The filmmaker explains the search of aesthetic freedom and personal writing in the trilogy about his memory through the digitised images of his own video tapes.
Home film footage has a creative value in the re-signification of the past. What is the role of film libraries and archives? What are the opportunities for this cinema of memory?
The talk will address the crucial ethical and aesthetic questions raised by the reuse of domestic films in new artistic works.
Over a period of 35 years, Lynne Sachs shot 8 and 16mm film, videotape and digital images of her father, Ira Sachs Sr., a bon vivant and pioneering businessman.
A film about preservation work of two universes, the botanical and film: the delicacy of their manual art, the resistance of their method against the passage of time, the power of the image over the power of oblivion.
Marko Grba’s family VHS archive shows his universe during 1998 and 1999: gatherings, pets, videogames, and moments of uncertainty reveal a common life embraced by the Balkan Wars.
Perhaps a thriller, perhaps an ironic evocation of a strange summer. An unclassifiable film, a proposal that dynamites the conventional language of cinema to enter unknown territories.