Preludes 2016

Preludes 2016

Prelude #1: The Song of the Shirt

Friday 29 January 2016, 6pm-9pm


Film screenings and discussion: The Song of the Shirt, 1979, Sue Clayton and Jonathan Curling, digital, black and white, 135 minutes. Followed by Kodwo Eshun in conversation with Sue Clayton after the screening.

Prelude #2: Orlando Ferito

Friday 12 February 2016, 6pm-9pm


UK premiere of Orlando Ferito (Vincent Dieutre, 2013).  With Vincent Dieutre in conversation with Laura Mulvey after the screening.

Prelude #3: Song of Ceylon, Wright / Farocki double-bill

Friday 26 February 2016 , 6pm-9pm


A double bill screening and discussion of Song of Ceylon (Basil Wright, 1934) and About Basil Wright’s “Song of Ceylon” (Harun Farocki, 1975).

Prelude #4: Mourning Rock (Agelastos Petra)

Friday 11 March, 2016 , 6pm-9pm


A screening and discussion of Mourning Rock (Agelastos Petra) (Filippos Koutsaftis, 2000) presented in collaboration with BIRMAC (Birkbeck Interdisciplinary Research in Media and Culture), as part of their “Ruins” research project.