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Xcèntric. 2010-2011

Evil & Pop Culture. Eroticon / Demonic Bodies


Impure, lascivious, demonic bodies. This programme sets out to show how the impulses of the flesh manifest themselves in film when censure and morality can no longer silence them. Fear of punishment and visual taboo always involve an irresistible temptation, which only heightens the desire for the body. Nothing that is human is alien to us…

Kiss the Fire, María Cañas, Spain, 2008, video, colour, sound, 8 min.;

Le Cake-Walk Infernal, Georges Méliès, France, 1903, b/w, silent, 5 min.; 

Noviciat, Noël Burch, France, 1960, 16 mm, b/w, sound, 19 min.;

Skelehellavision, Martha Colburn, USA, 2002, 16 mm, colour, sound, 8 min.;

Fieberrot, Christoph Girardet, Germany, 1993, video, colour, sound, 3 min. 30 sec.;

Medley, Jens Pecho, Germany, 2008, video, colour, sound, 7min.;

The Voluptuous Martyrdoms of the Magnificent Masturbators, Robert Short, England, 1971, video, colour & b/w, sound, 17 min. and more.

Directors: Georges Méliès, Noël Burch, Martha Colburn, Christoph Girardet, Jens Pecho, Robert Short

This activity is part of Xcèntric. February - March 2011, Xcèntric. 2010-2011

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