The Ride – international

In november 2019 ‘The Ride’ had its world premiere for cinema theatre during IDFA in Amsterdam.   This autobiographical video work takes you to an island. A driver and passenger are revisiting an experience that affected them both deeply. Now, as then, it is night; and the stars in the clear endless sky are right […]

The Ride

This personal video work takes you to an island. A driver and passenger are revisiting an experience that affected them both deeply. Now, as then, it is night; and the stars in the clear endless sky are right where they were back then. PolakVanBekkum, De Rit. Oude Kerk, 2019. Fotograaf: Maarten Nauw. © Oude Kerk […]

Once We Get There – Synopsis

[vimeo width=”360″ height=”225″]https://vimeo.com/164472190[/vimeo] Synopsis The film introduces an alienating yet familiar landscape of satellite images, tracks and sound. We follow the minute by minute movements and sounds of animals, machines and people in Philadelphia. Although we constantly hear reality, we experience the movements within an abstract, two dimensional world of satellite photography. Without any crew […]