Paths Through Utopias
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.
Clashing Tales - The Local Aspect of the Struggle, curated by Martina Angelotti and Elvira Vannini
10th May, Red HOuse in Sofia 7.30pm
12th May, Bologna MamBo (Museuo, d'arte Moderna di Bologna) , 6.30pm, Italy
26th May, 7pm
Haringey Independent Cinema, London
West Green Learning Centre, West Green Road, N15
Friday 3rd June 6.30pm
Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Sq, London
Free, but register here: http://www.bbk.ac.uk/bisr/news/pathsthroughutopias
Saturday 18th June 8pm
Part of the Two Degrees festival - climate change - art, activism, performance, protest.
Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial Street London E1 6AB