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24/09/2015

Branding a Film Experiment / Experimenting with a Film Brand

This year’s edition of Odes to Film, with a film screened before each competition program, glorifies the magical symbiosis of original experiment and promotional material. Although at first we would not want to leave them alone in a dark room with sharp objects, the experimental and the commercial often proved good comrades in the audiovisual media domain, and their interactions often yielded impressive and hilarious results.

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22/09/2015

Free Radicals on HRT 3

Night before the 11th 25 FPS Festival edition kicks off, on 23rd of September at 22:48, Third Program of the Croatian National Television broadcasts Free Radicals - A History of Experimental Film, feature documentary by Pip Chodorov, portraying great filmmakers - Robert Breer, Stan Brakhage, Peter Kubelka, Jonas Mekas, Michael Snow, Ken Jacobs and others.

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19/09/2015

Testing formula of the cinematic illusion

Deleuze’s The Movement Image is sitting on a strange mount in the middle of the stage, before the film screen, numbly facing the audience. Once it squeezed under philosophers’ arms, imprinted its great ideas into the minds of film enthusiasts, fed its hermetic theories to the masses of film scientists and other scholars. Its name spilled across the lists of references below countless texts, from distinguished essays to theses and ambitious student papers. And now it dwindles in the dark of a screening room, scruffy and wrinkled like an alcoholic in rehab, exposed to the public view, but nevertheless too far to communicate anything.

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19/09/2015

Jury programs – phantasmagorical darkness, food and archive

Three characters in search of an authentic cinematic experience – perhaps this is the bestway to describe programmes curated by the 25 FPS jury. This year’s jury consists of three individuals orbiting across different spheres of film activity, with quite diverse fields of interest, but equal fascination in the film medium and its capability to provide something that goes beyond our sensory frame with its audiovisual stimulation.

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15/09/2015

Take part in the Hit Parade!

If you are available on September 27th and interested in sound more than image, as well as eager in taking part in artists' performances, apply for Hit Parade from the Expanded Cinema program in the French Pavillion.

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15/09/2015

Press conference and accreditations

On Monday 21st, 11.00 h at MM Center we'll present the complete program of the 25 FPS Festival eleventh edition. Festival programmers and organizers will talk about films, events, and visiting guest.

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