Thu 26 Jan to Sat 4 Feb, 11:00-20:30, Schouwburgplein, free admission, part of Homeless Movies.
- Jasper Rigole
In the Regained section, new light is cast on existing film material by means of restored classics,...Read more about this programme
Spilliaert is fascinated by the seemingly spontaneous moments in double portraits that amateur filmmakers make of themselves.
She starts her visual essay by mirroring a Super-8 recording from an archive of amateur home movies with a video recording made by Spillaert's parents in 1990.
After recovering decaying 35mm footage from an unfinished 1980s film by the 'Messiah of Philippine Cinema', John Torres shot new footage and interviews to complete the portrait of a tormented young actress in a film that echoes not only its own troubled production but also the fate of the nation.