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Xcèntric 2021

The Sky of The Future

Lucía Salas

The internet is often the only way to access large chunks of a hidden history of film that is in danger of being forgotten.

Rose Lowder. «Bouquets 1-10» by Gloria Vilches

February 2021

Gloria Vilches, Xcèntric Coordinator, presents Bouquets 1-10, by Rose Lowder, one-minute compositions whose frames, filmed in the same area at different times, are interlaced so that each bouquet of flowers also becomes a bouquet of images. Bouquets 1-10, Rose Lowder, France, 1994-1995, 16 m...

Xcèntric. Programme January - February 2022

Xcèntric, the cinema of the CCCB, starts this season with a cycle dedicated to Nathaniel Dorsky and Jerome Hiler, followed by a programme of screenings dedicated to visual anthropology and ethnographic film, with films by António Reis and Margarida Cordeiro, Djouhra Abouda and Alain Bonnamy, Trinh T. Minh-ha, Jean Rouch, Chick Strand, Ben Russell, Glauber Rocha, Ana Vaz, Maddi Barber, Catarina Alves Costa or António Campos.

Xcèntric. 20th Anniversary Programme — November - December 2021

On 4 November 2001 Xcèntric, the CCCB's cinema, held its first ever screening: a retrospective of the cult filmmaker Kenneth Anger, launching a regular programme of screenings dedicated to experimental and artists' films, an unprecedented event in the city of Barcelona. Exactly 20 years and thousands of films later, we're celebrating the anniversary of Xcèntric with a series of screenings, performances and talks to pay tribute to cinema as a collective experience, to the survival of photochemical film, and to the profession of the projectionist, as well as necessarily reflecting on the present and future of cinema in the digital era. ...

Xcèntric. Programme March - April 2021

Between March and April 2021 we will screen films by the following filmmakers: Jean-Claude Rousseau, Margot Dias, Ruy Guerra, Thomas Harlan, Arthur and Corinne Cantrill, Sophie Michael, Manuela de Laborde, Gautam Valluri, Brigid McCaffrey, Jodie Mack, Larry Clark, Vittorio de Seta, José Val del Omar, Michael & Kenyon, Peter Nestler, Harun Farocki, Danièle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub, Alexander Kluge, Stan Brakhage, Fernand Deligny. Check the full program here.  

Xcèntric. Programme January - February 2021

Challenging the traditional canon of experimental film and openness to other marginalized voices will be some of the leading threads of the 2021 programme of Xcèntric, the cinema of the CCCB, highlighting films directed by women, made outside Europe and the United States, and pedagogical and ...