La Mazda jaune et Sa Sainteté

Director: 
Sandra Heremans
Country: 
Duration: 
10Min
Year of production: 
2018
Movies language: 
Subtitles language (s): 
Belgian Première Belgian Première
Schedule: 
Mon, 26/03/2018 -
19:00 to 20:35
Location: 
Palace
Synopsis: 

A conceptual experiment on what it means to start a film with a black image, develops into a subtle personal essay about the filmmaker. The story of a missionary falling in love with a Rwandese girl, blends with what images and colonial history mean to their daughter.

Bio Director: 

Sandra Heremans (1989, Rwanda) is art historian and filmmaker. She received a MA in Art History in Social and Cultural Anthropology. In her Master theses, she focused on the power and representation of the symbol in the art theory of Aby Warburg. Heremans later discovered experimental film and made her first short The Yellow Mazda and His Holiness (2018).