Seder-Masochism festivals, September-October 2018

Festivals marked with * and Bold are ones I’m attending in person!

 

Athens International Film Festival Athens, Greece September 19-30

AnimaSyros Syros, Greece September 26-30

* Ottawa International Animation Festival Ottawa, Canada September 26-30 2018

* Vancouver International Film Festival Vancouver, Canada September 27-October 12 (SM screenings October 3 & 4)

* Mill Valley Film Festival Mill Valley, CA October 4-14 (SM screenings October 8 & 9)

* The Goddess Animated Capitola, CA October 14

* Animation Is Film Los Angeles CA October 19-21 (SM screening October 19)

Fredrikstad Animation Festival Fredrikstad, Norway October 25-28

AniNation International Animation festival Jerusalem, Israel October 24-27

Big Cartoon Festival Moscow, Russia October

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DCPs

10+ years ago, when I was preparing Sita Sings the Blues for film festivals, I had to make heavy, unwieldy, and expensive 35mm film prints. Thankfully I don’t have to do that any more. Instead, today’s cinemas use DCP (for Digital Cinema Package) hard drives. These take advantage of advances in digital technology, as fucked up by a film industry that can’t cope with advances in digital technology. Thanks to the insane and byzantine encoding protocols designed by Hollywood to thwart what computers are inherently best at – copying – making DCPs has long been shrouded in mystery and prohibitive costs.

Since I’m cheap and have practically no income these

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Ten Plagues Illustrated

I illustrated the Plagues with videoclips in 2015, but never assembled still images before. Again, thinking about a book…

 

 

Blood

Frogs

Lice

Flies

Murrain (cattle disease)

Boils

Hail (and fire)

Locusts

Darkness

Death of the Firstborn Egyptians

I illustrated the Plagues with videoclips in 2015, but never assembled still images before. Again, thinking about a book…

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Dayenu Illustrated

As I contemplate making a Seder-Masochism Haggadah, I chose some stills to illustrate the Passover song “Dayenu”. Song does not reflect my own opinions, etc.

If He had brought us out from Egypt,

and not carried out judgements against them,

– Dayenu, it would have been enough!

If He had carried out judgements against them,

and not against their idols

– Dayenu, it would have been enough!

If He had destroyed their idols,

and not killed their first-born

– Dayenu,

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Seder-Masochism Wikipedia article

Today (September 10 2018) it was on Wikipedia’s main page, so I got screenshots for posterity. The article itself is here. As of my last reading it had not yet been defaced by misogynists! But sooner or later it will be.

Today (September 10 2018) it was on Wikipedia’s main page, so I got screenshots for posterity. The article itself is here. As of my last reading it had not yet…

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