Monday, 17 October 2022
20:00 - 22:00
This screening session features 3 films (see below).
All films are in English and/or have English subtitles.
Doors open at 19:30.
Koning Albert l-laan 200
Reservation is not required, but optional. If you want to be certain of your seats, reserve your ticket(s) now here. Some more tickets will be available at the cinema starting 10 minutes before each screening, on a first come first served basis.
Free drink after the screening:
Thanks to our sponsors we are happy to be able to offer every visitor 1 drink at the cinema's bar (Crea Café) after the screening. Let's talk about film!
FLORE (BELGIUM) BY PIEN VAN GRINSVEN, THOMAS SZACKA-MARIER
Synopsis: Music video for Gabriel Rios. A son has to leave his father in a nursing home, where he has to come to terms with the progression of Alzheimer's disease. But even when they are apart, they cannot let the other one behind. Running time: 00:03:53.
About the director: Pien van Grinsven (1990, NL) studied political science before being accepted into Doc Nomads, which took her to Brussels, Budapest and Lisbon, making a short film in each city. Her graduation film 'doei' toured festivals worldwide and was selected to the Cinetree film library. She now works as an independent director, dividing her time between Brussels and Amsterdam.
DAUGHTERS (BELGIUM) BY MARJOLEIN VERHOEVEN
Synopsis: Daughters' tells the story of the nine-year-old Nadine who meets her foster sister Romy for the first time. Nadine needs to get used to her new role as a big sister and all the changes that come with it. Running time: 00:21:57.
Selections/awards: Leuven Int Short FF, JE.F Festival.
LADY OF THE CITY (IRAN) BY MARYAM BAHROLOLUMI
Synopsis: Shahrbanoo (or 'Lady of the City' in Persian language) is a mother of three, who has been sentenced to life in prison for drug transferring. After 11 years in prison, she is released for just a few days to attend her son's wedding. However, this temporary freedom confronts Shahrbanoo with another aspect of her life and that of her family before returning to prison… Running time: 01:20:00.
Selections/awards: Venice Film Week, Sydney World FF.