2015 Films: V
Vanaka - 'Silver Girl' (Feat. Oriana Sanders) (U S , 6 minutes )
Directed by: Min Reid
Written by: Stacey Fergusson
Directed by Min Reid, 'Silver Girl' is a beautiful music video shot in the stunning Highlands of Scotland, United Kingdom.
Directed by: Hella de Jonge
“Don’t lose heart.” Those were the last words of Hella de Jonge’s grandmother, moments before she was deported to Auschwitz. She did not survive the concentration camp. Years later, granddaughter Hella found the pencil-written note in a box while helping her father clean out his house. The message sparked a deep and harrowing conversation with her father about the Second World War and his life as one of only two survivors of a once large Jewish family.
VOID (Lebanon , 1 hour 18 minutes )
Directed by: Maria Abdel Karim, Naji Bechara, Jad Beyrouthy, Salim Habr, Christelle Ighniades, Tarek Korkomaz, Zeina Makki.
Written by: Georges Khabbaz
Cast: Carol Abboud, Diamand Bou Abboud, Carmen Lebbos, Latife Moultaka, Takla Chamoun, Nada Abou Farhat.
There are 17,000 Lebanese victims in arbitrary detention in Syrian prisons or in unrevealed mass graves, since the start of the Lebanese civil war in 1975. Six Lebanese women, of different ages, wait for missing men in their lives, who disappeared or were kidnapped in the Lebanese civil war. Their hidden emotional wounds are open once again, during a protest in Beirut to keep their cause alive. VOID is a profoundly moving narrative shot in a vignette style focussing on different generation's of women who have lost loved ones in battle.
Volume (Italy, 8Minutes)
Directed by: Arturo Bertusi
It’s a fresh sunny morning in Italy. Francesco Arcangeli is walking along the colonnade in Bologna city, he has under his arm a copy of his manuscript. He’s just finished writing the most arduous work of his life, after eight years! Now the painter Giorgio Morandi, who Francesco Arcangeli admires immensely, has to know about his script. This volume describes Giorgio Morandi’s art…