'Years When I Was a Child Outside' at Mogwai

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2008-06-17 20:00
2008-06-17 22:00


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Tuesday, June 17, 8pm  
Previously screened as "Voice, Tilted Screens, and Extended Scenes of Loneliness: Filipinos in High Definition" as a work-in-progress in last year's Cinemanila festival. World premiere in Rotterdam (single screen) and Berlin Forum Expanded (multi-channel).

Added a few more scenes after. This final version screened first in Singapore. Next Tuesday will be the Philippine premiere.

Free admission! Feel free to post and invite others.

(Poster design: Mica Santos)

Years When I was a Child Outside is, at once, a meditation. It is a meta-film that unravels a journey, a chronicle of stories through foreign regions. It is a probing letter from outside circles, an honest account of illegitimate views from uneven terrain, and a narrative-driven exploration of the nooks and peripheries of the body, geography, and weather. As the journey progresses, the film increasingly traverses the countries of revelation, film, and heart to where all journeys are meant to end with:

105 mins.
DV, color
Directed by John Torres