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Samuel Beckett – Film

24 May 2017

Film screening and conversation

17:15 «Film» (France 1965, 22 min) by Alan Schneider & Samuel Beckett
17:45 «Notfilm» (USA 2015, 128 min) by Ross Lipman
20:15 Talk

In 1965, the premiere of a short film took place at the Filmfestival in Venice, whose high-caliber cast led the hearts of theater and film lovers to a higher level. In Samuel Beckett’s only work, the silent film legend Buster Keaton is in front of the camera. In the cinematographically reduced “film”, an older man, called an “object,” moves away from the camera, which is called the eye. “In the context of the VIDEOEX festival, we also present the Swiss premiere” Notfilm “, Ross Lipman’s new film essay on” Film ».

Partner: In collaboration with the experimental film and video festival videoEx, more information in:

The conversation takes place in English.

Price normal CHF 20.00 / reduced price CHF 14.00



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