November 25 @ 10:30 - 17:30
“A free selection from a few old amateur films” is the
subtitle of Private History. Found footage is edited into
chronological order to subtly tell the history of Hungary in
the turbulent era between 1920 and 1950.
🎬The Danube Exodus
Combining material from a diverse range of archives, the
prominent Hungarian found-footage filmmaker Pèter
Forgács brings to life a footnote from 20th-century
history: an exodus in two opposite directions, driven by
This talk will be hosted by Kleio and ourselves. We will provide an in-depth discussion about found footage as a primary source for documentaries and historical research. How do you approach primary sources like these and how do they represent history? With special guests such as the Slovak director Péter Forgács, Dutch filmmaker Peter Delpeut and lecturer of European Studies Ewa Stanczyk.
🗣️Case Study: The life of documentaries
In the case study, hosted by Off-Screen, we will talk with filmmakers, archivists and scholars about the life of documentaries. How to document and archive their concept development, research, production, circulation and impact? What about unused materials? With special guests Paula Albuquerque, Annet Dekker, Péter Forgács, Mark-Paul Meijer and others.
Date: Monday, November 25
Location of screening: Pathé De Munt
Location of talk & case study: VOX-POP
Start screening: 10.45
Start talk: 12.15
Start case study: 15.00
Entrance to talks and case studies in VOX-POP is free.
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