Gradual Speed » Ann Arbor Film Festival

Gradual Speed

(Els van Riel, 2013, 52 min)

A few years ago I started collecting images with the idea to pay homage to the slowly vanishing techniques of analog film-making. Now a series of these recordings makes Gradual Speed, a work on and for black and white 16mm-film seen as matter, and at the same time as a metaphor for everything we can not grasp. -EVR


Directed by Els van Riel


Wednesday, March 26 4:30pm

“Gradual Speed” screening w/ “White Ash”

Gradual Speed, the latest 16mm film from Brussels-based artist Els Van Riel, is an austere meditation on movement, matter, light and perception. Screening with White Ash, the most recent digital

Michigan Theater (Screening Room)