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
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.
One of the most emblematic films by the master concerns a holy fragment of celluloid that can only be seen by a secret society known as the Philokinetes.
Five pesos and a cup of coffee on a table top. Raúl Ruiz gets the most from this minimal set-up, both visually and through the laconic soundtrack.