2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Vertical Cinema

Tuesday, March 17
8:00PM - 9:45PM


Vertical Cinema is a monumental and mesmerising audio-visual experience: ten new works by experimental filmmakers, projected vertically on 35 mm celluloid with a custom-built projector in vertical cinemascope. A unique blend of abstract cinema, structural experiments, found footage, chemical film explorations and laser action, Vertical Cinema represents a provocation to expand the cinematic image onto a new axis. Curated and produced by Sonic Acts, Vertical Cinema features commissioned works by Joost Rekveld, Rosa Menkman, Makino Takashi & Telcosystems, Esther Urlus, Martijn van Boven & Gert-Jan Prins, Billy Roisz & Dieter Kovacic, Tina Frank, Björn Kämmerer, Manuel Knapp and Johann Lurf.

Section: Special Events
Premiere Status: North American Premiere
Country: Netherlands/Austria
Year: 2013
Runtime: 105min

Director: Sonic Acts

Producer: Lucas van der Velden, Gideon Kiers, Annette Wolfsberger


Sonic Acts is a Dutch cultural organisation, specialising in events and projects at the cutting edge of art, technology, music and science. Annually, they organise the Sonic Acts Festival in Amsterdam and commission new works. Vertical Cinema is a special Sonic Acts production in collaboration with 10 filmmakers and artists.

Distributor: Eve Dullaart

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Sonic Acts
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