An invitation to reflect upon the lure of science and technology and our obsession with progress through a series of films and an exhibition.
Films in ‘Curtain Call’
Puppet TheatreRobbrecht & Daem IFFR 2018 0
Blending modern architecture with elements of fairy-tale castles, this futuristic toy theatre also folds together into a rocket, pointing to the heavens.
PolteSami van Ingen IFFR 2018 15′
From a few surviving images from the Finnish film Fallen Asleep When Young (1937), an other-worldly melodrama is distilled. Passion, deeply human, now digitally reanimated.
CosmoramaHugo Deverchère IFFR 2018 23′
This disorienting, cosmic site exploration tests our imagination by means of infrared imagery and radio-telescopic data that are turned into sound.
Orbital VanitasShaun Gladwell IFFR 2018 0
Without any limiting sense of scale, the beauty of the earth, sun and stars is explored from inside an enormous human skull that is orbiting above the Earth.