Media City Film Festival’s 26th Edition
in Windsor, Ontario and Detroit, Michigan
Tuesday, November 7 through Saturday, November 11, 2023
Media City Film Festival’s historic 26th Edition will showcase more than 70 international film and digital artworks in their original formats (S8mm, 16mm, 35mm, digital). Curated across five nights of International Competition, Retrospective, and Special Screenings, MCFF will host invited filmmakers from around the world, with many opportunities to engage with artists and other cinema professionals throughout the event. The full program, including Three Fold’s co-presenting partnership on International Program Eight, is available at mediacityfilmfestival.com
MCFF International Program Eight
Co-presenting partner: Three Fold
Films by: Jeannette Ehlers / Kevin Jerome Everson / Miryam Charles / Ana Vaz / Abigail Child / Sarah Maldoror / Simone Leigh & Madeleine Hunt-Ehrlich
Program inspired by and conspiring with Fire Blossoms, a dossier by Yasmina Price for Three Fold Press Detroit.
Saturday, November 11 at 9:30 pm
The Capitol Theatre
121 University Ave. W, Windsor
Pay What You Like
Images: Harry Smith, Film No. 11 (Mirror Animations), 1956-57. Courtesy Anthology Film Archives © Harry Smith Archives.
issue no. twelve—fall 2023
By André Seewood
In this essay, writer and filmmaker André Seewood argues that director William Crain’s film Blacula from 1972 is more than just another vampire film. Read the full text, as well as a transcription of an oral interview with Crain, and watch the film in its entirety.
By Paul Elliman
“In Cuzco, while traveling in Peru, I was offered a collection of Quechua bracelets. Dark and bright clusters of small objects strung together. Rough stone, medicinal tree bark, metals, feathers and seeds, beads of blue lapis and apple-green jade. One of the bracelets held a tiny piece of hand-carved bone, like the fragment of a miniature Galatea.”
Diego & Me
By James D. Fuson
“I was in prison for life when I had my first real experience with the Detroit Institute of Arts [...] Most of my life, I haven’t known about Diego Rivera’s monumental Detroit Industry Murals, but eight years ago, that changed.”