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In The Wake Of The Current
Date and Time: Sun, Jun 02, 12:30 PM
Location: Theatre 4, Village East by Angelika, New York, NY
Director: Etienne Sievers
Starring: -
Run time: 1 hour 4 minutes
Language: English
Year Made: 2024
Country: Germany

In The Wake Of The Current is an audiovisual meditation on bullfighting and change in a fishing village in Goa, India that is caught between traditional and modern life.
Traditional fishing vs. mechanised trawling, village life vs. city life, humans vs. animals, man vs. the elements. The endless struggle of existence vs. unity, compassion, and harmony.
In The Wake Of The Current portrays a very specific setting but alludes to questions relevant to many parts of the world: What are the roots of the forces, needs, and desires that govern our lives? How will the way we live right now shape our future? Is it possible to progress without destroying the old?


Director : Etienne Sievers
Etienne Sievers was raised in India, Germany, and Portugal. He studied Filmmaking in the UK.As a cross-cultural storyteller, etienne is interested in stories that are products of their distinct cultural settings yet hint at universal patterns of human behaviour.  Stories that raise questions about our relationships with each other and with our surroundings. In The Wake of the Current is etienne’s first documentary. His last short film won several awards, including the Satyajit Ray Award at the London Indian Film Festival. His previous short was screened at Raindance and numerous other festivals. Etienne’s most recent feature film screenplay advanced to the semi-finals of the Academy Nicholl Fellowships and was selected at the Equinoxe International Screenwriters Workshop.