After Horizons was an evening of short films presented by SAW Video in partnership with Cinema Politica featuring works by two SAW Video members: Pixie Cram’s premiere of her new short film ‘Pragmatopia,’ and Matthieu Hallé‘s film experiment ‘Apartment No. 2.’ Also joining them was Andrés Salas, whose film ‘We Might Have Been Heroes’ was produced through Cinema Politica’s recent commissioning program The Next 150: Documentary Futurism.
These varied works examined contemporary concerns through a dystopic lens, each navigating the terrain of a world on the other side of collapse. Here are a few clips from the discussion moderated by Zoë Mallett that followed the screenings at Knot project space on November 30, 2018.
What an incredible night. Thank you to all of the filmmakers who submitted a film to our festival this year. Producing a film is no small task and as filmmakers ourselves, we really appreciate what it takes to complete a project. So many amazing films submitted meant for a challenging selection process. Congratulations to the filmmakers whose films we screened last night. We are proud of your achievement.
Independent filmmakers thrive on feedback, opportunities to network, learn and collaborate. Seeing an audience reacting to your film and watching a film with its creative team makes a festival screening different from any other. Thanks to the filmmakers who attended last night; Nathan, Maissa, Kirk, Alexander and a special thanks to Tavit, Bryce and members of your teams who came in from out of town.