Double Bill: Taklub (2015) + Snapshot Mon Amour (2015)

31st October 2020
Saturday 8:00pm - 9:45pm

Venue:

Oldham Theatre

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The short film Snapshot Mon Amour (2015) will precede the screening of Taklub (2015)

Taklub (2015)
Directed by: Brillante Mendoza
Runtime: 93 min
Country: Philippines
Language: Filipino with English subtitles
Rating: PG13 (Some Coarse Language) 

Typhoon Haiyan was one of the most devastating tropical cyclones ever recorded, claiming the lives of over 7,000 people and devastating the city of Tacloban in the Philippines. Filipino auteur Brillante Mendoza’s film Taklub begins on the first anniversary of the disaster in late 2014, following the lives of three surviving families in the city. Shot in a naturalistic style that echoes its subjects’ deprivation, the film sheds light on this natural disaster and its aftermath through a series of intertwining personal stories.  

 

Snapshot Mon Amour (2015)
Directed by: Christian Bau
Runtime: 6 min
Country: Japan, Germany
Language: English
Rating: TBA 

The iconic Alain Renais film Hiroshima Mon Amour begins with a man and woman in bed talking. “I saw Hiroshima,” she says. “You saw nothing,” he replies. Disasters can have effects beyond visible destruction. In Japan, a filmmaker investigates the unforeseen linguistic fallout after the Fukushima catastrophe, where a new term appears in the Japanese language: Genpatsu-Rikon. Calligraphically, the word is composed of the characters for ‘atomic’ and ‘divorce’. In 2011, filmmaker Christian Bau travelled to the east coast of Japan and tried to find out more about the background for the creation of this word.

This screening is part of the Reframe: The (In) Hospitable World programme. For more information and the full lineup including additional screenings, please click here.

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Concession tickets apply to Students (Local & Overseas), Full-time National Servicemen (NSF), Senior Citizens (55 years and above) only.
Please check film ratings before purchase of tickets. Please note that you may be asked to present your ID at the door (this applies to concession tickets as well).
Upon confirmation of your order for Tickets, no exchange of Tickets will be made under any circumstances and Tickets are not transferable. No refund on Tickets will be made under any circumstances except due to cancellation of the event. The resale of Tickets at any price is prohibited.