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!!