Drawing upon cinematic memories: restored classics, films about film, experimental works, installations and retrospectives.
Films in ‘Regained’
Aldeia dos Rapazes – Orfanato Sta. Isabel de AlbarraqueBárbara Virgínia IFFR 2018 15′
Bárbara Virgínia's only short film is about an orphanage. She adopted a perspective exceptional for her era by filming at the children’s eye level.
Marquis de Wavrin, du manoir à la jungleGrace Winter, Luc Plantier IFFR 2018 84′
To avoid prison, Marquess Robert de Wavrin flees to South America in 1913. There, he not only shoots an array of exotic animals, but also captures unique footage. Gradually, the adventurer becomes a fearless ethnologist and filmmaker, the first to visit many tribes.
Newsreel 63 – The Train of ShadowsNika Autor IFFR 2018 38′
For many, the idea of a train implies the connotation of travel in pursuit of happiness. No surprise then that refugees also like to share in this dream.
Visual TrainingFrans Zwartjes IFFR 2018 8′
Oppressive black-and-white study of a man in pale makeup surrendering as apathetically as a zombie from a German Expressionist film to primitive, childlike playing with food.