Kii Nche Ndutsa (Time and the Seashell)

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*click cc for English subtitles (16-21 Oct UK, Ireland, Belgium, Spain, The Netherlands, Germany only) A young Indigenous boy imagines his future while listening to the sounds of a seashell, while an Indigenous man recalls his past listening to the same shell. The man remembers listening to birds and looking at fireflies in his childhood, but these are no longer there. The short film is invites an audience to consider past, present and future of a changing landscape and vanishing biodiversity.

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Director Bio

Itandehui Jansen was born in Oaxaca, Mexico and studied film directing at the Netherlands Film Academy in Amsterdam. She participated in different international film programs, such as TorinoFilm Lab and Berlinale Talents. Her documentaries and short films screened at international festivals such as the IDFA (International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam) and the Morelia International Film Festival. Her short film The Last Council won several international awards and was nominated for the Mexican Film Critics Award Diosa de Plata. At present she is Associate Professor in the Film Programme of the University of Edinburgh.

Credits

Directed by Itandehui Jansen

Produced by Armando Bautista

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