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MOMENTS NOT BEHIND US

MOMENTS NOT BEHIND US

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De Vlugt Grote Zaal

125 Burgemeester de Vlugtlaan

1063 BJ Amsterdam

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Short films screenings + Talk

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Moments Not Behind Us is a screening event, presenting a selection of three short films. Rewinding the moments of the highest emotions and points of no return through the lens of memory, each film tells stories about love, homesickness and grief. Are those moments yet behind us?

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On the Wane (6’) by Hee-Seung Choi

On the Wane unfolds as the protagonist recounts memories and past conversations with her late father while contemplating the idea of a beginning and an end; and how they seem to be intertwined.

Listen to the Grass Grow (25’) by Kristina Daurova

Listen to the Grass Grow is a short abstract personal memory; sometimes too emotional, sometimes too illogical. But that’s the way our thoughts are floating in the space of our consciousness. This is the story of Maria.

Hello My First Love, Over and Out (29’) by Daniel Donato

Harry travels to Lisbon in search of his first lover, but Agnes, his feminine double, reappears. A love letter guides Harry/Agnes along in this phantasmagorical investigation.

The screening will be followed by the Q&A moderated by Irina Leifer.

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Hee-Seung Choi is an interdisciplinary artist based in Amsterdam. She is also a classically trained musician who studied music composition at Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University (US). Since finishing her study in ArtScience at the Royal Academy of Art in the Hague in 2008, she has been working in a combination of media, including video, performance, sound and installation.

Kristina Daurova is an independent filmmaker and visual artist, Russian origin and based in Amsterdam. In 2017 she graduated from the Master of Film programme, The Netherlands Film Academy. Her artistic practice contains work with physical memory, body language and personal archives/memories. Kristina explores different ways, forms and formats of storytelling through the body and movement.

Daniel Donato is a cinematographer and film director. He has graduated from the Master of Film programme (The Netherlands Film Academy) and has a Master in Cinematography. His current research includes work with hybrid forms of cinema, in between documentary and fiction. He always works close to the characters in order to build a collaboration based on trust and exchange.

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