Bijou Festival 2023

Bijou Festival 2023

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CalArts Campus


The School of Film/Video students will screen new works and works-in-progress at the Bijou Fest this week, which runs 10 am-midnight May 8-12. Starting Wednesday evening through Friday, there are also installations in C113, C115, and A404 (the Black & White).

This year's Bijou Fest is coordinated by Experimental Animation faculty Alexander Stewart, with the collaboration of Amy Basen, Paul Kyle, Gordon Kurowski and Nathan Crow.

Screenings 10 am-midnight all week, Bijou Theater

Monday, May 8
12-1:30 pm, Cinedance (Tuixén Benet's collab with Dance school)
6-8 pm, Experimental Animation BFA 1&2s
9-10 pm, Experimental Animation MFA 1s (Pia Borg's class)

Tueday, May 9
1-4:30 pm, Alternate Realities/Radicalizing Image (Betzy Bromberg's surreal cinematic adventures)

Wednesday, May 10
12-2 pm, Alchemical Cinema & Shadowlands (Charlotte Pryce's magickal cinema conjurings)
4-6 pm, This Machine Kills Fascists (adventures in sound weirdness with Andrew Kim)

Thursday, May 11
12:30-2 pm, Character Animation, Directors Show
2-4 pm, Experimental Animation, BFA 4 thesis films
4-6 pm, Experimental Animation, MFA 3 thesis films
6:30-10 pm, Film Directing Program, thesis films 

Friday, May 12
10 am–2 pm, Program in Film and Video, Graduating films