Bill Morrison / US, 2002 / 70 min.
An intoxicating montage of film clips from the silent era teeming with daredevils, religious zealots, athletes and explorers. The footage has been affected by mould and other forms of decay, which has a hypnotizing effect. Michael ‘Bang on a Can’ Gordon wrote the overwhelming modern music score.
cello & film
For the third time running, EYE presents the mini-festival Cello & Film in association with the Cello Biennale Amsterdam, from 20-26 September 2018. An extraordinary music film programme featuring new cello music performed to silent films, feature films, documentaries, special guests and premieres.