Darkentries

Strange and dark realities perforate human lives. Larger-than-life events like the pandemic, globalization, inequality, virtuality and climate change disturb the private spheres and public spaces. We are nomads, on the road to the next fata morgana, clinging on to the comfort of stories, collective events, and virtuality. Starting from personal explorations and departures, this short film creates an awareness of today’s fading human sphere, attempting to make it more tangible and transparent. The footage in this poem of images, sound, music, and words is captured in Antwerp, Belgium, two days before the second lockdown, in the autumn of 2020. Is there a darker paint than grey before embarking to a darker existence? An invite to travel inside a strange but familiar landscape.

Directed by Nikolaas Boucquey (Belgium)

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