Early Surrealists were fascinated with the cinema as a medium that set no limits for their artistic expression. Conscious Hallucinations. Filmic Surrealism focuses on the emergence of Surrealistic cinema in the early 1920’s in Paris and the rapid rate at which it gained international acceptance until the beginning of the Second World War. The exhibition presents many different facets of surrealistic film, from Asia to Latin America, and looks into both the effects that surrealism had on filmmaking worldwide and how Surrealistic cinematic expression influenced other art forms. Through this, the exhibition wishes to offer a look into “both the interactionary relationship between film and art and the influential exchange between surrealistic groups in France and artists around the world.