自由之歌短片輯

More Films for Freedom
英國 UK 2020 / color / 43 mins
輔12

三部短片由英國文化協會、BFI Flare:倫敦LGBTIQ+電影節、英國電影協會聯盟共同委託製作,是英國電影人和敘利亞、巴勒斯坦、南非創作者之間的跨文化合作,展示電影創作豐富獨特之聲。他們探索多樣主題,包括性慾和衝突、跨世代男同文化、移民、家庭關係。

Three short films, commissioned by the British Council, together with BFI Flare: London LGBTIQ+ Film Festival and BFI NETWORK, are cross-cultural collaborations between UK filmmakers and Syrian, Palestinian and South African creatives, and showcase a breadth of distinctive filmmaking voices. They explore diverse themes including sexuality and conflict; intergenerational gay culture; and migration and family ties.

 

  • 無處是我家

Nowhere
UK with Palestinian collaboration / 20 mins

★ 2021 Frameline舊金山國際同志影展

導演:克里斯多夫曼寧 Christopher Manning

正值花樣年華的阿莎,悄悄從巴勒斯坦溜到以色列,尋找失聯已久的哥哥,暗自期盼他能帶她遠離約旦河西岸,開創新生活。當她發現哥哥當年逃家的背後真相,曾經夢想的快樂重逢也已破碎。接下來,她必須獨自面對人生的路。

A young Palestinian woman crosses the Israeli border to find her long-lost brother, who she hopes will be her ticket to a new life far from the West Bank. When she discovers the truth behind his exile, her dreams of a happy reunion are shattered, and she must face her next steps alone.

 

  • 南非彩虹密語

The Men Who Speak Gayle
UK with South African collaboration / 10 mins

★ 2021 南非Encounters國際紀錄片影展

導演:安德魯布魯克曼 Andrew Brukman

蓋爾語(Gayle)是南非種族隔離時期,同志社群被迫發明的神祕暗語。變裝藝人南森,是現今僅存仍會說蓋爾語的年輕人。他踏上南非一座保守沙漠小鎮,找到會講正統蓋爾語的路易,並邀他同台演出。然而他們相隔兩代,來自不同文化和種族背景,而且初次照面,完全無法預料這座小鎮會如何看待他們的變裝演出。

Young drag performer Nathan is one of the last people to speak Gayle - a secret language the gay community were forced to invent during Apartheid. He finds out about Louis, an original Gayle speaker living in a conservative desert town in South Africa and wants to put on a performance with him.

 

  • 記憶.體

Let My Body Speak
UK with Syrian collaboration / 10 mins

★ 2021 棕櫚泉國際短片影展
★ 2021 Hot Docs加拿大國際紀錄片影展
★ 2021 阿姆斯特丹國際紀錄片影展

導演:瑪丹娜阿迪布 Madonna Adib

我們的身體儲存記憶,身體不會忘記。大馬士革的童年、強迫症、革命、和女人墜入愛河;我的身體都會記得。敘利亞女導演瑪丹娜阿迪布,裸身直面鏡頭,以自己的身體訴說她在大馬士革的過往記憶。

Our bodies store memories. The body does not forget. A childhood in Damascus, OCD, the revolution, falling in love with a woman. My body remembers.