Wednesday 5 March
7.00 - 8.30pm
Screening: Apropå ord som kommunikation, begriplighet, makt och ensamhet [Concerning words such as communication, intelligibility, power and loneliness]
Selected by Nina Canell to screen alongside her exhibition Near Here. The documentary was made by Eric M. Nilsson for Swedish television in 1979 and this screening will be its first outside of Sweden. It has been specially translated into English for the purposes of this screening.
Eric M. Nilsson was born 1935 in Brussels. He studied at the prestigious IDHEC in France and moved to Sweden in 1951 where he produced a comprehensive number of experimental documentaries for Swedish public television. This documentary was filmed in Sweden, Belgium and France in 1979. It is an interview-based film, considering the futility and desires of communicating through a number of intimate conversations.
Supported by The Swedish Embassy in London
With thanks to Eric M. Nilsson, Henning Lundqvist and SVT (Swedish Television)