Film Screenings: Rampart & Wet Sand
Two special screenings in collab with Locarno in Los Angeles.
Co-presented by SEEfest.
Marko Grba Singh, Serbia, 62’ | Color | 2021
Marko spends time in the abandoned apartment of his childhood in Belgrade. Traces
of the past are being drawn and memories, both idyllic and traumatic, are combined. The family VHS archive shows his universe during 1998 and 1999: gatherings, pets,
videogames and moments of uncertainty reveal a common life embraced by an
Elene Naveriani, Switzerland, Georgia, 115’ | Color | 2021
A village on the Georgian Black Sea is full of friendly people convinced they know each other. One day, Eliko is found hanged. His granddaughter Moe comes to organize his funeral. She is confronted with a web of lies and the tragic consequences of Eliko’s hidden love life with Amnon, which lasted 22 years. The
truth however frees Moe’s capability to love and forces the villagers to take a stand. A homage to the forgotten people, a struggle against bigotry, an act of empowerment for generations struggling with their identity; to give them a story through which to imagine themselves in the future.
SEEfest program and activities are supported, in part, by the California Arts Council, a state agency; Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture; by a grant from the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles; ELMA Foundation for European Movies in America, and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. We are deeply grateful for their continued support of our programs.