Film / Visual Arts

Avant Festival: The Films Of Jean Rollin – 6th-7th July Triskel Arts Centre

THE FILMS OF JEAN ROLLIN

On 6-7 July, Triskel Christchurch hosts a special season showcasing the finest cinematic works of Jean Rollin (1938-2010). A filmmaker revered by fantasy and horror enthusiasts for his hauntingly surreal, dreamlike and outrageous imagery. The Films Of Jean Rollin is presented in association with Twisted Celluloid, Plugd Records, Cork Film Centre, The Avant, Redemption Films and Finders Keepers Records.

Schedule of Events:

FASCINATION (NC) – 6 July @ 8:30pm
81 mins – France 1979 – Dir: Jean Rollin
Playful, elegantly crafted and brimming with unforgettable images…Rollin at his very best” – Tim Lucas, Editor of Video Watchdog

* DJ SET WITH ANDY VOTEL * – 6 July @ 10:00pm in Gulpd
Andy Votel, co-founder of Finders Keepers Records (who have issued soundtracks from Jean Rollin’s films), will perform a DJ set in the Gulpd Café. He will also introduce the Fascination screening.

LES DEMONIAQUES (NC) – 7 July @ 1:30pm
100 mins – France 1972 – Dir: Jean Rollin
A Poe-like study of guilt and revenge…one of Rollin’s most impressive yet atypical films” – Tim Lucas, Editor of Video Watchdog

LE FRISSON DES VAMPIRES (NC) – 7 July @ 3:45pm
95 mins – France 1971 – Dir: Jean Rollin
Some of the most indelible poetic images and surrealist sequences of the horror cinema” – Tim Lucas, Editor of Video Watchdog

* VIDEO INTERVIEW WITH JEAN ROLLIN*– 7 July @ 6:00pm (FREE SCREENING)
In an interview conducted by film scholar Dr. Patricia MacCormack, Jean Rollin discusses the influences and themes that run throughout his work.

LA VAMPIRE NUE (NC) – 7 July @ 7:15pm
80 mins – France 1970 – Dir: Jean Rollin
Rollin was one of the genre’s most dependable judges of macabre beauty and splendor” – Tim Lucas, Editor of Video Watchdog

LE VIOL DU VAMPIRE (NC) – 7 July @ 9:15pm
95 mins – France 1968 – Dir: Jean Rollin
Le Viol du Vampire is a glorious puzzlement, like nothing else in the horror genre” – Tim Lucas, Editor of Video Watchdog

* JR: DREAM THIS IN REMEMBRANCE OF ME * (1 min, 2011), directed by Cork-based filmmaker
Maximilian Le Cain, will precede LE VIOL DU VAMPIRE.

There is a special season ticket for the price of €26 (this includes membership). Regular cinema prices apply for single performance tickets.

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