The cinema comes to life in Signals: Regained.Read more about this programme
Exposed to light several times, the images of this abstract film are compiled from basic elements that emerge when a cube is cut equidistant from its three main axes. The surfaces move independently of and in reaction to each other. The rotations and shifts evoke a change in form and composition.
Recent documentaries such as Vivement le cinéma (Jérôme Prieur, 2011) and The First Interview (Denis Tupicoff, 2011) recreate pioneering French contributions to the art of cinema. This setting pays homage to the great film magician Georges Méliès, who ended up as a shopkeeper in a railway station. Free admission.
The face of fascism? This grotesque found-footage film combines close-ups of 65 actors playing Adolf Hitler in films made between 1940 and today.