Archined Classic: Stalker by Andrei TarkovskySun 8 Oct, 19:00 - AFFR
4–8 Oct 2023
film • stad • architectuur


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Sunday 8 October, 19:00, with an introduction by Floris Alkemade

Archined Classic: Stalker by Andrei Tarkovsky
Sun 8 Oct, 19:00

An Archined classic is a feature film that the Archined editors feel every designer should see. For this edition of AFFR, the selected classic is Stalker, the ultimate trip through a contested space, with an introduction by Floris Alkemade, as a closing event on Sunday.

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“Enchanting, philosophical, poetic: every designer should look at least once into the mirror that Tarkovsky holds up with Stalker.”

– Marina van den Bergen, editor in chief at Archined

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A quest for happiness, headed by Stalker, in a high-security, mysterious place called the Zone. The confusion and fear of our time have never been better expressed than in this 1979 masterpiece by Tarkovsky. Is there any hope in the marshy, desolate landscape of the Zone? Is the journey of the Writer and the Professor to the Room where all wishes are fulfilled doomed from the outset? The Zone is the ultimate contested space where human dignity must once again be defended. Tarkovsky makes it clear that cynicism and indifference are the biggest obstacles standing in the way of a better society.

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Andrei Tarkovsky, 1979
Sunday 8 October 19:00
LantarenVenster Room 1
with introductie by Floris Alkemade
film • city • architecture 4 - 8 Oct. 2023