Braquage: On the loop

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The motif of the loop, or more precisely repetition with variations, is one of the formal and thematic principles recurrent in experimental cinema, one of its major functions being to defamiliarize the gaze in a strange paradox. This selection of films offers an overview of different techniques and conceptual variations of this fascinating and troubling motif.

- Home Movie, a day in the bush (Arthur & Corinne Cantrill, 1969, 16mm, colour-b&w, sound, 4')
- Charlotte (Cécile Fontaine, 1991, 16mm, colour, silent, 3')
- The Discovery (Ken Jacobs, 2008, digital file, colour, silent, 5')
- Pièce Touchée (Martin Arnold, 1989, 16mm, b&w, sound, 15')
- Retour à la folie (Olivier Fouchard, 2013, digital file, b&w, sound, 2')
- La Sortie (Siegfried A. Fruhauf, 1998, 16mm, n&b, sound, 6')
- Variations on a Cellophane Wrapper (David Rimmer, 1970, 16mm, colour, sound, 8')
- Berlin Horse (Malcolm Le Grice, 1970, 16mm, colour, sound, 9')

+ sound installation: Pendulum Music by Steve Reich (1968)

Screening based on a proposal by Edson Costa and introduced by Tatiana Monassa



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