Sunday Documentary Films Screenings

The Angel Makers

Welcome to opening session of Sunday documentary film screenings on November the 3rd, at 16h in Klit with the incredible film:

The Angel Makers, 2005. Dir. Astrid Bussink

Gradually we discover the extent of the ‘arsenic murders’ that were discovered in 1929, when a large group of women of the village where arrested for poisoning their husbands with arsenic. Rather than presenting the historic facts, the film shows us how the older members of village remember the events and how they reflect on it. The villagers’ stories give us a better insight into the circumstances surrounding the murders as well as an insight into the ongoing male-female saga.

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Highlights:
Best Documentary Short – European Independent Film Festival, 2006 (France)
Winner Award ‘Regards sur le Crime’ – Visions Du Réel, 2006 (Switzerland)
Nominated for Grierson Best Newcomer Award, 2006
First Appearance Award – IDFA, 2005 (The Netherlands)


And over 40 screenings world-wide…

The film Angelmakers will be presented by Gyöngyi, a person who was an interwiever of the villagers in this incredible film!

 Sunday Documentary Films Screenings

During the laziest day of the week we will present some of the most exciting and interesting documentary films that we know of. It is a 2 – times a month event done in collaboration with New wave Fagots. Screenings will be followed by a presentation and a discussion from the people that feel relevant to the topic.

In case this is you, and you want to propose your favorite activist, socially critical, humorous or anyhow else queerest and intriguing documentary film, feel invited to contact the person coordinating this activity: companion_species@riseup.net

 

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