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FilmEU Cineclub '24

Film screening

We would like to invite you to be part of FilmEU’s International Cineclub organised by the partner universities of the European University FilmEU.

Cineclub is a recurring film (film – animation film) evening for students, staff and film enthusiasts. In addition to watching films, you also get the chance to talk to guest speakers (directors, ...). The films will be linked to the host country and will be selected based on a predetermined theme.

All students & staff from LUCA School of Arts are welcome! This edition is fully online.

Free film screenings followed by Q&A, both in English.

Upcoming edition: Wednesday, March 13, 2024 

  • Screening location: online via ZOOMregister via the hyperlink!
  • Cineclub host: IADT, Film University of Dublin, Ireland

Programme March, 13

  • 17h: introduction by IADT
  • 17h05: screening of feature film Pilgrimage (2017) by Brendan Muldowney starring Tom Holland, ...
  • 18h41: Q&A with director Brendan Muldowney in English.
  • 19h00: End of the FilmEU cineclub

Synopsis 'Pilgrimage' (2017) by Brendan Muldowney- 96 min

In the 13th century, Irish monks embark on a reluctant pilgrimage to escort their monastery's holiest relic to Rome. Their mission soon becomes fraught with danger as they trek across a rugged landscape that's been ravaged by years of tribal warfare.

Previous editions in 2024:

Wednesday March 6, 2024

  • Cineclub hosted by LUCA School of Arts (theme: International Women's day)

Screening of 2 animation films and 1 short film by alumni and a RE:Anima Student:

  • "Aria" (2023) by Iris Widdershoven (NL)- LUCA campus C-mine Alumna in MA Animation
  • “The Red Fire" (2021) by Mona A. Shahi (IR) - RE:Anima student
  • “Findus”(2019) by Sam Rutten (BE) - LUCA campus C-mine Alumna in MA TV-Film

    Followed by Q&A with makers Iris Widdershoven, Mona A. Shahi and Findus lead actress Christine Verheyden. Moderated by Yesim Bektas (director Jester)

Synopsis 'Aria' (2023) by Iris Widdershoven - 6 min
A story about a young mother. "She misses her carefree life before she became a mum. In her memories, she travels back to her life without responsibilities, but that memory also eventually leads her back to her child. It is a combination of 3D and 2D animation.

Synopsis 'The Red Fire (2021) by Mona A. Shahi - 11 min
The Darkness Demon has swept over the world, trying to set the ending of Light, unlike the earlier promises and prophecies. It is in such an era that a flock of Red birds travel in search of the Red Fire; a Fire that according to the prophecies, wipes out the blackness and puts an end to the constant eclipse and absence of the Sun. But where are they going to find the Red Fire?

Synopsis 'Findus' (2019) dir. Sam Rutten - 12 min 27
Findus tells the story of a postman who tries to win the heart of a florist by assisting her in the search for her lost cat, which he accidentally knocked over.

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