April 24 – Basma Alsharif: Doppelgänging

Thursday, April 24 | Basma Alsharif in person! Basma Alsharif’s sharp, seductive films have often been informed by Palestine’s history, its contemporary political situation, and the conflicted experiences of those who call it home (whether or not they live there). She returns to CATE with a collection of recent films that explore bilocation—the act of being in multiple places […]

An Interview with Basma Alsharif and Tirtza Even by Susan Mamoun

Basma Alsharif, The Story of Milk and Honey (2011) Feburary 9, 2012 Susan Mamoun in conversation with Basma Alsharif and Tirtza Even on the occasion of the screening “We Began by Measuring Distance,” a program of works reflecting on home and distance by women from or connected to Palestine, curated by Tirtza Even. Susan: Where […]

CATE Spring 2014 Season

We are thrilled to announce the Spring 2014 Season of Conversations at the Edge (CATE).  This season will be opening with a multimedia talk on the “Genealogies of the New Aesthetic” by Christiane Paul on March 27th Also lined up this season is Sven Augustijnen‘s Spectres (4/3) a film essay that presents a controversial view […]

We Began By Measuring Distance

Thursday, February 9, 6:00 p.m. | Basma Alsharif in person! Introduced by Tirtza Even! Basma al-Sharif, We Began By Measuring Distance (2009). Courtesy the artist. “We Began By Measuring Distance”  reflects on intrinsic and imposed distances—physical, logistical, and psychological—represented in works by women filmmakers from or connected to Palestine, including Jumana Emil Abboud, Basma Alsharif, […]

CATE Starts Feb 9

CATE returns to the big screen on February 9! Join us for the second half of our ten-year anniversary bash. We’re bringing in ten artists and curators over ten weeks, including Tirtza Even, Basma Alsharif, Steve Anker, Abina Manning, Laure Prouvost, Tomonari Nishikawa, Sara Ludy, Brent Green, Yvonne Rainer, and James Benning! Visit our Current […]

FEATURED ARTISTS

Peggy Ahwesh | John Akomfrah | Basma Alsharif | Thom Andersen | Nancy Andrews | Kenneth Anger | Eleanor Antin | Tatsu Aoki | Cory Arcangel | Sven Augustijnen | Craig Baldwin | Rosa Barba | Stephanie Barber | Lisa Barcy | Daniel Barrow | Yael Bartana | Robert Beavers | Adam K. Beckett | Hakim Belabbes | Zoe Beloff […]

PRESS

Projections, Portraits, and Picaresques: Works by Mary Helena Clark, Mariah Garnett, and Latham Zearfoss – April 23, 2015 Cine-File The Conversations at the Edge series at the Gene Siskel Film Center presentsProjections, Portraits, and Picaresques: Works by Mary Helena Clark, Mariah Garnett, and Latham Zearfoss on Thursday at 6pm, with Clark Garnett, and Zearfoss in […]