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“Sjhlrùl” (00:11:25) by Anna Mancuso, Belgium, 2023
“Sjhlrùl” is a film where the viewer is immersed in the world of pigeons. A world that is both very real and completely imaginary: the pigeons interact with each other, comment on what they see, complain or ask questions…Although the voice we hear is human, the text read was written by the pigeons themselves (pecking bread on a computer keyboard).
A dozen readers interpreted pigeon’s poems freely and in a very personal way, letting themselves be carried away by the particular rhythm, sounds, sequences of consonants, punctuations, repetitions, creating a completely imaginary language – or rather languages - both close and completely far from what we’ve already heard.
Born in 1991 in Liège, Anna Mancuso lives and works in Brussels since 2015.
Anna Mancuso completed her Master’s degree in “Performing Art with a specialized focus on documentary cinema” at the University of Liège in 2014.
Since 2016 Manscuso has been developing a video, documentary and experimental practice, alongside a sculpture practice.
Director, Producer: Anna Mancuso