Travelling Cinema

Under the auspices of Luxembourg and Greater Region European Capital of Culture, 2007, this project was undertaken in close cooperation with Cinémathèque Municipale de Luxembourg.

The project was organized in three sections which produced three different results, and a workshop:

Conference “Travelling Cinema in Europe”

International Conference “Travelling Cinema in Europe”, organized by Media Studies Department, University of Trier, and curated by Martin Loiperdinger: https://www.uni-trier.de/index.php?id=57321

The proceedings of the conference are published, in English, in the series KINtop Schriften: https://www.uni-trier.de/index.php?id=23744

DVD Crazy Cinématographe

DVD Crazy Cinématographe. Europäisches Jahrmarktkino 1896-1916. Edited by Cinémathèque Municipale de Luxembourg (dvd 1: European Cinema of Attractions), and Media Studies Department, University of Trier (dvd 2: Local Films from Luxembourg, Trier, Saarbrücken). Edition Filmmuseum 18. Film & kunst: Munich 2007. https://www.edition-filmmuseum.com/product_info.php/language/en/info/p49_Crazy-Cin-matographe--Europ-isches-Jahrmarktkino-1896-1916.html

Team of curators at the University of Trier: Brigitte Braun, Uli Jung, Torsten Gärtner, Martin Loiperdinger.

Fairground Cinema Crazy Cinématographe

Fairground Cinema Crazy Cinématographe, 2007-2011, organized by Cinémathèque Municipale de Luxembourg, curated by Claude Bertemes and Nicole Dahlen (2007-2011), and by Vanessa Toulmin (in 2007).

From 2008-2011, the Fairground Cinema Crazy Cinématographe offered short film programs and live shows at Schueberfouer, the fair of the City of Luxembourg.

In 2007, Crazy Cinématographe started in Trier and was travelling in the Greater Region from Trier to Saarbrücken, Thionville, Luxembourg, and Liège: https://www.uni-trier.de/index.php?id=24097

Workshop The Art of Programming Early Cinema

International Workshop “The Art of Programming Early Cinema”, curated by Martin Loiperdinger https://www.uni-trier.de/index.php?id=57318

The proceedings of the workshop are published, in English, in the series KINtop Studies in Early Cinema: http://www.johnlibbey.com/books_detail.php?area=cine&ID=150

Publications on the Fairground Cinema Project Crazy Cinématographe

Claude Bertemes: Cinématographe Reloaded. Notes on the Fairground Cinema Project Crazy Cinématographe. In: Martin Loiperdinger (ed): Travelling Cinema in Europe. Sources and Perspectives. KINtop Schriften 10. Stroemfeld: Frankfurt am Main, Basel 2008, pp.91-117.

Claude Bertemes, Nicole Dahlen: Back to the Future: Early Cinema and Late Economy of Attention. An interim report about Crazy Cinématographe. In: Martin Loiperdinger (ed): Early Cinema Today. The Art of Programing and Live Performance. KINtop Studies in Early Cinema, vol 1. John Libbey Publishing: New Barnet (GB) 2011, pp. 79-105.

Claude Bertemes, Nicole Dahlen: The Art of Crazy Programing. Documentation of Crazy Cinématographe Programmes, 2007 to 2010. In: Martin Loiperdinger (ed): Early Cinema Today. The Art of Programing and Live Performance. KINtop Studies in Early Cinema, vol 1. John Libbey Publishing: New Barnet (GB) 2011, pp. 115-134.

Dick Tomasovic: The Crazy Cinématographe, or the Art of the Impromptu Spectator. In: Martin Loiperdinger (ed): Early Cinema Today. The Art of Programing and Live Performance. KINtop Studies in Early Cinema, vol 1. John Libbey Publishing: New Barnet (GB) 2011, pp. 107-113.