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Father and Sons – Wang Bing (2014)

Over several years, Wang Bing has built up a library of films about migration. We tend to understand migration as a movement of people. It is, in a broad sense, a movement, a change as…


A slow return

I’m sipping on a slowly brewed coffee. At my favourite local café. It’s been three months that I haven’t had a chance to do this. When the confinement started (and even before) that I stopped…


Eli Hayes (1993-2020)

What I’m going to try here will be difficult. Difficult, because I have never done this before. Difficult, because I still haven’t digested the news. Difficult also because of the circumstances. There is still an…




About Endlessness – Roy Andersson (2019)

I’m unsure as to whether I could name a single living director, who speaks to me in a way Roy Andersson does at the moment. His films are absurd, they are morbid at times, funny…


A Love Unknown – John Clang (2020)

There are films that you watch. And there are films that you feel. Both forms have been part of my life for quite some time now. Some films go deeper than others, but that doesn’t…


Inland Sea – Kazuhiro Soda (2018)

How can we understand slow films? What do they show, what do they tell us? At some point during my (previously academic) research, I came to the conclusion that every slow film deals with death….