this country is lonely

Jaco Bouwer

IFFR 2019

Rabbit Hole

  • 18'
  • South Africa
  • 2019
RATGIRL is the digital avatar of artist Jazzard Jaslyn, who crafts endurance performance pieces staged through Instagram stories which re-enact indignities still faced by marginalised people in post-apartheid South Africa. But this country is lonely is most concerned with the dehumanising and flattening effect social media has on our understanding of complex humanitarian crises.
Director
Jaco Bouwer
Premiere
World premiere
Country of production
South Africa
Production Year
2019
Festival Edition
IFFR 2019
Length
18'
Medium
DCP
Language
English
Producer
Jaco Bouwer
Sales
Jaco Bouwer
Cinematography
Jaco Bouwer
Editor
Jaco Bouwer
Production Design
Nicola Bouwer
Sound Design
Pierre-Henri Wicomb
Music
Pierre-Henri Wicomb
Cast
Jazzara Jaslyn