February 1 - 6, 2011
Barcelona / Spain
Both films will be screened in the Panorama section aimed at the international documentary scene and programmed by Tue Steen Müller, one of the main Ex Oriente Film tutors, who regularly watches and requests films from East Silver market. Chemo, East Silver title from the 6th edition of the market and one of the East Silver TV Focus films proved to be very unique and successful documentary showing the everyday life of patients in an oncology clinic from unknown perspective.
DocsBarcelona invited also Peter Greenaway to participate on the programme as guest curator of the Le Dernier Repas section, which will presents not only Greenaway's works, but also his sources of inspiration, films by e.g. Jean Vigo or Alain Resnais.
DocsBarcelona is known for it’s industry programme as well, namely DocsBarcelona Pitching Forum with 24 new projects, or industry screenings of upcoming films in rough cut stage.
Chemia , Poland, 2009, 58 min, Digi Beta, Health
Patients in an oncology clinic receive chemotherapy. Their faces can be seen in a close-up. They lie in pairs and hold fascinating conversations. Life seen from a different perspective, a distance offered by a hospital, reveals its value, sense and charm. Why so late?
PROFESSIONAL DOCUMENTARY HELPER: INTERVIEW WITH TUE STEEN MÜLLER
EAST EUROPE'S TOP TEN ACCORDING TO MÜLLER