Newsletter
 

Login to MyFNC

 
 
facebook

 



 
Not a member yet ? Sign up !
 

Sign up !

 
 
Fill in your information :
 






 
 

Password reset

 
 
Reset your password.
 

 
 
 

gloria victoria

Theodore Ushev | 2013 | O.V. without dialogue | Canada | 7min | color

Synopsis :

Gloria Victoria unfolds on the still-smouldering rubble of a furious 20th century, propelled by the exalting “invasion” theme from Shostakovich's Leningrad Symphony (No. 7). Resembling a military march with bolero overtones, the music sweeps over imagery of combat fronts and massacres, leading us from Dresden to Guernica, from the Spanish Civil War to star wars. It is at once a symphony that serves the war machine, that stirs the masses, and art that mourns the dead, voices its outrage and calls for peace. Gloria Victoria is the third film in a trilogy on the relationship between art and power. It is the work of an exceptionally gifted filmmaker and multi-faceted artist, a virtuoso of collage and recycling who conjures up everything from surrealism to Dracula, and makes cubist constructions emerge from the horror of dismembered bodies. Through a multitude of quotations, allusions and references, Theodore Ushev orchestrates a thundering nightmare in the name of peace.

Fantasmagories 3D ( 8 films )

While the use of 3D effects in animated and live-action films is beginning to run out of steam at the box office, both for economic reasons and due to a lack of genuine creativity, here are seven reasons to hold out and ponder the advent of a new cinematic language.