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Congratulation to our dear directors!!! Caligari Prize 2020 (-award for Berlinale Forum) goes to Victoria Film 2020!!! 🥳🤩🎊 Jury Statement quote: "By insisting on and communicating from a subjective perspective, VICTORIA poses existential questions about urbanity and precarious living conditions, and creates new hope out of nothingness contrary to all the expectations." Flanders Image CAVIAR Berlinale - Berlin International Film FestivalThe Caligari prize 2020 goes to Sofie Benoot, Liesbeth De Ceulaer and Isabelle Tollenaere for their film VICTORIA.
Jury statement: "California City, the failed vision of a metropolis from an investor in the 1950s, forms the setting for a new beginning by an Afro-American family resettled from Los Angeles. Taking everyday life and spontaneous experiences as their basis, the filmmakers accompany the young father of the family. A hybrid documentary develops from this with fiction-film elements. Not only does Lashay T. Warren use his smartphone creatively for the relocation, but also enters linguistically into a remarkable dialogue with the absurd place in the desert. By insisting on and communicating from a subjective perspective, VICTORIA poses existential questions about urbanity and precarious living conditions, and creates new hope out of nothingness contrary to all the expectations.“
Their zeal can lead to high fines and other sanctions. These are imposed by the militant Islamic government not only for playing football, but also for drinking alcohol or smoking a hookah. Sudan’s official stance reads: “Women’s participation in this sport leads to their deviancy, loss of fem...
"...Thoughtfully and unhurriedly, the directorial trio follows these new settlers, capturing their inward and outward journey with compassion and buoyancy. In their classes, the corps members read about 19th-century pioneers crossing the land. In more than one sense, they are themselves modern-day pioneers."
Berlinale 2020 Features City of sand Nick Cunningham February 23, 2020 at 1:21 pm In Berlinale Forum selection Victoria, directed by Flemish filmmakers Sofie Benoot, Liesbeth De Ceulaer and Isabelle Tollenaere and sold by Filmotor, we encounter a latter-day pioneer, Lashay, who has left behind a gri...
Victoria Film 2020Having a blast at the Berlinale! The sold out screenings have been wonderful, it's great to see our film come to life! Special thanks to Berlinale Forum and to Flanders Image for our main man Lashay's face all over town! ... See MoreSee Less
Only 3 days until the World première of Victoria at Berlinale Forum! Hope to see you there!
Screening dates are:
21.02 17:30 Kino Arsenal 1
22.02 14:00 Werkstattkino@silent green
23.02 21:30 Cubix 9
24.02 21:30 Filmrauschpalast
01.03 18:30 Delphi Filmpalast
More info in the link below!
Sofie Benoot Liesbeth De Ceulaer Isabelle Tollenaere Filmotor CAVIAR