What's in a name?

Boris Van der Avoort & 60' — 2011

« What’s in a name » studies the use of language and its implications on how we perceive and conceive the world around us. As part of a ‘philosophy workshop’ involving pupils from various infant and junior schools, children between the ages of 4 & 11 have been questioning the relationship between words and the things they describe. Using the children’s own words this film forces us to reflect upon the rapport between ‘words’ and ‘reality’ and the link between ‘words’ and ‘thought’.

Belgium

Production: Halolalune Production
Co-production: CBA

Director
Boris Van der Avoort
Scenario
Boris Van der Avoort
DOP
Isabelle Boyer, Boris Van der Avoort
Sound
Isabelle Boyer, Boris Van der Avoort
Mix
Thomas Résimont
Calibration
Benoit Delval - Studio Puzzle
Production
Halolalune production (Marianne Binard)
Image Format
Vidéo 16/9
Sound Format
Stereo
BW/Colour
Color
Languages OV
FR
Available subtitles
EN
Festivals

2011:
Filmer à Tout Prix, Belgium, 11/11 – Prix des Centres culturels

Awards and Mentions

Filmer à Tout Prix (Belgium) -Prix des Centres culturels 2011

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