CULTURAL AUTOPSY 11
ODD ONE OUT
Location: Filmtheater ‘t Hoogt
New surroundings with new customs. The difference between a success story and a press scandal can be quite small.
Cover Girl: A gift from God
NGUYEN TAN HOANG (USA 2000, VIDEO, 18:00 MIN)
Dalena is a blond-haired, blue-eyed, all-American white woman who is also a Vietnamese American pop star.
The Romanians (Live Like a King)
HEIDRUN HOLZFEIND (AUSTRIA/USA 2002, VIDEO, 14:00 MIN)
Two Romanian immigrants discuss the current political and social situation in Romania and their life in Austria, their work at the local factory and their sorrows and dreams.
MICHAEL CHO (USA 1991, VIDEO, 18:00 MIN)
The case of two Cambodian immigrants who, in California, were indicted on a charge of butchering their dog and eating it.
BERNARD MULLIEZ (BELGIUM 2004, VIDEO, 21:00 MIN)
It was during the summer of 2002, that a group of Pygmies were part of an exhibition at the Rain Forest animal park of Yvoire in Belgium. The initiative caused a scandal in the Belgian media and the village was closed down. Where the pygmies being exploited, was it a too embarrassing confrontation with Belgiums colonial past or did political correctness take its toll?
(This selection is curated by IMPAKT)