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ART:CINEMA at SMK - National Gallery of Denmark

WEEKEND AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF DENMARK
APRIL 1-3

The festival’s strong focus on documentary as an art form culminates with a weekend at SMK, opening on Friday 1 April with a special edition of SMK Fridays, dedicated to this year’s theme: subjectivity and worldviews. During the weekend you can experience a curated selection of films, talks, special tours as well as a concert with Astrid Sonne, and the performance piece ‘My whole existence was like a glass of milk between my hands’ – a total experience through several spaces with film, live performance and video installation.

Ticket information
The ticket gives access to SMK on the same day from 10.00 – 18.00 As a special CPH:DOX offer, you can also get a 10% discount in the Kafeteria by showing your ticket.

Art:Cinema is presented in collaboration with Kunsten.nu and Region Hovedstaden

SCREENINGS

18:001 AprilEVENT

SMK fridays

The three days open with SMK Friday dedicated to this year’s theme: subjectivity and worldviews.

SMK
Sølvgade 48-50
1307 København K

11:002 April

THE ECLIPSE

An exiled filmmaker turns his analogue camera on his family in ex-Yugoslavia in a work that charts how a dark past remains embedded in the present with an artist’s poetic eye.

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SMK
Sølvgade 48-50
1307 København K

110 min

14:002 April

PRISM

Cameras have long been calibrated and optimised for white skin tone. Three artists from Burkina Faso, Cameroon and Belgium explore how film technology’s invisible bias is linked to historical inequality.

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SMK
Sølvgade 48-50
1307 København K

78 min

16:002 AprilEVENT

SOUND:TRACKS – ASTRID SONNE: ITO TAKASHI LIVE-SCORE

This time, the always explorative Danish composer is challenged by the task: create new music and perform it live for Japanese artist Ito Takashi.

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SMK
Sølvgade 48-50
1307 København K

60 min

11:003 April

HOW TO DO THINGS WITH WORDS

A rich and detailed mini-portrait of the accomplished painter Jesper Christiansen, who welcomes us in his studio and generously introduces us to his reflections on creating.

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SMK
Sølvgade 48-50
1307 København K

22 min

12:303 april

SPORTCAST 2

Set to images of an old football match between Malmö and Helsingborg, Swedish artist Sara Sjölin tells the tragicomic deadpan story of a failed relationship with an ex-boyfriend.

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SMK
Sølvgade 48-50
1307 København K

110 min

15:153 April

BEBA

A poetic and raw coming-of-age story about a young Afro-Latina woman from New York who uncompromisingly turns her gaze on herself and her origins. One of the strongest debuts of the last year.

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SMK
Sølvgade 48-50
1307 København K

79 min

16:003 April

MY WHOLE EXISTENCE WAS LIKE A GLASS OF MILK BETWEEN MY HANDS

We round off our Art:Cinema with 500 glasses of milk at SMK. Here you can experience the performance work ‘My whole existence was like a glass of milk between my hands’ by the artist group Motherboard, where video installations and live performance merge into a total experience that turns classical opera on its head.

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SMK
Sølvgade 48-50
1307 København K

90 min