Well, if you translate it into German – “Ton und Bild” – it sounds about as thrilling as yesterday’s leftover Champagne tastes, but in reality it is an audio-visual Christmas tofu roast which two words cannot even begin to encapsulate. Here, adept musicians lend recently produced short films a new, silky smooth, sonorous magic mantle, live in concert. Just as a life without visions is a life without meaning, cinema first truly becomes an overwhelming AV experience in this unique fusion of sound and image.
1. Duvnjak & Franque: Sous la glace
2. Katalog: Freeze Frame
3. Johanna Roth, Luis Schöffend & Felix Kratzer: Gunpowder
4. Klangschneider: Harry
5. Catenation: Escape Velocity
6. Toolbox Orchestra: Lynx in Town
7. Heinz Hermanns & Hard Hob: Locus
8. Durchgangszimmer: Any Instant whatever
9. Bantu Nago Jêje: Solstice
online: interfilm.de/sooner (Nov 11 - 22)
Milan BAULARD / Quentin Nory / Laurie Estampes / Flore Dupont / Ismaïl BERRAHMA / Hugo Potin // France // 2019 // 06:47 min
The nearing winter covers a lake with a thick layer of ice, cutting off a Heron from its only food source. Now the bird needs to improvise. In order to recreate the atmosphere of the ice landscape, "Duvnjak & Franqué" work their way deep into it with a piano and four hands.
Romane Faure / de Geyer d'Orth / Nathanael Perron / Pei-Hsuan Lin / Léa Detrain / Anne-Lise Kubiak // France // 2019 // 05:30 min
lt's teatime! Unfortunately for Phileas, all his tea boxes are empty. He decides to obtain some at the source: In China. Live on stage professional Foley artists Johanna Roth, Luis Schöffend and Felix Kratzer will bring the soundscape of the far east to life.
Markus Eberhard // Switzerland // 2019 // 05:54 min
Harry’s hair grows and falls out so fast, that he struggles to keep his apartment in order before his lost hair gets out of hand. “Klangschneider” will give Harry a clean cut with their wide range of prerecorded sounds and live instruments.
Tamás Rebák // Hungary // 2019 // 07:43 min
An interstellar explorer awakens on a strange planet. While searching for his spaceship, he notices he is being chased by a dangerous creature. Extraterrestrial vibes are provided by the doom noise metal duo “Catenation” by means of old cassette recorders, musical instruments and tools.
Michelle Brand // England // 2019 // 05:13 min
A man in a room, in a film – it is the becoming of something and at the same time the becoming reveals itself. Nothing is solid, everything flows. The electrosounds and voice experiments of "Durchgangszimmer" try to pick up this atmosphere.