Punto de Vista 2021 Winners
Direction: Rebecca Jane Arthur
Cinematographer: Rebecca Jane Arthur
Editor: Rebecca Jane Arthur
Sound: Rebecca Jane Arthur, Jordi De Beule, Achilles Van den Abeele, Sylvie Bouteiller
Cast: Irene Arthur
Super-8, transfer DCP
Stemming from a personal account of a search for liberation set in the USA during the early 70s, Liberty: An Ephemeral Statute reflects upon post-68 desires for emancipation, emigration, and education through an impressionistic memoir and portrait of the filmmaker’s mother back home in Scotland today.
Rebecca Jane Arthur
Rebecca Jane Arthur is a visual artist working predominantly with the moving image and writing. Her works revolve around portraits of people and places, and her interest lies in how personal stories depict a socio-political context and history. Arthur works in Brussels as a producer, writer, copy-editor and translator. She is currently working at Auguste Orts as project coordinator of the Creative Europe-funded project On & For Production and Distribution (2018-2021).
Liberty: An Ephemeral Statute (2020), Ready-mades with Interest (2017), Esperança de janeiro (2016), Changing Places (2013), Een Kleine Geschiedenis (A Small History) (2014)