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LIAF 2019: Edge of Frame presents – Memento Stella (FEATURE FILM)

Sat 07 Dec 2019 20:30 - 22:15

More details from http://www.liaf.org.uk/2019....

Entry is £10 - £12.
Posted By
Nag Vladermersky

A dazzling journey into immersive abstraction, the film is made up of hundreds of layers of footage, blending into dense fields of imagery complemented by a highly effective soundtrack by Reinier Van Houdt.

“Memento Stella is an original phrase I coined to remind me to ‘never forget that we too reside among the stars,’ as well as the title of a project I started in the winter of 2016. For several years I’ve travelled the world, screening my work. And throughout this dark, sad world, amid war and terrorism and countless lives lost to natural cataclysms caused by humans, there hasn’t been a single day that death hasn’t been in my thoughts. At the same time, I do realise that it is not only death that binds us. We are also born and raised and living on this little planet, among the stars. I pursue my work with the idea that if each day, we might be conscious of this truth for even a moment, then maybe perhaps somewhere deep in our hearts, we might find shared artistic expressions, keys to a place beyond the religions, politics, borders, languages, and personal desires which tear us apart.”
- Director Makino Takashi.

Please refer to the LIAF website for more details.