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Portraits in Motion

Volker Gerling

 

 

The earliest form of film – the flipbook – is revived by a travelling minstrel whose music is in his pictures.

Volker Gerling has walked 3,500km over 13 years and had thousands of human encounters in search of lost moments. He has compiled these intimate moments into flipbooks and now presents the best of them to audiences all over the world.

Using his flipbooks, a projector and his elegant humour,
he creates a narrated ‘thumb cinema’ that exposes what the rushing world doesn’t see.

A gentle meeting of cinema, photography and story.

 

Presented by Ten Days on the Island

An Aurora Nova production

 

Image: Franz Ritschel

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TICKETS

Full $38
Concession $28

ONLINE SALES ARE CLOSED. TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR.

DURATION

1hr 5mins (no interval)

PATRON ADVICE

Recommended for ages 12+
Some images contain adult content.

ORIGIN

Germany

DATES

Flinders Island

Flinders Island Arts & Entertainment Centre

WHEELCHAIR
Tue 21 Mar 2017, 7pm PAST EVENT

Deloraine

Little Theatre

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Wed 22 Mar 2017, 7.30pm PAST EVENT

Swansea

Swansea Town Hall

WHEELCHAIR
Thu 23 Mar 2017, 7.30pm PAST EVENT

Hobart

Hobart Town Hall

WHEELCHAIR
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 7.30pm PAST EVENT Sat 25 Mar 2017, 7.30pm PAST EVENT

Franklin

Palais Theatre

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Sun 26 Mar 2017, 5pm PAST EVENT
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The earliest form of film – the flipbook – is revived by a travelling minstrel whose music is in his pictures.

Volker Gerling has walked 3,500km over 13 years and had thousands of human encounters in search of lost moments. He has compiled these intimate moments into flipbooks and now presents the best of them to audiences all over the world.

Using his flipbooks, a projector and his elegant humour,
he creates a narrated ‘thumb cinema’ that exposes what the rushing world doesn’t see.

A gentle meeting of cinema, photography and story.

 

Presented by Ten Days on the Island

An Aurora Nova production

 

Image: Franz Ritschel

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Moltema
16 March
Launceston
18 March
Claremont
22-23 March
Hobart
28 March-1 April
the-god-that-comes-tile

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  In a world ruled by greed and an oppressive king, the lesser classes have taken to the countryside in…

Devonport
21 March
Hobart
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