WILL YOU LOOK AT ME
Dang wo wang xiang ni de shi hou
As he returns to his hometown, a young Chinese filmmaker searches for himself by talking to his mother, and finally having a long due conversation that will dive them together into a quest for acceptance and love.
Dang wo wang xiang ni de shi hou / Shuli Huang / 2022 / 20 min. / Chinese
Every night nameless bodies land in Dr. Cristina Cattaneo’s autopsy room. She calls them Pure Unknown. The Pure Unknown belong to the fringes of society. They are homeless, prostitutes, runaway teenagers. Lately, they have mostly been migrants, rejected by the Mediterranean Sea onto the shores of Italy. If all rights belong to the living, nothing is left to the …
I AM TRYING TO REMEMBER
I asked: “Why have they erased you?” He said: “Maybe they are scared.” I said: “Whoever is scared, should erase themselves.” He said: “In that case, the faces of the living would all be gone and only the dead would remain.” – “I was born into a decade filled with darkness, full of fear. I …
Daniela López aims her camera at members of her own family – at her grandmother Martha, who escaped a violent marriage after 39 years, and at the rest of the family, who is struggling not only with that trauma but also with the film project itself.