Go to content
After Selfportrait, a documentary about the famous South-African photographer Roger Ballen, director Saskia Vredeveld dove once more into his alienating universe. Teaming up, they made an experimental black-and-white film in an unusual square format, showing the personal tragedies of a group of individuals on the fringes of human life. In pointedly composed scenes, the battered faces and shabby surroundings contrast with some lily-white animals. This re-edited version of Memento Mori (2005) will be screened alongside The Asylum.


Production Design
Sound editing
Production company
Peacefield Films
Distributor NL
Peacefield Films

Title: Memento Mori
Year: 2013
Duration : 12 minutes
Category: Short Feature
Edition: NFF 2013

MaatschappijKunst & CultuurInternationaal

NFF Archive

You are now in the NFF Archive. The archive contains contains information on film, TV and interactive productions that were screened at past festival editions. The NFF does not dispose of this material. For this, please contact the producer, distributor or broadcaster. Sometimes, older films can also be found at the Eye Film Museum or the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision.