The Smell of Burning Ants
Location: Filmtheater t’Hoogt
The Smell of Burning Ants (1994) is a documentary revolving around the pains of growing up male. It explores the inner and outer cruelties that boys perpetrate and endure. The film aims to showcase a portrayal on how our society can sometimes deprive young boys of wholeness.
Jay Rosenblatt― Artist
Jay Rosenblatt (born 1955) is an American artist working as an independent filmmaker since 1980. With a Master's degree in psychology, most of his works too focus primarily on the emotional and psychological cores of human emotions. What stands out in his works is the fact that although they revolve around personal experiences of humans but are still at the same time quite universal in their appeal. His films have been screened at a wide variety of film festivals across the globe including festivals such as the Sundance Film Festival and the Film Forum in New York.