Thursday 28th November | Zaal 4 | 14:45 - 16:15
Silence connects all these films in many different ways. When we lack communication skills we make up our own stories and try to hold on to them. All those spoken and unspoken words are combined with the most beautiful cinematography.
THIS SCREENING CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING FILMS
Adriaan Lokman | Animation | 13:47 | The Netherlands
Floating like leaves we witness a turbulent day in life through the most vital element surrounding us. Brushstrokes of air in all its subtle, gentle, powerful and inner manifestations paint our fragile existence in the most unpredictable stormy ways. What should we expect from this world? Will we survive?
All These Creatures
Charles Williams | Fiction, Drama | 13:10 | Australia
When looking back at your life, you begin to wonder about what all the different sides of a story could show. A boy looks to unravel his father, who is implied to be mentally ill but believes to be influenced by the strange creatures and animals who surround their home. His journey begins with thoughts and continues with attempts to understand the past, live the present and wait for a future.
Tatiana Fedorovskaya | Fiction, Drama, Loss | 15:13 | Russian Federation
An old widower, a former WW2 radio operator, perceives flashing bulb as his late wife's messages from Heaven. He missed her so much so this message is a chance to talk to her again, after the years. His love will never die even when the lights are gone.
The Silence of a Flower
Anne Jan Sijdrandij | Documentary, History, Family | 13:48 | The Netherlands
A son talks for the first time with his immigrant mother about her past in the Dutch East Indies. The challenging life seemed to be beautiful. There is truly a flower of life in her experiences.
Harrie Verbeek | Fiction, Drama, Dance | 19:03 | The Netherlands
At his mother's request, André returns home to visit his dying father. Around the deathbed of father Theo, several of his family members gather. Together with his sister, her husband, and son, the family members confront each other with their inability to communicate. The situation weighs heavily on them and puts a strain on their interactions. Do they manage to get closer together and support each other when it comes down to it?