DIM Cinema: Brûle la mer (Burn the Sea)

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Made at L'Abominable, the artist-run film lab in La Courneuve, France, Brûle la mer uses co-director Maki Berchache’s own experience of leaving Tunisia after the 2011 Jasmine Revolution as an entry point for a collective narrative about the harragas, North African migrants seeking refuge and a new, “better” life in Europe. “The film is a poetic quest which combines materiality (in the strictest sense of that which is material life) and abstraction: the experience of rupture, of reversal. The images should render perceptible the connection between a country left behind and the country of dreams, and then, the reversal which slowly takes hold, of how the country of dreams becomes the country left behind” (Nathalie Nambot). 

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Brule la mer (Burn the Sea) (Nathalie Nambot & Maki Berchache, 2014)
Brule la mer (Burn the Sea) (Nathalie Nambot & Maki Berchache, 2014)

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 19:30

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  • 1131 Howe Street
    V6Z 2L7   Vancouver, British Columbia
    Canada
    Phone: +1 604-688-8202
    49° 16' 43.2192" N, 123° 7' 35.724" W