Paths Through Utopias


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Les sentiers de l'utopie, (French and English subtitles), 112 minutes

Film by Isabelle Fremeaux, John Jordan and Kypros Kyprianou. Music by Isa Suarez.

A book-film project by Isabelle Fremeaux and John Jordan.

Blurring the fluid boundaries between present and future, documentary and fiction, Paths Through Utopias is a feature length utopian road movie exploring a post-capitalist Europe. Shot during a 7 month journey in 2008 visiting ten utopian experiments, the film is half of the book-film project published in France by Editions Zones. From the direct action Climate Camp set up illegally besides Heathrow airport to a hamlet squatted by French art punks, occupied self-managed Serbian factories to a free love commune in an ex Stasi base, this magicorealist travelogue transports us to a parallel universe where money is worthless and private property has been abolished.

Paths Through Utopias will be screened at the Zilkha Auditorium, Whitechapel Gallery on Thursday 5th September 2013 with a Q&A.

TRANSEUROPA FESTIVAL

Clashing Tales - The Local Aspect of the Struggle, curated by Martina Angelotti and Elvira Vannini

10th May, Red HOuse in Sofia 7.30pm

http://www.redhouse-sofia.org/Default.aspx

12th May, Bologna MamBo (Museuo, d'arte Moderna di Bologna) , 6.30pm, Italy

http://www.mambo-bologna.org/eventi/evento-527/

London

26th May, 7pm

Haringey Independent Cinema, London

West Green Learning Centre, West Green Road, N15

http://www.haringey.org.uk/hic/

Friday 3rd June 6.30pm

BIRKBECK

Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Sq, London

Free, but register here: http://www.bbk.ac.uk/bisr/news/pathsthroughutopias

Saturday 18th June 8pm

ARTS ADMIN

Part of the Two Degrees festival - climate change - art, activism, performance, protest.

Free.

Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial Street London E1 6AB

http://www.artsadmin.co.uk/events/2900

ENGLISH TRAILER

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