Loading Events
  • This event has passed.

Nov 19, 2016 at 2:30 pm

LOST FUTURE DOCUMENTS WITH TIN DIRDAMAL

Screening to be followed by discussion with Tin Dirdamal

The unorthodox process of conceiving and pursuing an idea. Tin Dirdamal will share fragments of his 2 current films in process and will show obscure shorts he has gathered throughout the years that serve as reference and inspiration. Tin’s films take an average of 4.5 years in shooting and editing. He parts from the premise of using the lie to approach truth and attempts to document the future. He never perceives his work as finished pieces, but rather abandons them out of exhaustion.

One of his in-process projects is about a man who believes to be 500 years old who lives in the Yucatan Peninsula. The second is a house he is building in the middle of the jungle that attempts to escape any contemporary logic of conception, construction nor current ideas of “sustainability”.

The short work of other filmmakers he will show, he has attained and treasured in his travels.

Program

Works in Progress by self taught filmmaker Tin Dirdamal

obscure shorts by other filmmakers he has gathered throughout the years.

120 min

Tin Dirdamal was born in the North of Mexico – 165km to the closest US border: Rome Texas. Accidental filmmaker with studies in physics and architecture his work are failed attempts to document the contradiction and flaw of “contemporary virtue”. He is greatly unknowledgeable of the current world affairs. He is a great advocate of plagiarism. Until now he has never read a book in his life and never finished a film- but abandoned them. On a lesser level it is believed he has been awarded grants from the Sundance Institute and a Rockefeller Media Artists Grant thru the Tribeca Film Institute- yet this is uncertain.

Sebastian Diaz is a Mexican filmmaker and film programmer based in New York. He was a fellow at UnionDocs Collaborative Studio, Brooklyn 2013, where he directed ‘Toñita’s’ (MoMA Documentary Fortnight 2014). He co­-directed ‘Brilliant Soil’ (Material Culture & Archeology Film Prize at 13th RAI International Fest of Ethnographic Film, Edinburgh 2011). Sebastian photographed and edited the documentary ‘Tijuaneados Anonymous’ (Ambulante Festival 2010; Best local film at San Diego Latino Film Festival). He co­founded ‘Bulbo Art Collective’, which produced a documentary series broadcast in US and Mexico about Tijuana/­San Diego border culture (Channels 22 & Univision). His work has been exhibited at ARCO (Madrid), The MAK Museum (Vienna), InSite_05 (Tijuana ­San Diego), among others. He curates contemporary Mexican films at several venues in New York City.

+ Get Tickets

Tickets

The numbers below include tickets for this event already in your cart. Clicking "Get Tickets" will allow you to edit any existing attendee information as well as change ticket quantities.
Tickets are not yet available

Details

Date
Nov 19, 2016
Time
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Cost
Free – $10.00
Program:

Support UnionDocs’ next phase and new building by becoming a member

Peek in the window of our bustling building in NYC and tune into the ideas and energy bubbling up from the UNDO Center.

Tune into cutting-edge, powerful and poetic documentary programs and connect to conversations with the artists and thinkers passing through.

Now available at the Apple Store.

MONTHLY

 

Unlimited access to all of our monthly offerings for the price of two espressos.

ANNUALLY

 

Keep it simple and save. Unlimited access to our sweet offerings for a reduced, annual fee and receive some added benefits.

LOCAL, ARTIST, STUDENT OR SENIOR

 

In the neighborhood, a working artist, student or senior? This membership is for you. Fill out a quick form for a discount code to an annual membership.

ANNUAL EDITIONS MEMBERSHIP

 

Get all of the benefits of the Annual UNDO Membership plus an annual subscription to UnionDocs Editions, a set of publications, merchandise or special objects.

UnionDocs is grateful for support from:

New limited editions out now!
Featuring the work of the UNDO Fellows.

FORMS OF ERRANTRY delves into the mesmerizing and haunting films of Miryam Charles and is edited by Lakshmi Padmanabhan. GEOLOGIC LISTENING centers the monumental and expansive work of filmmaker Deborah Stratman and is edited by Sukhdev Sandhu.

Pod Pod 2023 Group 02

Pod Pod is now accepting applications.
Apply today!

Calling all AUDIO MAKERS looking for a bit of motivation, peer support, collective production and a dose of inspiration for your personal project —  join us for 3 months this Fall!