Paradise Now!

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Gérard Fromanger, Le Rouge, 1968The Tate Modern gallery (London, UK) starting March 14th until May 2nd will present Paradise Now! Essential French Avant-garde Cinema, 1890–2008, a series of screenings with more than sixty landmark films from the french avant-garde cinema. The event has been programmed to coincide with the major exhibition Duchamp, Man Ray, Picabia .

The series includes pioneering films by Christian Boltanski, Alberto Cavalcanti, Marcel Duchamp, Jean Epstein, Gérard Fromanger, Philippe Garrel, Jean-Luc Godard, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Maria Klonaris & Katerina Thomadaki, Ange Leccia, Maurice Lemaître, Rose Lowder, Louis Lumière, Étienne-Jules Marey, Chris Marker, Georges Méliès, László Moholy-Nagy, Pierre Molinier, Marylène Negro, Man Ray, Carole Roussopoulos, Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet, Ben Vautier, René Vautier and more.

Curated by Nicole Brenez, Michael Temple, Michael Witt, Pierre d’Amerval and Laurent Mannoni in association with Tate Modern and La Cinémathèque Française