EN - A man struggles with his faith and is caught between ascension and fall.

NL - Een man worstelt met zijn geloof en wordt gevangen tussen hemelvaart en val.

FR - Un homme lutte avec sa foi et est pris entre ascension et chute.


Title Ascending Double Helix
Original title Ascending Double Helix
Original language no dialogue
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category Shorts , Experimental
Genre Art, experimental
Year 2019
World première / first public presentation 2019-03-07


Cast Emil Daubon
Photography V.A. Rowlands
Editing V.A. Rowlands
Art director V.A. Rowlands
Costume V.A. Rowlands
Makeup V.A. Rowlands
Music William Basinski

Technical specs

Running time film 2'1''
Release format 16mm
Other available formats 2K digital
Aspect ratio 4:3
Colour Black-white
Available in 2D



2019: Artifact Small Format Film Festival (CA); Chicago Sound of Silent Film Festival (US); Rome Independent Prisma Awards (IT); New York City Independent Film Festival (US); Harlem International Film Festival (US); Oaxaca Filmfest (MX); Portoviejo Film Festival (EC); Roxy Underground Film Festival (US)


2019: Laureate of the International Experimental Short Film Award - Portoviejo Film Festival (EC)

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Last edited by V.A. Rowlands on 6 August 2019

Short info

Director V.A. Rowlands
Producers V.A. Rowlands
Writers V.A. Rowlands

Pointed Lightning Pictures
V.A. Rowlands
Klapdorp 26 bus 5R
2000 Antwerp


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