BIFF 2019: 25. september - 3. oktober
Norwegian documentary
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False Belief

ORIGINAL TITLE:
False Belief
Norge/ 2019/ 1 t. 45 min.
LANGUAGE:
engelsk
UNDERTEKSTER:
engelsk
CAST:
Lene Berg, D
DIRECTOR:
Lene Berg
WRITER:
Lene Berg
CINEMATOGRAPHER:
Lene Berg
PRODUCER:
Lene Berg, Ingebjørg Torgersen
A kafkaesque journey through the American legal system

In 2008 Norwegian artist and filmmaker Lene Berg moved to Harlem to be with her partner, an Afro-American publisher who the film only refers to as D. After giving the police a statement about being harassed by a neighbor, D is arrested without being told what he’s accused of. FALSE BELIEF is Berg’s reconstruction of their kafkaesque journey through the American legal system and what starts as an attempt to untangle a minor case, slowly zooms out to depict a society that employs incarceration as a political and economic weapon.

FALSE BELIEF will also screen at Belgin followed by a conversation on Monday 30 September at 19:00 in collaboration with Bergen Assembly

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Festival guests: Director Lene Berg and D.

sø 29.09
16:50
MB 4
Passert

Lene Berg

Lene Berg (Norway) Filmography: GOMP: TALES OF SURVEILLANCE IN NORWAY 1948–1989 (2015), KOPFKINO (2013), EN KVINNAS HUVUD (1997)

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