Kraków

Conference Programme

Fast, Slow & Reverse. Faces of Contemporary Film Narration:

Art-house Cinema – Alternative Paths of Narration

Kraków, 27th – 28th May, 2017

26th May (Friday)

20:00 – Opening banquet (Restaurant „Aquarius”, Barge on the Vistula River), entrance only for invited guests

 

27th May (Saturday)

All lectures will take place at:
Faculty of Management and Social Communication of the Jagiellonian University
(Wydział Zarządzania i Komunikacji Społecznej Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego),
address: ul. Prof. Stanisława Łojasiewicza 4, Kraków

Registration: from 9:30 at the reception situated near room 0.307 (ground floor)

Opening Session

The Inaugural Lecture: prof. Thomas Elsaesser –
Attention, Distraction and the Distribution of the Senses

(room 0.310, 10:00-11:30)

room 0.310 room 0.313
11:40-13:20 session I  

 

“Embodied Narrations”

Moderator: Mirosław Przylipiak

●       Aleksander Kmak, UW: Bodily pictures vs. diegetic images in contemporary film narration

●       Magdalena Dorobińska, UW: Ripped cinema, stapled body – on „The Intruder” by Claire Denis

●       Julia Gierczak, UG: The notions of femininity and masculinity in the francophone queer cinematic narrative

●       Marta Stańczyk, UJ: Somatic resonance. The issue of rhythm in slow Cinema

“Puzzling Narrations”

Moderator: Thomas Elsaesser

●       Barbara Szczekała, UJ: Mind-Game Films: Between (Post)Classical and Art Narration

●       Marshall Deutelbaum, Purdue University, USA (IN): Unscrambling the Narrative Chronology of Hong Sangsoo’s Hill of Freedom

●       Kamil Lipiński, UAM: The nomadic images in Peter Greenaway’s Tulse Luper VJ projections

13:20 – 13:35 coffee break (entrance hall near room 0.313)
13:35-14:55

session II

“Transnational Storytelling”

Moderator: Eleftheria Thanouli

●       Urszula Wolak, UJ: Economical language of body. Gain an understanding the Attenberg (2010) by Athina Tsangari

●       Andrzej Marzec, UAM: Dead language of Greek “New Wave” – weird narrative strategies of Yorgos Lanthimos

●       Miłosz Stelmach, UJ: „Peripheral Visions. Neomodern Minimalism in Recent Polish Cinema”

 

 

 

“Classic and Upcoming Masters”

Moderator: Małgorzata Radkiewicz

●       Karolina Kosińska, ISPAN: Alan Clarke, Robert Bresson, Gus Van Sant – the common thread of narrative minimalism and intensiveness

●       Piotr Wajda, UG: „Commerce, artistry and blood of innocents. Few words about narration in Carl Th. Dreyer’s Vampyr”

●         Grażyna Świętochowska, UG: The mode of exhibition and reception in interactive movie screening: Kinoautomat: Člověk a jeho dům dir. Radúz Činčera (1967) and Possibilia dir. Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert (2016).

14:55-16:00 lunch break (entrance hall near room 0.313)

The Special Lecture: prof. Eleftheria Thanouli –
The poetics of the historical fiction film: narration and historical explanations

(room 0.310, 16:00-17:30)

17:30-19:50

session III

“Exclusive Masterpieces”

Moderator: Miłosz Stelmach

  • Agnieszka Kiejziewicz, Contemplation, meditation and mythical cosmos. Japanese experimental film in the era of multiplexes
  • Adam Domalewski, UAM: Seasons of Nuri Bilge Ceylan
  •  Rafał Syska, UJ: Slow Cinema Violence
 

“Various Faces of Narration”

Moderator: Barbara Szczekała

●      Gabriela Korwin Piotrowska, UJ: Towards hyperstitious cinema – accelerationism and hyperdynamics of time

●      Stanisław Liguziński, UJ: Video Essay – Slow(ed) Cinema of the Pensive Profaners

●      Małgorzata Radkiewicz, UJ: The re-imagination of historical past in video narrations of Anna Baumgart

21:30 Film Screening & Conference Party:”The Sun Island”, found-footage film by Thomas Elsaesser, 60′, (“Konfederacka 4” Wine Bar Cafe, address: Konfederacka 4)

 

28th May (Sunday)

The Special Lecture: prof. Marek Hendrykowski

“O właściwościach narracji filmowej” (in Polish language)

(room 0.307, 9:30-10:30)

10:30 – 10:45 coffee break (entrance hall near room 0.307)
room 0.307
10.45-12:25

Session I

(session in Polish)

“Oblicza polskiej narratologii”

Moderator: Rafał Syska

●      Jacek Ostaszewski, UJ: Antyklimaks i chwyt oddramatyzowania akcji w kinie współczesnym

●      Anna Maria Piskorska, UJ: Kontemplacja jako strategia estetyczna radykalnych minimalistów slow cinema

●      Piotr Czerkawski, UW:, „Och, umieram. To ostatnia rzecz jaką zrobię w życiu” – komizm w filmach slow Cinema

12:25-13:25 lunch break (entrance hall near room 0.313)
13:25-14:45

Session II

“Storytelling in New Documentaries”

Moderator: Karolina Kosińska

●     Agnieszka Zwiefka, UW: Interactive Documentary – the Changing Structure of Storytelling

●     Paweł Sołodki, Higher School of Art and Design in Lodz: Narrative structures in interactive web documentaries

●   Paulina Haratyk, UJ: Between amateur and professional: Found footage films based on amateur material

14:45-15:00 coffee break (entrance hall near room 0.307)
15:00-16:40

Session III

“Narration in the Digital Era”

Moderator: Agnieszka Kiejziewicz

●      Kaja Łuczyńska, UJ: Depicting the Absent: Post-9/11 Film Narrations

●      Agnieszka Powierska, UAM: The unwritten novel. Narration in Lars von Trier’s Dogville (2003)

●      Joanna Sarbiewska, UG: Neophenomenological (‚slow’) strategies in film and new media art: ‚reversing’ narration as a path of negative, ecstatic (techno)ontology

16:40 End of the Conference