Patrick Marshall receives FSC-Harvard Fellowship 2019-20

Huge congratulations to our Patrick Marshall, who is a FSC-Harvard Fellow for 2019-20. During his fellowship he will be working on a psychogeographic essay film centering on the city of Austin, TX.

https://filmstudycenter.org/fellows-works/patrick-marshall/

Stay tuned for project developments!

Bistrik7 mentor Béla Tarr to show new work in Vienna

Bistrik7 are so very excited and our hearts are so very warmed by the announcement that our beloved mentor, Bela Tarr from our film.factory family, is presenting a new work:

Béla Tarr: Missing People

DATES

Thu, 13. June, 6.00pm , 9.00pm 
Fri, 14. June, 6.00pm , 9.00pm 
Sat, 15. June, 6.00pm , 9.00pm 
Sun, 16. June, 6.00pm , 9.00pm

LOCATION

Halle E im MuseumsQuartier 
Museumsplatz 1, 1070 Wien

On 15 June both screenings of Missing People by Béla Tarr offer free admission to everyone who can present a current issue of the Viennese street newspaper Augustin.
Subject to availability, tickets can be obtained on 15 June from the evening box office in the foyer of Halle E+G at MuseumsQuartier.

FESTWOCHEN EXTRAS

Masterclass with Béla Tarr
Talk with Béla Tarr and Jacques Rancière

INTERVIEW

About the piece:

Vienna is the city with the highest quality of living in the world – this was confirmed yet again in 2018. But the city’s immaculate façade made of Habsburg splendour, Sacher torte and snow-white Lipizzaner horses is only half the story. Many inhabitants do not fit into this picture and are hidden from sight owing to poverty and social hierarchies. Béla Tarr’s Missing People makes them visible again. Tarr’s magnum opus, Sátántangó, is widely regarded as one of the most important works in film history. And according to his director colleague Gus Van Sant, the Hungarian comes closer to the actual rhythm of life than virtually any other filmmaker. This is also true for his new project, which is his first time directing after a long creative break. Using just a few shots, Tarr shows these invisible people in the kind of place to which they would normally have no access. This work, created in the intersection of film, installation and performance, will be presented exclusively during the Wiener Festwochen – at the filming location itself. While the visitors remain amongst themselves, only traces of the protagonists are left behind. A powerful plea for humanity.

(courtesy of https://www.festwochen.at/en/programme/programme/detail/missing-people/ )