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  • Featuring images generated by revisiting the chronophotographic techniques of Étienne-Jules Marey, this film deals with the discontinuity that lies at the heart of the film medium. 

    Duration:
    21 min
  • #2

    Director: Joost Rekveld

    Hommage to the way daylight changes colour during the course of the day, linking this to how film as a medium captures and radiates light.

    Duration:
    12 min
  • Inspired by concepts found in medieval and Renaissance optics, #23.2, Book of Mirrors was made with a set-up in which elementary optical principles are used to generate images.

    Duration:
    12 min
  • #3

    Director: Joost Rekveld

    Images for this work were created by recording the movements of a tiny light source with extremely long exposure times, drawing traces on the emulsion of the film.

    Duration:
    4 min
  • #37

    Director: Joost Rekveld

    #37 was inspired by the work of James Whitney and in some ways is a tribute to his abstract animated film Lapis (1966). 

    Duration:
    29 min
  • #43.6

    Director: Joost Rekveld

    Influenced by the work of logician G. Spencer Brown, whose book Laws of Form is a wonderful account of a new kind of logic.

    Duration:
    11 min
  • #5

    Director: Joost Rekveld

    Through images made by using very non-virtual, simple reflecting materials, #5 can be regarded as a kind of action painting with light.

    Duration:
    6 min
  • #61

    Director: Joost Rekveld

    In #61, abstract moving images react to the eye movements of several visitors. The installation deals with visual perception as a dialogue between observer and observed, seen as a metaphor for similar dialogues that occur in the relations between humans and their technology and humans and their environment.

  • #67

    Director: Joost Rekveld

    A homage to the videos Reminiscence and Telc by Steina and Woody Vasulka, both from 1974.

    Duration:
    16 min
  • #7

    Director: Joost Rekveld

    As an articulation of the old idea that colours arise from the clash between light and dark, this film presents a gradual change from black to white.

    Duration:
    32 min

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  • We don’t often think about how we see. From augmented reality to bioanalysis of perception, these four films reconsider how we look at the world and question the nature of seeing. We don’t often think about how we see. From augmented reality to bioanalysis of perception, these four films reconsider how we look at the world and question...

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  • Red colours the Californian landscape; red is the blood that flows and leaves a trail to the Basque Country. "Everything of value is defenceless."

    Duration:
    14 min
  • A web series about the loves and challenges faced by a group of black, queer, polyamorous women in Brooklyn.

    Duration:
    45 min
  • The Oslo Accords handshake between Yasser Arafat, Yitzhak Rabin and Bill Clinton repeated 20 times; tainted by countless shattered hopes.

    Duration:
    3 min
  • Dorothea Fields, eccentric single mother, calls on two young women to help her raise her adolescent son in an era of cultural changes and rebellion. A love letter to those who bring us up and the years that form us. Heart-warming, funny and empathic, partly thanks to the star role by Annette Bening.Tickets for the closing film can only be...

    Duration:
    118 min
  • The Tafilalt region in the Sahara Desert was once the Rheic Ocean. 350 MYA conjures the ocean’s presence in the landscape: deep time in the folds of space.

    Duration:
    5 min
  • While chasing a ruthless gang of robbers, two officers from different police forces fight with each other over a soon-to-be vacant position: head of the criminal police. A prime piece of top star-powered action and suspense based on a notorious 1980s case.

    Duration:
    111 min
  • Philipp Hartmann made a film, toured the German cinema scene with it and made that into a film too: an overview of an eclectic mix of cinemas all run by cinephiles. Shared love entails shared suffering: every Kino is under threat.  

    Duration:
    98 min

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  • Recorded in just a single take, four different compositions are performed as one by a woman. Her face and vocal cords become a battlefield where differences meet. 

    Duration:
    5 min
  • A picture shot by a Magnum photographer proves to be a teasing enigma. Arabic newspapers claim it as evidence of Bangladeshi fighters in the PLO (Fatah faction). (LUX)

    Duration:
    6 min
  • Essayist Georg Wasner used fragments from three films to breathe new life into a text from 1909. This was the year that Norman Angell published his manifesto Europe’s Optical Illusion, in which he warns of violent reactions to globalisation, which even then was in the air.

    Duration:
    40 min
  • A group of Congolese insurgents captures eight French soldiers. By way of ransom, the French government sends an airplane load of illegal weapons that is shot down and never arrives, leaving quite a few people in high places very nervous. A taut masterpiece of political crime cinema based loosely on Dominique Manotti’s Affairs of...

    Duration:
    99 min
  • Historical overviews are often painful for people of colour. Looking to the future keeps hope alive, but the present always has roots in the past. Historical overviews are often painful for people of colour. Looking to the future keeps hope alive, but the present always has roots in the past.

  • A rag-tag group is trying to launch a moon rocket to beat the American Apollo 11. The astronaut is a 17-year-old girl who has to be the first to set foot on the moon along with her two cats.

    Duration:
    14 min