DTKs October 2021

October 24th

Film Will Eat Itself

Fractured melodramas, generational degradation, archive fragments and home brewed emulsion, film materials become the narrative in this programme

Politics of Perception             Kirk Tougas                 33 mins,1973, CAN, 16mm to digital
“Dead sure, or dead!” A one-minute promotional film for The Mechanic (1972 Hollywood film). Is reprinted time after time as the image and sound slowly disintegrate with each new cycle, until the visual and sound information have completely evolved to white light and white noise

Liquidator                   Karel Doing                8mins, 2010 ,NL ,35mm
Innovative use of existing dilapidated archive images from Willy Mullens silent 1922 film ‘Harlem’ (1922)

Konrad & Kurfurst      Esther Urlus                7mins, 2013, NL , 16mm
Made using tinted and toned home brew black and white emulsion. A beautiful fragile film surface into which the image is embedded.

Flame                          Sami Van Ingen           15mins, 2018, FIN, dcp
A fractured melodrama, based on damaged frames from the last minutes of the only remaining nitrate reel of the lost film from Teuvo Tulio ( Silja – Fallen Asleep When Young 1937 )