REAL TO REEL: THE CRAFT FILM FESTIVAL

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CINEMA Nova
380 LYGON ST, CARLTON

SCREENING 1 THURSDAY 22 AUGUST, 7PM
SCREENING 2 FRIDAY 23 AUGUST, 7PM

 
 

Unexpected tales of making from around the world featuring contemporary Aboriginal weaving, an Indian clay performance, scrap puppets, glassblowing, metalsmithing and a human powered bakery.

Over two screenings, a medley of thirty three short films explore the human relationship with making and materials. They offer a rare opportunity to witness craft in action and the narratives, passion and skill inherent in the creation of works.

 
 

Real to Reel: The Craft Film Festival is produced by the Crafts Council UK and Crafts magazine.

Screening 1
Thursday 22 August, 7pm

Witness scrap metal being transformed into intricate eyewear in Kenya, puppets coming to life in a BAFTA award-winning animation, interwoven histories of a blacksmith and gardener, documentaries on British chair making and Mexican luthiers, and an animation from Australia’s Tjanpi Desert Weavers.

Films
Ptolemy Mann – Chromaticity
BEBENTO
Salmagundi: Intermission (1 of 3)
With These Hands
The Chair Maker: Lawrence Neal
Salmagundi: Intermission (2 of 3)
The Shipworm and the Glory of Enkhuizen
Amazing spectacles sculpted from scrap
Peter Rowland: Egg Maker
Space Debris: How It Was Made
Ngayuku Papa: Bluey and Big Boy
Moving Glass
Salmagundi: Intermission (3 of 3)
How Do You Wear it?
La Espiga.
Stems

Andrew Burton  The Orangery Urns,  2018, Malkin, Bouttell

Andrew Burton The Orangery Urns, 2018, Malkin, Bouttell


Screening 2
Friday 23 August, 7pm


Discover the tradition of making dance masks and costumes in Mexico, a knitting evangelist’s insights into creativity and health, an outdoor gym that powers a bakery, a portrait of one of the oldest potteries in Japan, an animation celebrating the role that dogs play in a remote community, and a documentary on a retired Australian farmer turned artisan woodworker.

Films
Life in Miniature
Andrew Burton: The Orangery Urns
Tricotone 1 Part 1
Cara de Diablo (Devil Face)
Clay 2056
Brawn & Bread
Ngayuku Papa: Tiny
Sawmaking
Asahiyaki
Lives of Clay
Tricotone 1 Part 2
Neil Turner Artisan
Carbon Copy
Tricotone 1 Part 3
What’s Your Craft: Craftivist Carrie Reichardt
Knitting the Blues

 
 

 

Real to Reel: The Craft Film Festival is produced by the Crafts Council UK and Crafts magazine. Its tour to Australia is courtesy of Maker&Smith.
Real to Reel forms part of the Craft Cubed Festival presented by Craft Victoria. Craft Cubed is supported by the City of Melbourne Triennial Arts Grants Program.

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