March 19 – 30
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Run Time: 9 minutes
In Bydlo, which means cattle in Polish, Patrick Bouchard reinterprets the symphonic movement of the same name from Modest Petrovich Mussorgskys opus Pictures at an Exhibition. The filmmaker pushes the theme to its limit-Bydlo is inspired by the slow, cumbersome movement of an ox pulling a heavily-laden cart-and in so doing, he has succeeded in creating a powerful musical animation. In recreating the structure of the symphonic poem -crescendo, climax, decrescendo-Bouchards film evokes humanitys powerful surge forward...Humanitys quest for power, in which men, women and children are inexorably drawn to their doom. Manipulating clay figurines to shape his story, the artist designs and creates constant variations of his theme, marrying reality and fantasy.
Monday, April 08, 2013 at 9:10 AM
Tuesday, April 09, 2013 at 5:00 PM
Independent Shorts Program 8
Stephane Lafleur, Alain Baril
Day and KNIGHT in Akron
Join us for a full day of CIFF38 programming in Akron on Thursday, March 27th!
Cleveland Foundation Community Day at the CIFF38
Enjoy a FREE day at the Festival, courtesy of The Cleveland Foundation on Monday, March 24th