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Dreaming Walls

Director:
N/A
Country:
Belgium, France, Netherlands
Genres:
Documentary
Producer:
Language:
English
Length:
min
Writer:
Year:
2021
Edition
RIFF 2022

Dreaming Walls

90 Minutes | Belgium, France, Netherlands, Sweden | 2021

Synopsis

The legendary Chelsea Hotel, an icon of 1960s counterculture – former residents and regulars have included Patti Smith, Jim Morrison, Robert Mapplethorpe and the superstars of Warhol’s factory – an artists’ refuge for over a century, will soon reopen as a luxury hotel.

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Director’s Bio

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Amelie van Elmbt

After­ studying­ film ­at ­the Belgian Film School ­IAD ­, ­Amélie ­worked ­as ­a casting director and­ assistant­ director with ­French director­­ Jacques­ Doillon­.­ In 2011 she­ directed ­and ­self-produced­ her ­first­ feature, ­HEADFIRST­, which screened in Cannes’ ACID section and won the main award in New York First Time Festival. There she met Martin Scorsese, who executive produced her second feature, THE ELEPHANT &­ THE­ BUTTERFLY­ (2017)­ which ­premiered at ­­Tribeca ­and­ won­ the ­Grand ­Prize ­at ­Heartland­ International Film Festival. Amélie codirected DREAMING WALLS with Maya Duverdier and is currently working on a new fiction feature, to be produced by Les films du Fleuve.

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Maya DuverdierAfter a bachelor in arts in France, Maya Duverdier obtained her Master’s degree in cinema at the Ecole Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne with her documentary JEANNE SANS ARC (2014). Next to her work as a director and writer for Cinema and Documentary, she’s also active within various positions of film, television and advertising production. DREAMING WALLS is Maya’s first feature documentary, which she codirected with Amélie van Elmbt.

Film Details

  • Year:
    2021
  • Genres:
    Documentary
  • Runtime:
    90 Minutes
  • Languages:
    English
  • Countries:
    Belgium, France, Netherlands, Sweden
  • Premiere:
  • Edition:
    RIFF 2022
  • Director:
    Amélie van Elmbt, Maya Duverdier
  • Screenwriter:
    Maya Duverdier, Amélie van Elmbt
  • Producer:
    Producers ensemble
  • Cast:

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