If it were love

If it were love

If It Were Love  Patric Chiha, F 2020, 82 min, OmeU How does one transform a dance theatre performance of superimposed movements and temporal shifts in the manner of a loose literary adaptation for cinema? This question underlies Patric Chiha’s film. He...
Nach zwei Stunden waren zehn Minuten vergangen

Nach zwei Stunden waren zehn Minuten vergangen

Nach zwei Stunden waren zehn Minuten vergangen / After two hours ten minutes had passed.  Steffen Goldkamp, D 2019, 20 min, OmeU Rituals of waiting: sitting on the bed, lying down, sleeping. Routines of alertness: searching through cisterns, opening gifts, reading...
Naked Spaces – Living Is Round

Naked Spaces – Living Is Round

Naked Spaces – Living Is Round  Trinh T. Minh-ha, USA 1985, 135 min, engl. OF In a circular motion Trinh leads through the cultural history of building and living in six West African countries. The movements of the camera, the montage and the use of sound are...
Piqueuses

Piqueuses

Piqueuses  Kate Tessa Lee, Tom Schön, D/Mauritius 2019, 84 min, OmeU Marie Louise Édouard lives on the island of Rodrigues in the Indian Ocean. She can no longer pursue octopus spearing, her actual activity and livelihood. Environmental influences and changing markets...
Purple Sea

Purple Sea

Purple Sea Amel Alzakout, Khaled Abdulwahed, D 2020, 67 min, OmeU The boat has sunk, people are floating in the sea. Only occasionally does the camera rise to the surface, as if to gasp for air – only to disappear again immediately. Because above the water there...