Nederlandse (co)producties op IFFR 2017

 


De 37e editie van het Nederlands Film Festival is nog een maand of 8 van ons vandaan. Wie in de wintermaanden ook op zoek is naar nieuwe Nederlandse producties, kan terecht op International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR). De volgende Nederlandse producties en coproducties zijn geselecteerd voor de 46ste editie van het festival, dat loopt van woensdag 25 januari tot en met 5 februari.

Bright Future – Tiger Awards Competition
QUALITY TIME
Regie/scenario: Daan Bakker
Productie: Pupkin (NL)
Co-productie: Leader Films (NL), VPRO (NL)
A film in five parts, about life in general and troubled men in particular.

REY
Regie/scenario: Niles Atallah
Productie: Mômerade (FR)
Co-productie: Diluvio (CL), unafilm (DE), Circe Films (NL)
In 1860, a French lawyer dreamed of becoming the King of Patagonia. And he did become just that. Or so it seems.

Bright Future – Tiger Awards Shorts Competition
CLOACINAE
Regie/scenario: Serge Onnen & Sverre Fredriksen
Productie: serious Film (NL)
Every modern society is built on two invisible yet indispensable systems: the sanitary and the monetary system. When something goes wrong with either of them, our civilization is in danger. In this shadow puppet film we follow the journey of a cent that has fallen into the sewer system…

DELETION
Regie/scenario/productie: Esther Urlus
Soundtrack: Ji Youn Kang.
An explosion of colour, yet without any clear, identifiable images. Still, the spectator, almost unconsciously, notices that something distressing is going on. 

INFORMATION SKIES
Regie/scenario/productie: Metahaven
A young couple imagine themselves as living a perilous life. Blindfolded, they seek the edges of a new reality. Soon events take a turn as traumatic memories of loss begin to haunt their half-fictional world and its veracity

THE LOST OBJECT
Regie/scenario/productie: Sebastian Diaz Morales
The Lost Object is the final video in a trilogy that examines the complex mechanisms of how we perceive the constructed nature of reality and how this construction is performed, both in the realm of our imagination and the one of film.

Bright Future- shorts
AAA (MEIN HERZ) 
Regie/scenario/productie: Katarina Zdjelar
A single-shot work showing a young woman simultaneously performing four compositions. While preserving the original style, tempo, and rhythm of the individual works, she maintains the key of the different music pieces. 

THE CAPTURED LIGHT OF AN INSTANT 
Regie/scenario/productie: Lichun  Tseng          
An audio-visual and poetic investigation of time that forms a research into its different perspectives – its passage, its rift in experience and in both mind and space. A visual flow of time is created by a conversation, and by the connection between the present and the past.

DAT LIKWID LAND

Regie/scenario/productie: Jacob Dwyer
A quest to identify a man whose notebook we discovered in a bus station leads us from cemeteries to Cypriot swamps. The man’s name is Ignatius, and with the words of the outsider as our guide we too can approach DAT LIKWID LAND from elsewhere.

EXPLOSION MA BABY
Regie/scenario/productie: Pauline Curnier Jardin        
Co-productie: Le Confort Moderne (FR), Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten (NL)
It’s August. Feel the suffocating heat of the sun penetrating your skin. All around you, an abundance of flesh is spinning. Thousands of men offer up the naked bodies of baby boys to the angelic icon of San Sebastian.

EYE FARM
Regie/scenario/productie: Beny Wagner
Co-productie: Video Power (NL)
Eye Farm is an essayistic film that explores the relationship between perception and agriculture through the parallel tools of image production and industrial machinery, ranging from antiquity to the present.

THE I MINE
Regie/scenario/productie: Emilio Moreno
The first form of history is the story you tell yourself. In The I Mine paleo-anthropologists dig for our ancestors while miners dig for diamonds. Meanwhile, a historian digs for what he considers the most valuable gemstone: the ‘self ’.

LIQUID SOLID
Regie/scenario/productie: Joris Strijbos & Nicky Assmann
Liquid Solid is a collaborative project between Nicky Assmann and Joris Strijbos in which they explore the cinematic qualities of freezing soap.

THE MOURNING OF THE SEA
Regie/scenario/productie: Miguel Peres dos Santos
The Mourning of the Sea was shot at Cidade Velha in Cape Verde in 2016. Located off Africa's northwest coast, this town was the first European colonial settlement to asure slave trade to the Americas.

THE REMNANT
Regie/scenario: Judith Westerveld
Productie: Studio Judith Westerveld
In 1659 Jan van Riebeeck, Dutch Commander of the Cape in South Africa, planted a hedge of indigenous wild almond trees. Its remnants still exist.

THE SAILOR
Regie/scenario/productie: Giovanni Giaretta
Inspired by Fernado Pessoa's static drama "The Mariner" the video deals with the notion of what each of us addresses as home and foreign and at the same time with issues related to language and its translation.

Voices
BURMA STORYBOOK
Regie: Petr Lom
Scenario: Corinne van Egeraat, Petr Lom
Productie: ZIN Documentaire (NL)
Co-productie: JAB Films (NO)
A documentary about resilience in a country emerging from years of isolation and dictatorship, told through the medium of poetry.

IT HURTS SO MUCH (HET DOET ZO ZEER)
Regie/scenario: Heleen van Royen
Productie: TVBV (NL)
Co-productie: Heleen van Royen (NL)
Heleen van Royen creates an intimate portrait of her mother, who is diagnosed with starting dementia.

MY FATHER'S CHOICE (DE KEUZE VAN MIJN VADER) 
Regie/scenario: Yan Ting Yuen
Productie: Witfilm (NL) 
The small-scale story of the family of director Yan Ting Yuen told within the large-scale context of China’s history, and the diaspora of its people.

Voices –shorts
DAS
Regie/scenario/productie: Jelmer Wristers
After Tan saves his neighbour Das from a silent and lonely death it becomes apparent that he is the only one to visit him at the geriatric ward. There, Das applies for euthanasia, and Tan sets out to find someone who can stand by him in his last days.

EXTRAPOLATE
Regie/scenario/productie: Johan Rijpma
In this hand drawn animation a line is being extrapolated through a grid. After surpassing the boundaries of the grid, the process spreads to its surroundings. Gradually causing deformation in a systematic but speculative way.

GREETINGS FROM ALEPPO 
Regie: Issa Touma, Thomas Vroege, Floor van der Meulen
Scenario: Thomas Vroege, Floor van der Meulen
Productie: Deepfocus Webdocs (NL), Paradox (NL)
Greetings from Aleppo introduces us to the lives and stories of everyday people, so that they don’t remain unknown to us and their stories will not be lost.

THREE WAVELENGTHS
Regie/scenario/productie: Mikko Keskiivari
In a small village in the Finnish countryside there is a TV tower that resonates in the wind at three different frequencies. This landmark plays a central role in Three Wavelengths, a short documentary video.

Meer informatie vind je op de website, www.iffr.com.