Actually this list is from the website of Frameworks ;) 

What I don't understand is why the Collectif Jeune Cinéma [6] is missing
from the European list!!!! 

http://www.cjcinema.org/?langue=en [6] 

GOOD LUCK!! 

Cheers, 

Angélica 

On 2015-02-05 17:39, Andrea Márquez wrote: 

> I think you're absolutely right, Francisco!
> 
> I just found this list that a friend sent to me a couple of months ago, and I 
> think it might be useful for others:
> http://www.hi-beam.net/org/showindex.html [1]
> 
> Best,
> Andrea 
> 
> 2015-02-04 16:21 GMT+00:00 Francisco Torres <fjtorre...@gmail.com>:
> 
> so maybe you should concentrate on venues that show mostly experimental 
> films, like micro cinemas and experimental screening series. 
> do not be discouraged, think about the exposure that films like the ones made 
> by craig baldwin, david lynch or guy maddin eventually found. 
> 
> 2015-02-03 18:53 GMT-04:00 Andrea Márquez <lejana.c...@gmail.com>: 
> 
> Dear Jessica, 
> Thanks for taking the time to make these comments. I'm going to send you the 
> complete version in a separate e-mail. Dear Francisco, Thanks for your 
> response. I believe the intended audience would be people who like 
> experimental films. Even if it's not experimental in the traditional sense or 
> genre, there are several points of experimentation on it, especially around 
> the narrative device. And I sent it to this list because I thought some 
> people might like it, but I wasn't sure.
> 
> I suppose that my concern about distribution is an issue that concerns to a 
> lot of people who make films and try to show them somehow. Basically I don't 
> have money to send the film to festivals. And I'm not saying that if I had 
> that money the film would be necessarily screened. I don't know if it's good, 
> if people will like it, if it achieves the festivals standars, the 
> programming criterion, if it will have lucky, and so on. I do know there are 
> some festivals that don't charge any entry fees, but with features I 
> understand it's not an easy process. In addition this film has a lot of 
> technical problems that make it still more breakable. We made it without any 
> money, without any technical resource, and for all of us who have been 
> envolved, there was a kind of ideological resistance working in this way. So 
> to me it seems a bit hypocritical to pay hundreds of dollars in festivals 
> entry fees.
> 
> I hope this discussion be useful to think (again) this delicate topic of 
> films distribution.
> 
> Saludos!!
> Andrea
> 
> 2015-02-03 16:23 GMT+00:00 Francisco Torres <fjtorre...@gmail.com>:
> 
> ''The truth is, I don't know how to start to distribute it''
> 
> The first question you should ask yourself is who is the intended audience? 
> Distribution often depends on that. 
> 
> 2015-02-02 16:46 GMT-04:00 Lady Snowblood <snowbloods.para...@gmail.com>: 
> 
> The opening sets up -- 
> 
> first, a tension between the actual experience of life as a series of 
> sychronicities via singular point of view (the narrator finds only 
> "fragments") and the very real need for a cohesive story for the psyche to 
> hang on to (the narrator "I was looking for a story" paraphrase) 
> 
> second, the image of three women speaking to each other followed by the 
> voiceover of comparison/competition b/t self & other -- I think of the first 
> narrator having that internal struggle and coming to a space of relating to 
> others (or not) with a half-formed story --- 
> 
> I would love to see the whole thing. I'm pretty good at writing treatments 
> for very liminal work / work playing with elements of narrative. 
> 
> Jessica
> 
> * * * 
> http://drawclose.com [2] 
> 
> On Feb 2, 2015, at 8:34 AM, Andrea Márquez <lejana.c...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Dear frameworkers, 
> 
> I would normally repress this embarrassing impetus of writing. I used to have 
> them a lot when I was younger, and I guess I gained some experience. However, 
> I'm going to ask you to watch this small fragment of our humble film called 
> DETOUR. 
> 
> The truth is, I don't know how to start to distribute it. I wish I could list 
> a number of reasons explaining why it's worth watching or tell you something 
> that could awake your interest, but I'm afraid that I can't. It's probably 
> because of my lack of "the art of the pitching", but also because I don't 
> understand entirely how DETOUR operates in spite of me, in spite of what I 
> thought the film might be, what I wanted to make it say and so on.
> 
> Felisberto Hernández, an Uruguayan and a very extraordinary author wrote: 
> 
> "I'll also have to write many things I know very little about; it even 
> strikes me that impenetrability is intrinsic to them. Perhaps when we think 
> we know them we stop knowing that we don't know them, because their existence 
> is inevitably obscure, and that must be one of their qualities.
> 
> But I don't believe I must write only whay I know. I must also write the 
> other things." 
> I enjoy thinking there is a connection between this idea and my lack of 
> knowledge and qualities.
> 
> Director's statement:
> "Detour" or "Around" or
> 
> Adverb that denotes the situation of people and things that surround other. 
> Outline of a place. Preceding a numerical expression approximately more or 
> less. Surrounding, around. Metathesis.
> 
> Movement that is difficult to determine. Examples: a hug in the darkness, 
> panning that the camera suddenly stops, sideways glance of the subject that 
> attempts to disguise a state, silence that precedes certain words.
> 
> Circumlocution, round about expression, periphrasis.
> 
> Without circuit, without result.
> 
> More or less close but without security, without warranty.
> 
> Shortly before or shortly after. Still unaccounted for.
> 
> Going away, from a distance.
> 
> Narrative device that dispenses the linear order of the successive stages 
> leading to. Interruptions. Love.
> 
> No destination, no teleology, no money.
> 
> Inefficient, eager for simple stuffs.
> 
> "Desire, yes, always desire."
> 
> Deviation, detour.
> 
> I wrote this statement inspired in the way that we made the film. If you feel 
> that something there could be interesting for you somehow, and you could help 
> us to make this very little project finds its audience, here it is the link 
> to watch the opening scene:
> 
> http://youtu.be/zMPEyvC1BrE [3]
> 
> If you like it, I can send you the complete version link.
> 
> Best regards,
> Andrea Márquez
> e-mail: lejana.c...@gmail.com
> https://floodedhousefilms.wordpress.com/ [4]
> 
> SYNOPSIS: 
> DETOUR is a lyrical feature film contemplating the detours of three childhood 
> friends who reunite again after ten years. Starting with 1991 George W. 
> Bush's speech about the coming of a new world order and the announcement of 
> Operation Desert Storm, the film explores the paradigm that started in the 
> 90s after the dissolution of the URSS.

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