Thursday, July 22, 2010

Oporto apresenta #20

"Daylight Moon"
by Lewis Klahr

16mm film, color, sound (Optical), 14 ', 2003

Lewis Klahr is the long waited follower of Max Ernst and Joseph Cornell´s surrealist legacy. His films are unique cinematic-collages, uncanny streams of scenarios where subjects and things try (and fail) to fall into an order.
Daylight Moon is an elliptical narrative, a detective story told in images and shadows from old Americana comics and ads. The film reveals a subtle unconscious quest for the unnamed pleasure or crime.

"a melancholic longing for an irrecoverable past" Alexandre Estrela

Friday, July 16, 2010, 11 pm

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