Regained is an annual part of the Signals programme which explores cinema's treasure trove and screens restored classics, inexplicably forgotten masterpieces and films and documentaries that centre on cinema itself.
Films in ‘Signals: Regained’
Perret in Frankreich und AlgerienHeinz Emigholz IFFR 2014 110′
Perret in France and Algeria explores 30 architectural creations by Auguste Perret in France and Algeria, with a deep sense of melancholia. While the former are carefully preserved memorials to themselves, the latter are often now put to different uses.
Die Basis des Make-Up I-IIIHeinz Emigholz IFFR 2014
For each of the pieces in this series, Emigholz shot between 38 and 69 notebooks, page-by-page, which he then shows with such speed that his writings and drawings become something like an animation of his thoughts and notions. Unique glimpse into an artist's creative process.
55505 PareidoliaLloyd Dunn IFFR 2014
Recycled visuals serve to focus better on the acoustic composition in this installation, comprising sounds of films and radio signals from space.
NatanPaul Duane, David Cairns IFFR 2014 66′
After World War I, Romanian-born Natan revived the French film industry. By World War II, his alledged involvement as a young actor in porn films was used against him to sabotage his business and deliver him to the Nazis, with a fatal outcome. Screened together with Mr leos caraX.