Historie(s) of Cinema: 2A + 2B (Histoire(s) du cinéma: 2A + 2B)
Dir: Jean-Luc Godard
France, 1997, French, 56 min, DCP
Only the Cinema + Fatal Beauty (Seul le cinéma + Fatale beauté)
Only the Cinema consists in part of an extended conversation between Godard and film critic Serge Daney, in which Godard distinguishes film from television. Julie Delpy reads an extended excerpt from Baudelaire, while the myth of Orpheus is introduced as being central to the Historie(s). Sabine Azéma as the figure of the femme fatale crystalizes the Freudian conflict between Eros (Love) and Thanatos (Death) in Fatal Beauty. Godard considers here the way cinema seizes upon mortality as spectacle as well as the realization of fantasies about women by male directors.
Honorary César, César Awards, France (for Historie(s) of Cinema)
13/12 (FRI): Lecture with Clarence Tsui, Director of Broadway Cinematheque. Approximately 1 hour, conducted in Cantonese. Audience who attends the course is eligible for a complimentary copy of Godard, Film, History (Chinese version only)
Package Discount : 25% discount to each purchase of 2 or above standard tickets to the film course. 30% discount to each purchase of standard tickets to ALL six film course sessions.
Godard, Film, History
Door Tickets Available at the Venue on Screening Date 13/12/2019 (Fri)
- Hong Kong Arts Centre Louis Koo Cinema (Venue)
- HK Science Museum Lecture Hall (Venue)
- Hong Kong Film Archive (Venue)
- K11 Art House (Venue)
- The Metroplex (Venue)
- Festival Grand Cinema (Venue)
- the sky (Venue)
- MCL Telford Cinema (Venue)
- Tai Kwun (Venue)
- MOViE MOViE (Venue)
- Chinese Subtitles
- Category III
- Post-screening discussion with the director
- Director and/or actor(s) will meet the audience
- Post-screening talk
- Full House
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