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FILM PROGRAMME

15 - 30 January 2018: Close-Up on Orson Welles


Orson Welles’ reputation for muscling his way into creative autonomy on projects that resisted so many conventional modes of producing and shaping movies made him simultaneously one of the most unruly collaborators in the film world and an accepted titan of the seventh art. This retrospective presents eleven of his films and includes two double-bills, with Confidential Report screening with Carol Reed's The Third Man and Macbeth preceding Akira Kurosawa's Throne of Blood.
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5 - 26 February 2018: Close-Up Film Course: Expanded Cinema

5 - 26 February 2018: Close-Up Film Course: Expanded Cinema

Karel Doing leads a four-week course exploring the history and concepts of expanded cinema from its inception in New York and London in the 60s, to its global impact and contemporary re-invention.
5 - 26 March 2018: Close-Up Film Course: Surrealism and Cinema from Luis Buñuel to David Lynch

5 - 26 March 2018: Close-Up Film Course: Surrealism and Cinema from Luis Buñuel to David Lynch

Due to popular demand Virginie Sélavy returns with her four-week course on the history of Surrealist cinema, from its beginnings in the 1920s to its re-emergence in the 1960s-70s art/exploitation/psychedelia and Surrealism's socio-political contextualisation in Eastern European cinema before concluding with a survey of the role of Surrealism in contemporary cinema.