THE OCCIDENTAL HOTEL

Lewis Klahr

USA 26 min min Fiction

Synopsis

The film juxtaposes photographs of the filmmaker’s honeymoon with Mexican comic book figures that Klahr, one of the most representative authors of film-collage, began collecting in 1990.

This movie is part of a program that includes:

The Exquisite Corpus, Peter Tscherkassky
Brouillard Passage #15, Alexandre Larose
Sin Dios ni Santa María, Samuel M. Delgado i Helena Girón
The Occidental Hotel, Lewis Klahr

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Director

Lewis Klahr

(New York, 1956). Master collagist Lewis Klahr has been making films since 1977. He is known for his uniquely idiosyncratic experimental films and cutout animations which have been screened extensively in the United States and Europe. New York’s Museum of Modern Art has purchased Klahr’s films for their permanent collection, and curated three one-person shows with him since 1989.

Filmography: The Occidental Hotel (2014), The Pettifogger (2011), Daylight Moon (2002, curt), Lulu (1996, curt), Altair (1995), The Pharaoh’s Belt (1993)

Lewis Klahr

Film information

Director: Lewis Klahr
Script: Lewis Klahr
Contact: Xcèntric
Country: USA
Year: 2014
Format: Digital
Length: 26 min min
Language: Without dialogue
Edition: 2016