A cooperation between the Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival / DokfestCampus, the BALi-Cinemas and the subject Political Theory at the University of Kassel
Tue, February 7, 2017, 6 p.m., BALi cinema
Entrance fee: 5 Euro
What marks the political? What role does the media and moving picture play in the political context? What about the people in Syria and how is their image conveyed in the media? Students of Political Sciences dealt among others with these questions. Some examples of the short videos that emerged from this analysis will be shown.
The contend-related frame will be explained by Prof. Sonja Buckel. Some works from the archive of Kassel Dokfest will complement the program, which will be put up for discussion on the background of current political developments.
The Girl, Whose Shadow is Reflected in the Moon
Walaa Al Alawi / Jordan 2015 / 05:00 min.
Walaa is 16 years old, comes from Syria and lives in a refugee camp in Jordan. This film is her diary, she wants to show the world what she thinks, feels and how she sees the world.
Film Studies – Student Films
Students of Politics present in short video clips their analysis of current topics like the war in Syria, migration and gender relation.
9 Days – From My Window in Aleppo
Thomas Vroege, Floor van der Meulen / Netherlands, Syria 2015 / 12:50 min.
One morning in August 2012 the Syrian photographer Issa Touma observes, how men in his street are building a blockade. He takes his camera and documents the happenings for nine days.
L’Axe du Mal (Axis of Evil)
Pascal Lièvre / Frace, Canada 2003 / 5:45 min.
Lièvre brings back the famous speech of Bush about the “Axis of Evil“ in the American homeland and changes in a creative way their meaning. A particular love song: Make love, stop war.