Category : Screening

13 Jun 2014
Madame B

Screening: Madame B – Mieke Bal & Michelle Williams Gamaker

Madame B 2014 | 96′ | Colour | Mieke Bal & Michelle Williams Gamaker. Genre: Drama. Finnish, French, Swedish, English; English subtitles The theme of Madame B is the entwinement of capitalism and romantic love. Updated from Flaubert’s prophetic 1856 novel Madame Bovary, Madame B explores the way dominant ideologies from the late nineteenth century are still rampant – specifically, within the framework of patriarchy, capitalism and its investments in emotions, while love is for sale. Today more than ever, […]

25 May 2014

Screening: State of Suspension – SOS – Mieke Bal & Benny Brunner

    State of Suspension – SOS |2008 | 82’ | Colour | Mieke Bal & Benny Brunner Genre: Documentary & performance. Various languages, English subtitled State of Suspension is a drama of fragments in nine chapters; an unusual and provocative look at Israel, sixty years after independence. State of Suspension is a hybrid of documentary and performance film. It is a composite of satirical performances, music and poetry especially composed for the film, which transform the Israeli national anthem […]