22nd August 2019
Xcèntric archive
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Avant-garde film archive reopens in Barcelona

This weekend the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB) celebrates the renovation and reopening of its Xcèntric film archive.

The centre’s collection of over 1,000 avant-garde films has been through an extensive process of renewal to an incorporate a new system of digital consultation.

In addition, a space has been created to allow visitors to discover cinematographic tools and experiment with various cinematic formats and media, while screenings, workshops and talks can all now be held in a multi-purpose area.

Xcèntric archive
‘Notes on Maria Menken’ (Martina Kudlacek, 2006)

To mark the occasion, over the weekend of 2 and 3 February, the archive will be open for free guided tours that provide an introduction to its contents, and three one-hour sessions entitled ‘An introduction to experimental cinema’ (Sat noon; Sun noon, 6pm – book ahead at xcentric@cccb.org).

Set up in 2001, Xcèntric is the CCCB’s regular film programme and includes numerous screenings and related activities.

When: 2-3 Feb

Where: CCCB

More info: cccb.org

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