Friday December 14th at 8 PM – 3 AM
The new IFFR Young Selectors are coming this year with the theme of Seeking Identity. In today’s hypermodern, hyper-digital rapidly changing world, the sense of who we are and what it means to be yourself is quickly transforming. In a series of events, you’re going to join us on a trip to explore the different facets of personal identity. This time around we are putting the focus on gender and identity.
FILM: Girls Lost 🦋
In Girls Lost we join teenage outcast friends Kim, Momo and Bella, shy and soft-spoken girls, as they spend their junior high school days being bullied by boys, unable to stand up for themselves. The tide magically turns when they plant a mysterious seed that grows a special flower with nectar that allows them to turn into boys at night.
What is it like to live as ‘the stronger sex’? How do the change of perspective and their temporary metamorphosis affect their friendship’s dynamic and their relationships with others? More importantly, how does all this genderbending magic transform the way they see themselves and the way they feel at home in their bodies?
Get ready for a magical realist fairy tale about gender identity.✨🌺
AFTERPARTY: Flower Garden 👯♂️🌺👯♀️
Join us on a trip to the mysterious flower garden where some of Rotterdam’s finest DJ’s: BAR resident Leromph & House of Boys royalty Princess K, will play intoxicating and invigorating tunes to lead us through the night. We have also heard a rumor that a secretive group of dancing butterflies will come bedazzle us.
20:00 hours: walk-in
20:30 hours: start short film ‘Absent Wound’
20:45 hours: start ‘Girls Lost’
22:30 hours: end ‘Girls Lost’
22:45 hours: start discussion “Film & Identity”
23:15 hours: start afterparty in the Flower Garden 🌺
03:00 hours: end afterparty
Combi Tickets (Film + Afterparty) = €8
Afterparty = €5 [DOORSALE ONLY]