Raúl Ruiz & Valeria Sarmiento, The Wandering Soap Opera/La Telenova errante, 1990/2017, film still. Courtesy Poetastros

Join contemporary artists George Clark, Aurélien Froment and Leah Millar at the beginning of the cinema weekend to discuss their different approaches to thinking about filmmaking, the history and legacy of political film and collective memory.

This weekend is an invitation to think about the history and legacy of political film, cultural displacement, collective memory and how cinema captures or reflects reality. Contemporary artists George Clark, Aurélien Froment and Leah Millar explore cinematic continuity and rupture through site-specific new production, projection and restaging. Responding to the legacy of the 1970s in work by Newcastle-based Amber Film collective and a focus on Chile’s most internationally recognised filmmaker Raúl Ruiz.

Panel Discussion
George Clark, Aurélien Froment and Leah Millar

FREE no booking required

Sat 17 March, 12-1pm

Side Cinema

5 - 9 Side
Newcastle
NE1 3JE
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