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3 September 2017: Missing Images

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Tickets: £10 / £8 conc. / £6 Close-Up members
Box Office: 02037847970

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Josef Aichholzer, Ruth Beckermann & Franz Grafl
1977 | 77 min | B/W | DCP

By means of material that was created in the Arena the film shows the squatting, the organization of collective work, the negotiations with the city and finally the demolition of the buildings. It calls to memory, how a generation had been politicized through their involvement in the Arena movement.

Suddenly, a Strike
Ruth Beckermann & Josef Aichholzer
1978 | 24 min | B/W | DCP

In the tire factory Semperit the only strike after World War II takes place in May 1978, lasting for three weeks. The film shows the course of the strike in interviews, photos, graphics and talks at a pub; it draws attention to the position of the union between its loyalty to the workers and its responsibilities towards the entrepreneurs.

The Missing Image
Ruth Beckermann
2015-16 | 11 min | Colour | DCP

Documentation of the installation. The installation The Missing Image relates to the bronze figure of a bearded man lying down with a brush in his hand, depicting the Jews cleaning the streets during the pogrom after the “Anschluss” in March 1938. Ruth Beckermann completes the scene by adding the missing images, those of laughing spectators, recently found in film archives.


Part of our season on Ruth Beckermann, curated and introduced by Colm McAuliffe.

Arena Squatted

Josef Aichholzer, Ruth Beckermann, Franz Grafl

1977 | 77 min | B/W | 16mm

 

By means of material that was created in the Arena the film shows the squatting, the organization of collective work, the negotiations with the city and finally the demolition of the buildings. It calls to memory, how a generation had been politicized through their involvement in the Arena movement.

 

Suddenly, a Strike

Ruth Beckermann & Josef Aichholzer

1978 | 24 min | B/W | 16mm

 

In the tire factory Semperit the only strike after World War II takes place in May 1978, lasting for three weeks. The film shows the course of the strike in interviews, photos, graphics and talks at a pub; it draws attention to the position of the union between its loyalty to the workers and its responsibilities towards the entrepreneurs.

 

The Missing Image

Ruth Beckermann

2015-16 | 11 min | Colour | Digital

 

Documentation of the installation. The installation The Missing Image relates to the bronze figure of a bearded man lying down with a brush in his hand, depicting the Jews cleaning the streets during the pogrom after the “Anschluss” in March 1938. Ruth Beckermann completes the scene by adding the missing images, those of laughing spectators, recently found in film archives.

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