Apple Pie Independent Film By Sam Tam Ham

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Date(s) - October 22, 2022
7:00 pm

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Anita Building

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APPLE PIE
INDEPENDENT FILM BY SAM TAM HAM
October 22nd, 7pm
At The Anita Building
1312 Commercial in Astoria
82-minutes / super 16mm film/digital transfer
Sam Tam Ham / 2016
Donation bar
10$ donation asked, no one denied entry for lack of funds

Filmed on super 16mm film across Aotearoa New Zealand, Sāmoa with chief Ioane Papali’i, and a remote mountain top astrophysics observatory in the high plain deserts of East Oregon, Apple Pie is a messy but fertile 10-part creative inquiry into the role of astronomy in the evolution of human agency.

Apple Pie’s cacophony of experiential tonalities oscillates between anchors of meaning across a cosmic ocean of relational chaos that has been described as “beautifully poetic and mesmerizing”, “Terrifically intense”, “epistemology off-piste”, and – to quote Sam’s grandma – “I fell asleep half-way through”. 

Completed in 2016 and subsequently screened around the world, this feature-length artist-film by Aotearoa New Zealand/US artist Sam Tam Ham has not screened in the Pacific NW since exhibiting at the Portland Art Museum in 2017.

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/172257952

samhamilton.org
creative-capital.org/artists/sam-tam-ham/