All This Can Happen is screening at Videodrome2 as part of the opening event of Festival de Marseille.
Created by Siobhan Davies and filmmaker David Hinton in 2012, All This Can Happen is a film constructed entirely from archive photographs and footage from the earliest days of cinema.
Based on Robert Walser’s novella ‘The Walk’ (1917), the film follows the footsteps of the protagonist as series of small adventures and chance encounters take the walker from idiosyncratic observations of ordinary events towards a deeper pondering on the comedy, heartbreak and ceaseless variety of life. A flickering dance of intriguing imagery brings to light the possibilities of ordinary movements from the everyday which appear, evolve and freeze before your eyes. Juxtapositions, different speeds and split frame techniques convey the walker’s state of mind as he encounters a world of hilarity and despair.
All This Can Happen has toured internationally across four continents screening at film festivals, cinemas, galleries and museums in cities including Rotterdam, Buenos Aires, Hong Kong, San Francisco and Berlin, among others. The film continues to tour internationally to high critical acclaim.
In 2016 the International Journal of Screendance, dedicated for the first time in its history, a whole issue to All This Can Happen.
49 cours Julien