• Eternal Mash

    2007. The Netherlands. Catherine van Campen. 53 min.

  • Alchemy

    2007. Great Britain. Eva Bakkeslett. 22 min.

New York premiere. Discussion with Van Campen, Bakkeslett, and Candida Paltiel, Festival Director

Friday, February 20, 2009, 6:00 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1

  • Eternal Mash

    2007. The Netherlands. Directed by Catherine van Campen. Dutch horticulturist Ruurd Walrecht sorted, protected, and preserved the seeds of rare vegetables on the brink of extinction—until one day he packed up his collection and disappeared somewhere in Sweden, along with his vast knowledge of endangered species. In this cinematic tour-de-force, a panoply of Walrecht's friends and coworkers lament his loss. Presented in collaboration with Planet in Focus, International Film & Video Festival. In Dutch; English subtitles. 53 min.

  • Alchemy

    2007. Great Britain. Directed by Eva Bakkeslett. This poetic evocation of the alchemy of breadmaking raises the act of baking to high art. 22 min.

In the Film exhibitions Documentary Fortnight 2009 and Filmmaker in Focus: Ferzan Ozpetek

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