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  • The Souvenir: Part II
  • His House

    His House

    Impressive slippages of an uncertain reality in camera or with assured shot continuity. Trauma very present but an alienated experience is communicated very effectively in brief moments and ambience. Frictions in rituals and practice, adjusting to new circumstance. Everything in the background, but right here. Why say it?

  • Là-bas

    Là-bas

    Lockdown, withdrawal, a gathering of resources. In Down There, from the close confines of a Tel Aviv apartment, blinds drawn, Akerman considers her geographically unrooted existence and her history. Perhaps she suffers the nomadism, she suffers here. Akerman's film-making is, nevertheless, rooted in people, and her self in the film-making. We surveil the daily routines of neighbours, it seems they belong; all is seen through a veil. The evidence we have of Akermans daily routines are narrative reflections and the…

  • From the East

    From the East

    There is so much of life in this film!