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3 - 18 March 2017: Close-Up on Shirley Clarke


A peer of indie icons Maya Deren, Stan Brakhage, and Jonas Mekas, Shirley Clarke’s provocative works dismantle the celluloid facade with off-camera interjections from the director and other voyeuristic techniques. Many thanks to Milestone films for their tireless work on these new restorations and their support in making this programme possible.
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8 March 2017: Concrete Futures

8 March 2017: Concrete Futures

Presented by Sheffield Fringe, Concrete Futures brings together films that deal with fiction and imagination, inviting encounters with speculative futures, which are nonetheless grafted onto the present, 'documentary' moment that haunts them. Moreover, through the use of images as documents and as drivers of the imagination, Serbian, Rwandan and Spanish cityscapes are connected in a type of speculative haunting.
9 March 2017: OJOBOCA: Anja Dornieden & Juan David González Monroy

9 March 2017: OJOBOCA: Anja Dornieden & Juan David González Monroy

Close-Up and Unconscious Archives are delighted to present a selection of recent 16mm films by Anja Dornieden and Juan David González Monroy AKA OJOBOCA, including a dual projector “Traumatoscope” performance. Physiologically affective, OJOBOCA’s oeuvre of flicking cinematic and sublimely dissolving film frames evokes dark dystopian undercurrents that permeate our collective subconscious.
10 March 2017: Signal Noise

10 March 2017: Signal Noise

Karel Doing presents a programme of films that explore the borders of the "readable image", fluctuating between havoc and absence. Patterns emerge out of disorder, and meaning is found in vacuum. The cinema screen provides a universe on its own, letting the viewer travel through space and time while visiting the outer borders of cognition.
30 March 2017: Prismatic Music: The Films of Joseph Bernard

30 March 2017: Prismatic Music: The Films of Joseph Bernard

Close-Up and Brand New Blinkers are thrilled to present the first UK programme devoted to the films of Joseph Bernard, including a new sound collaboration that Joseph has embarked on with composer Simon Gore, who has scored a soundtrack to Joseph’s White Film.