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Friday Cinema:

The Image Book (FR/CH, 2018)

Accessible with hearing loss

84 min

In French with Czech subtitles

Admission fee to projections is included in the gallery admission.

 

Film essay by Jean-Luc Godard conspicuously imbued with an almost horror atmosphere.

In the Image Book can be found most of the trademarks of Godard's late work: deliberately broken sketches of connections, references to the self-reflexivity of the film medium, and uncompromising modifications of image and sound. A movie, which mixes news headlines and often digitally distorted excerpts from classic Hollywood films, points above all to the alienation and macroaggression of the contemporary world. A work that does not deny the influence of cultural theories and conceptual art is also proof that our “difficult contemporary” Jean-Luc Godard still believes in the irreplaceable role of cinema. (Film Europe)

Experimental / Documentary / Drama Director, screenplay and film editor: Jean-Luc Godard Director pf Photography: Fabrice Aragno Cast: Jean-Luc Godard, Dimitri Basil Producer: Jean-Luc Godard, Fabrice Aragno, Mitra Farahani stage designer: Jean-Paul Battaggia

In collaboration with Edison Film Hub.