Day of the Archive

For documentary filmmakers, archive images are a valuable source of material. In four parts, the Day of the Archive explains four different aspects of the use of archive material.

9 AM - Part 1: Film screening
9 AM welcome with coffee
9.15 AM Film screening Nelly & Nadine
11 AM Film screening 1970
12.15 Sandwich lunch
1 PM - Part 2: The artistic processing of archive images.
Explanation by and conversation with directors Magnus Gertten (Nelly & Nadine) en Tomasz Wolski (1970) about the creative processing of archive images.
3 PM - Part 3: The search for and use of archive images.
How do you approach a film with archive footage from a production point of view? Where can you find archive images? And how can you use them correctly?
5.30 PM - Part 4: Panel discussion archive use
A panel discussion on the various aspects of the use of archive material in documentaries. In the presence of an employee of the VRT image archive, SABAM and an image researcher.
Moderated by Philippe Van Meerbeeck.
A ticket will give you access to the films, lunch, lectures and conversations.
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This activity will be in Dutch.

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