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La Terraza Magnética 2018

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La Terraza Magnética 2018

From 23 June to 26 August 2018

La Casa Encendida
Ronda de Valencia, 2
Madrid
28012
Spain

Over the weekends in July and August, the Terrace at La Casa Encendida will magically transform into La Terraza Magnética with its customary programme of music and cinema, this time featuring the cycle Carte Blanche for Gus Van Sant, a survey of the films that have most influenced the American director’s work.

This year La Terraza Magnética is getting an early start on Saturday, 23 June, with the first international preview of Gus Van Sant’s latest film, Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot. The director will join us for a chat with the audience hosted by Matthieu Orléan, curator of the Gus Van Sant exhibition on view until 16 September at La Casa Encendida.

On Saturday, 30 June, there will be a very special double session: a screening in the Cinema (Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles by Chantal Akerman) and another on the Terrace (Last Days by Gus Van Sant) to kick off the film cycle Carte Blanche for Gus Van Sant, plunging us into the world of this cult director, the epitome of radical, non-conformist cinema in USA.

On Sundays at sunset we’ll be able to enjoy La Terraza Magnética concerts, proposals inspired by the drowsy, occasionally melancholy, experimental and psychedelic atmospheres of Gus Van Sant’s films, ranging from the edgiest electronic compositions to concrete music, with an emphasis on diversity and the fusion of different music styles.

For the second year running, the July concerts offered at La Terraza Magnética of La Casa Encendida will travel to Tabakalera in San Sebastián on Saturdays.

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Activities Cycle La Terraza Magnética 2018 Open/close Cycle
  • 23 June 2018
    A Conversation with Gus Van Sant
    Films, Screenings, Talks A Conversation with Gus Van Sant

    To mark the opening of the Gus Van Sant exhibition, the director himself will join us to review his filmography in (…)

  • 23 June 2018
    “Don't Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot” by Gus Van Sant
    Films, Screenings “Don't Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot” by Gus Van Sant

    Based on a true story, this moving, insightful, funny film about the healing power of art is an adaptation of John (…)

  • 30 June 2018
    “Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles” by Chantal Akerman
    Films, Screenings “Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles” by Chantal Akerman

    Carte Blanche for Gus Van Sant begins with the Chantal Akerman film that most obviously influenced Van Sant’s Last (…)

  • 30 June 2018
    “Last Days” by Gus Van Sant
    Films, Screenings “Last Days” by Gus Van Sant

    This Gus Van Sant film has been included in his Carte Blanche as part of a special double session, following the (…)

  • 01 July 2018
    Andrea Balency
    Concerts Andrea Balency

    With four EPs under her belt, Andrea Balency is considered one of the most promising artists on the Mexican music (…)

  • 07 July 2018
    “Fallen Angels” by Wong Kar-Wai
    Films, Screenings “Fallen Angels” by Wong Kar-Wai

    The idea of moving on, or at least trying to, is a constant in Fallen Angels, whether from an unsatisfactory job, a (…)

  • 08 July 2018
    Mary Ocher
    Concerts Mary Ocher

    Born in Russia, raised in Tel Aviv and based in Berlin, artist Mary Ocher has consistently turned out solid, (…)

  • 14 July 2018
    “Stroszek” by Werner Herzog
    Films, Screenings “Stroszek” by Werner Herzog

    A mentally handicapped ex-convict, his odd friend and his hooker girlfriend decide to leave Germany and begin a new (…)

  • 15 July 2018
    Murcof
    Concerts Murcof

    Murcof will bring us new tracks from his upcoming album and a special quadraphonic concert, enhancing the immersive, (…)

  • 21 July 2018
    "Surprise film" by Todd Haynes
    Films, Screenings "Surprise film" by Todd Haynes

    This screening will feature a surprise film from the repertoire of American director Todd Haynes (…)

  • 22 July 2018
    Kiki Hitomi
    Concerts Kiki Hitomi

    Kiki Hitomi, member of King Midas Sound and Jahtari label head, will guide us on a journey through space and time, (…)

  • 28 July 2018
    “Blue Velvet” by David Lynch
    Films, Screenings “Blue Velvet” by David Lynch

    One of the most iconic opening scenes in David Lynch’s filmography, the discovery of a human ear, leads us into a (…)

  • 29 July 2018
    Hamann
    Concerts Hamann

    Herrmann Hamann is one of the finest exponents of contemporary Peruvian electronic music in its most cosmic, ambient (…)

  • 04 August 2018
    “Julien Donkey-Boy” by Harmony Korine
    Films, Screenings “Julien Donkey-Boy” by Harmony Korine

    Chloë Sevigny and Werner Herzog are part of the cast of this underground film indebted to Dogme 95 that consolidated (…)

  • 05 August 2018
    Ann Deveria
    Concerts Ann Deveria

    Ángel Mancebo and José Tena form the duo Ann Deveria, one of the most elegant projects on the Spanish experimental (…)

  • 11 August 2018
    “Luna” by Bernardo Bertolucci
    Films, Screenings “Luna” by Bernardo Bertolucci

    One of the most controversial, provocative productions in the history of cinema (…)

  • 12 August 2018
    Les Trucs
    Concerts Les Trucs

    Les Trucs (Charlotte Simon and Toben Pie) are two human robots and a pile of electronic gadgetry (…)

  • 18 August 2018
    “Property” by Penny Allen
    Films, Screenings “Property” by Penny Allen

    Allen’s directorial debut portrays a group of eccentric outcasts who decide to buy a Portland apartment building from (…)

  • 19 August 2018
    As Longitude
    Concerts As Longitude

    As Longitude is Laura ODL and Eva Geist, two young Berlin-based electronic sound explorers who’ve created one of the (…)

  • 25 August 2018
    “The Tree of Life” by Terrence Malick
    Films, Screenings “The Tree of Life” by Terrence Malick

    Winner of the Palme d’Or at Cannes, this intimate drama about the meaning of life and the passage of time is one of (…)

  • 26 August 2018
    Victoria Lukas
    Concerts Victoria Lukas

    Although some of her recent work has left this orbit, Victoria Lukas is an immensely prestigious French (…)

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