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
After recovering decaying 35mm footage from an unfinished 1980s film by the 'Messiah of Philippine Cinema', John Torres shot new footage and interviews to complete the portrait of a tormented young actress in a film that echoes not only its own troubled production but also the fate of the nation.
The film version of his installation Severed Film, Imai Norio’s found-footage film is a collage made from discarded 16mm film he collected from a local television station.
In 1920s and 1930s Milan, Piero Portaluppi became a successful architect, as well as an enthusiastic filmmaker. His collection of amateur films not only illustrates his career but also gives an impression of a society increasingly under the spell of Mussolini.