Lanchester Gallery Projects


Synopsis 97

Andrew KottingFrançois OzonKen RussellKenneth AngerWilliam Raban

Synopsis 97: Night Two

24 October 2012

Lucifer Rising, Kenneth Anger, 1981
A magical ritual aimed at bringing on the new aeon.

Une Robe D’été, François Ozon, 1996
While on holiday with his boyfriend, Luc has an encounter with a stranger on the beach that complicates his already ambivalent sexuality.

William Raban, Thames Barrier, 1977
A visionary film with moments of light and colour and giant structures that fill the mind with awe.

Klipperty Klopp, Andrew Kotting, 1984
A post punk piece of pagan sensibility.

Amelia and the Angel, Ken Russell, 1958
A young girl’s desperate attempt to replace her damaged angel wings.

SYNOPSIS 97 was a programme of rarely screened short films, selected by local video artist and documentary maker Alan Van Wijgerden, who over the last three decades has methodically recorded the political transformation in Coventry.