Body Politics

 

Thursday, September 10, 19:15 - 20:32 / Kijkhuis 2

Sunday, September 13, 17:45 - 19:02 / Kijkhuis 1

In recent years, a wave of revolutions and protests around the world have reminded us that politics is embodied in every aspect of our daily lives. Oppressive political entities are finding new strategies to control bodies and strip them of their agency. This session explores how bodies can become tools for political resistance.

On Sunday 13 September, Caio Castor, Clara Lazarim, Guilherme Cesar, Rica Saito (Battle) will join us virtually for a Q&A.

Duration

77 min.

Tickets
Mahdi Fleifel, 15 minutes (UK/DK/LB/2020)

A sociological meditation on the different “exits” that young Palestinians choose, in order to cope with life in the refugee camps.

Ryushi Lindsay, 11 minutes (JP/2019)

Literalising the titular term roughly translatable as ‘body politic’, Kokutai examines the spectacular aesthetics of Japan's biannual national high school baseball tournaments.

Caio Castor, Clara Lazarim, Guilherme Cesar, Rica Saito, 15 minutes (BR/AR/2019)

A tragicomic illustration of the absurdity of contemporary politics, brought into painfully sharp focus in a single unplanned shot.

Alex Evstigneev, 20 minutes (RU/2019)

How to make a movie on a subject that is not allowed to be filmed?

Eliott Chabanis, 13 minutes (FR/BF/2019)

In the heart of the city of Ouagadougou, a huge granite crater imprisons men who try their best to get out of it. In the end, only their image will emerge.

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