Thu 26 Jan to Sat 4 Feb, 11:00-20:30, Schouwburgplein, free admission, part of Homeless Movies.
- Eva Giolo
In the Regained section, new light is cast on existing film material by means of restored classics,...Read more about this programme
Compelling documentary about Dawson City and the unique relationship between this little Canadian town with its cinema and the gold fever that briefly engulfed the sleepy fishing village. Both a symphony and a time capsule, consisting of fragments from the perfectly preserved silent films found in a dump. A marvellous record of the early 20th century.
Plato’s allegory of the cave is often read as a prefiguration of cinema. Yet this film illustrates how online gaming was born from a network of caves.
The film version of his installation Severed Film, Imai Norio’s found-footage film is a collage made from discarded 16mm film he collected from a local television station.