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Images Festival 2020

The 33rd Images Festival will take place from 16th to 22nd April, 2020.

The 2020 festival will continue to present multi-faceted exhibitions and screenings as part of our OFF SCREEN program including: Jess Dobkin (Wetrospective) at the Art Gallery of York University; Silvia Kolbowski (A Few Howls Again, guest-curated by Magdalyn Asimakis, Jared Quinton, and Alexandra Symons Sutcliffe) at Gallery 44; Aleesa Cohene (Kathy) at shell; Ricarda Roggan (KINO) at Goethe Media Space at the Goethe-Institut Toronto; Danielle Hyde, Jaene F. Castrillon, Kate Meawasige, and Louis Esmé (Thaumaturgy) at Tangled Art Gallery, co-presented with Charles Street Video; and Beck G-Osborne, Maddie Alexander, Nala Ismacil, and Dana Buzzee (behind the curtain, curated by Morgan Sears-Williams) at Xpace Cultural Centre.

Images Festival is also excited to announce the annual Keynote Lecture delivered by film scholar and critic Girish Shambu, titled Manifesto for a New Cinephilia, which will focus on 21st-century film culture. This year’s Canadian Spotlight will revisit the nine-episode machinima (machine+cinema) series TimeTraveller™ (2008-2013) created by Kahnawa:ke-born, Montreal-based multimedia artist Skawennati.