søndag den 22. august 2010

'Fragment d'une æuvre: Jørgen Leth' in Lussas, France

The film festival in Lussas, France now presents a fine selection of Jørgen Leth's films in a retrospective called 'Fragment d'une æuvre: Jørgen Leth' (Fragments of a filmmakers work: Jørgen Leth). Leth himself will be present at the festival from today Sunday the 22nd till Wednesday 25th.
Kees Bakker: 'Jørgen Leth is an author-filmmaker of great originality who invites the spectator to take part in the elaboration of his films in the sense that he observes more than he attempts to provide answers. Work to be (re)discovered!'
For more information on the extensive programme and for further text about Leth's æuvre as described by the festival, please visit their website.

World premiere of 'Erotic Man' on TIFF

On September 10th, 2010 Jørgen Leth's long awaited film, 'Erotic Man' (Det Erotiske Menneske) will world premiere at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in Canada.
TIFF: "Danish master Jørgen Leth travels the globe in this sensual, provocative and sometimes autobiographical essay film about a man searching … searching the world for the nature of the erotic."
For the full festival review, including screening dates, please visit their website.

torsdag den 12. august 2010

A retrospective at Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Spain

Friday 13th of August 2010, Bilbao Fine Arts Museum will open up a retrospective of Jørgen Leth's work with a total of 16 films, including classics like The Perfect Human, 66 Scenes from America, The Five Obstructions and featuring his latest piece, The Erotic Human.
For further information, click here