1001 Films

  • 0 10
  • 1989
  • Nonemin
1001 Films
  • Dutch

An ode to film preservation, it presents a night-time visit to a seemingly depopulated repository (presumably the Royal Film Archive of Belgium), juxtaposing a series of images of observation, reconstruction, and projection using film fragments - from the hand-painted, altered image frames of Georges Méliès' Kingdom of the Fairies to the iconic image of Louise Brooks - to turn the archive into a temporal wonderland of novel discoveries, hidden treasure, re-awakened curiosity, and critical re-assessment.

André Delvaux
André Delvaux Director
Louise Brooks
Louise Brooks (archival)