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Chris Gallagher. Undivided Attention

The CCCB's cinema

The Canadian Chris Gallagher’s film evokes the experience of the initiatory journey as a metacinematic treatment. Structured like a series of independent sequences, the film gravitates around a recurrent shot: a woman and a man with their backs to us, driving in an open-top car. Supposedly an abstract road movie, the film records Canada’s urban and rural landscape through ingenious filmic concepts which result in a reflection on the medium’s illusionist background.

Xcèntric. Programme January - February 2020

Érik Bullot, Su Friedrich, Storm de Hirsch, Edward Owens, Amy Halpern, Masao Adachi, Igor and Gleb Aleinikov, Yevgeny Yufit, John Smith, Karpo Godina, Noémia Delgado or Juan Bufill are some of the filmmakers featured in our programme January- February 2020 of Xcèntric. 

Xcèntric. Programme January - February 2019

Jan Švankmajer, Rudy Burckhardt, Margarita Cordeiro and António Reis, Anne Charlotte Robertson, Carolee Schneemann, Stan Brakhage, Christine Noll Brinckmann, David Brooks and Arthur and Corinne Cantrill are some of the filmmakers featured in our programme January- February 2019 ...