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Differently Seen - Differently Experienced 12+Short Film

Bertha and the Wolfram

13-year-old Bertha is artistically gifted but suffers from Wolfram syndrome. In animated charcoal drawings, Bertha fights her disease, which takes the form of a wolf. Aside from struggle, the film also depicts her joyful thirst for life. Bertha is not letting her serious illness slow her down.


Screening

DIFFERENTLY SEEN - DIFFERENTLY EXPERIENCED (SHORTS COMPILATION)
Fri 20 Nov at 15:30, Studio | Tickets 3 €

Recommended for ages over 12 years

16 min
Subtitles: Finnish, English

Belgium 2020
Original title: Bertha en de wolfram
Director, writer: Tijs Torfs
Cinematographer: Dries Vanderaerden
Editor: Lawrence Paul Foley
Composer: Dave Martijn
Cast: Bertha Goovaerts, Werner Mannaers, Sophie Recour, Stephan Goovaerts
Producer: Jurgen Buedts, jurgenbuedts@lasbelgas.be
www.tijstorfs.com

Keywords

documentary, illness, art