JLG/JLG -Self-Portrait in December (JLG/JLG - autoportrait de décembre)
Dir: Jean-Luc Godard
France, 1994, French, 56 min, DCP
“Self-portrait, not autobiography.” Godard reminds us in this melancholic and comedic retrospection before the completion of his magnum opus, Historie(s) of Cinema. Leafing through a notebook containing his thoughts and quotations, Godard meditates on his childhood portrait, noting his early inclination towards mourning, and offers philosophical musings on the meaning and nature of cinema in relation to history and memory. Amidst the citations of Wittgenstein, Beethoven, Renoir (among others), are sublime images of wintry landscapes juxtaposed with everyday encounters, involving a blind film editor, nubile cleaning ladies, and inspectors from the local film office.
22/11 (FRI): Lecture with Dr. Derek Lam, Lecturer at HKU. 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 22/11/2019 (Fri)
- Hong Kong Arts Centre Louis Koo Cinema (Venue)
- HK Science Museum Lecture Hall (Venue)
- Hong Kong Film Archive (Venue)
- K11 Art House (Venue)
- EMP Cinemas iSQUARE (Venue)
- The Metroplex (Venue)
- Festival Grand Cinema (Venue)
- the sky (Venue)
- MCL Telford Cinema (Venue)
- Tai Kwun (Venue)
- MOViE MOViE (Venue)
- CINE FAN ONLINE
- 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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