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Ken Jacobs
Perfect Film

Saturday 13

  • 17:20-17:45Tramway 1

Entry to Film by Day or Festival Pass


Father of film-as-performance, raconteur and compassionate worrier, Ken Jacobs.


Discarded TV footage of interviews in Harlem in the direct aftermath of Malcolm X's assassination: reprinted as found, totally unaltered. "A lot of film is perfect left alone…I wish more stuff was available in its raw state, for anyone to consider, and to leave for others in just that way…O, for a Museum of Found Footage, or cable channel, library, a shit-museum of telling discards accessible to all talented viewers/auditors. A wilderness haven salvaged from Entertainment."


Like Vanessa Place’s writing, Ken’s film alters material by organizing it unchanged. Without seemingly doing anything, and like Pascal Le Gall’s performances, Perfect Film and its content makes us think again about what is improvised, composed and performed.



Day Pass = £10
Festival Pass = £25
Early Bird Festival Pass = £20

— Limited number available until Friday 15 October

Call Tramway Box Office on
+44(0)0845 330 3501
Or book online here


On any of the nights 12, 13, 14 Nov 2010:
1 x bed in a 14 person dorm room = £11
1 x bed in an 8 person dorm room = £13
1 x bed in a 4 person dorm room = £15

To book call Euro Hostel on
+44 (0)141 222 2828 and quote the promo code “Instal 2010”. Continental breakfast is included and all dorms are single sex.


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