Phil Collins at IFFR
Return of the Real
Participants in a Turkish reality TV show give a press conference about their experiences with the programme. The participants share for the first time their often bizarre and terrible experiences. The video is accompanied by a group photo of the participants and individual portraits. An exhibition in the Nederlands fotomuseum.
He Who Laughs Last Laughs Longest
A laughing contest.
zasto ne govorim srpski (na srpskom)
Phil Collins' film avoids heavy-handed political messages in favour of intimate, vulnerable portrayals of individuals within a community. A masterfully crafted film.
soy mi madre
A lavishly powerful political telenovela with Mépris-like moments of cinematic delight.
marxism today (prologue)
British video artist Phil Collins' new film visits teachers who gave classes on Marxism-Leninism in the German Democratic Republic (GDR).
the meaning of style
A deceptively complex Malaysian reverie featuring a cast of skinheads, butterflies and the sounds of Gruff Rhys and Y Niwl in perfect harmony.
Tomorrow Is Always Too Long
Imagining an entirely new take on the city symphony, Collins turned his documentary on Glasgow into a musical. He scouted his lead vocalists in maternity hospitals, schoolyards, prisons and social clubs for the elderly. An eccentric mix of songs, animated clips and parodies of commercial television. Free admission
Visual artist Phil Collins collaborated with one of Japan’s leading animation studios and composer Mica Levi to create a futuristic tale about anti-capitalist resistance in a carbon-based society.
Essayist road movie on the relation between England's Manchester and philosopher Friedrich Engels, founder of communism. Are his ideas still alive?