De Cinema, Antwerpen
A portrait of a leper colony in the north of Iran, where 'ugliness' is juxtaposed with religion and gratitude.
Eén maal per jaar mogen de voormalige inwoners van Ma’loul terug keren naar hun door Israël bezette dorp. Tijdens de traditionele picknick documenteert de Palestijns-Belgische filmmaker Michel Khleifi hoe de geschiedenis van deze plek in de herinneringen van de oude generaties en in de verbeelding van hun kinderen verder leeft.
Large parts of Goma were covered with lava after the eruption of the Nyiragongo volcano in January 2002. Today kids live in the ruins on the lava. They sell paper hankies to grown-ups in the city, and lava rocks to construction builders.
Surrounded by the sound of nocturnal animals, a girl falls into a deep sleep. Gradually we slip into her dream that takes us on a cosmic journey through the meadows of Erpe-Mere.
In November, Sereni and ONTroerd, in collaboration with Kortfilm.be, are organizing a series of (short) film screenings around loss and mourning, curated by various guest curators.
Much in life is seasonal. These four very different short films borrow textures and iconography from a specific season, telling a very different story each. A programme of four seasons in a day.
A programme of short films by female filmmakers who, in their work, engage in self-reflection.