Today is a Thing of the Past
The unknown behind the familiar and the history behind the present combine to invite us on expeditions into new cinematic territories.
Programmed by Helen de Witt | Total running time 85min
Films in this programme
The dance of a life through film that flows across triple screens.
Dir Barbara Hammer. USA 2018. 10min
3 Dreams of Horses
The horse invites consideration as symbol, object and free spirit.
Dir Mike Hoolboom. Canada 2018. 5min
A corrupt Police Dept produced several films. This is what they could have been like.
Dir Kevin Jerome Everson. USA 2018. 4min
Inspired by a stag film by American photographer Garry Winogrand and corrupt police.
Dir Kevin Jerome Everson. USA 2018. 2min
A film is announced but never arrives as the passing days push against the frame.
Dir David Leister. UK 2018. 2min
The last surviving frames of a Finnish nitrate film create a fragmented melodrama.
Dir Sami van Ingen. Finland 2018. 15min
Vertical Shapes in a Horizontal Landscape
A walk through England’s south coast evokes the artists who lived and worked there.
Dir Mark Jenkin. UK 2018. 5min
Objects on an English garden table is a filmic experiment and an evocation of tea-time.
Dir Peter Todd. UK 2018. 3min
Between Relating and Use
D W Winnicott and Laura Marks words put on film provide a path to ethical explorations.
Dir Nazlı Dinçel. Argentina-USA 2018. 9min
The film serves as a metaphor for the reconstruction of Sri Lanka following the civil war.
Dir Rajee Samarasinghe. Sri Lanka-USA 2018. 8min
Trees Down Here
Architectural plans re-examined to explore the differences between representation and reality.
Dir Ben Rivers. UK 2018. 13min