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Crossing The Screen – Short Programme #7 – ‘Shaping Reality’
26th November 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pmvarious passes available
CROSSING THE SCREEN is an international film festival, meant to showcase innovative and independent forms of visual art from all over the world. The festival is devoted to discovering and celebrating unique voices and up-and-coming new cinema talents, who are not afraid to transcend traditional storytelling.
For the 2017 programme Devonshire Collective will host several screenings including this programme of short films on 26 November, starting at 7.30 pm. Embark on a stunning visual journey with these short experimental films that alter photographic reality, mixing different media to reach new heights of creativity.
Dir. Kalpana SubramanianAn aesthetic meditation on the digital and analogic divide that engages the poetics of materiality. Cinematic light and projections emanating from a 16mm projector playing an old strip of film are captured by a digital video camera in a single setting. Their varying frame rates create visual disruptions that are magnified to create a unique visual language that celebrates their ‘dialogue of dissonance.’
Dir. Diego Fandos
TrailerEvery morning, a new day is born. No two mornings are the same.
ENERGY| Germany | 2017
Dir. Martin Gerigk
Physical laws are the basis of our being. In particular, the various forms of energy enable life and evolution, social communities and communication.“Energy“ is an audiovisual essay that attempts to present various aspects of energy in a concrete and an abstract sense.
GREEN SCREEN GRINGO (Tele Verde Gringo)| The Netherlands, Brazil | 2016
Dir. Douwe Dijkstra
TrailerBehind a green screen, a foreigner finds his way in an enchanting – and yet turbulent – Brazil. Where the streets are a stage for politics, art and affection, a gringo can only watch. The result is a mixtape-portrait of modern-day Brazil seen through the eyes of the visitor.
RAIN | Germany | 2017
Dir. Martin Gerigk
“Rain“ is an audiovisual synaesthetic study that attempts to present various aspects of human perception in a concrete and an abstract sense. The concept for the representation of these facets is a rhythmic auditive as well as a visual web of sounds from 12 cellos, natural sounds and video sequences that express the miracle of sensorial experience and make the poetry of perception visible.
THERE’S MORE THAN ONE WAY TO SKIN A MAN | USA | 2017
Dir. Emma Penaz EisnerUp is down, and inside turns out. Who are these men that embody and fuel our collective existential upheaval? What are they to you: heroes, anti-heroes, villains? Or something else altogether?
TRIO | Canada | 2016
Dir. John Graham
‘Trio’ is a compilation of 3 otherworldly visions performed by 3 dancers entitled Sense, Attention and Inflection. The film explores 3 metaphorical characters who intersect in stories told through gestures, body and sound.
URBAN AUDIO SPECTRUM | Germany, Switzerland | 2016
Dir. Marina Schnider
An audio visualization through manipulation and animation of video recordings in the city of Berlin.
DC1 Gallery, 26 November, 7.30 pm
Information an tickets for the festival available on http://crossingthescreen.org/programme-2017/