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The Future is Behind You

A fictional story composed from an anonymous family archive from 1930s Europe, reconstructed to emphasise gender acculturation in two sisters who play, race, fight, kiss and grow up together under a shadow of oncoming history.



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Previous screenings

26 Jan – 6 Feb | Rotterdam, Netherlands
19 Apr – 1 May | New York, United States
21 Apr – 5 May | San Francisco, United States
Oberhausen International Short Film Festival
5 May – 10 May | Oberhausen, Germany
Viennale | 2005
Vienna International Film Festival
14 Oct – 26 Oct | Vienna, Austria
19 Oct – 3 Nov | London, United Kingdom
L'Alternativa: Barcelona Independent Film Festival
11 Nov – 19 Nov | Barcelona, Spain

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Information on this profile is provided by the film owners and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 9 Nov 2005