THE LONG GAZE + Q&A

Jaap Pieters, the “eye of Amsterdam”, began shooting films in Super8 in 1985. Much of his work concentrates on urban subjects – trams, crossroads, city dwellers and drifters – to which Pieters directs his voyeuristic gaze to capture their everyday existence.

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LA BOCCA DEL LUPO 35mm

Close-Up welcomes Pietro Marcello to present a rare screening of his debut feature on 35mm. Marcello will be in conversation with Tony Grisoni following the screening.

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TAKE TWO: CARRIE + THELMA

A double bill split over two days. The sexual awakening of two shy young women raised according to fundamentalist religious beliefs seemingly sparks telekinetic abilities they struggle to understand and control.

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TAKE TWO: CARRIE + THELMA

A double bill split over two days. The sexual awakening of two shy young women raised according to fundamentalist religious beliefs seemingly sparks telekinetic abilities they struggle to understand and control.

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EMPLACING

UEL Moving Image Research Centre presents a programme looking at the relation of artist-filmmakers to urban and public space and the architectural endeavour. Featuring seven films by London-based artists.

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HARD TO BE A GOD

A work of staggeringly visceral cinema, the epic, phantasmagoric final film of late Russian cinema god Alexei German imagines a world in which the Renaissance never happened.

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STRAIN ANDROMEDA THE

A project of complete appropriation, Anne McGuire’s version of THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN, Robert Wise’s adaptation of Michael Crichton’s novel, reverses the film, every shot re-cut so that the last becomes the first, and the first becomes the last.

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EXTRACTED & CIRCULATED: MATERIAL EXCHANGE

The second edition of the Extracted and Circulated screening series. It is a series “as compilation, as assembly, as a production of new work where each video folds and unfolds into the next and where the hierarchies of found, processed, and produced material dissolve”.

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