LAST DAYS IN SHIBATI
Hendrick Dussolier | China, France 2017 | 60 Min. | OmeU
Saturday, 05.05.2018, 10 pm tickets
Votiv Kino | Gr. Saal
In the vast city of Chongqing, the last of the old districts is due to be demolished. Over the months, the filmmaker befriends the young Zhou Hong and the extraordinary Mrs. Xue Lian, the last witnesses of a world about to disappear.
Born in History at the Sorbonne and graduated from the Decorated Arts of Paris, Hendrick Dusollier realized in 2005 his first film Obras, a journey through the old districts in destruction of Barcelona. An unprecedented artistic and technical proposal, he was selected in Locarno, nominated for the César Awards, and will be the most awarded short film of the year at international festivals. His next film Babel, also co-produced by Arte, selected in Rotterdam, a Unifrance prize and rewarded in many festivals, is an allegory of the profound upheavals that face contemporary China. In 2013, a documentary of history on dictators on the newspaper Le Monde as an unprecedented and dizzying experience, a historical, technical and artistic performance, a titanic work ".
"A fabulous documentary," comments France Inter. For the Last Days in Shibati, his new film, he followed the disappearance of the last historical district of the huge city of Chongqing. The film has just received the Grand Prix of the French competition (Prix Louis Marcorelles) and the Prix des Jeunes at the Cinéma du réel 2017. Télérama sees it as "a jewel of grace and emotion, in the pure tradition of cinema of the real ".
- SPECIAL AWARD OF THE JURY AT THE IDFA, AMSTERDAM 2017
- AWARD IN THE FRENCH COMPETITION OF THE FRENCH INSTITUTE LOUIS MARCORELLES AND YOUNG AWARD AT THE CINÉMA DU RÉEL, PARIS 2017
- BEST DOCUMENTARY AT THE GUANANAJUATO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, MEXICO 2017
- AWARD INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION AT INTERNATION HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL VIENNA, 2017
- MUMBAI SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, BOMBAI, INDIA 2017
- FIRST LOOK FILM FESTIVAL, NEW YORK, USA JAN 2018
- FESTIVAL DE LUSSAS, LUSSAS, FRANCE AUG 2018
- INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILMFESTIVAL AMSTERDAM, AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS, NOV 2017 IDFA
- FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU CINÉMA DES PEUPLES ÂNÛÛ-RÛ ÂBORO, POINDIMIÉ, NEW CALEDONIA OCT 2017
- HUMAN WORLD- INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL, VIENNA, AUSTRIA NOV/DEC 2017
- DocBsAs, BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA OCT 2017
- FESTIVAL CINÉMA DU RÉEL, PARIS; FRANCE MAR/APR 2017
- GUANAJUATO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, MEXICO JULY 2017