DOK LEIPZIG 30 OCTOBER – 5 NOVEMBER 2017
60TH INTERNATIONAL LEIPZIG FESTIVAL FOR DOCUMENTARY AND ANIMATED FILM
DOK Leipzig Film Festival

An Echoing Memory of a Tongue


An Echoing Memory of a Tongue




CATALOGUE TEXT
In his films the painter, draftsman and animation filmmaker Arash Akhgari keeps returning to a radical inner perspective, for example in the “insomniac thoughts of a fearful mind”. This film is about the experience of an involuntarily fragmented act of speech: stuttering. Expressionist drawings, string instruments and broken repetitions of sounds illustrate the struggle of finding one’s language.

Esther Buss

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Credits
Original Title: An Echoing Memory of a Tongue
Country: Canada
Year: 2017
Language: English
Subtitle: VO_English
Runtime: 2 min.
Technique: Drawn
Format: HD Videofile (ProRes 422 HQ 1080p)
Color: Colour and B&W
Director: Arash Akhgari
Producer: Arash Akhgari (Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema)
Editor: Arash Akhgari
Animation: Arash Akhgari
Sound: Arash Akhgari
Music: Ashkan Behzadi
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The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig 2017 catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author's name. All articles where no author’s name is given are production notes.