IMPROBABLE EVENTS curated by MARK AERIAL WALLER18. Feb - 18. Feb 10 / ended Wysing Arts Centre
Mike Sperlinger, Director of LUX – the agency for artists' moving image - introduces the film Invasion, 1969 by Argentine Director Hugo Santiago. 123 minutes. English sub-titles. Invasion – a gem of south American cinema - is the metaphysical and poetical tale of the besieged city of Aquila. Following a chequered history that saw it banned by the Argentine authorities in 1974, at which time the film negative was stolen and suppressed until its restoration in 2000. Written by Jose Luis Borges and Adolfo Bioy Casares Invasi&oacute;n is ultimately about resistance. In the words of Bioy Casares “Homer will forgive me: the heart is always on the side of those who resist.” The screening will be followed by a short discussion.
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