Films byTexts by 1987
screening
The Journey
Peter Watkins, 1987
Tue 28 Nov 2017, 18:00
CINEMATEK, Brussels
PART OF Filmer à tout prix 2017
screening
The Journey
Peter Watkins, 1987
Mon 27 Nov 2017, 18:00
CINEMATEK, Brussels
PART OF Filmer à tout prix 2017
screening
The Journey
Peter Watkins, 1987
Sun 26 Nov 2017, 15:00
CINEMATEK, Brussels
PART OF Filmer à tout prix 2017
FILM
The Journey
Peter Watkins, 1987, 873’

“The 14½ hours of The Journey are organized into an immense filmic weave that includes candid discussions with ‘ordinary people’ from many countries; community dramatizations; a variety of forms of deconstructive analysis of conventional media practices; presentations of art works by oth

screening
Where Is the Friend’s Home?
Abbas Kiarostami, 1987
Sat 28 Oct 2017, 16:00
CINEMATEK, Brussels
PART OF
FILM
Where Is the Friend’s Home?
Abbas Kiarostami, 1987, 87’

“The journey forms part of our culture, and it is linked with mysticism; for us what is really important is not the goal we wish to attain, but the path we must travel to reach it.”

article NL EN
11.05.2016

Film is fundamentally the choice of a viewpoint in space, toward that space. Film is recording and therefore fundamentally contemporary (one cannot record that which is gone, the past). The spectator always watches contemporary images (even when they have aged, they remain contemporary through their model). This disposition sees to it that those who love films become ‘contemporary’ with every film.

article NL EN
30.03.2015

De bioscoop was zijn Amerika, de beelden volgden elkaar op als plechtige zevenmijlsstappen, of als het rennen van de honderd meter. Hij schoof van plek naar plek, van de ene naar de andere figuur. En steeds gebeurde dat in die ene juiste afstand. [...] Later begreep hij dat alles draaide rond een oxymoron: onbeweeglijk bewogen te worden.