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Xcèntric 2021

Guided visits to the Xcèntric Archive 2021

An introduction to experimental cinema


Free with pre-booking

We offer guided visits free of charge that work as an introduction to experimental cinema as well as a way to discover the Archive's content. 

Experimental Cinema

An introductory approach to the history of experimental cinema through which to discover the main milestones, the most influential currents and some of the most radically free filmmakers of this anti-industrial, imperfect, imaginative, sensory and playful cinema.

Dates: February 27, March 10, April 14, May 12, July 3 and 21, September 22. 

Cinema Without a Camera

There is no need for a camera to make a film. The works of Man Ray, Len Lye or Stan Brakhage prove that the artistic exploration of the possibilities of the cinematographic medium exceed the act of filming. Either through direct animation, in the case of Norman McLaren, or by darkroom work and manual contact printing, like Peter Tscherkassky, this group of films bring both technical and expressive innovations.

Dates: February 24, March 20, April 21, June 30.

We're here, we're queer. Experimental LGBTIQ+ Cinema.

Such free and radical cinema has historically been the perfect medium for dissident discourses and sensibilities. A personal, amateur, anti-industrial cinema associated with experience and intimacy, through which "deviant" perspectives on gender and sexuality are expressed.

Dates: March 27, April 28, May 15, June 26, July 24. 

Presenters: Jorge Domingo, Jan Baeta

This activity is part of Xcèntric 2021

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