EN - Stemming from a personal account of a search for liberation set in the US during the early 1970s, Liberty: An Ephemeral Statute reflects upon post-‘68 desires for emancipation, emigration, and education through an impressionistic memoir and portrait of the filmmaker’s mother back home in Scotland today.

 

NL - Met een persoonlijk verhaal over een zoektocht naar bevrijding in de Verenigde Staten tijdens de vroege jaren 70 als vertrekpunt reflecteert Liberty: An Ephemeral Statute op post-68 verlangens naar emancipatie, emigratie en onderwijs. Doorheen impressionistische memoires toont de film een hedendaags portret van de moeder van de filmmaker, thuis in Schotland.

FR - À travers un récit personnel de quête de libération aux Etats-Unis au début des années 70, Liberty: An Ephemeral Statute se penche sur les désirs d'émancipation, d'émigration et d'éducation de l'après-68. Le film esquisse un portrait de la mère de la cinéaste aujourd'hui de retour en Ecosse, sous le prisme de ses mémoires impressionistes.

Info

Title Liberty: An Ephemeral Statute
Original title Liberty: An Ephemeral Statute
Status In post-production
Production Majority Flemish
Category Docs , Experimental
Genre Experimental
Year 2020
World première / first public presentation 2020-02-18

Credits

Cast Irene Arthur
Photography Rebecca Jane Arthur
Editing Rebecca Jane Arthur
Sound Rebecca Jane Arthur & Jordi De Beule
Sound design Achilles Van den Abeele
Sound mix Sylvie Bouteiller
Title design Caroline Wolewinski
Colour grading & technical supervision Lennert De Taeye

Technical specs

Running time film 37'
Release format DCP
Other available formats Apple ProRes 444, Apple ProRes 422
Aspect ratio 16:9
Colour Colour

Partners

Supported by Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), Flemish Community Commission (VGC), Kunstendecreet, Sound Image Culture (SIC), Wallonia-Brussels Federation, WIELS Residency
Production partners ARGOS centre for audiovisual arts, Beursschouwburg

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Last edited on 19 February 2020

Short info

Director Rebecca Jane Arthur
Producers Rebecca Jane Arthur
Writers Rebecca Jane Arthur
Contact

elephy vzw
Rebecca Jane Arthur
Emile Bockstaellaan 225
1020 Brussels
Belgium
rebecca@elephy.org
info@elephy.org
www.elephy.org

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