Slow Film Festival

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All films programmed so far: at the festival itself (Mayfield, Sussex), online, and screened on tour.

2017: 1 - 13
2018: 14 - 25
2019: 26 - 43
2020: 44 - 74
Islands [2021]: 75 - 90

"The Slow Film Festival celebrates works that employ an aesthetic tendency grown conspicuous in the past three decades of world art cinema.

The aesthetics of slow cinema can be broadly characterised by a combination of long takes and long shots, with a focus on non-professional actors and an emphasis on everyday activities.

If contemporary culture is governed by speed and distraction, these films open up time for stillness and contemplation.

Leading figures include James Benning, Béla Tarr, Lav Diaz, Chantal Akerman, Tsai…

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  • 1000 Smiles Per Hour

    1

  • 1319th Day

    2

  • Long Distance

    3

  • Pool Version

    4

  • It’s Nick’s Birthday

    5

  • One Times One

    6

  • Ladder

    7

  • Rhizome

    8

  • The Night of All Things

    9

  • Ecce Homo

    10

  • Centaur

    11

  • Imagines

    12

  • Ascension

    13

  • High Cities of Bone

    14

  • Double Reflection

    15

  • One and Many

    16

  • Episode?

    17

  • Murmurs

    18

  • Amateri, or The Lost Innocents

    19

  • 90 Seconds in North Korea

    20

  • Greenland

    21

  • António e Catarina

    22

  • How Do You Thirst

    23

  • Investigations of a Dog

    24

  • L. Cohen

    25

  • Closer

    26

  • Hunter

    27

  • Passing

    28

  • Sec Rouge

    29

  • And What Is the Summer Saying

    30

  • Russa

    31

  • Sleep Has Her House

    32

  • elephantfish

    33

  • Wedding Preparations in the Country

    34

  • The Stop

    35

  • The Sky on Location

    36

  • In a Foreign Country

    37

  • Circulación en la corteza

    38

  • The Growing Glow

    39

  • Nordic Grammar

    40

  • M-1

    41

  • Baba Vanga

    42

  • Notes From a Journey

    43

  • Green Thoughts

    44

  • Erpe-Mere

    45

  • Ghost Nursery

    46

  • Night Horse

    47

  • Catalogue Vol.2

    48

  • The Close River

    49

  • I Speak To My Demons

    50

  • No Archive Can Restore You

    51

  • Shivering wall

    52

  • Sunken Cave and a Migrating Bird

    53

  • Perpetual Night

    54

  • The Flow

    55

  • The Brother

    56

  • Sakhisona

    57

  • Cursed Objects

    58

  • Sirio

    59

  • The Eyes in the Woods and the Taste in the Water

    60

  • Wongar

    61

  • Now, at Last!

    62

  • Ghost Strata

    63

  • Recovery

    64

  • Condor

    65

  • American Motor Company

    66

  • The Barrel

    67

  • En Plein Air

    68

  • A Florida Melancholy

    69

  • Not Dead Yet

    70

  • Pharos

    71

  • Barbara

    72

  • The Unchanging Sea

    73

  • The Retreat

    74

  • Reflect

    75

  • The Planet

    76

  • Noise, Outer Space, Moonlight, Waves

    77

  • The Garden

    78

  • A Study of Fly

    79

  • The Blind Labourer

    80

  • The Unnamed II

    81

  • Atmospheric Pressure

    82

  • The Republics

    83

  • Last Year When the Train Passed By

    84

  • Of Unknown Origin

    85

  • Inner Sage / Outer King

    86

  • A Trip To The Sea

    87

  • INT. LANDSCAPES

    88

  • My father at grandma’s funeral

    89

  • grandma’s scissors

    90