Not Waving, But Drowning

  • 53'
  • Belgium
  • 2009
This film makes palpable the experience of Indian refugees during their arrest and detention by the Belgian harbour police. Along with them, we slowly lose all sense of time and place, confronted with the timelessness in which our society ‘imprisons’ people without papers.

Director
Elias Grootaers
Premiere
International premiere
Country of production
Belgium
Production Year
2009
Festival Edition
IFFR 2010
Length
53'
Medium
Betacam Digi PAL
Languages
Punjabi (Panjabi), English
Producers
Emmy Oost, Wim Van Rompaey
Production Companies
Cassette for timescapes, Lichtpunt
Sales
Cassette for timescapes
Screenplay
Elias Grootaers
Cinematography
Elias Grootaers
Sound Design
Philippe Ciompi, Larry Sider
Website
http://www.timescapes.be