Week 4: Surrealist Cinema

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[Max Ernst, La femme 100 tête (or A Hundred Headless Women), 1929]

This lecture provides an overview of a significant art movement in the 20th century. It outlines the central concerns of Surrealist films, and their aims and strategies break with conventional cinema. Through this survey, we examine its legacy and analyses the relevance of these experiments in contemporary practice.

Principally, we ask:

What constitutes Surrealist Cinema?
What is their relevance to contemporary practice today?

The presentation to this lecture can be found here

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