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An image from "Nile Perch"

An image from Josh Gibson's "Nile Perch."

Oct. 28, 2013

The Crisp-Ellert Art Museum and the Flagler College Department of Art and Design are pleased to welcome experimental filmmaker Josh Gibson. Gibson, a Lecturing Fellow at the Duke University Program in the Arts of the Moving Image and graduate faculty member in the Duke University Program in Experimental and Documentary Arts, will screen and discuss his three most recent films, “Kudzu Vine”, “Light Plate” and “Nile Perch.” These current projects explore the intersection of non-fiction practice with hand-made cinematographic explorations.

The event will take place on Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. at the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum.

Gibson’s films and videos have screened nationally and internationally in such venues as The National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, Edinburgh International Film Festival, SXSW, Tribeca, Slamdance, LA Film Festival, Full Frame, New York Film Festival (Views from the Avant-Garde), Ann Arbor Film Festival and Rotterdam International Film Festival, among many others.

In the past three years his films have won 14 major festival awards including Best Individual Contribution to Short Film, Edinburgh International Film Festival (“Light Plate” 2013), Best International Documentary, Zagreb Dox (“Kudzu Vine” 2013), Best Short Film, LA Film Festival (“Kudzu Vine” 2012), Jurors Stellar Award for Documentary, Black Maria Film Festival (“Kudzu Vine” 2012, “Nile Perch” 2013), Juror’s Citation, Black Maria Film Festival (“Light Plate” 2013), Best Cinematography, DIY Film Festival (“Nile Perch” 2013), Best Short Film, Indie Grits Film Festival (“Kudzu Vine” 2012), Best Experimental Film, Crossroads Film Festival (“Kudzu Vine” 2012), Florida Experimental Film Festival (long) Film Award (“Kudzu Vine” 2013), Best Southeastern Film, Lookout Wild Film Festival (“Kudzu Vine” 2012), Best Film, Slamdance 5 Flavors of Filmmaking Competition (“Watermelon” 2012).

His film “Nile Perch” is one of the 15 finalists for Cinema Eye Honors’ Best Short documentary of 2013.

For further information, please visit the website at www.flagler.edu/crispellert, or contact Julie Dickover at 904-826-8530 or crispellert@flagler.edu


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