24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
Beyond the One
A cinematic treatise on diverse forms of affection, love and partnership, and the difficult search for an individual way of expressing these feelings in the face of tradition and social conventions. People from around the world talk about love intimacy, but also their dark side and the violence that can erupt when spontaneous emotions are smothered by compromise. The contrasting use of different film and video formats, combined with the asynchronous combination of sound and image, underscores the film’s specific openness resulting from the subjects’ courageous testimony. Does love die when it submits to conformity and becomes ideology?
“I filmed only when I felt my images became a caring record of a moment of sharing and when the act of filmmaking offered us the opportunity to live. That is how obstinately solitary and radically plural this act can be.” A. Marziano
biographyAnna Marziano (1982) studied film at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia and political science at university in Padua. In her work, she experiments with the tools of documentary film. Her films have been shown all over the world, including the Toronto International Film Festival, Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, the LABoral Centro de Arte in Gijón, and at numerous other venues. She has lived in Berlin since 2012.
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|producer:||Olivier Marboeuf, Ann Carolin Renninger, Anna Marziano|