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30 Jan – 9 Feb 2025

Kerry Laitala

Kerry Laitala at IFFR

  • Orbit

    An ode to Kodachrome. A swirling carousel of brushstrokes of light in bright colours on celluloid.

    • Short: Starting from Scratch
  • Muse of Cinema

    For The Muse of Cinema Laitala exposed the film directly with a light source, not a movie camera.

    • Exposing Cinema: Borderline Behaviour
  • Spectrology

    Spectrology is a phantasmagoria. Cinema as a means to bring ghosts to life.

    • Spectrum Shorts
  • Torchlight Tango

    Hyperactive do-it-yourself 16mm film about the hidden life of the film maker in the darkroom. Nominated for the Tiger Awards for Short Film.

    • Short: Starting from Scratch
  • Awake but Dreaming

    Shot in the Hirschgang Oberer, an extended curved hallway at the Akademie Schloss Solitude, like an endless cycle.

    • Ex Voto: Mapping the Heart
  • Secure the Shadow

    About the fiction of photography as a democratising medium in the process of mourning and a physical reminder of loss.

    • Ex Voto: Mapping the Heart
  • The Adventure Parade

    The inherent violence that is intimated at in this hand-processed film can only offer a clue of past interventions.

    • Ex Voto: Mapping the Heart
  • Conquered

    Filmed entirely at the Akademie Schloss Solitude. Images coming from the depths of a submerged self.

    • Ex Voto: Mapping the Heart
  • Hallowed

    A mystical journey by a woman, who returns to the start of time.

    • main programme short
  • Bush Mechanics

    Ingenious inventions for survival in the outback.

    • Tracking Tomorrow