Artists' Television Access

Archive for January, 2011

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Join us for our annual blowout party! ATA Art Auction and FUNraiser!

ATA Art Auction & FUNraiser

Artists’ Television Access proudly invites the Bay Area community to celebrate 26 years of cutting edge, alternative and experimental art at this year’s fundraiser. The night features a live and silent art auction of work from almost 50 established and emerging artists, with live musical performances by Grass Widow and Puce Moment, and visual presentation… Read more »

Trafficking in Moldova” – UNIFEM Lecture and Film Event

The San Francisco Chapter of UNIFEM (United Nations Development Fund for Women) will host a fundraiser to support the work of Ninel (Neli) Babcinschi, an advocate and defender of trafficked victims in Moldova. Participants will hear from Kate Transchel, professor of Russian at California State University at Chico, and an expert in human trafficking in… Read more »

BROKEN WINDOWS, OPEN DOORS & b media collective

BROKEN WINDOWS: In early December 2008, after Republic Windows and Doors abruptly told its workers that it was shutting down the operations, 240 members of the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE) occupied the plant. The executives of the company claimed that the Bank of America had canceled Republic’s line of credit, making it impossible… Read more »

Softening: Live Meditation in the Window for two weekends with the San Francisco Buddhist Center


Live Art/Meditation by the Community at the San Francisco Buddhist Center (around the corner from ATA on Bartlett Street) Saturdays and Sundays January 15 & 16: 10am-6pm January 22 & 23: 10am-6pm Plus a special screening of With One Voice, a documentary film about mysticism Sunday, January 16th, 6pm For more information, please contact Suvanna… Read more »

Cut and Run’s 2011 Experimental European Tour – Call for Submissions – Call for Venue Proposals

“Cut and Run began in early 2009 in San Francisco as a single screening event at Artists’ Television Access. It has since evolved into an annual traveling film festival featuring experimental and avant-garde cinema, both contemporary and past works. “C + R celebrates works that deviate from mainstream and traditional cinema and opt towards authentic,… Read more »


ATA’s openscreening is the only monthly open submissions screening in the Bay Area. Get your work out there! Get feedback! Or just come and take it all in! One hour of shorts are accepted monthly on an open revolving basis, anything goes with the screened work, and the refreshments are pretty good too. $5, FREE… Read more »

With One Voice

This screening is in conjunction with two weekends of events taking place in the ATA window by the San Francisco Buddhist Center. Only in recent times has it been possible to make the world’s vast spiritual teachings available to a global audience, and to create a dialogue between its most revered teachers. Now, for the… Read more »

Zeitgeist: Moving Forward

, by director Peter Joseph, is a feature length documentary work which will present a case for a needed transition out of the current socioeconomic monetary paradigm which governs the entire world society. This subject matter will transcend the issues of cultural relativism and traditional ideology and move to relate the core, empirical “life ground”… Read more »

Rema Ghuloum: In Remembrance Of…

Opening reception for the artist
Wednesday, December 8th. 6 – 9 pm

ATA Film & Video Festival: Lightstruck Workshop Film!

Check-out this film created in Kerry Laitala’s Lightstruck workshop. The workshop was part of the 5th Annual ATA Film & Video Festival! The film was made by exposing 16mm, B&W film stock by hand. “Cinegrams” were created by placing objects and material directly onto the film and casting their shadows upon the film with light…. Read more »