Thu 26 Jan to Sat 4 Feb, 11:00-20:30, Schouwburgplein, free admission, part of Homeless Movies.
- Mekhitar Garabedian
In the Regained section, new light is cast on existing film material by means of restored classics,...Read more about this programme
Crossroads (1976), the most controversial film by avant-garde icon Bruce Conner, consists solely of images of atomic tests, set to music by Terry Riley. Former film historian and restorer Ross Lipman takes a new look at the material, and the human urge towards self-destruction. He does this in the form of a 'live documentary'.
The absurd wealth of typical tourist photos that can be found online allows for new forms of archaeology. A frame-by-frame reconstruction of generic behaviour.
A classic pink film from the Nikkatsu Roman Porn series, this raunchy sex comedy set in a bathhouse-cum-brothel uncovers the sexual eccentricities of ordinary people. Desire has no limits in this candid portrait of sex workers with clients ranging from businessmen to yakuza.