Infringing on people’s rights, making them unjust subjects – these are not only the tunes of modern-day immigration law, but they also wind their way repeatedly through the scriptures of the old testament.
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The title eponymous goddess, Nemesis, whose roots lie in Greek mythology, only comes into play at a later point in time.
Varejão’s observations are rooted in a world that on the one hand is grounded in its day-to-day realities, on the other carries itself with an allusion to poetic otherworldly landscapes.
The question the documentary “Davos” keeps asking though is, dialogue between whom? As the global leaders and thinkers take the stage at a later point, the setup makes for a very private and secluded picture.
With this collective authorship of Haitian identity and the solace in spirits of the past, Henderson and Marboeuf have an ample sandbox of ideas at their disposal.
“How, in your opinion, are we to prevent war?”, a London lawyer once asked British author Virginia Woolf during the height of the Spanish Civil War. She suggested observing images of war published every week.
The stories are not only interconnected by the mystical fog that keeps pushing itself into the frame as human interactions fade from the screen, but also by the narrative structure that slowly starts to converge.