Film performance with three 16mm projectors. Lines change size and frequency as the camera zooms closer and pulls further away. From these lines, the machine generates sound: the voice of the machine. Into the field of lines emerge the hands of the operators making new patterns of lines.
The other films shown within Repetition Maximum
Saint Bathans RepetitionsAlexandre Larose IFFR 2018 20′
A series of cinematic portraits expand into a tapestry of glistening natural light and vaporous movement, created via a painstaking process of in-camera layering effects.
Star FerrySimon Liu IFFR 2018 8′
Time is condensed in 35mm imagery of the metropolises Hong Kong and Tokyo, melding together impressions of city life by day and night.
An Empty ThreatJosh Lewis IFFR 2018 8′
Fully handmade 16mm film with deep black blots in various shapes and sizes, sequenced into a variety of visual rhythms. Soundtrack by Stephen Vitiello.
Comfort StationsAnja Dornieden, Juan David González Monroy IFFR 2018 26′
A found set of images and sounds with an instruction text make a special type of film. Comfort Stations manifests itself as some sort of psychological test.