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Still from "Guahibos" (1976).

Transamerica: mirror and voyage Screening of several films by Ju4n D0wn3y, proposed by Camila Téllez and followed by discussion. The Looking Glass (1981, 28’49”) Guahibos (1976, 25’10”) The Laughing Alligator (1979, 27’) I would like to try to share this material here. It’s not easy to get hold of. Thanks to…(Read More)

"The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye", Marie Losier, 2011.

Screening of The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye, Marie Losier, 2011, proposed by la santamari(c)a and followed by discussion. Love would seem to be the enemy of feminism. And how not to see it with suspicion? Love (romantic love, naturally) is the perfect lubricant for presenting the nuclear, heterosexual family as the…(Read More)

Baise-moi (Virginie Despentes & Coralie Trinh Thi, 2000). Screening proposed by Irantzu Varela, followed by discussion. Baise-moi was scandalously received when it first came out in 2000. This reaction is easy to understand when you see the film and would be even more extreme today. Too many of our social taboos are gathered…(Read More)

"Erie" (Kevin Jerome Everson, 2010)

Screening proposed by Aitziber Olaskoaga followed by a discussion. Stone (Kevin Jerome Everson, 2013, 6’38’’) Erie (Kevin Jerome Everson, 2010, 81’) This session features two films by Afro-American director Kevin Jerome Everson. A screening which poses questions around presentations and representations of the Afro-American community in the United States and the construction…(Read More)

A selection of animated films (1960s-2000s) to shake up the imaginary, proposed by Raquel Meyers and followed by a discussion. Storytelling has become a technique for control and power. We seem to no longer have time for story-building, only for anecdotal stories whose function is to feed the social networks with clicks, immediate…(Read More)

Screening of Détruire dit-elle (Marguerite Duras, 1969). Session proposed by Pablo Marte Illegal_Cinema’s new coordinator. Write. Film. Destroy Above all, write. And filming what is written. There is violence in the space that opens and closes between text and image. There is dependence and a complex relationship. An ancient one. Because writing…(Read More)

Dates: between May 15 and June 15 2018. In May 2018, Bulegoa z/b opens an application process for the position of Illegal_Cinema coordinator. Programme coordination will begin in July 2018 and end in July 2019 to be handed over to a new applicant. Tasks include accompanying the person proposing the film in conceiving and…(Read More)

Screening of Manuelita Sáenz. La Libertadora del Libertador (Diego Rísquez, Venezuela, 2000, 97 min.), proposed by PedroMari Urrutikoetxea and followed by discussion. Talk of Latin American pro-independence struggles or struggles against Spanish colonialism seldom mentions the contribution of women, but women were a part of them. The female cacique Urquía, for…(Read More)