18-23 OCT   A CORUÑA

Pauline Julier I

Following the eruption of the Eyjafjöll volcano, Pauline Julier finds herself stuck in an airport on the other side of the world. A fertile beginning of history when one is interested in the myths and stories that have their origin in a volcano.The filmmaker inspects the idea (or rather the invention) of the concept of Nature and its related human elucubrations. Proposinga vertiginous exploration around a so-called taming of the landscape, Pauline Julier makes trembles the plates of what we claim to know. [ × ]


Through an analogy borrowed from the American writer David Foster Wallace, «after » questions a post-modern feeling: in the middle of the night a firework sparkles while a narrator describes a party which becomes more unsettling as it goes on. [ × ]
Composed of archives, personal or borrowed from social networks, Cercate Ortensia is an expression of disarray as well as a big breath. A plethora of memory fragments collide from humans walking on fre to old statues with vacant eyes, between hydrangeas, tired fathers and red skies. The film draws inspiration from La Libellula (Panegirico della libertà), a "political, feminist as well as poetic poem" by Amelia Rosselli (1930-1996). [ × ]
TITANIC is a poetic dystopia in 3 tableaux imagined as an echo of our times: while a catastrophe is underway, "the show must go on". [ × ]