Trash THE ART OF SHORTENING Saturday 18 March, 22:15, Runde Ecke at Kultur Forum, Wachsbleichstra├če 4a (Frontyard), 01067 Dresden

Guest: Joachim Schmidt; curation: Jan Nordsieck

Blockbusters have always attracted people to the cinema. But what happens when the film is over? What was it like before VHS and DVD? The living room belonged to cine film. But film material was expensive and so the media-historical peculiarity of film shorts for home cinema came about: full-length blockbusters were shortened to 15-minute films. Film collector Joachim Schmidt reports on this art of shortening. The finest trash on Super8!

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