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FILM PROGRAMME

2 September 2016: Ethnographies: César's Bark Canoe


Part of our ongoing screenings of ethnographical films, Paul Harnden shoemakers presents a very rare screening of Bernard Gosselin's César's Bark Canoe.
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3 September 2016: Ivan's Childhood

3 September 2016: Ivan's Childhood

Ivan’s Childhood was one of many Soviet films to examine the catastrophic losses of World War II through the prism of childhood, but Tarkovsky’s debut was immediately singled out for its visionary aesthetics, winning the Golden Lion at Venice and the praise of prominent intellectuals.
4 September 2016: Andrei Rublev

4 September 2016: Andrei Rublev

Originally titled The Passion According to Andrei, Tarkovsky’s second feature remains a wholly original epic, a life of the medieval icon painter encompassing the full horror of history.

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3 - 30 September 2016: Close-Up on Andrei Tarkovsky

3 - 30 September 2016: Close-Up on Andrei Tarkovsky

Andrei Tarkovsky belongs to that handful of filmmakers (Dreyer, Bresson, Vigo, Tati) who, with a small, concentrated body of work, created a universe. Though he made only seven features, thwarted by Soviet censors and then by cancer, each honoured his ambition to crash through the surface of ordinary life and find a larger spiritual meaning.
8 September 2016: Films of Rhythm and Movement: Lotte Reiniger and Oskar Fischinger

8 September 2016: Films of Rhythm and Movement: Lotte Reiniger and Oskar Fischinger

The 1920s filmmaker and silhouette animation pioneer, Lotte Reiniger, saw her music and fairy-tale films as modernist experiments in rhythm, form and modern time. This screening and panel discussion brings together selected works from Reiniger including Papageno, Thumbelina, Carmen with the commercial film Here and There, screened alongside Oskar Fischinger’s Studie Nr 8.
9 - 11 September 2016: Close-Up on Joshua Oppenheimer

9 - 11 September 2016: Close-Up on Joshua Oppenheimer

Joshua Oppenheimer is one of the world's most renowned documentary filmmakers. His multi award-winning films The Act of Killing and The Look of Silence have challenged and redefined perceptions about the very nature of documentary cinema. This season presents all his films including twelve of his early works.
16 September 2016: Goodbye in the Mirror

16 September 2016: Goodbye in the Mirror

Rattis Books presents Storm De Hirsch's Goodbye in the Mirror, "A dramatic feature shot on location in Rome. Centred around the adventures and illusions of three girls living abroad, the film explores their restlessness and personal involvements in assuming the role of woman as hunter"