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
Four plant pots provide the corners around which Imai Norio wraps open-reel videotape to form a square shape, juxtaposing contrasting embodiments of time.
This soundless compilation by Rick Prelinger consists of historical images of Los Angeles, partly filmed by anonymous amateurs and partly by Hollywood professionals wanting to use the footage as background in their studio recordings. Now they act as the background for festival visitors wishing to momentarily lose themselves in a dream scenario.
The swinging sixties in Milan: the inimitable Marcello Mastroianni, owner of a sweets factory, becomes completely obsessed by a balloon – how far can you pump it up before it bursts? In Italy, this satire on capitalism was never released in its entirety – fortunately it has now been wonderfully restored.