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’
★Johann Lurf IFFR 2018 90′
What exactly is written in the stars? Experimental filmmaker Lurf scoured over a century of cinematic history for depictions of the heavens. Without compromising his criteria, he edited them together chronologically, including their original soundtracks. A visually dizzying trip.
A Creak in TimeSteven McInerney IFFR 2018 27′
Inspired by the famous Eames film Powers of Ten, McInerney explores the boundaries of perception, from the smallest atom to the remotest corners of the universe.
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.
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.