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NEW SCREEN NEWCASTLE is a 2-day festival celebrating the best of international video art that explores concepts of the narrative.

The screening will take place at
Side Cinema and Tyneside Cinema
in Newcastle UK
10-11. September 2011.

Produced by
Oslo Screen Festival
in collaboration with Side Cinema.

Festival organisers NABROAD and Oslo Screen Festival are proud to announce the program for the first NEW SCREEN NEW-CASTLE in Newcastle Upon Tyne. NEW SCREEN NEW-CASTLE is a Festival of Video Art, and a creative international dialogue, which could see this festival take place regularly in the coming years. NEW SCREEN NEW-CASTLE introduces a lineup of short films and video works at its festival premiere in Newcastle upon Tyne (UK) 10-11. September 2011. Artists from Finland, USA, Iran, India, Japan, Canada, Norway, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, France, Poland, Australia, Portugal, Hungary as well as Sweden, China and the UK give NEW SCREEN NEW-CASTLE 2011 a distinctive feel as it explores concepts of the narrative.

Taking place over two days and at two of Newcastle’s most unique venues the festival opens at the Tyneside Cinema on Saturday 10. September with the Newcastle based artists Duane Hopkins and Henna-Riikka Halonen alongside international artists in a daylong screening program. The main program 'A Narrative at Something Else' curated by Oslo Screen Festival, also at Tyneside Cinema will showcase works by the renowned Bull.Miletic, Sérgio Cruz and Denise Hauser and many more. The festival’s opening party reception will take place after this screening, at Tyneside Cinema with a special screening of works by Max Hattler.

The second day of the festival sees the action move to the Side Cinema where from 12pm another program commences curated by NABROAD and Oslo Screen Festival presenting works by artists such as Mattias Härenstam, Kiron Hussain, Ane Lan, Joanna Lecklin and Morten Dysgaard.

NABROAD (Norwegian Artists Abroad) engages in international exchange through publications, curatorial projects, events and exhibitions, collaborating with artists and organisations internationally as an artist-run non-profit organisation.
Oslo Screen Festival is an international festival for experimental film and video art happening in Oslo every two years. This is a non-profit initiative started in 2008 by visual artist Margarida Paiva and producer Rune Sandnes.

The sponsors of NEW SCREEN NEW-CASTLE help realise our initiative of bringing together a collective of Norwegian, Newcastle and North East based artists as well as international artists in our attempt to create ongoing links and encourage creative exchange. Our sponsors are vital in our mission to promote international exchange as well as our attempt to present the best program of video art that explore concepts of the narrative in an exciting environment that is Newcastle. Our sponsors are: The Royal Norwegian Embassy, The Norwegian Arts Council, Virtual Portfolio and NABROAD.

Event Location

Venue Side Cinema & Tyneside Cinema
Place Newcastle
Location Side Cinema
Newcastle upon Tyne,

Tyneside Cinema
10 Pilgrim Street
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear

Event Date

Starts: 10/09/2011, Time: 10:00
Ends: 11/09/2011, Time: 22:00


Admission is FREE to this event.


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