This section was launched in 2013 to bring some attention to an often neglected subject: archiving and restoring experimental films.
Contact: Eva Hegge
Israel Film Archive
The Israel Film Archive holds more than 32,000 film reels of Israeli and Jewish themed titles and 2,500 born digital works of all genres, many of which are unique copies. Its mandate is to preserve these treasures and make them accessible to the public in Israel and all around the globe. The programme will include works by David Avidan and Vivian Ostrovsky.
Sun, 5 May, 12:30 h
Národní filmový archiv
The Národní filmový archiv in Prague preserves, presents and contextualises the Czech cinematic avantgarde. The NFA collects the national cinematographic heritage, including current audiovisual works and
previously neglected parallel motion pictures. The programme includes films by filmmaker Alexandr Hackenschmied, stage designer Josef Svoboda and video artist Radek Pilař.
Sun, 5 May, 19:30 h
Walker Art Center
Walker Art Center takes a global, multidisciplinary, and diverse approach to the creation, presentation, and preservation of art. Drawing from the Walker's Ruben Bentson Moving Image Collection, this presentation features a diverse range of films from 1930s amateur footage to 1970s experimental shorts.
Sat, 4 May, 12:30 h