Wednesday, November 17, 2010

New Landscapes for the New World

Contemporary Spanish Experimental Cinema

Victoria Theatre

curated by Garbiñe Ortega
presented with support from Dirección General de Política e Industrias Culturales of the Spanish Ministry of Culture and Consulate General of Spain in New York
[members: $5 / non-members: $10]

Films that think, images that beat, sounds which play ping-pong. This program represents an intense capsule reflecting diverse and exciting talents in contemporary Spanish avant-garde cinema. Coming from darkness, animation, found footage and the exploration of visual and sonic textures describe the illness and cure of the individual in the present, the opening of other spaces and dimensions, luminous new landscapes, paranormal events. “They are already here. Or maybe they are just in our imagination. One way or another, unexpected things happen…” (Garbiñe Ortega)
Izibene Oñederra: Hezurbeltzak. Una Fosa Común. (2007) 4 min. / Oriol Sánchez: Copy Scream (2007) 3 min. / Fernando Franco: The end (2008) 6 min. / Gonzalo de Pedro: Tabla aeróbica Nº4. Estudio para pintores (2007) 9 min. / Velasco Broca: Kinky hoodoo voodoo (2004) 8 min. / Gerard Freixes: Alone (2008) 4 min. / León Siminiani: Digital (2005) 7 min. / Luis Berdejo: For(r)est in the des(s)ert (2006) 12 min. / Laboratorium: Cómo dibujar animales tristes o cuaderno de todas las cosas vivas y muertas que imaginé la noche que te fuiste para siempre (How to draw sad animals or a notebook of all the living and dead things I thought of the night you left for ever) (2009) 7 min.

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