Materiality of Film - lecture by Bregt Lameris



ms², Ogrodowa 19, Audiovisual Room


19 June 2019 at 6:00 pm

Should film archives be viewed as innocent sources? How are they presenting the history of film and history in general?

We would like to invite you to attend the lecture by Bregt Lameris, the author of the book "Film Museum Practice and Film Historiography".

In her book Bregt Lameris, a researcher of film archives, shows how archival film is used in institutional exhibition strategies and how this practice links with using film archives to support the creation of contemporary films. During the lecture the author will discuss the materiality of analogue film and how it is used in analysing the past. Bregt Lameris founds her lecture on the research that she conducted in film archives at Lichtspiel / Kinemathek in Bern (Switzerland) where together with Barbara Flückiger she developed a course titled "Materiality of Film." These film archives are one of very few places in Switzerland holding a big collection of analogue films; in addition, they preserve and restore diverse types of movie projectors , including non-standard Scopitones, that is lenticular film projectors.

The lecture will be delivered in English.

Tickets: PLN 1 (available at the box office before the lecture)

Event organised by the Education and Culture Association “Venae Artis”.

The event has been co-financed from the budget of the City of Łódź.

Organised with the support of:

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