Andre Schreuders at IFFR
On Phenomena & Existences No.3
An absurdist story about the so-called fluid thinking of the Russian writer Daniil Charms, seen through the eyes of the young philosopher Danya. Nominated for the Tiger Awards for Short Film.
New world movements
Uit het hart van Odessa
Sad but vivid musical wandering through the slums of Odessa, in search for the old maffia songs.
Manifesto for a Free Fall
Painter and filmmaker Collar allows his uncle Juan de Dios and his Paraguayan fellow villagers to more or less play themselves in this authentic portrait of rural culture. During nine days of mourning ('novena') for his deceased mother, uncle Juan reflects on life as a guest worker in Buenos Aires.
Hier is Harry Merry
Finally, a portrait of Harry Merry, one of Rotterdam's true characters. He plays inimitable rock music on his organ, dressed in a sailor suit.
In the Paraguayan hinterland, there are many myths about gold treasures from a gruesome 19th-century war. When a young man happens to acquire a metal detector, he cannot control himself. With a painterly and anthropological eye, Collar tells a timeless story about greed and obsession.