Lexicon: Colour

Last year, the Bratislava IFF introduced lexicon, a section that has an ambition to explain in plain language various terms and issues from the realm of cinema to regular cinemagoers. This year, the section will focus on colour in film. Thanks to motion pictures that are over 100 years old, we can still see that from ancient times of cinema, filmmakers strove to capture colour on celluloid. Festival-goers will see various demonstrations of how colour can help in telling the story, how it can serve in creating symbolic meanings and reveal more about characters or scenes, or how subtly (and ironically) can directors handle colour. Short films that complement the section will direct film buffs’ attention at technical aspects of colour film stock or different techniques of recording colour on film.

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