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Esperanza Collado, 2 minutes, 2011

Rewinding the film in a Super 16mm Bolex camera to shoot a triple exposure, Horses was shot at different speeds and home-processed using an extreme, unorthodox procedure. The resulting footage shifts unexpectedly from negative to positive and vice-versa, while scratches…


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Late Arrival

Barry Ronan, 3 minutes, 2006

Stripped of sound and language, Late Arrival relies entirely on its jittery and accelerated camera movement and overlapping imagery to create a kinetic and charged perception of its subject (the filmmaker’s wife) that could not have been expressed in a more ordered…

London Suite

Vivienne Dick, 28 minutes, 1988

A chorus of London voices come together to offer a snapshot of the city in the 1980s in this typically bold film from Vivienne Dick. Diverse figures describe and depict their ordinary lives, with a remarkable realism achieved through Dick’s…

Medicated Milk

Áine Stapleton, made in collaboration with José Miguel Jiménez , 50 minutes, 2016

Lucia Joyce was a talented dancer, writer and musician. She spent her life under the control of her father James, her family and multiple doctors. Her time in Ireland during the 1930s – particularly in Bray, Co. Wicklow – was…

Mongolian Barbecue

Maximilian Le Cain, 11 minutes, 2009

Mongolian Barbecue presents us with the edge of an abyss circumscribed by cinematic possession. The corporeal ritual involved falls at its ultimate climax into the rhythmical interstices of red frames that opens the way to static images from vampire B-movies,…

Motion Sickness

John McIlduff, 11 minutes, 2012

A man and two women perform movements both bizarre and intimate in this short dance film. Against the backdrop of an empty car park and cloud-grey sky, the trio physically express the uncertain desires they hold for each other. Choreographed…

On a Paving Stone Mounted

Thaddeus O'Sullivan, 96 minutes, 1978

Funded by the BFI’s film production fund, Paving Stone is O’Sullivan’s feature-length, mixed-mode experimental film. It tries to express the emigrant condition through the central dilemma of the function of memory. Its action moves back and forth between location sequences…

Paris Dreaming

Aoife Desmond, 9 minutes, 2010

Paris Dreaming consists of a dual projection of photographic slides and Super 8 film with a separate sound recording. The film, slides and sound document a series of drift walks through the Jardin des Plantes Menagerie and Parc Zoologique at…


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