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Four Parts of a Folding Screen

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93 films in 19 categories
Anthea Kennedy, Ian Wiblin
United Kingdom
83 Min.


2018
Photo Film

CATEGORY

The Past Is Present

V.O.

English

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Romanian

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Four Parts of a Folding Screen

program

• 16 March, 18:30, Pavilion 32 - Goethe-Institut

The film will be screened in the presence of: Anthea Kennedy, Ian Wiblin

• 17 March, 18:30, POINT

The film will be screened in the presence of: Anthea Kennedy, Ian Wiblin


Anthea Kennedy
Anthea Kennedy studied fine art at Chelsea School of Art and Leeds Polytechnic and film at the Royal College of Art in London. She was a founder member of the experimental film/performance group Kuleshov Group Two. She has also worked as a film editor for Stephen Dwoskin and has taught film-making at various art schools and universities in the UK.
Ian Wiblin
Ian Wiblin studied graphic design and film at the London College of Communication. In addition to his film work, he has exhibited work internationally as a photographer over many years. He has contributed to several books and publications, writing on photography considered in relation to cinema, architecture and performance. He is currently a lecturer on film and photography at the University of South Wales.

synopsis

History is decanted into objects and spaces: just as time robs us of memory, a political regime can rob us of our personal belongings and identity. Narrated in voice-over, the story transposes us through a retrospective investigation into the world of a couple divided by Nazi politics and separated as a result of the ongoing abuses that came with the Führer’s rise to power, two people deprived of their own ethnic conscience and family affiliations. After the unlawful arrest of her husband, the woman is left behind to fight against the Nazi State in a harrowing trial, turning into a helpless witness to an ontological demolition: her estate is sold au fur et à mesure, while all her valuables and family heirlooms end up decorating the homes of future war criminals. In a reality that threatens its inhabitants at every step, exile is the only means of escape. The film is a tremendously complex puzzle, merging together pieces of the present with traces of the past in a montage of rediscovered footage and archive documents, mixed with urban, quotidian images of present-day Berlin: office buildings, parks, antiques, glimpses of interiors and windows through which the cold morning wind whistles its way in. (Andreea Chiper)

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awards and festivals

International Film Festival Rotterdam 2018

IndieLisboa International Independent Film Festival 2018

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