During his visit to Lanzarote, José Luis Guerin will give a workshop on film and landscape

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The César Manrique Foundation (FCM) has organized a workshop on the relationship between cinema and landscape that will be taught by the filmmaker José Luis Guerin next Wednesday, May 22, between 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

The workshop will be held in the José Saramago room, located in La Plazuela de Arrecife, and will have a limited number of places, which will be awarded in strict order of registration.

Those interested in participating in the activity must register between May 16 and 21 by telephone at 928 84 31 38.

José Luis Guerín about the workshop:

“Unlike the territory, the landscape requires a precise location from which to observe.The adoption of a” point of view “, which would be the basis of the landscape, is also the most genuine operation of the filmmaker. to choose a physical location on which to fix the tripod, as before the painters did with their easel or the photographers with their “shots.” The consequences of this choice as basic as essential (where I stand, at what angle) , at what distance, at what height) guide our journey through the ideals and poetics of the landscape approached from the cinema, using projections, we will approach certain generic questions of schools and movements, to get into the landscape practice of the great authors. In this selection, necessarily personal, we start with the Lumiére operators and their primitive “films of views” to reach the most radical poetics the recent experimental cinema. Between both: national and colonial epics, mystical, historical, ethnographic, political and poetic visions.

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