Thu 26 Jan to Sat 4 Feb, 11:00-20:30, Schouwburgplein, free admission, part of Homeless Movies.
- Katrin Kamrau
In the Regained section, new light is cast on existing film material by means of restored classics,...Read more about this programme
Footage from the 1950s evokes memories of both modernist euphoria and the Cold War. The soundtrack however refers to 1980s Belgian paranoia.
In this portrait, Mexican light master Carlos Reygadas (Post Tenebras Lux, 2012) seldom addresses the camera directly, but allows himself to be filmed during his first commercial assignment. An unexpectedly playful approach from this solitary filmmaker, in which his driver has as much to say as he does.
Images on celluloid eventually deteriorate. In fact, a loss of colour is already noticeable in this poetic collage of recycled, predominantly magenta fragments.