Founded by Séamus Kealy Sunset Kino is Austria’s only outdoor, avant-garde film program. Between July 21th and August 25th, curated screenings commence after sunset. This year’s theme Surfing Purgatory is a response to the summer exhibition by Gabriel Abrantes at the Salzburger Kunstverein. The curators this year are Bernardo De Souza (Brazil), Gabriel Abrantes (Portugal), Reetu Sattar (Bangladesh), Josée Drouin-Brisebois (Canada) and Antje Ehmann (Germany).
Introduced by the invited artist or curator, screenings are about 90 minutes. Picnic tables and a bar are on-site. People can bring or acquire food from our restaurant. Free entry.
Wed, 21 July, 9pm
A selection of films by James N. Kienitz Wilkins (USA) curated by Gabriel Abrantes (PT). Best Year Ever, 2020, 14 min This Action Lies, 2018, 32 min Mediums, 2017, 38 min B-ROLL with Andre, 2015, 19 min
Fri, 23 July 2021, 9pm
Five films by Gabriel Abrantes (PT), curated and introduced by Bernardo de Souza (BRA), Curator in Residence, Salzburger Kunstverein. Fratelli, 2012, 19 min Ornithes – Birds, 2012, 18 min A History of Mutual Respect, 2010, 23 min Too Many Daddies, Mommies and Babies, 2009, 25 min A Brief History of Princess X, 2016, 7 min
Wed, 28 July 2021, 9pm
Programme curated by Reetu Sattar (BD), in partnership with the Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts. Introduction by Sophie Goltz, Director, Salzburg Summer Academy.
Trinh T. Minh-ha, The Fourth Dimension, 2001, 87 min
Yasmine Kabir, The Last Rites, 2008, 17 min
Alia Syed, Panopticon Letter’s Missive I, 2012, 23 min
Wed, 4 August 2021, 9pm
A film by Jonas Mekas (LT/USA) curated and introduced by Josée Drouin-Brisebois (CA), Curator of Contemporary Art, National Gallery of Canada.
Jonas Mekas, Out-Takes from the Life of a Happy Man, 2012, 68 min
Wed, 11 August 2021, 9pm
Sunset Kino Award: Five screenings of the short-listed films and announcement of the award-winners of this new international award for two young artist/film-makers.
Jury: Omer Fast, Aziza Harmel, Bernardo de Souza. Introduced by Séamus Kealy, Director, Salzburger Kunstverein.
Graeme Arnfield, Pervading Animal, 2021, 31 min
Bassem Saad, Congress of Idling Persons, 2021, 36 min
Shobun Baile, Trust Study #1, 2020, 15 min
Eszter Katalin, Under the Shadow of Azkorri, 2020, 17 min
Renèe Helèna Browne, Daddy’s Boy, 2020, 22 min
Wed, 18 August 2021, 9pm
Purgatories of Learning. Programm curated by Antje Ehmann (DE).
Harun Farocki, How to Live in the FRG, 1990, 83 min
Selected short films from the project Labour in a Single Shot (Antje Ehmann and Harun Farocki, 2011-2014; since 2018 with Eva Stotz and Luis Feduchi).
Oleksiy Radynski, Putin, Moskau 2013
Bani Khoshnoudi, Frida Kallejera, Mexiko City, 2014
Thomas Amman, Nina Kennel, Venusia, Genf 2012
Aleksandra Chciuk, Sirens, Lodz 2013
Eva Stotz, Street Work at Night, Marseille 2018
Yakov Afuta, Bread and Water, Tel Aviv 2012
Gladys Lizarazu, Pulpo, Marseille 2018
Paola Barreto, Baba, Rio de Janeiro 2012
Sandra Calvo, Pedro Antoranz, Mary, Mexiko City 2014
approx. 2 min each
Wed, 25 August 2021, 9pm
Program curated by the team of the Salzburger Kunstverein.
Andreas Pichler, Das System Milch, 2017, 95 min
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