Major voices from the art world share and discuss their work and advance new projects by emerging artists.
Films in ‘Frameworks’
Plantation Memories: Part IIGrada Kilomba IFFR 2018 5′
An exploration of everyday racism reveals how much this places the black subject in a colonial setting where s/he once again is reduced to the subordinate, exotic 'Other'.
SLEEPCINEMAHOTELApichatpong Weerasethakul IFFR 2018 360′
Zaal Staal in Postillion Convention Centre WTC Rotterdam is transformed into a film environment and temporary hotel. Whether you visit by day or stay overnight, you are actively encouraged to sleep. A unique, one-off project by the multi-talented Apichatpong Weerasethakul.
IllusionsGrada Kilomba IFFR 2018 35′
Grada Kilomba places the African oral tradition of storytelling in a contemporary context, recovering the memories and realities of a postcolonial world. Kilomba was awarded a completion grant by IFFR to reconfigure this piece into a single-channel film.
Song XIFFR 2018 20′
A group of teenagers conducts a cremation ceremony for a man who is entering the afterlife while still being sought by the military for deserting.