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BIRDSONG (Albert Serra, 2008)
"Theatre of the absurd." - filmmaker Albert Serra ... With his debut feature Honor de Cavalleria (MIFF 07) - an experimental reworking of the Don Quixote story - Albert Serra proved himself a filmmak… Read more

EAT, FOR THIS IS MY BODY (Michelange Quay, 2007)
“A quietly confident visual poem to Haiti and its turbulent history.” - VarietyThe debut feature for Haitian-born director Michelange Quay is a non-narrative visual splendour focused on the poore… Read more

GUY SHERWIN: CINEMA OF PERCEPTION, CINEMA OF PERFORMANCE (Guy Sherwin, )
Like a blast of cinematic conceptual art, film artist Guy Sherwin's hand-crafted films explore the elements of film's grain, tone, flicker, sound, light and space. Beautiful, enigmatic and sensual, t… Read more

MEMORIES (Harun Farocki, Eugène Green, Pedro Costa, 2007)
Originally created for the Jeonju International Film Festival's Digital Project, Memories is a short film triptych from three very different European directors. German Harun Farocki's Respite is an o… Read more

MY WINNIPEG (M) (Guy Maddin, 2007)
“Snowy, sleepwalking Winnipeg… I must leave it… I must leave it now. But how to escape one's city?” - Guy MaddinA fantasy documentary blurring the lines between outlandish fact and … Read more

PROFIT MOTIVE AND THE WHISPERING WIND (John Gianvito, 2007)
The other history of modern America.In this ambitious essay-documentary, cemeteries, plaques and monuments give voice to the now silent leftist heroes who championed progressive movements in the Unit… Read more

REVUE (Sergei Loznitsa, 2008)
Newsreels from the 50s and 60s bring Soviet propaganda to life. ... Following on from his 2005 film Blockade, director Sergei Loznitsa unearths another collection of newsreels from the Soviet Union, … Read more

SILENCE BEFORE BACH, THE (Pere Portabella, 2007)
“There must have been a world… before the partita in A minor, but what was that world like? A Europe of empty spaces with no resonance.” ... In an abstract and almost surreal set of vignet… Read more

WE CAN NOT EXIST IN THIS WORLD ALONE (Ben Rivers & Ben Russell, )
Ten visionary cinematic dispatches from two of contemporary experimental film's most uncompromising artists.Ranging from mind-blowing psychedelia to trance film documentary to Scottish hermit ethnogr… Read more

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