I’m Here! II
World AIDS Day

November 30 - December 9, 2018

Pera Film continues I’m Here!, the film program it launched for the World AIDS Day last year. Taking place on November 30 – December 9, 2018, the program will feature a selection ranging from shorts to documentaries, to examples of experimental cinema as well as cult productions.

The program presents Blue where Derek Jarman traces the meaning of the color blue accompanied by interwoven sounds and experimental music as he relays his personal experiences with AIDS through the diaries he kept after his AIDS diagnosis, Pedro Almodóvar’s masterpiece All About My Mother dedicated to Bette Davis, Gena Rowlands and Romy Schneider focusing on the experiences of a woman named Manuela following the loss of her son Esteban in a traffic accident, Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell, a critically acclaimed documentary by Matt Wolf depicting a compelling portrait of the avantgarde composer and lyricist Arthur Russel who died in 1992, and Alternate Endings, Activist Risings a selection of videos commissioned to six inspiring collectives, highlighting the impact of art in activism by the contemporary art organization Visual AIDS founded in the US in 1988, today dedicated to raising awareness on AIDS/HIV issues.

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November 30

19:00 Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell

21:00 All About My Mother

December 1

15:00 Alternate Endings, Activist Risings

December 2

15:00 Blue

December 5

19:00 Alternate Endings, Activist Risings

December 7

21:00 Blue

December 8

15:00 Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell

December 9

15:00 All About My Mother

Blue

Blue

All About My Mother

All About My Mother

Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell

Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell

Alternate Endings, Activist Risings

Alternate Endings, Activist Risings

Program Trailer

I’m Here! II
World AIDS Day

Pera Film continues I’m Here!, the film program it launched for the World AIDS Day last year.

The Artist That Just Couldn’t Stop Creating: Picasso <br> Who Is Pablo Picasso?

The Artist That Just Couldn’t Stop Creating: Picasso
Who Is Pablo Picasso?

Born on October 25, 1881 in Malaga, Spain, Pablo Picasso’s full name takes about two lines: Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Martyr Patricio Clito Ruíz y Picasso.

Marcel Duchamp’s Bicycle Wheel

Marcel Duchamp’s Bicycle Wheel

In 1998 Ben Jakober and Yannick Vu collaborated on an obvious remake of Marcel Duchamp’s Roue de Bicyclette, his first “readymade” object. Duchamp combined a bicycle wheel, a fork and a stool to create a machine which served no purpose, subverting accepted norms of art. 

Game of Mangala

Game of Mangala

Three figures in Eastern dress are shown in repose against an exotic landscape, smoking pipes and playing mangala. Inventories of the royal collections from 1739 identify the members of this group as the royal eunuch Matthias and two odalisques.