Sohrab Hura

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Berlinale

BERLINALE 2021: FILMS BY ANA VAZ, FERN SILVA, SOHRAB HURA AND KIM MINJUNG

By Monica Delgado

In this article I have grouped films seen in the Berlinale’s Forum Expanded and Encounters section, beyond their postulates, since although almost all are supported by premises, theses or concepts of a political or social nature; they explore various expressive options confronting presumptions or canons of the audiovisual language itself. Quoting Wallace Stevens or Hollis Frampton, tracing the spatial route between a volcanic eruption and stellar immensity or attending a lunar rite in the midst of the waves, they intertwine various creative outings with certain notion of déjà vu.

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Film Festival Reports

OBERHAUSEN FILM FESTIVAL 2020: SHORT FILMS ABOUT MEMORY AND PERCEPTION 1

By Ivonne Sheen

These days, when our physical interactions are quite limited and we constantly communicate through interfaces, memory could mean this common place within our affections, where we can still relate deeply with our subjectivity. Some short films from Oberhausen’s International Competition reflect on memory and perception. Both are human experiences that, fundamentally nowadays, are essentially valuable. This is a first entry about these topics.

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