Marina Abramović: The Artist is Present

     |    Friday February 14th, 2014

For almost forty years, Marina Abramović has used her body as a medium of expression, testing her own physical and physiological limits, flowing between fiction and reality. She is known for taking the idea of artistic performance to the edge; using nudity and self-flagellation as some of her strategies on scene. After a whole life 

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PUTTY HILL: Guerrilla Film-making

     |    Thursday February 6th, 2014

Four years ago, director Matt Porterfield presented his film PUTTY HILL at the 60th edition of the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale). His film was shown in the Forum section, for riskier festival formats ranging from innovative feature films to unconventional video installations. The Forum is where you are most likely to find cinema mingling 

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BANARAS ME: When words fall short

     |    Thursday January 30th, 2014

Art was invented because sometimes words are not enough. Art has the capacity of expressing great things, things that if we tried to express through words we would reduce their original beauty in a tremendous way. Nevertheless, in the audiovisual field there are many filmmakers who prefer to over-decorate their sequences with cinematographic ornaments like 

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Blind LovesBlind LovesBlind LovesEl amor menos ciego

     |    Thursday January 23rd, 2014

This couple cannot fall in love ‘at first sight’, and they cannot look into each others eyes, but the love they feel is certainly not blind. Director Juraj Lehotsky presents BLIND LOVES, a film that their main characters will never be able to watch, but which nonetheless brings us closer to a world that few 

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The Secret Life of Fruits and Vegetables – The Short Films of Diane Busuttil

     |    Sunday January 19th, 2014

Yet another artistic expat lured to Berlin, Australian filmmaker, choreographer and performer Diane Busuttil (she might not list those occupations in that same order) is creating a unique body of short film work that incorporates her diverse talents. Busuttil transitioned organically from dance theater to film, as the first film credited to her as a 

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