Major voices from the art world share and discuss their work and advance new projects by emerging artists.
Films in ‘Frameworks’
While I Write: Act III of The Desire ProjectGrada Kilomba IFFR 2018 3′
With the written word as the only visual element, Grada Kilomba gives a voice to an individual who has been historically silenced by colonial narratives.
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.
Plantation Memories: Part IGrada Kilomba IFFR 2018 6′
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'.
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.