Five films between Black Box and White Cube confront the past and ask, in diverse ways, “What remains?” The directors in this film programme employ a range of very unusual techniques and aesthetics, and some of their works have been shown to great acclaim in art exhibitions. Taken together, these films, some of them award winning, give viewers an insight into the current state of international artist films.
Dir Lior Shamriz/DE 2014/26 mins/English wGerman ST
Lost love, lost artistic collaboration, the two are meeting for one night as she briefly visits the city where he still lives.
Dir Michel Klöfkorn/DE 2014/7 mins/Silent
I wanted to make a film about de-weaving … aren’t things here much too confusing complicated complected? I sent huge posters into the document shredder to have them cut into strips.
Dir Josef Dabernig/AT 2013/16 mins/Silent
The film is set along the gravel banks of a flowing river in northern Italy, where a group of swimmers has gathered on a hot summer day.
Dir Sandro Aguilar/PT 2014/21 mins
Hidden memories and lost treasures of our primeval inhabitants.
Dir Federico Adorno/PY 2014/14 mins/Silent
A group of peasants enters La Estancia in search of their missing relatives. Are they dead? Are they alive? Nobody knows. Some survivors of the massacre hide in the forest wandering around in shock.