fbpx

ART THROUGH A LENS: BLOOD OF A POET + MESHES IN THE AFTERNOON

A four-week evening course in conjunction with NCAD that will look at key figures from the world of art and cinema who have experimented with film or developed a cinematic aesthetic to their work.Complete course including Artists’ Day €60/€55 (members). Tickets for individual screenings from Box Office on the night, subject to availability. For information or bookings, please contact Deirdre Dolan on 01 679 5744 or ddolan@irishfilm.ie.Our course starts with two films and a follow-up talk exploring Dada, Surrealist film movements and the emergence of the American avant-garde. BLOOD OF THE POET (1930)
French Surrealist Jean Cocteau’s first full-length feature was his most abstract and shows a strong influence of filmmakers Salvador Dali and Luis Buñuel.
MESHES IN THE AFTERNOON (1943)
Maya Deren and Alexander Hammid were part of a new generation of post-World War II Americans who began experimenting with cinema. This short film remains one of the most culturally, historically, and aesthetically significant films made during this period.Please contact IFI Box Office to book this event – 01 6793477

Book Tickets

}