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5.12.2018
Wang Bing 2012
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“When making a documentary film about events that happened nearly sixty years ago, an oral history format is an easy choice, but I have deliberately chosen not to take this approach. Instead I hope to show, through the lives of the Jiabiangou survivors, how the present speaks to the past.” Wang Bing wrote this text in 2012 as a treatment for the movie Past in the Present (2018). Later, the name was changed into Dead Souls.

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Michael Haneke, 2012
Fri 28 Sep 2018, 17:30
Flagey, Brussels
PART OF
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Michael Haneke, 2012, 127’

Scott Foundas Do you feel that this is a particularly contemporary story?

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Miguel Gomes, 2012, 118’

The latest feature from Portuguese auteur Miguel Gomes might look like a forbidding cinemathèque-type item. Actually, it's a gem: gentle, eccentric, possessed of a distinctive sort of innocence – and also charming and funny.

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Three Sisters
Wang Bing, 2012
Fri 30 Mar 2018, 21:30
PART OF Courtisane Festival 2018
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Three Sisters
Wang Bing, 2012, 153’

New Left Review: How did you meet the three little sisters there? As your film shows, they are living mainly by themselves, without parents to take care of them.

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In Another Country
Hong Sang-soo, 2012
Fri 9 Feb 2018, 19:00
CINEMATEK, Brussels
PART OF Hong Sang-soo Retrospective
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In Another Country
Hong Sang-soo, 2012, 89’

“The construction of In Another Country, with its triple role for Isabelle Huppert and its recurring characters, is as much based on the pure experience of the chemistry of feelings (consecutively bringing three women into an a priori identical environment and observing the different rea

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John Smith, 2012, 5’

Dad’s Stick is a lovely tribute to Smith’s father, but it’s also a witty game of form. What seems at first to be a voluptuous abstract painting turns out to be something more mundane, but now mysterious in its accidental beauty.”

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Gerard-Jan Claes, Olivia Rochette, 2012, 83’

On 25th May 2011 the world-renowned Ballet de l’Opéra national de Paris presented Rain, its first ever performance of a choreography by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. The filmmakers Olivia Rochette and Gerard-Jan Claes followed the rehearsal process from the auditions to the opening performance.

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Matías Piñeiro, 2012
Mon 20 Nov 2017, 19:00
CINEMATEK, Brussels
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Matías Piñeiro, 2012, 65’

Viola’s meagre plot but rich plotting begins in an all-women Shakespeare performance melding texts from various plays.

ARTICLE NL EN
17.02.2016

Pecks werk heeft iets fysieks, een gevoel van gewelddadige confrontatie. Deze confrontatie is er een tussen regisseur en z’n subject(en), maar misschien ook in het binnenste van een man die verscheurd wordt door verschillende culturen en verschillende soorten cinema, waarbij hij elk van die soorten hanteert als een geheim wapen.

ARTICLE NL EN
17.02.2016

There is a physical side to his work, the sense of violent confrontation. A confrontation between the director and his subject(s), but also perhaps confrontation in the inner depths of a man torn amid several cultures and several kinds of cinema, using each one of them as a secret weapon.