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  • John Akomfrah, Peripeteia 2012 HD video still

    John Akomfrah, Peripeteia 2012
    HD video still

    A Smoking Dogs Films Production, in association with Carroll / Fletcher and the European Cultural Foundation. Courtesy the artist and Carroll / Fletcher.
    © John Akomfrah

  • Stephen Dwoskin, Mom 2008 Video still

    Stephen Dwoskin, Mom 2008
    Video still

    Courtesy Stephen Dwoskin Estate and LUX

  • Stephen Sutcliffe, Plum 2012 Video still

    Stephen Sutcliffe, Plum 2012
    Video still

    Courtesy the artist and Rob Tufnell, London
    © Stephen Sutcliffe

  • Grace Schwindt, Meeting Florchen Gordon 2008 HD video still

    Grace Schwindt, Meeting Florchen Gordon 2008
    HD video still

    Courtesy Zeno X Gallery; and Argos
    © Grace Schwindt

  • Adam Chodzko, The Pickers 2009 HD video still

    Adam Chodzko, The Pickers 2009
    HD video still

    Courtesy the artist and Marlborough Contemporary
    © Adam Chodzko

  • Margaret Salmon, P.S. 2010 Video still

    Margaret Salmon, P.S. 2010
    Video still

    Courtesy the artist
    © Margaret Salmon

  • Sonia Boyce and Ain Bailey, Oh Adelaide 2010 Video still

    Sonia Boyce and Ain Bailey
    Oh Adelaide
    2010
    Video still

    Courtesy the artists 
    © The artists

Exploring what film can simultaneously reveal and withhold about ourselves, these films address themes of personal and historical significance, spanning tender portraits of close relations and observations from afar. This screening is followed by a discussion with the artists chaired by George Clark, Assistant Curator, Film, Tate Modern.

Programme

P.S.

Margaret Salmon, 2010, black and white, sound, video, 8 min

Mom

Stephen Dwoskin, 2008 video, 13 min

Plum

Stephen Sutcliffe, 2012 colour, sound stereo, HD video, 4 min

The Pickers

Adam Chodzko, 2009 black and white, sound, video, 18 min

Meeting Florchen Gordon

Grace Schwindt, 2008, HD video, 5 min

Oh Adelaide

Sonia Boyce and Ain Bailey, 2010, HD video on Blu-ray disc, 7 min

Peripeteia

John Akomfrah, 2012, HD, video, colour, sound, 18 min

Programme duration: 74 min

Tate Film is supported by Maja-Hoffmann / LUMA Foundation.

With additional support for Assembly from Bilge Ogut-Cumbusyan and Haro Cumbusyan