The film club: “La Chinoise” by Jean Luc Godard (1967) Eng/Ita

The film club arranged the last meeting before summer on May 3rd. The movie discussed was deeply tough and wryly conceived: we talked about the masterpiece post recognised by Jean-Luc Godard entitled “La Chinoise”, 1967. THE FILM  The low-budget film, shot in the interlude of Godard’s apartment, is an adaptation by Fyodor Dostoyevsky‘s novel, The…

The Film Club III: Freaks by Tod Browning

It is surely not my pleasant diversion regarding and analyzing “negative” and “shocking” times through film history, but I think it is a must. In fact, on the last film club March 22 , 2017, at the Temporary Space in Helsinki, we gathered to “dive in the past” to understand what might have ever happened. It…

The Film Club II: Dogville by Lars Von Trier (2003)

What element can hold a group of people during a cold frosty evening of Thursday in Helsinki discussing about one of the masterpieces of the 2000cinema? The passion, would you say, or the curiosity? I would like to be honest with you, in fact of 16 interested people who were supposed to come, only 3 of…