NOV 28TH – DEC 1ST 2019
EINDHOVEN FILM FESTIVAL
EINDHOVEN FILM FESTIVAL NOV 28TH – DEC 1ST

Saturday 30th November | Zaal 3 | 16:0 - 17:30

Home is where the heart is, but what does ‘home’ mean to you? Is it a cosy house, a place where you feel safe? Or do you prefer to feel free by travelling the world?

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THIS SCREENING CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING FILMS

What Constitutes Home?

Alex Williams | Documentary, Family | 06:38 | United Kingdom

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The discovery of 8mm home movies shot in the 1960s instigates a conversation between three family members about what, and where, 'home' is. Can the heroes find their meaning of home? Or is home where some special feeling of comfort appears only?

On Exile

Jose Carlos Teixeira | Documentary, Human Rights, War | 27:22 | United States

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The story reveals the radiant humanity of Teixeira’s subjects, who come from countries torn by civil war or the fight against the Islamic State. Here are moving testimonies of Muslim refugees from Syria and Somalia, resettled in North America. You will see how the story creates intimate psychological portraits, restores the refugees’ voices, and allows them full personal and political agency.

Pier Las Vegas

Yun Xie | Drama, Loneliness | 17:17 | United States

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A deaf young man trying his best looks for his sister while working as a hotel housekeeper at the city of Las Vegas. His loneliness forces him to search all suitcases he sees. On the day of the country music festival when a massive gun shooting happens, he meets a girl…

Chinese Dream

Lena Karbe, Tristan Coloma | Documentary, Human Interest | 24:06 | Germany

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For the first time in its history, China becomes an immigration goal. At the moment more than 300.000 Africans live permanently in China. The main heroes are Chinese who interact with Africans on a daily basis but they come from different social classes and occupations.

Intermission Expedition

Wiep Teeuwisse | Animation, Travel | 08:21 | The Netherlands

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During a sunny holiday, a flock of tourists struggles to let go of their busy city lives, and the absence of daily tasks leaves them lost in an uncomfortable and frightening place. Once they learn to slow down, they may find some beauty in the here and now.

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