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What is my identity in times of climate change and political upheavals, filmmaker Zora Ottink wonders, in this political picture story full of sweeping associations that starts in her bathroom.
Is a stable identity really feasible in the current political climate, filmmaker Zora Ottink wonders in this short surrealist picture story, which she shot on 16 mm. The film sets off stably in Ottink’s bathroom where she is having a shave, but when she subsequently steps into a melting snowy landscape, ideas start to change meaning in associative ways: razor blades, snowploughs, gender relations and identity politics. Everything is in a constant flux of permanent change, decay and remanifestation.


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Zora Ottink

Title: As political landscapes dissolve
Year: 2023
Duration : 7 minutes
Category: Short Feature
Edition: NFF 2023

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