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30 September 2016: The Sacrifice


Tarkovsky’s final film is also one of his most overtly theatrical, a chamber drama drawn in characteristically virtuoso long takes. The central dwelling is of a piece with the many Russian dachas in Tarkovsky’s work – a final reconstruction pitched on the brink of destruction.
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Showing This Week

1 October 2016: Dominik Gajarský & Roman Štětina: Animals and Machines

1 October 2016: Dominik Gajarský & Roman Štětina: Animals and Machines

Czech Centre London presents a programme of films and videos by contemporary visual artists Dominik Gajarský and Roman Štětina, exploring their shared interest in the moving image through loose thematic associations and formal similarities, to accompany Roman Štětina's show at Spike Island Bristol.
2 October 2016: Take Two: Le Quattro Volte / To the Wolf

2 October 2016: Take Two: Le Quattro Volte / To the Wolf

A programme of quiet, contemplative films exposing nature’s rhythms, through cycles of life, death and the shifting seasons. Presenting two intimate portraits of humans’ relationship with the land and the struggle to survive within unforgiving natural and economic landscapes – preceded by a lyrical, abstract paean to metaphysical power of the mountains and forest.

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9 October 2016: No Place Like Home: The Films of Karen Yasinsky

9 October 2016: No Place Like Home: The Films of Karen Yasinsky

Edge of Frame presents a programme of films by Karen Yasinsky that highlights the Baltimore-based artist’s use of repetitive, labour-intensive animation processes to explore the unconscious through collective and personal narratives.
21 October 2016: The View from Our House: Berlin / London

21 October 2016: The View from Our House: Berlin / London

This programme presents three films exploring collective and personal histories through richly poetic representations of objects and places. Reflecting the structure of the eponymous feature film, The View from Our House, the programme journeys between memories and geographies of Berlin and London.