At the heart of the Govett-Brewster/Len Lye Centre’s cinema programme, Projection Series returns with its eighth instalment, surveying the landscape of historical and contemporary fine art filmmaking. The series continues to encourage audiences to experience the wider world of local and international film and moving image.
This series includes the masterpiece of Surrealist cinema Un Chien Andalou (1928), made by Luis Buñuel with Salvador Dali, and Maya Deren’s celebrated experimental film Meshes of the Afternoon (1943). Alongside these well-known works, Long Dream of Waking showcases Bells of Atlantis (1952-3) by Ian Hugo, featuring abstract colour effects by Len Lye, and The Lost Dreams of Naoki Hayakawa (2016) by Ane Hjort Guttu and Daisuke Kosugi.
Approximate running time: 73 minutes