Saturday 17 March

CINEMA WEEKEND / CINEMA DIALOGUES

FRI 16 MAR - SUN 18 MAR

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.


George Clark, Aurélien Froment and Leah Millar: Panel Discussion

Sat 17 March, 12-1pm

Side Cinema

Join contemporary artists George Clark, Aurélien Froment and Leah Millar at the beginning of the cinema weekend to discuss... more


Leah Millar: New Commission

Sat 17 March, 2.30-4.30pm

Side Cinema

In this new commission, artist and experimental filmmaker Leah Millar looks at marginalised land space bordering the River Tyne, exploring themes of trace, collective memory and social history... more


Raúl Ruiz: El Realismo Socialista (Considerádo Commo Una de las Bellas Artes): Slow Retrospective 7

Sat 17 March, 6-10pm

Side Cinema

Socialist Realism (Considered as one of the Fine Arts) was improvised mainly on the factory floor... more