Still from Il Capo

Four Films by Yuri Ancarani

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Yuri Ancarani’s films transform mundane habits and rituals into spectacular narratives. In his hands, a dig for marble becomes a symphony conducted by a maestro, undersea gas line repair and tumor removal play out as science-fiction odysseys, and preparations for a soccer match in Milan are conducted with expert precision and almost religious devotion. The screenings are followed by a Q&A with the artist.

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