24 Frames Per Second
Shūji Terayama experimented with various cinematic possibilities, such as in YOUNG PERSON’S GUIDE TO CINEMA, where he used three projectors to produce multiple projections. The filmmaker and theorist Toshio Matsumoto shows in MURDER CATALOGUE footage of murdered people and, with a commentary on the images that is always the same and narrated by himself, creates a labyrinthine work in which fiction and reality merge. As a Japanese experimental filmmaker, Takahiko Iimura had not only been one of the first to co-initiate the international screening movement, but also conducted cross-media experiments to question the form of film itself. In 24 FRAMES PER SECOND he used single frames for his cinematic expression. Michio Okabe, considered an icon of 1960s Japanese underground cinema, pursued the principle of subjective cinema by combining images that interested him cinematically and roles that he wanted to play himself. In MEMOIR the artist’s fantasies of the late 1970s are featured in a chaotic chain of images. (GH)
This film will be shown as part of the screening III. SHORT FILM PROGRAM
All retrospective films that will be shown at the Filmmuseum after the Viennale - from 1.11. - can of course also be reserved as usual at filmmuseum.at or by calling 01/533 70 54 and purchased at the box office of the Austrian Film Museum. The prices of the Austrian Film Museum apply.