How to live a long life filled with regret.
What You Gonna Do When the World’s on Fire? is the story of a community of black people in the American South during the summer of 2017, when a string of brutal killings of young African American men sent shockwaves throughout the country.
Two boys capitalize on the sale of motorbikes. A young woman is involved in an illegal money transfer. Two brothers with financial debts have to appear in court. The monetary rules are as firm as the heavy walls of the ‘Palace of Justice’.
Sections of one day showing the complications of a relationship when it’s built on a pain that has never been confronted.
A British-Belgian girl works in the secluded hills of southern Portugal. A group of students in Brussels trains diplomacy skills to take part in simulations of UN conferences. In the rehearsal room, on unwrought land, burgeon essential words and gestures.
His home is war. Her home is Portugal. Yet the young, newly married wife of Lord von Ketten is determined to turn her husband’s family abode, an inhospitable castle on a cliff in northern Italy, into a real home.
Shot over ten years and in almost as many countries, La Flor pays tribute to the history of cinema via six episodes bound together by the performances of the same four actresses.
“He told me the other day. There is an elephant in Manzhouli. It sits there all day long. Perhaps some people keep stabbing it with forks. Or maybe it just enjoys sitting there. I don't know. People gather there, watching it sitting still. They feed the elephant food but it takes no notice.”
The Script is born out of the artist’s research into online content connected with the Arab world. Exploring YouTube using relatively neutral search terms such as ‘father and son’, Zaatari discovered multiple videos depicting fathers praying.
“After his celebrated feature debut film, Mercuriales (Courtisane Festival 2015), which takes place in the Parisian banlieues, Virgil Vernier shifts his focus to Sophia Antipolis, a technopole in the margins of the French Riviera.
« Comme son titre l’indique, Doubles vies présente en apparence une façade et, à son envers, un autre agencement de ce qui se donne à voir au premier regard. Ce double jeu est en réalité un trompe-l’œil, un whodunit hitchockien.
“Do you still remember how long ago we trained our thoughts?
Most often we’d start from a dream...
We wondered how, in total darkness
colours of such intensity could emerge within us.
In a soft low voice
“I’m depicting the undepicted. I'm taking what I did in Field Niggas, and multiplying that times ten. My artistic vision is to weave a wild tapestry of intimate words, sounds, and obscure portraiture into a cohesive energy that will penetrate the heart.
A carefully made film, offering an intimate insight into the lives of Rosie, Sami, Irakli, and Nathan, four children with different educational needs who are going to regular schools.
« Nicolas Philibert demande au spectateur de son nouveau documentaire un peu la patience dont doivent s’armer les apprentis infirmiers et infirmières qui sont sujets.
Palimpsest of the Africa Museum documents the renovation of the Royal Museum of Central Africa (now Africa Museum) by presenting it as a process of aesthetic mourning, highlights the complexity of its transformation and shows, through the eyes of the African diaspora in Belgium, the real
“In an undefined setting, workers are doing a neverending series of monotonous tasks. Except for one person – the one in control of the cycle. In the minds of the workers, we hear flashes of the outside world. Is this liberty or is this a prison? What happens when the chain of work derails?”
50.000 SCANS is part of an on-going project called Scanning Cinema that revolves around scanning moving images. By using a flatbed scanner and a monitor, the film is wrapped into a single frame that shows the passing time and duration in moving images.
“Spoofing the characteristics of the detective, commissioner Van der Weyden is the distillation of the elements that make Bruno Dumont’s work so unique and irresistible.
Moving back and forth through time, High Life's action unfolds aboard a shoebox-like spaceship where death row prisoners are futilely transported across the universe in search of a new energy source and subjected to secretive fertility experiments by a fluid-obsessed scientist.
“Hong captures these contrasting dramas in typically unadorned style, utilizing the hotel as both a symbolic space of refuge and reconciliation and a practical setting for the comings and goings of a variety of personalities (although, curiously, these five seem to be the hotel’s only visitors –