Something Horizontal (2015)

Running time: 9:43

Flashes of Victorian domestic surfaces and geometric shadows transform the physical world into a somber, impressionistic abstraction, while elsewhere a spectre emerging from the depths of German Expressionism reminds us that what goes up always comes down.



Screenings:

2016
Lines that we follow, shapes that we create – Transient Visions: Festival of the Moving Image,       Johnson City, NY
INFRARED: New Visions from the Queer Underground – TWIST: The Seattle Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, Seattle, WA
International Competition – ARKIPEL Jakarta International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival, Jakarta, Indonesia
Experimental Shorts – Melbourne International Film Festival, Melbourne, Australia
CC14 – CROSSROADS: thank your body for its strength and power – Cellular Cinema, Minneapolis, MN
Competitive Screening #3 – Haverhill Experimental Film Festival, Haverhill, MA [Award: Juror Mention]
Chromatics – Winnipeg Underground Film Festival, Winnipeg, MB
Competición Vanguardia‬s – FILMADRID Festival Internacional de Cine, Madrid, Spain
thank your body for its strength and power – CROSSROADS, San Francisco, CA
Flicker & Wow: The Dockworker’s Dream – Big Ears Festival, Knoxville, TN
Opening Night Program – Onion City Film Festival, Chicago, IL
Pleats of Matter: The Films of Blake Williams – Acropolis Cinema, Los Angeles, CA

2015
event #4 – Rubicon Cinema, Akron, OH
Competition Program #4 – Alternative Film/Video Festival, Belgrade, Serbia
Magasinet Walden visar Mary Helena Clark – Swedish Film Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Fascinations – Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival, Jihlava, Czech Republic
Projections Program 1 – New York Film Festival, New York, NY
Wavelengths 1: Fire in the Brain – Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto, ON



contact: blake.williams@utoronto.ca