IDFA on Stage

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    As part of the do {not} touch program, the non-competitive program section IDFA on Stage offers, for the first time, a combination of live events in Amsterdam and online. Much of the selection features work by artists who have taken the pandemic as a creative challenge, surprising us with new cinematic formats. IDFA on Stage is supported by Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds and Zabawas Foundation.

    Selected for IDFA on Stage

    7 Sounds

    • Sam Green
    • 2020

      Filmmaker Sam Green and musician JD Samson create a live audio performance based on seven specific sounds, producing an intimate listening experience and a mini-masterclass on the meaning of sound.

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      The Channel

      • Eliane Esther Bots
      • 2020

        Interpreters at the Yugoslavia Tribunal lived through the war in the Balkans themselves, but to be able to do their work they had to shut out their own feelings. This voice-focused performance places their experiences center stage.

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        Cooking Workshops to Prepare for the End of the World #6: Tea

        • Sien Vanmaele
        • 2020

          In this small-scale workshop, Sien Vanmaele will take you in search of tranquility and solutions for troubling times, starting from your own kitchen. Can tea help to ease our apocalyptic thoughts?

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          Farewell Tour

          • Vincent Rietveld
          • 2020

            A radical attempt to make a climate-neutral theater play. De Warme Winkel theater collective embarks on an ascetic tour of the Netherlands by bicycle. And of course the thermostat in the auditorium will be set to freezing, so keep your coat on.

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            The Leaked Recipes Cookbook

            • Demetria Glace
            • 2020

              Author Demetria Glace presents a series of intimate events based on The Leaked Recipes Cookbook, a cookbook of recipes she fished out from the massive data leaks in recent years.

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              Little Ethiopia: Chez nous

              • Joe Bini, Maya Daisy Hawke
              • 2020

                Two film editors in a long-term romantic relationship engage in a filmic dialogue to unravel a mystery from their past. Life and art commingle into a form-defying performance.

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                Motto Live

                • Vincent Morisset
                • 2020

                  A performance inspired by the interactive experience Motto, intertwining ancient storytelling traditions with the contemporary language of the internet. This unique live experience will be broadcast from Vincent Morisset’s studio.

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                  Oxygen Debt

                  • Bart van de Woestijne
                  • 2020

                    Hit the gym for a philosophical spinning class that sets your heart racing, led by a tireless fitness instructor. Can you accept that we can never fully control our bodies?

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                    Where There’s Smoke

                    • Lance Weiler
                    • 2020

                      An intimate story unfolds during a Zoom group chat and on the online notebook Miro, about two fires that took place during artist Lance Weiler’s childhood, and how they are connected with the recent death of his father.

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