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30 October 2002
Location: Filmtheater t’Hoogt
19:30
1 November 2002
Location: Het Utrechts Archief
17:30

What makes someone a real star? On charisma, aspirations and a sense of rhythm, but also on the obsession, frustration ad jealousy involved in wanting to become a real star.

 

I’M A BOYBAND

Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay
VIDEO / 00:05:00 / GERMANY/CANADA / 2002
What are the ingredients for a real boyband – a cute tune, dance moves and of course 4 handsome hunks, each with their own look.

 

MY AUNT SUPERSTAR

Igor Sevcuk
VIDEO / 00:03:00 / THE NETHERLANDS / 2002
A sympathetic portrait of an aunt as a superstar on the basis of old photographs.

 

OVER THE RAINBOW

Taryn FitzGerald
VIDEO / 00:07:00 / USA / 2001Playing with ideas on identity and refraction, Over the Rainbow combines expansive images of mirrored rainbows and waterfalls with answering machine massages from people responding to an ad for look-alikes.

 

LOOK-ALIKE # 23: ROBERT DE NIRO

Taryn FitzGerald
VIDEO / 00:02:24 / USA / 2001

 

LOOK-ALIKE # 22: PRINCE CHARLES

Taryn FitzGerald
VIDEO / 00:05:24 / USA / 2001
Look-alikes 2001-2002 is a series of short video portraits exploring the psyches of everyday people who consider themselves look-alikes of the stars or who are often mistaken for them.

 

LIVE TO TELL

Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay
VIDEO / 00:06:30 / GERMANY/CANADA / 2002
Madonna’s Live to tell performed in an empty office building and recorded by surveillance cameras.

 

DIVA

Ivan Civic
VIDEO / 00:05:00 / GERMANY / 2001
Why are some women divas and not others? Civic asks his mother for her opinion.

 

POPSTAR

Roger Atasi
VIDEO / 00:01:23 / PERU / 2002
A telling, recognisable portrait of a busker on the subway.

 

LOOK-ALIKE #8: BETTY PAGE

Taryn FitzGerald
VIDEO / 00:05:27 / USA / 2001

 

LOOK-ALIKE #27: TORI SPELLING

Taryn FitzGerald
VIDEO / 00:07:00 / USA / 2001
Looking at individual identity within our culture’s preoccupation with celebrity, the series focuses on notions of images and reality, the visible and the invisible, as well as the complex negotiation between self acceptance and self alienation.

 


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