Futur Antérieur #1: Robert Todd

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Futur Antérieur is a new cycle of meetings proposed at the Cinéma L'Archipel. Every two months, films from the so-called "experimental" cinema will be shown in connection with the editing work of Re: Voir, these sessions will each be tailored to the works and their authors. This cycle opens with a focus on filmmaker Robert Todd, who died last August.

Programme:
- Creation Myth, 6', 2007, 16mm
- Trauma Victim, 16', 2002, 16mm
- Undergrowth, 11', 2012, 16mm
- Habitat, 9', 2012, 16mm
- Spirit House, 10', 2008, 16mm

Screening in 16mm

Robert Todd was not the man of certainties, dogmas, theories.
He was a lyrical and inspired artist.

Born a year after the creation of the New York Film-Makers' Cooperative, he no longer had (or exceptionally as in Undergrowth) the need to make such overt films as Walden by Jonas Mekas (1964-1968), Stan Brakhage's Scenes from Under Childhood (1967-1970) or Tom, Tom the Piper's Son by Ken Jacobs (1969), to prove respectively the coherence and the legitimacy of the filmed diary, the emergence of a language that would escape the normalized eye or , again, the organic powers of found footage.

"Experimental cinema was already a thing for Robert who had been bathing in it for a long time, he had to use it and (re) model it with his sensitivity." - Raphael Bassan

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 20:00
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