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Lambert Crickxstraat 30
1070 Brussels, Belgium


Anouk De Clercq

35mm, b/w, 1.37, no sound, BE, 2015, 5’

Simultaneously boundless and intimate, collective and personal, an ode to and an example of a cinematic experience that is becoming increasingly rare, the darkness of a movie theatre in the course of the projection of a 35mm film print.

Text design Michaël Bussaer
Lab DeJonghe Film Postproduction
Produced by Auguste Orts
Thank you Marie Logie, Pieter Paul Mortier, Mari Shields, Christine Sticher, Peter Van Hoof, Erwin van ‘t Hart
This work is part of The art of ~scaping, a research project by Anouk De Clercq, funded by the Research Fund University College Ghent.

Black has been on display at the following locations:

Cinematek Brussels, (BE) Thursday, Apr 20 2023 Anthology Film Archives New York, (US) Wednesday, Aug 10 2022 Anthology Film Archives New York, (US) Monday, Jul 25 2022 Short Film Festival Oberhausen Oberhausen, (DE) May 4–May 9 2022 California Institute of the Arts Los Angeles, (US) Wednesday, Mar 16 2022 Tabakalera San Sebastian, (ES) Nov 12–Nov 14 2021 Wolf Kino Berlin, (DE) Friday, Nov 15 2019 Hyde Park Picture House Leeds, (GB) Friday, Jul 5 2019 EMAF Osnabruck, (DE) Saturday, Apr 27 2019 REDCAT Los Angeles, (US) Monday, Mar 25 2019 Festival International du Film sur l'Art Montreal, (CA) Saturday, Mar 23 2019 Filmoteca Madrid, (ES) Saturday, Dec 15 2018 Experiments in Cinema Albuquerque, (US) Thursday, Apr 12 2018 Filmmuseum Potsdam, (DE) Friday, Oct 27 2017 Arsenal Berlin, (DE) Oct 20–Oct 22 2017 ACUD MACHT NEU Berlin, (DE) Saturday, May 20 2017 EYE Filmmuseum Amsterdam, (NL) Sunday, Jan 8 2017 Festival du Nouveau Cinéma Montréal, (CA) Oct 10–Oct 12 2016 Cinema Zuid Antwerpen, (BE) Wednesday, Sep 28 2016 New Horizons Wroclaw, (PL) Saturday, Jul 23 2016 Close Up Film Centre London, (GB) Saturday, Jun 25 2016 Midnight Sun Film Festival Sodankylä, (FI) Jun 15–Jun 19 2016 Metro Kino Kulturhaus Vienna, (AT) Friday, May 27 2016 Flatpack Film Festival Birmingham, (GB) Saturday, Apr 23 2016 CINEMATEK Brussel, (BE) Tuesday, Apr 19 2016 CINEMATEK Brussel, (BE) Wednesday, Apr 13 2016 Go Short Nijmegen, (NL) Apr 7–Apr 9 2016 Short Film Festival Glasgow, (GB) Thursday, Mar 17 2016 Documentary Film and Video Festival Kassel, (DE) Friday, Nov 13 2015 Filmer a Tout Prix Brussel, (BE) Saturday, Nov 7 2015 BFI Film Festival London, (GB) Friday, Oct 16 2015 25FPS Zagreb, (HR) Friday, Sep 25 2015 Internationales KurzFilmFestival Hamburg, (DE) Jun 12–Jun 13 2015 Independent Shorts Festival Vienna, (AT) Sunday, May 31 2015 Independent Shorts Festival Vienna, (AT) Friday, May 29 2015 EMAF Osnabruck, (DE) Thursday, Apr 23 2015 Images Toronto, (CA) Wednesday, Apr 15 2015 Courtisane Ghent, (BE) Sunday, Apr 5 2015 Film Festival Ann Arbor, (US) Friday, Mar 27 2015 Society for Cinema and Media Studies Montreal, (CA) Wednesday, Mar 25 2015 Internationaal Film Festival Rotterdam, (NL) Jan 21–Feb 1 2015