EFS goes to New York

This time James Hyland makes his way to New York. Curated by Rouzbeh Rashidi Hyland plays in a short film programme Folds of Existence to be screened January 19th at American Medium 515West 20th St. 

The programme also includes 
Controle No6 by Jann Clavadetscher
HSP (161-170) by Rouzbeh Rashidi
Brine Twice Daily by Vicky Langan and Max Le Cain Refining the Senses by Atoosa Pour Hosseini
More info HERE and HERE

EFS goes to ULTRAcinema MEXICO

Thanks to EFS The Family Vault of the Late James Hyland makes it's way to Mexico. The programme also includes..

Impulsive Film by Jann Clavadetscher Playground by Vicky Langan/Max Le Cain HSP(161-170) by Rouzbeh Rashidi Refining the Senses by Atoosa Pour Hosseini
Further info can be found HERE and HERE

Drifting Cities - Top 50 Films of the 21st Century

I'm delighted Drifting Cities is listed as part of the top 50 films of the 21st Century by cine-blogger CINEPENSIERI.

"Higgins, breaches definitively the border between fiction and reality: the means corresponds to the end, the difference between the real world outside the film and the inner fictional one vanishes. So we witness a renewed vitality depicted on the big screen by the two leads, that cut loose and start an unrestrained and energetic dance, which is an indication that all is cinema"
CINEPENSIERI on Drifting Cities
See the list HERE

Drifting Cities Review by Cinepensieri

Thanks to this last movie, Higgins reveals to be one of the most versatile and amazing directors of the Experiment Film Society, capable to go from an immediate, chaotic and dynamic performance, like Stone Boat, totally characterized by the improvisation, to an evanescent and elusive work, like Drifting cities, that was long meditated.

Drifting Cities is evanescent in the widest meaning of the term: the two leads of the developed, or rather displayed, plot, are outlined through thoughts and memories that emerge in the shape of ethereal images, frozen and made eternal, suspended in a limbo of mnemonic reminiscence, in the balance of two distant and opposite worlds: the present and the past, the life and the death. Ectoplasms linger in a colorless and a drift world, that survives and lives only thanks to old repeating film clips, as if the only way to continue and (r)exist was holding on to the past by the filmic medium. Is the cinema that turns into the w…

The Family Vault of the Late James Hyland - Short Film Completion and World Premiere

I'm delighted to announce the completion of my new short film
The Family Vault of the Late James Hyland (13m, HD, 2017)

Ambra Bergamasco
Edegar Starke&
Cillian Roche
in a bizarre short film experiment with dance, disease and death.
Photographed on location at Goldenbridge Cemetery, Inchicore.

Thanks to EFS it'll have it's World Premiere in Chile at FEDAXV

Drifting Cities goes to Waterford 23rd October - IMAGINE ARTS FESTIVAL

Drifting Cities will play IMAGINE Arts Festival in Waterford at 5:30pm on two nights - Monday, October 23rd and Friday, October 27th. Entrance is free.

 Special thanks to the Jenna Whelan and the festival for making it happen.


Funnel Web Family goes to Sonic Dreams, Waterford.

Thanks to EFS, Funnel Web Family Refrigerated goes to Sonic Dreams Festival, Waterford 29th, 30th September 2017.