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Film: Videocreación en Galicia, Lume

September 7, 2021

12 pm MST

Available for 48 hours

Instituto Cervantes Vimeo Channel HERE

Lume (Fire) is one of the most recent works by Alberte Pagán, a specialist in experimental cinema, and part of Pagán’s “Superficies” (“Surfaces”) series, in which the director plays with juxtaposing still photographs of natural elements with the movement of his story. In Lume, an intense, reddish chromatic palette, reminiscent of fire, emphasizes the rage shown in the audiovisual images, projected on a photograph of roots. The live sound in the piece is from a demonstration in Santiago de Compostela in memory of 16-year-old Carlos Palomino, assassinated by a neo-Nazi in November 2007.

2020; Gallego with English subtitles; 6 minutes; not rated.

Free community event

In September, thanks to a collaboration with Intersección: Festival de Arte Audiovisual Contemporánea da Coruña, Instituto Cervantes presents the film cycle Videocreación en Galicia, una cartografía. The festival presents works created at the intersection between contemporary art and avant-garde cinema, and the films chosen for screening this month demonstrate the artists’ will to overcome or reinvent the limits of audiovisual language.

Videocreación en Galicia, una cartografía: Film Schedule
September 3: Foco de Ignacio Pardo (1985-2004)
September 7: Lume (Alberte Pagán, 2020)
September 10: Inside the Microtubule (Judith Adataberna, 2018)
September 14: Reality (David Fidalgo, 2020)
September 17, Foco de DSK (2000-2017)
September 21, Llamada a la escuela (Carme Nogueira, 2019)
September 24, __oito (Berio Molina, 2019)
September 28, Magma (Carla Andrade, 2014)


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