The Surreal Film House & Surreal Competition

11.06.10
Un chien andalou, Luis Buñuel, 1929 Dates: 11 June – 22 July | Location: Barbican, London Complementing The Surreal House exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery, Barbican Film presents as season that explores the myriad trails of Surrealist thought by visionary filmmakers that both preceded and followed in the wake of Luis Buñuel’s 1930s classic L’âge d’or. Films being screened include the silent film comedy of Buster Keaton, ...
Asparagus by Suzan Pitt

04.01.10
Asparagus, Suzan Pitt After only watching a few seconds of this film you can appreciate why David Lynch chose to screen it before his first feature Eraserhead and why it remains a cult classic. It’s a wonderfully unsettling and surreal animation. In summary: a listless and alarmingly faceless woman unleashes her bag of tricks on an unsuspecting audience before fellating some asparagus. What’s it about? Answers ...
The Alphabet by David Lynch

01.09.09
The Alphabet, David Lynch The Alphabet was made by David Lynch in 1968 and features as one of six films on the DVD collection The Short Films of David Lynch released in 2002. Whilst Lynch is best known as a feature filmmaker, Lynch started his career as a painter at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art and as this film demonstrates has also experimented with animation, ...