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Sweet Terror of Memory – ΨΙΘΥΡΟΙ
Short film - 2018 - 15 min.
Ilse Frech’s family history blends with several traumatic events in world history in this eccentric film about war, trauma and forced migration. We do not see these events, but they are represented by stylised shots provided with a poetic voice-over. This way, this personal film transcends Frech’s family history and touches on universal ideas about the formation of identity and the search for solidarity.
Ilse Frech Visual Art, Film & Photography Production
Director of Photography
Florencia di Concilio
Tiffany Jane Madden
Voor het donker
Drama about Olaf (20) and his father (54) who suffers from early Alzheimer’s. In the run-up to the latter’s birthday party, their world is shrinking, due to a concrete wall ominously coming up to their house.
De Ontmoeting - Koop een nieuwe
In this hip parody of the commercial, clip and vlog, only one capitalist mantra rules: " Never mind, throw it away, buy a new one." Debut by filmmaker who won an award at the 2017 NFF with her graduation project.
When a tourist arrives, a hotel owner in a Dutch village can finally settle his debt. Next, it turns out he is not the only one with debts in this economic comedy.
Stippenlift & Faberyayo - Faber's Theme (Verdwaald in de wereld)
A dilapidated environment in Belgium is the perfect setting for a melancholy song about feeling lost in the world. Time seems to stand still, apart from the ongoing decay.
In de zomer
Each in her own way, two sisters compete for their Turkish father’s approval. When he is no longer among them, they learn to appreciate their mutual differences better.
Swimming to the Moon
Short stop-motion animation about Sam, a dreamy, introverted teenager struggling with his father’s disapproval when he is on his way to the mosque to say the Shahada.