The Girl

A girl is asleep. In her memory she lived in a beautiful country house. Now she dreams up a new life in a caravan in the woods. Through associative images you're taken on a nightly walk across this improvised, new home.


Director Bio

Hans Op de Beeck produces large installations, sculptures, films, drawings, paintings, photographs and texts. His work is a reflection on our complex society and the universal questions of meaning and mortality that resonate within it. He regards man as a being who stages the world around him in a tragi-comic way. Above all, Op de Beeck is keen to stimulate the viewers’ senses, and invite them to really experience the image. He seeks to create a form of visual fiction that delivers a moment of wonder and silence. Over the past twenty years Op de Beeck realized numerous monumental ‘sensorial’ installations, in which he evoked what he describes as ‘visual fictions’: tactile deserted spaces as an empty set for the viewer to walk through or sit down in, sculpted havens for introspection. In many of his films though, in contrast with those depopulated spaces, he prominently depicts anonymous characters. Hans Op de Beeck was born in Turnhout in 1969. He lives and works in Brussels, Belg

Info

  • Directed by:Hans Op de Beeck
  • Produced by:Hans Op de Beeck, Nicolas Keppens, Brecht Van Elslande & Bert Lesaffer
  • Runtime:16 mins
  • Completion Date:October 26, 2017
  • Country of Origin:Belgium
  • Category:Animation
  • Selection:In Competition
  • Screening Time:TBD
  • Links: Website

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programme launch

2019 Programme Launch

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 05 July, 2019

Still Voices 2019 Programme Launch - Wilder & Gold

athlone screening

A Night of Short Films

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 02 July, 2019

A Night of Short Films - Athlone Screening - In Partnership with Dead Centre Brewing.

2019 judging panel

The 2019 Judging Panel

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 01 July, 2019

We are delighted to announce our 2019 Judging Panel for In Competition Films.

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