Tickets: £10 / £8 Close-Up members Box Office: SOLD OUT
Close-Up and OtherFilm present a series of films by experimental filmmakers Makino Takashi andRei Hayama, two founding members of the Tokyo film collective [+]. Expect hallucinatory distortions evoking chaos and patterns, nature and organic forms, filtered through an undulating macro and micro impasto view.
Dreyer’s brilliance at achieving mesmerizing atmosphere and austere, profoundly unsettling imagery was for once applied to the horror genre. With its roiling fogs, ominous scythes, and foreboding echoes, Vampyr is one of cinema’s great nightmares.
Close-Up in collaboration with LUX and Camden Arts Centre, present the third part of a screening programme which expands on Ben Rivers’ exhibition Earth Needs More Magicians and his artist-curated exhibition Edgelands at the Camden Arts Centre.
The last person to die on New Year’s Eve before the clock strikes twelve is doomed to take the reins of Death’s chariot and work tirelessly collecting fresh souls for the next year. So says the legend that drives The Phantom Carriage
We are proud to present a season of one of Japan’s most influential directors, Akira Kurosawa (1910-1998). This season includes sixteen of Kurosawa’s films, spanning the breadth of his long career, made between 1944 and 1990.
We are delighted to present three films by filmmaker Karel Doing. Doing makes expanded cinema, multi-screen, performative, cross-media and participatory works. His single screen works and installations are often the result of these processes and collaborations.
This 1975 documentary centres on the titular pregnant, homeless 16-year-old whom Sarchielli encountered in Rome’s Piazza Navona. Mainly shot on then-newfangled video, it documents the interactions between Anna and the directors, whose interest in her is at once compassionate and self-serving.