Ramallah, Tirana. Two names, two cities that seem to be in stark opposition. The former, the actual administrative capital of one of the most media-covered territories, Palestine. The latter, the capital of an unknown country with an improbable geography yet located at the heart of Europe, Albania. Two titles of films questionning each in their own way reality, its representations, and the fantasy underlying them. Ramallah Flavie Pinatel - France - 2013 - 28mn Original version - English subtitles Bonus : Film commentary, cut scenes, interview with architects Yousef andElias Anastas, Q&A Flavie Pinatel / Alexander Schellow Tirana Alexander Schellow - France, Germany - 2012 - 26mn - color and B&W English version Bonus : « Schellow at work », music by Jean-Marc Montera and shooting photos, Alexander Schellow / Edi Muka conversation and cut-out animations Ramallah is available in VoD here : Ramallah Tirana is available in VoD here :Tirana
This documentary (drama) allows us to discover silent prayer as it is practiced throughout the world by Carmelite friars and nuns, but also by lay people. A legitimate spiritual path, silent or interior prayer was first initiated by St. Teresa of Avila.
Tiruvikrama Mahadeva collects abandoned corpses in Bangalore, in the south of India.
An immersion into contemporary Iranian society and a documentary exploration of a photography scene that is unique in the Middle East today. From preliminary shoots to exhibition openings, this film follows six photographers – mostly women - in their eventful daily lives.
« The Châteaux from above » immerses us in the universe of some historical figures such as Francis I, Leonardo da Vinci and Catherine de Medicis, but also introduces us to those who continue to keep France’s great chateaux alive today.
With these 30 spots made in 2011 as part of a carte blanche, Alexander Schellow keeps on working on the remembering process through drawings and animation, this time based on scenes he observed in Marseille.