Greetings from Aleppo
R: Issa Touma/Thomas Vroege/Floor van der Meulen, Syria/Netherlands 2017, Doc, 17 min, OV with english subtitles
The Syrian photographer Issa Touma travels from Europe to his native city of Aleppo, visiting his family, old friends and students who still live there. It’s a film about the daily life and art of survival in the face of war and destruction, about the tragedy and absurdity of life in an extreme situation.
Mehr zu Greetings from Aleppo+Silent War
R: Kays Khalil, Germany 2017, Animadok, 7 min, OV with English subtitles
What’s growing like weeds in empty space? On 17 December 2010, the Tunisian fruit seller Mohamed Bouazizi publicly set himself on fire – the Arab Spring was set in motion, began to proliferate, spread. A fast motion animated run through the interior architecture of revolution in the modern world, right into the split character of the event: from the planet’s surface to digital de-spatialisation.
Mehr zu Error 404+Forgotten
2+2=22 [The Alphabet]
R: Heinz Emigholz, Germany 2017, Doc, 82 min, OV with english subtitles
Of course, Heinz Emigholz is not a Georgian filmmaker. But there are good reasons for showing the first “chapter” of his four-part cycle of films “Streetscapes” here.
Mehr zu 2+2=22 [The Alphabet]