A romance between a soldier and a country boy, wrapped around a Thai folk-tale involving a shaman with shape-shifting abilities.
An emotionally cold man leaves the safety of his Alpine home to seek a heart transplant and an estranged son. A film inspired by philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy’s short book of the same name.
In November, Hito Steyerl investigates the role of images in revolution, chronicling the journey of Andrea Wolf, a friend who became involved in the Kurdish liberation movement in Turkey.
“When he filmed Route 181: Fragments of a Journey in Israel-Palestine (2004) together with Eyal Sivan, an Israeli director, he was reminded of a lesson from Jean-Luc Godard, that they were there to receive and not impose.
“Masculine and feminine, hard and soft, continued and interrupted, whole and fragmented. All that is encompassed by just one day at the factory.
Mr B has worked for twenty years as a public servant “in service of the people”. Out of love. An unconditional and absolute love for “his people”. A blind and destructive love.
“The Last Tour is set in an imagined future world, in which tourist sites have been closed off or rendered inaccessible.
“Lucrecia has had a very liberating effect on a lot of people, who have realized that one’s own story, told well, is enough; there’s no need to go searching elsewhere. In the intimate, in observation, in that ‘dead’ moment of the afternoon, the siesta, there’s so much.”
“In 2004 sterft Jean Rouch in een auto-ongeluk in Mali. Ongeveer op hetzelfde moment maakt een groep antropologen en kunstenaars samen Rétroviseurs, een eigenzinnige, geïmproviseerde roadmovie in de stijl van Rouch, gedraaid in Senegal.
“It sounds quite simple, despite the digital trickery that made it possible, but like the montage sequence at the end of L’Eclisse (1962), this is a very intricate simplicity, in terms of framing as well as editing.
Munho, a young art professor, is catching up with his friend Hunjoon, a broke filmmaker who has just returned from the United States. After a few drinks, they decided to track down Sunhwa, a young girl they were both in love with a few years earlier.