Borealis Film

Time: 13:00-13:58
Intolleranza. Dir: Bettina Ehrhardt, Germany, 2004, Script: Bettina Ehrhardt. Photo: Hans-Albrecht Lusznat, Volker Tittel and Thomas Bresinksky. Music: Luigi Nono.

Luigi Nono’s scenic action as seen today. The film traces the history of “Intolleranza”, a music-theatrical work with which Luigi Nono responded to the great political issues of his time: immigration and xenophobia, torture, industrial and natural catastrophes.

Time 14:00-14:59
The Case of the Grinning Cat (2004), Chris Marker

In “The Case of the Grinning Cat”, film essayist Chris Marker explores the processes that influence how meaning is created. Working as a philosophical manifestation as much as a modern detective story, the film combines archive material with a poetic portrayal of European protests in the aftermath of 9/11.

Time 15:00-15:33
Fremdarbeit & Product Placement, Johannes Kreidler

Johannes Kreidler presents the GEMA office in Berlin with 70,200 quotations of other “sampled” works, tunes from wildly-gyrating stock market quotes, entire bodies of work (like the Beatles) compressed into seconds.The result is a composition consists of a 33 second piece of electronic music.

INTOLLERANZA, Bettina Ehrhardt / The Case of the Grinning Cat (2004), Chris Marker / Fremdarbeit og Product Placement, Johannes Kreidler