• Day

    Monday 8 March

    Time

    18.00

    Where

    Draken Film

  • Forgotten lands

    Les Blanches Terres, literally the white fields, is a remote locality in Lorraine, a region of Eastern France. Its charm escapes those who pass through. Michelle, the director’s grandmother, has always lived there, and is firmly established. A widow for twenty years, she fights isolation through nearly daily contact with her cousins, friends and few neighbours.

    Concerned about preserving and passing on the memory of the Blanches Terres, Michelle has filled dozens of photo albums throughout her life. But for now, she is lucidly observing the looming disappearance of all traces of these “tiny lives” in Les Blanches Terres.

    The director, who is also a photographer, asks Michelle and “the cousins” to be part of her new photographic work. What image should they give of themselves at 80 or more years old? What can be kept as a record of what is being erased? Through their portraits, the film tells of a world that has become almost invisible to us.

    Release Monday 8 March at 18.00. The movie is available for streaming for 48 h. 

    Trailer FORGOTTEN LANDS from Amélie Cabocel on Vimeo.

    • Director

      Amélie Cabocel

    • Producers

      Milana Christitch, ANA FILMS

    • Year

      2019

    • Country

      France

    • Subtitles

      English

    • Duration

      93 min

    • Festivalsection

      Top Docs

    • Premiere

      Swedish premiere

    Sections

    Film

    Industry events

    Reality bites

    Sound

    Music & Arts

    New Doc

    Stefan Jarl International Documentary Award

    Stefan Jarl retrospektiv

    Tempo Documentary Award

    Tempo Short Award

    Top Docs

    Master Classes

    Seminars

    Tempo Pitch

    Work in progress

    Performance