favourites are top 4 from last month
Not only great in it's overall thesis but truly stunning in each edifying moment, to me most notably:
-the cutting between the man making racist remarks to someone he doesn't realise is black and the woman's objectifying fetishism
-"you can sing, but softly"
-and obviously the entire prologue
Still available here along with some other great film, would also highly recommend Just Don't Think I'll Scream.
Before the screening of this film there was a note that read "Please note: The quality of the image differs from usual expectations" and I have to assume that they meant that it massively exceeds any and all assumptions of form and convention.
Les Saignantes operates entirely in an oneiric register, from the neon glow, jittery editing and deep droning reverberations. But most notably, through the repetitions of movements, sounds and images Bekolo evokes an extreme form of the dream…
Representing a transient evolving consciousness, each moment translating the image of the last into a new experience.
I've never had such a different experiences by just changing the way in which I watch a film. Watching from a distance on my tv rather than just on my laptop gave it so much more room to breath and allowed new images to come to the fore; I can't even imagine how good it would be to see this projected.