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
The enigmatic Jacques Ledoux was not only the initiator and, for many years, heart and soul of the Brussels film archive – five times he also organised a festival of avant-garde film in the casino of the cosmopolitan resort Knokke. This festival’s celebrated reputation spread worldwide, and continues to stir imaginations to this day.
Vintage political paranoia from Belgium, Eisenstein’s posthumous outing as a homosexual, a mountain of mutilated female bodies and a Brazilian family album. On the psychology of collecting and the dangerous tendency to also categorise people.
A procession of cheap snapshots, most likely assembled from discarded family albums. Voices reminisce about childhood, while the camera explores the fading colours.