Hantu

Lies, an eldery widow from the Dutch East Indies, has been living in the Netherlands ever since Indonesia became independent. She talks to her son on the phone on a daily basis, but doesn't want to burden him with the traumas of post-colonial turmoil that still haunt her every night.

Director Biography

Raised in Amsterdam, director Kim Kokosky Deforchaux first studied History at the University of Amsterdam, before he decided on following his childhood dream of becoming a filmmaker. He graduated from the Netherlands Film Academy as a screenwriter in 2017, after which he wrote several short and feature length screenplays for other directors. During this time he also wrote, produced and directed his short film Ik, Moordenaar (2019), which allowed him to receive funding for his next short film, Hantu (2021). He hopes to start working on his feature debut soon.

Director

Kim Kokosky Deforchaux

Country

Netherlands

Language

Dutch

Subtitles

English

Year

2021

Duration

19

Rage Against the Colonial Machine

Saturday, 11 June 13:15 - 14:45 / Kijkhuis 2
90 min.
Sunday, 12 June 19:30 - 21:05 / Kijkhuis 1
95 min.

Also in this session

1. Hantu
Kim Kokosky Deforchaux, 19
2. When Light is Displaced
Zaina Bseiso, 7
3. Heat Waves
Kent Chan, 21
4. Kelasi
Fransix Tenda Lomba, 11
5. Freedom Swimmer
Olivia Martin-McGuire, 15

National Competition

Friday, 10 June 18:30 - 20:00 / Kijkhuis 2
90 min.

Also in this session

1. Our Ark
Deniz Tortum, Kathryn Hamilton, 13
2. Minimal Sway While Starting My Way Up
St├ęphanie Lagarde, 16
3. Hantu
Kim Kokosky Deforchaux, 19
4. Heat Waves
Kent Chan, 21
5. Silent Heat
Luci├źnne Venner, 18
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