A COLLECTION OF HOURS

2018, documentary, 18', Language: Bulgarian

 

'a collection of hours' is a minimalistic audiovisual portrait of the cherry harvest of a Flemish fruit company. Each of the 70 Bulgarian workers is working a total of 324 hours, the maximum allowed by Belgian law. What follows is a very serene and sober cycle of working, eating and sleeping that never seems to halt. The in between times seem merely a waiting room for the next part to start.

 

Together with a thesis about the ethnographic wave in documentary film where I examined the practice of the Sensory Ethnography Lab of Harvard University, I completed my Master’s degree

Produced by LUCA School of Arts Brussels

Supported by SABAM

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