Netherlands 2021, 22 min, English, Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian, Hebrew & English subtitles

They are supposed to express other people’s memories and feelings, but not their own. Three interpreters at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia talk about how they cope with the witnesses’ testimonies, which are strikingly similar to their own experiences.

Previous Festivals: Locarno, Locarno, Hamptons International Film Festival, GwangHwaMun International Short Film Festiva, Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival, Filmer le travail, Hot Docs, IDFA

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Screening Schedule:
  • Fri 27.05 | 12:00 | Venue Cinematheque 2
  • Tue 31.05 | 19:00 | Venue Cinematheque 5
  • Fri 03.06 | 14:00 | Venue Cinematheque 5
  • Watch Online | The film will be available From May 26th until June 5th

Eliane Esther Bots (1986, NL) graduated from the Master of Film at the Netherlands Film Academy. Her films screened at IDFA, Berlinale, Cinema du Reel, New York Film Festival, International short film festival Oberhausen, Go Short Nijmegen. She is currently a lecturer at the University of the Arts Utrecht.

Production: Manon Bovenkerk
Production Company: near/by film
Script & Editing: Eliane Esther Bots
Cinematography: Daniel Donato
Sound Design: Sergio Gonzalez Cuervo

Source: Square Eyes