Future Films


The primary platform for Future Films is the Empire Drive-In in South Hall. Live Cinema performances will take place in this 100-seat theater, as well as screenings of various short programs. Other screening sites include the San Jose Convention Center and the multi-continental Streaming Museum.

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Best Practices in Banana Time with Doctor Rodenberger

Stephanie Rothenberg
Best Practices in Banana Time with Doctor Rodenberger (2010) is a mixed reality talk show that takes place in a real life venue and simultaneously in the 3D virtual environment of Second Life. Film Screening: September 17, 9:00pm, Empire Drive-In, South Hall. FREE with admission to South Hall (South Hall multi-day admission is $5).

Domain

Jeremy Bailey, Petra Cortright, Constant Dullaart, and JODI
In collaboration with Rhizome, Domain is a series of four performances given by an international group of contemporary Internet artists.
Film Screening: September 18, 7:30pm, Empire Drive-In, South Hall.

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Empire Drive-In

Todd Chandler and Jeff Stark
Empire Drive-In (2010) is a large-scale multimedia installation and platform built out of used and salvaged materials. In its simplest description it is a drive-in movie theater made out of wrecked cars. FREE with admission to South Hall (South Hall multi-day admission is $5).

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Flood Tide: Remixed

Todd Chandler
Flood Tide: Remixed is a composition of footage from Flood Tide set to a live soundtrack written and performed by Dark Dark Dark. Thursday, September 16, 9:00pm and Sunday, September 19, 3:30pm at the Empire Drive-In inside South Hall. FREE with admission to South Hall (South Hall multi-day admission is $5).

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Human Saver

Constant Dullaart
Dullaart’s telematic performance focuses on juggling contemporary iconography between media and execution styles.

Let’s Build Our World Intentionally

CFC Media Lab
During the 01SJ Biennial, CFC Media Lab and Art for Commuters will present the Best OF works from the Art For Commuters library that speak to the theme of conscious creation.

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50 Letters

Grahame Weinbren
50 Letters (1997-2009) is a series of one minute films that can be shown in any sequence. Film Screening: September 17th, 10:30pm, Empire Drive-In, South Hall. FREE with admission to South Hall (South Hall multi-day admission is $5).

Live Cinema

Live cinema is the performative presentation of cinema. One performance will be presented each evening on September 16-18 at the Empire Drive-In inside South Hall. FREE with admission to South Hall (South Hall multi-day admission is $5).

The Lives of Energy

Rick Prelinger
The Lives of Energy (2010), a feature-length reflective collage film that uses archival images and sounds to reconstruct a history of human interaction with energy.
Film Screening: September 17, 7:15pm, Empire Drive-In, South Hall. FREE with admission to South Hall (South Hall multi-day $5).

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A Machine To See With

Blast Theory
A Machine To See With (2010) is a new work by Blast Theory for pedestrians and their mobile phones. Mixing documentary material, stolen thriller cliches and the films of Jean-Luc Godard it invites you to become someone else. Step inside a film as you walk through the city, receiving phone calls.

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Sheepwoman

SUE-C & Laetitia Sonami
Sheepwoman (2009) lives in a world humans can’t see. She is half shadow. She is in between. Sheepwoman is a switchboard operator, she connect things so we won’t forget. Film Screening: September 18, 9:00pm, Empire Drive-In, South Hall. FREE with admission to South Hall (South Hall multi-day ticket $5).

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VideoUnconference, Creative Genius Edition

Jeremy Bailey
VideoUnconference Creative Genius Edition(VUCGE) is innovative new software designed by artists to facilitate communication in ways that enhance creativity rather than hinder it.

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WEBKAM PERFORMANCE

Petra Cortright
Cortright describes her performance as insane webcam experience maniac 70s 80s 90s 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 70’s 80’s 90’s 60’s 60s 50’s 50s 40’s 40 pearl harbor tsunami enron money cash bling cat dog…