Joerg Burger at IFFR
Way of Passion
Trapani, Sicily. Its inhabitants are preparing for the Good Friday procession that has taken place annually for 400 years. A swift and ubiquitous camera takes us on a 24 hour journey into the heat of the action and the heart of emotions.
In the digital era, what chance does ‘real’ celluloid film have of surviving? Martin Scorsese, Christopher Nolan, Tacita Dean: a small but influential group of archivists, filmmakers and artists are bent on saving the medium. A fascinating exploration, both sobering and encouraging.