Guillermo Triguero, film critic and historian, presents Coming Attractions by Peter Tscherkassky, one of the fundamental names in found footage. Using artisanal techniques of contact copying and through meticulous work of re-signifying images, in this film the author explores the potential links between early film, experimental cinema and the world of advertising.
Coming Attractions, Peter Tscherkassky, Austria, 2010, 35 mm, 25 min
This film was available during the month of May 2021. Digital copy courtesy of sixpackfilm.
Special thanks to the Catalan Association of Film Criticism and Writing (ACCEC). Xcèntric Focus header clip fragment courtesy of Laida Lertxundi (Farce Sensationelle, 2009).