Remembering Charles Officer
Vtape staff and board members were shocked and deeply saddened to hear of the death of filmmaker Charles Officer on Friday, December 1st, at only 48 years of age, following a lengthy and complicated illness. No one who ever met… ⊕
FOGGY: Palestine Solidarity, Cinema & The Archive
If you missed the December 4th in-person screening, you can find the FOGGY program online December 5 - 10, courtesy of the Toronto Queer Film Festival. How can family memories inform practices of solidarity? How can avant-garde voices engaging the past contribute to activism today? How do private archives queer public histories? How do yesterday's photographs become tomorrow's pictures? Foggy is a screening of recent short films that stage hybrid acts of fragmentation, juxtaposition, re-enactment and dialogue.
Day With(out) Art 2023: Everyone I Know is Sick (online screening)
ONLINE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1 TO FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8, right here at vtape.org. Vtape and Viral Interventions are proud to partner with Visual AIDS for Day With(out) Art 2023 by presenting Everyone I Know Is Sick, a program of five videos generating connections between HIV and other forms of illness and disability. The program features newly commissioned work by Dorothy Cheung (Hong Kong), Hiura Fernandes & Lili Nascimento (Brazil), Beau Gomez (Canada/Philippines), Dolissa Medina & Ananias P. Soria (USA), and Kurt Weston (USA).
2023 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Are you working in video...? Vtape wants you...! Submit now! The submissions window opens on October 24, 2023, and closes on December 22, 2023. Questions? Click here for details
Discover what’s new at Vtape! These works have been acquired for distribution by Vtape within the past six months. New acquisitions can include older works that have just recently been brought into distribution. (Image credit: Concrete Shape, by Jesi Jordan,… ⊕
Vtape Winter Holiday Closure
Vtape will be closed for the winter holidays starting Wednesday, December 20th. We will be open again on Thursday, January 4th. We wish everyone joyful holidays, and a happy 2024! Image credit: Street: Winter, by Jane Wright (1978).