Oskar Alegria, director of Emak Bakia baita/La casa Emak Bakia (screening on Wednesday 20), is presenting a very special exhibition. Opening tomorrow, this exhibition shows some of the objects found during the shooting of the film – items going from the screen to the display cabinet to create an additional space for the documentary.
Among other things, the visitor will find the model of a private jet made in France, the lucky nose of a Felliniesque clown, a photo of Chaplin’s smile during his summer holidays in Bidart, a couple of letters to a mother from hell in Sachsenhausen, the secrets of a tombstone engraver’s dustbin in Bayonne, 37 elephants from the figurine collection of a Rumanian princess, a tapestry showing Akaba, Kpengla, Dakodonou and other kings of Dahomey, the image of the childhood forest of a suicidal philosopher, two wooden sculptures carved by the waves of the Atlantic Ocean, a feather from a pheasant’s tail sent from the Oglala Sioux Reservation, 34 eyelids of sleeping Parisians encountered by chance, an unpublished poem to old cats, the rubber feet of a dead-word musician, a biography under the title of And Now, Leave Me Alone.
The exposition will be open from Tuesday 19 to Sunday 24 in Civivox Condestable from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Entrance is free and Oskar Alegria hará will do guided tours from Tuesday to Friday at 6 p.m.