Scene from the film Aleph
Scene from the film Aleph
Scene from the film Aleph
Scene from the film Aleph
Scene from the film Aleph
Scene from the film Aleph

Aleph

Direction
Year 
2021
Country
  • United States
  • Croatia
  • Qatar
Duration
91min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

Inspired by a short story by Argentinean writer Jorge Luis Borges, Aleph blends cinematic elements of narrative fiction and magic realism and the rigor and mechanics of documentary practice to explore the dreams, stories, thoughts and lived and imagined experiences of its protagonists – actors, performers, musicians and non-professionals—in ten countries across five continents. The film observes and documents the ties that bind people across space and time. The experience of meaning, as both revelation and challenge, is what defines the narrative. Poet Anne Waldman is the voice of the dreamer.

Details

  • Original title
    Aleph
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Iva Radivojević
  • Cast
    Guillermina Pico, Bouamama BenFarah, Žarko Laušević, The Sisters of St George Monastery, Irina Giri, Desire Marea, Anne Waldman
  • DOP
    Jimmy Ferguson
  • Editing
    Iva Radivojević
  • Sound
    Leandros Ntounis
  • Duration
    91 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
    2021
  • Country
    • United States
    • Croatia
    • Qatar
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Festivals
    • Sarajevo Film Festival 2021
    • RIDM 2021
    • Jeonju International Film Festival 2022
    • Ji.hlava Documentary Film Festival 2021
    • Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2021
    • New Directors/New Films 2021
    • CPH:DOX 2022

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