Drawing upon cinematic memories: restored classics, films about film, experimental works, installations and an homage to Claudio Caligari.
Films in ‘Regained’
Juke--Passages from the Films of Spencer WilliamsThom Andersen IFFR 2016 29′
Film essayist Andersen rescues the Afro-American actor, director and scriptwriter Spencer Williams from obscurity with a striking, plotless montage film.
Hollywood My HometownFenno Werkman IFFR 2016 0
In Hollywood, a hobby filmmaker can also sometimes get a film star in front of his lens. Comedian and actor Ken Murray collected an impressive cast.
Goodbye, Boys!Mikhail Kalik IFFR 2016 97′
Three best friends live by the sea and spend time outside, observing the world, talking about the meaning of life and just enjoying their youth that would soon be interrupted by the war. A banned masterpiece of Soviet 'nouvelle vague'.
The MiniaturistParibartana Mohanty IFFR 2016 13′
A contemporary variation on Hiroshima, mon amour, but with a strong emphasis on the use of colour and with the voice of nuclear physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer.