The poetic documentary of Joris Ivens, about the port Valparaiso in Chile, celebrated its 50th anniversary. They celibate this with the screening of two Joris Ivens films and a film of Chris Marker.
Eva Olthof, an artist from Rotterdam in the Netherlands, is an ‘artist in residence’ for three months in Valparaiso and she works on an artproject, influenced by Ivens and Marker. Valparaiso is on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 2001.
The film has been made by Ivens after an invitation of Salvador Allende. The film became a filmproject for the students of the university of Santiago de Chile. With an intuitive filmstyle, Ivens created a sociological view on the hard life at and against the hills.
The screening of …à Valparaiso took place at the 16th of May with this title:
LUGARES IMAGINARIOS Y FUTURAS MEMORIAS
Jueves 16 Mayo 19:00 hrs
Joris Ivens …A Valparaíso (1963) FR/CL 27’
Rotterdam Europoort (1966) NL/FR 20’
Jueves 23 Mayo 19:00 hrs
Chris Marker Sans Soleil (1983) FR 100’
Calle General Mackenna 207 Cerro Yungay
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Agradecemos a Fundación Joris Ivens, Holanda