Celestial Objects. Cinema and the Cosmos

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This programme, curated by Andrea Franco, tries to capture the fascination for Astronomy and the Cosmos of a series of filmmakers who, since the origins of cinema, have explored the appearance and mysteries of the universe. The screen unfolds here like a night sky capable of revealing not only phenomena invisible to the naked eye, as shown in the films by Emily Richardson or Dominic Angerame, but also extravagant fantasies, the fruit of the artist's imagination, (Segundo de Chomón, Georges Melies…). Painted cinema that draws the firmament on the film (Stan Brakhage) or the infinite yellow shades of the sun's sphere (Joseph Bernard); abstract and transcendent films, where astronomy merges with oriental philosophies (Jordan Belson); raw material from the satellites themselves, such as that collected by the duo Semiconductor ; or cosmic and fun dances, such as those created by Maya Deren, Leslie Supnet or Lawrence Jordan. The universe as a continuous flow of energy, movement and regeneration (Tess Martin), whose phenomena, signs and signals challenge us from above (Alexi Manis). These celestial objects are also (or above all), the films themselves, flashes of light in the dark room.

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Espacio Vilaseco - Chantada, Spain


Repeats every week 1 times. Also includes Fri Jun 16 2023.
Saturday, April 15, 2023 - 20:00
Saturday, June 17, 2023 - 20:00



Saturday, April 15, 2023 - 20:00
Saturday, June 17, 2023 - 20:00
  • San Cristivo de Mouricios, 2
    27510   Chantada, Lugo
    42° 38' 0.2184" N, 7° 50' 34.3356" W