In the last fifteen years, Spanish cities have seen the flourishing of heterogeneous communities devoted to maintaining analog film culture. Through material exchange, mutual influence, informal screenings, and friendship, three generations of filmmakers intermingle in Madrid, Barcelona, Coruña, and San Sebastian in an extraordinary moment for Spanish poetic cinema. These programs survey the output of 24 filmmakers who continue to work in 16mm and Super-8, cultivating a cinema in tension with the quotidian in a drive to capture or conjure experience.
Saturday, May 13, 2023 (All day) to Sunday, May 14, 2023 (All day)
ONEIRIC TOPOGRAPHIES. THE FILMS OF DORE O. SCREENING LAV #011
“Located in the 'antechamber or language, even of consciousness', her newly restored films occupy an in-between state that cannot be easily interpreted or verbally addressed. Her associative flow of images and sound acts as a deliberation on his sensuality. In a dreamlike density and a strange suspension of time, O.'s films induce a heightened sense of perception somewhere between hypnosis and clarity.” - Masha Matzke