MCASD’s alt.pictureshows moving to downtown

The seventh annual alt.pictureshows showcase returns Aug. 27, but for the first time, the short-film festival will be at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego’s downtown galleries. The festival was held at the museum’s La Jolla location for the past six years.

MCASD spokeswoman Denise Montgomery said the reason for the move is partially due to an exhibition timing conflict. The “MIX: Nine San Diego Architects and Designers” exhibition will be on display at the La Jolla location from May 22 through Sept. 6, thus conflicting with the date of the alt.pictureshows, which has traditionally been held in August. The other half of the equation? The museum wants to switch things up and try something new.

This year’s event will feature an eclectic line-up of shorts that are hand picked by MCASD film curator Neil Kendricks.

Since 2003, alt.pictureshows has encouraged “physical channel surfing,” where viewers can experience a range of different short films as they screen on a loop in the various gallery spaces throughout the museum.

The alt.pictureshows will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Aug. 27. MCASD’s downtown galleries are located at 1100 and 1001 Kettner Blvd. Admission to the festival is free to members and $5 for the general public.

For more information, call (858) 454 3541 or visit www.mcasd.org.

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