Feature Length Events

Thursday, March 26

3:00pm

Harun Farocki: Images of the World and the Inscription of War

Feature Length, Special Presentations

The vanishing point in Harun Farocki’s critically important 1988 film is the conceptual image of the 'blind spot' shared by evaluators of aerial footage taken in Germany during the war...

Michigan Theater (Screening Room)


 

7:00pm

Episode of the Sea

Documentary, Feature Length

The result of a two-year collaboration with the residents of Urk, a remote, now landlocked Dutch fishing village, Lonnie van Brummelen and Siebren de Haan’s performance/research project extends their ongoing...

Michigan Theater (Screening Room)


Feature Length

Transatlantique is Montreal filmmaker Félix Dufour-Laperrière’s debut feature-length  documentary filmed during a trans-Atlantic crossing aboard a cargo ship. Transatlantique offers an immersive view of the journey and the daily life...

Michigan Theater (Screening Room)

 

Documentary, Feature Length, Films in Competition

Filmed over three years on China’s railways, The Iron Ministry traces the vast interiors of China, a country on the move: flesh and metal, clangs and squeals, light and dark,...

Michigan Theater (Main Auditorium)

 


Documentary, Feature Length, Films in Competition

Michigan Theater (Screening Room)

 


Documentary, Feature Length, Films in Competition

Filmmakers Bill Brown and Sabine Gruffat travel across Spain to document the consequences of the housing crisis. What they find are Spanish citizens, inspired by the politics of The 15M...

Michigan Theater (Screening Room)

Documentary, Feature Length

Poet Seamus Heaney wrote of the ‘deep and literate gaze’ Robert Gardner (1925-2014) transmits ‘with an intensity that passes from the documentary into the visionary’ in his film Forest of...

Michigan Theater (Screening Room)

 


Documentary, Feature Length, Films in Competition

A cinematic essay in defense of remembering, The Royal Road offers up a primer on the Spanish colonization of California and the Mexican American War alongside intimate reflections on nostalgia,...

Michigan Theater (Screening Room)

 


Documentary, Feature Length

Sponsored by:  WTVS Detroit Public Television Educational Partner:  The University of Michigan Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies...

Michigan Theater (Screening Room)

 

 

 

(Felix Dufour-Laperriere, 2014)

A stunning, sober and mythic rendering of a transatlantic voyage, shot over thirty days in a bruising hulk of a ship universe, floating across a black dream of water. Using...

Showing Friday, March 27 9:15pm