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Long Story Shorts, Berlin, July 25, 2019


Bankok International Film festival Sighns of the Night, Taiwan, 22 – 30 June

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ART FILM FEST KOSICE, Slovakia, 14 – 22 th June.

Section: Love & Anarchy (a representative sample of independent cinematic trends)


Jacques Derrida began his legendary ten-hour lecture at the 1997 Cerisy Conference by thematizing the moment when he, or a person, is the object of an animal’s gaze, thus taking up a critique of Heidegger’s distinction between humans and animals. “The first third is predominated by internal monologue (grounded in quotes from Derrida’s text) and images of the gazes of four creatures: a person, a dog/wolf, a rabbit and, finally, an eagle. In the second third, a dramatic conflict arises between these animals, one which is informed by a study of their actions. The animals divide themselves into predators and prey; the rabbit becomes the hunted, but the woman saves him by catching the wolf. Subsequently the woman’s actions find expression in playing the guitar: could this represent a search for harmony? Harmony and balance are established in the third part: the eagle is released from the studio; the dog stops chasing the rabbit. And the woman speaks of a new level of mutual acceptance between living creatures.” (Juraj Oniščenko, philosopher)


Asolo Art Film Festival, created in 1973 as a detachment of the Venice Biennale, Italy, 20 – 23 June.

AAFF19 black logoOfficial selection: THE ANIMAL THAT THEREFORE I AM

—————————————————————————————————–BUCHAREST SHORTCUT CINEFEST, Romania, 24 th May 2019.

Official Selection



Yeahh: ‘BEST ARTHOUSE FILM’ for THE ANIMAL THAT THEREFORE I AM. Thank you Stockholm Independent Film Festival 2019!

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STOCKHOLM FILMFEST, Sweden, 11-12 th May

‘The animal that therefore I am’, nominated for

“Best Arthouse Film”

Stockholm Filmfest 2019

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EXPOSED International Queer Film Festival, Berlin, Germany

12th May, 20:30 Moviemento


Programme together with ‘SWEDISH CANDY, SOME VIOLENCE AND A BIT OF CAT’ by Ester Martin Bergsmark 2018 Sweden 45′

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5th May, 22:00 PM Lichtburg Filmpalast Star Oberhausen: The animal that therefore I am, Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen. International Film Festival Oberhausen 2019

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14 April , 19:15 PM Cinema The Movies Dordrecht: The animal that therefore I am prior to the feature film The White Crow ‘The white crow’, directed by Ralph Fiennes based on the true story of RUDOLF NUREYEV (performance Sergei Polunin)

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still The animal that therefore I am


27 February, OFFSCREEN, WORM, Rotterda

Off Screen #1 2019 – woensdag 27 februari 20:15 u 

In the February edition two IFFR world premiere films:
Vinyl junkies, a hypervibrous film by Elsbeth van Noppen about vinyl collectors, The animal that therefore I am by Bea de Visser, a poetic film about what the animal sees when you see it, and we show Consortium Frankemaheerd, an unpolished film by Hans Wilschut about the disappearance of a building. The makers enter into conversation with Christiaan van Schermbeek and Marieke van der Lippe.

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6 February, THE MOVIES, Dordrecht

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From Art: At Eternity’s Gate + pre-film.
Another biopic about Vincent van Gogh. A rendition of Willem Dafoe with an Oscar nomination in the direction of Julian Schnabel.
Prior the film by the Dordrecht filmmaker Bea de Visser: ‘The Animal that therefore I am’.

Avanca International Film Festival

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