Bastards 2019 APRIL 25th-27th, 2019 Windup Space Baltimore, MD Below is a preview of the schedule. MORE DETAILS SOON! Thursday, April 25th 6:00pm – 8:00pm Pre-Reception RSVP Only Dinner (Buy your own food & drink – details coming) 8:00pm Registration & Opening Reception (light eats and cash bar) 9:00pm Bastardly Keynote with Snowden Becker & Liz Coffey Followed by the triumphant return of The Bastards Karaoke Band! Friday, April 26th 10:00am Welcome & Introductions 10:30am – 6:00pm Screenings and Conversations (details on time and presenters coming soon) Teach Me, Teacher (Part I) Films and videos meant to teach us something strange, obscure, or life-alteringly informational. Manly Pursuits Why it’s important to let men be men. OR, why this idea is terrible. You Filthy Animal(s) Evidence that bastard films can affect more than their intended (human) audiences. Teach Me, Teacher (Part II: The #MeToo Edition) Films and videos meant to teach women something strange, obscure, or life-alteringly informational. Children of the Damned When children appear in bastard films, no one wins. Especially not the children. Use Me Meditations on reuse in film and video. 6:00pm– Dinner on your own, followed by Something Fun. More about Friday night activities coming soon! We’re working out the details! Saturday, April 27th 10:30am – 6:00pm Screenings and Conversations (details on time and presenters coming soon) Public Violations No one in charge of making these films thought it necessary to obtain permission from their subjects. Baltimore’s Best Bastards Baltimore is full of film nerds who (intentionally or unintentionally) curate, contextualize, or create bastard films. We Ought Not Forget the Aughts Bastardly depictions of the post-9/11 era. Comfort is Overrated Someone once said that the avant-garde was not meant to make you comfortable. Well neither were bastard films. Three exercises in forms of discomfort in a moving image. Trigger Happy Bastard films and triggered responses, like chocolate and peanut butter. 6:00pm RSVP Closing Night Dinner (pay in advance) – Details soon! 8:00pm After-eats Antics. More about Saturday night activities coming soon! We’re working out the details! Sunday, April 27th 11:00am – 1:00pm Brunch (optional) Details soon!!