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the other

A long time ago… before Lady Gaga, Jay Z, dodgy documentaries and galas etcetera – Marina Abramovic made art. Rest Energy from 1981 with Ulay more or less sums up the theme of the Caverns of Love film programme. We … Continue reading

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Caverns of Love

So… What happened after they lived happily ever after? Forget first love, forget head over heels, forget the fluffy stuff, lets look at the glistening grit that lies at the centre of real relationships… ┬áCome with the Bioskop deep into … Continue reading

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there’s a boy up the road…

I was round my sister’s flat and I heard a song by Kath Bloom that I haven’t heard for ages – there’s a line in it that always made me laugh out loud. The singer spends the song talking about … Continue reading

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40 years

1974 – 28 year old Martin Scorsese interviews his mum Catherine, and dad Charles.

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condensation

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funk lessons

excerpt from funk lessons by Adrian Piper, 1985

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call of the wild

Spartacus Chetwynd’s Call Of The Wild is on Ubu web here.

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all that is solid melts into air

A two screen installation by Mark Boulos filmed with members of The Movement for the Emancipation of the the Niger Delta, and traders at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (on the first day of the economic collapse of 2008.) ALL THAT … Continue reading

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The Mendi

mendi from Steve r on Vimeo. A man in his forties thinks back to when, in 1975 in his teens, he was sent along with a film crew making a documentary in Papua New Guinea for the tv series Man … Continue reading

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two more films about families…

Here are a couple of beautiful films that could easily have been part of the WE ARE FAMILY programme… The first is Centaurs a fragment of early animation from 1921 featuring a surprisingly hetero-normative family of half human/half horses. and … Continue reading

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