Tears in Rain
10 July 2019
video, color, 2.42:1, stereo, BE, 2015, 2’17”

A visual poem, trying to capture the poetics of a cinematic rain shower into the structure of its images. Still images from the 1982 science fiction film noir classic Blade Runner become animated, a frozen memory of two lovers is washed away in time.


Tears in Rain, July 2016, Everything is a Remix, whitebox, Munich (DE)↓

credits
concept, editing, datamanipulation, postproduction: Jeroen Cluckers
contains sounds from the freesound.org database, from users: Owl, Erdie, nicStage, jmbphilmes, YevgVerh
source footage belongs to the respective rights holders

awards
nominated for best abstract film, Third Culture Film Festival 2017, Hong Kong (HK)
best experimental film, Tahoe Underground Film Festival 2016, Incline Village, Nevada (US)
nominated for special flEXiff award, flEXiff 2016 , Sydney (AU) 
nominated for backup.award, backup_festival 2016 , Weimar (DE)

screenings
2018
Crossing The Code, ZKM, Karlsruhe (DE)
2017
VIDEOMEDEJA, International Competition, Novi Sad (RS) • Videoex, international competition, Images Dissolving program, Zürich (CH) • Kratka Forma International Short Film Festival, international competition, Gornji Milanovac (RS) • ARTMUC Kunstmesse, re:ciety, Munich (DE) • Toronto Arthouse Film Festival, Toronto (CA) • Trashxploitation Festival, Paris (FR) • Montreal Underground Film Festival, Cosmic Feedback program, Montreal (CA) • Third Culture Film Festival, international competition, Hong Kong (HK) • Cinema Perpetuum Mobile Film Festival, Minsk (BY) • The Globe International Silent Film Festival, international competition, East Lansing, Michigan (US)
2016
CÓDEC Festival, Mexico City (MX) • Rewinding Screens, Coimbra (PT) • Tahoe Underground Film Festival, International Competition, Incline Village, Nevada (US) • flEXiff, special flEXiff award competition, Sydney (AU) • Sydney Underground Film Festival, RE:CINEMA program, Sydney (AU) • FILE – Electronic Language International Festival, São Paulo (BR) • Experimental Superstars, Novi Sad (RS) • Everything is a Remix, whitebox, Munich (DE) • Proceso de Error – International Festival of Experimental Video, Valparaíso (CL) • backup_festival, international backup.award competition, Weimar (DE) • IVAHM Festival, Madrid (ES) • FONLAD Festival, Coimbra (PT) • VIDEOFORMES, Clermont-Ferrand (FR) • Internationale Kurzfilmwoche Regensburg, Crossing the Code program, Regensburg (DE)

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