Films byTexts by 1980
Samy Szlingerbaum, 1980
Thu 15 Mar 2018, 19:30
Flagey, Brussels
Samy Szlingerbaum, 1980, 79’

“Samy Szlingerbaum – who died in 1986 at the age of 36 – was an autodidact in matters of film. He cooked in sleeping trains, worked in a cinema ticket office; he spent four years in Israel and one in New York, where he took a course in photography.

Alexander the Great
Theodoros Angelopoulos, 1980, 235’

“Through his lens, Angelopoulos looks at things in silence. It is the weight of this silence and the intensity of the immobile stare of Angelopoulos’ camera which makes O Megalexandros so powerful that the viewer cannot break away from the screen.