A Few Common Phrases

  • 5'
  • South Africa
  • 2019
Recording a performative action where Judith Westerveld grew up in South Africa, the film captures a first practice session in the Khoe language Khoekhoegowab. Words and phrases commonly used in conversation linger in the landscape, her voice strained by exertion and the difficulty of pronouncing words unknown. (LIMA)
Director
Judith Westerveld
Premiere
World premiere
Country of production
South Africa
Production Year
2019
Festival Edition
IFFR 2019
Length
5'
Medium
DCP
Language
English
Producer
Judith Westerveld
Sales
Lumen Travo
Cinematography
Tijs De Bie, Judith Westerveld