Not only was Orson Welles larger than life, his artistic ambitions were far too large to be contained by any single medium. Since the age of nine, Welles was a prolific visual artist, capturing impressions and ideas in quick sketches he would often revisit in film work. In THE EYES OF ORSON WELLES, Mark Cousins uses the drawings and paintings Welles made throughout his life to shine a new light on his extraordinary body of work. The result is a intimate and illuminating documentary about the relationship between film and other art forms – and an absolute must for Welles enthusiasts.
EXTRA SCREENING: Friday 28 September at 12:45!
In collaboration with Cinemateket USF.
Mark Cousins (UK, 1965) Selected filmography: STOCKHOLM, MY LOVE (2016), ATOMIC: LIVING IN DREAD AND PROMISE (2015), I AM BELFAST (2015), 6 DESIRES: DH LAWRENCE AND SARDINIA (2014), THE FILM THAT BUYS THE CINEMA (2014)