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Poster for RPM Festival Presents The Space Between: Douglas Urbank

RPM Festival Presents The Space Between: Douglas Urbank

Coming on December 3

Run Time: 90 min.

Post Screening Q&A with Alison Folland & Douglas Urbank

Douglas Urbank, based in Boston, Massachusetts, is an artist with a background in sculpture and drawing who began to experiment with filmmaking in 2008. His short films have screened in festivals and curated programs, including nationally at Revolutions Per Minute Festival, Boston, Massachusetts; Microscope Gallery and Millennium Film Workshop in New York; San Francisco Cinematheque’s Crossroads Film Festival; Moviate Underground Film Festival, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Chicago Underground Film Festival; Engauge Experimental Film Festival, Seattle, Washington; and internationally at Mire Lab’s PRISME festival, Nantes, France; and curated programs including, Zumzeig Cinema, Barcelona; Laboratorio Experimental de Cine program, Mexico City; Artist Film Workshop, Melbourne, Australia; and others. He was a Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowships Film & Video finalist in both 2017 and 2019.

Beginning in 2001 he co-hosted a radio program devoted to experimental, improvisational, and other unconventional music and sound art. He has been a member of Fort Point Theatre Channel, an independent theater company which brings together an ensemble of artists from the worlds of theater, music, and visual arts. And he is a founding member of the AgX Film Collective. He is interested in cross-pollination between art forms on the fringes of alternative culture: experimental music, film and theater.

Program: 65 minutes

Projection Format: 16mm film & Digital

16mm, B&W, sound, 2019, 03:45

16mm, color, sound, 2014, 07:20

16mm, B&W, silent, 2017, 05:15

16mm, B&W, silent, 2023, 04:30

Cartoon Dream
16mm to video, color, silent, 2023, 05:45

Hotel Cassiopeia: Algiers part 1
video, color, sound, 2013, 03:45

16mm to video, color, sound, 2012, 02:40

16mm to video, B&W, sound, 2019, 03:00

Cryptogram (v.5)
16mm to video, color, silent, 2022, 04:40

16mm to video, B&W, sound, 2021, 04:40

3 Notes to a Redwood Tree
16mm to video, color, sound, 2023, 09:30

16mm to video, color, sound, 2010, 01:50

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Revolutions per Minute Festival (RPM Fest) is dedicated to short-form poetic, personal, experimental film, essay film, animation, documentary, video and audiovisual performance, and is co-hosted by Art and Art History Department and Cinema Studies at UMass-Boston, Brattle Theatre in Cambridge & Harvard FAS CAMLab.

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