formats from super8/16mm to experimental karaoke.

Roger also screened a multi-film-projector show at the Northwest Film Forum the day before.

 

EXcinema Seattle
 

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