For the inaugural Parallel Visions event guest curator Trevor Jackson will create within a specially commissioned installation a multi-dimensional experience inspired by Richard Hamilton’s Palindrome (1974).
Fritz Lang's Frau im Mond (Woman In The Moon) was the first feature-length film to portray space-exploration in a detailed manner, meticulously accounting the science involved behind launching a spaceship from the surface of the earth to the valleys of the moon.
To complement Richard Hamilton at the ICA, an artist who was fascinated by experimentation and modernity, this ICA Cinematheque series of screenings explores visionary cinema from the past and how it can anticipate and provoke current debates on the interaction between technology and the human condition.
Weaving together archive footage, commentary from those who knew him, and intimate one-to-one interviews, Nicholas Wrathall’s documentary is a portrait of a complex man, and of one of the most dazzlingly fearless critics of our time. Followed by a Skype Q&A with the director.
Set at a beautiful lakeside spot in southern France, Alain Guiraudie’s atmospheric thriller is an erotic mix of the comic and the tragic, deservedly winning Alain Guiraudie the Best Director for Un Certain Regard at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.