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"Dark Matter Cinema Tarot" - Bombay Nocturnal Committee at CAMP, 2018

Dark Matter Cinema Tarot. A Nocturnal Committee in Bilbao. Session proposed by Leire Vergara and Pablo Marte. In conceiving the DMC Tarot, Silvia Maglioni & Graeme Thomson have replaced the Major and Minor Arcana with a selection of still images drawn from cinematic memory. No longer tied to the symbolism of the classical tarot, the…(Read More)

Screening of Working Slowly (Lavorare con lentezza, Guido Chiesa, 2004, 111’), proposed by Silvia Coppola and followed by discussion. A truthful fragment of Bologna in the 70s and 80s, where workers and student movements were to change the context of the city through associationism, armed revolt and independent radios. Radio Alice 100.6 came out…(Read More)

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)