Gun Girls. A short film by Victoria Harwood and Lucy Newman. 1997. 5 mins. Gun Girls is showing at the ICA on Saturday 14th Feb 2017 as part of the London Short Film festival programme, White Trash Girls, Gun Girls & Riot Girls. “All you need for a movie is a gun and a girl.”Continue reading “Gun Girls”
A beautiful geometric animation, set to Japanese koto music, from 1973. Perspectre/Perspectrum by Ishu Patel, National Film Board of Canada
A film maker’s record of mechanised food production at an industrial scale
A Victorian ropery, Singing in the Rain and Stanley Kubrick.
Film by Tacita Dean in the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern. The lights are out in the Turbine Hall at the Tate and its as if a giant piece of film is propped up and backlit. In fact it is a projected looping film shot on 35ml with panoramic cinemascope lens turned on its sideContinue reading “Film”
Director J.Lee Thompson chose to rely on our imaginations in his 1953 black and white film, The Yellow Balloon. In the setting of bombed post war London, a boy loses his pocket money and the chance of buying a balloon. Upset, he steals his friend’s yellow balloon, an incident which leads to tragedy and blackmail.Continue reading “Black and white and yellow”