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The Master Film at IFFR 2014

Four films by Master Film graduates Pedro Collantes, Edwin and Yassine El Idrissi will be shown at International Film Festival Rotterdam (from 22 January - 2 February 2014).

Serori

Serori (Celery)
Pedro Collantes
15 min.

Graduation project Master Film 2013

There is always a first time for everything, even for celery.

What happens when our hearts are broken forever? What happens when our hearts have never been broken before? No matter how hard the past, we can always begin again. Minor things can become moments of great revelation when encountered for the first time, even if they are vegetables. What is life really about: video-games or celery?

Read more:
Pedro Collantes' student profile
Interview with Pedro about his reseach
Graduation website Master of Film class of 2013

Screenings:
Short Stories 1: New Beginnings
Sun. 26 Jan.  22:15  LanterenVenster 3 (world premiere)
Mon. 27 Jan.  19:30  LanterenVenster 3

More information and tickets: IFFR website

Someone's Wife in the Boat of Someone's Husband

Someone's Wife in the Boat of Someone's Husband
Edwin
55 min.

Made during his studies at the Master Film

Mariana believes in the mysterious legend of the lovers Halimah and Sukab on the island of Sawai about a hundread years ago. She journeys to Sawai to feel what Halimah once felt, hoping to find Sukab there. The people of Sawai never heard of the legend of the lovers. But there happened to be a young man named Sukab who also journeyed to the island in search of an ancient tribe. Sukab and Mariana are both in searching for something they believe in.

Read more:
Edwin's student profile
Interview with Edwin about his reseach

Screenings:
Spectrum Shorts
Tue. 28 Jan.  16:45  Cinerama 5
Thu. 30 Jan.  22:00  LanterenVenster 5
Sat. 1 Feb.   18:00  Cinerama 5

More information and tickets: IFFR website

The Iranian Film

The Iranian Film
Yassine El Idrissi
67 min.

Graduation project Master Film 2013

Being a great fan of the Iranian masters, Yassine decided to make a film in Morocco following the rules of the Iranian film. The result is the docufiction 'The Iranian Film', a political satire about a village in danger of being without flags on a national holiday.

Read more:
Yassine El Idrissi's student profile
Interview with Yassine about his reseach
Graduation website Master of Film class of 2013

Screenings:
Bright Future
Thu. 23 Jan.  18:30  Pathé 2  (world premiere)
Fri. 24 Jan.    12:30  Cinerama 1
Sun. 26 Jan.  09:00  Cinerama 6
Thu. 30 Jan.  20:30  LantarenVenster 3

More information and tickets: IFFR website

HORTUS

HORTUS
Edwin
9 min.

Solo graduation show Master Film 2013

'HORTUS' is part of a large installation, exploring sensuality and intimacy in cinema. For ‘Hortus’, Edwin combines newly shot sexually explicit material with ethnographic archival footage in order to address notions of explicitness, repetition, voyeurism and exploitation in both colonialism and porn.

Read more:
Graduation Show: HORTUS
Edwin's student profile
Interview with Edwin about his reseach

Screenings:
Spectrum Shorts
'Hortus' will be screened before 'Chaotic Memories: Selected Works 2010-2013'

Wed. 29 Jan.  12:00  LantarenVenster 2  (world premiere)

More information and tickets: IFFR website

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