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Before the time changes
Short film, by M. Menegazzo, M. Pernisa, Italy, 2017.
Every year, the last week of October, between Saturday and Sunday, the transition from summer to solar time takes place, the antechamber of the winter season. Before moving the hands back one hour and feeling the approach of darkness, someone decides to leave and celebrate the memory of the day. Before the hour changes is an attempt to investigate the concept of time through the variation of the hours of light. A single Super 8mm roll, used at different shooting speeds, between light impressions and the spectrum of darkness.
Food for thought
In the darkness all separation disappears, everything becomes one. You cannot make the darkness go away, you can only do something with the light. You bring the light into a dark room and the darkness disappears. Remove the light and darkness remains. In reality the darkness had gone nowhere, it was there, only the light had covered it.