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September 13 2023

Film in Hospital meeting at Milan

The Film in Hospital team got to meet again in Milan for their annual conference about the project. This time, we decided to come to Milan to meet the research team of the Catholic University who shared their findings with us. Very exciting!

August 3 2023

Discover the content of Film in Hospital: Inside the Aquarium (SE)

Inside the Aquarium (se: Inifrån Akvariet) is a Swedish live action shortfilm directed by Lina Berger about two girls: Billie and Amina. After a row out on the yard the neighbors, the 10 year olds become friends. They discover that they have more in common than they suspected and create an equally as playful as self-evident co-existence. But the conditions are about to change in a finely tuned and sensitively formed portrayal of friendship. Discover its trailer here and watch the film on all Film in Hospital platforms!

 

July 5 2023

Discover the content of Film in Hospital: Fine Dust (IT)

Fine Dust (it: Polvere sottile) is an Italian animated shortfilm directed by Alessandra Boatto, Gloria Cianci and Sofia Zanonato about the earth that has succumbed to pollution. Everything is submerged under a sea of dust. A woman survives with the help of an improvised raft and the food that she recovers from the city. Finally, she will land on an island. The three female directors graduated in animation from the  Centre for Experimental Cinema (CSC) and Fine Dust was their thesis film. Discover its trailer here and watch the film on all Film in Hospital platforms!

June 8 2023

Discover the content of Film in Hospital: Florigami (CR)

Florigami is a Croation animated shortfilm with no dialogue, directed and animated by Iva Ćirić about a lonely white flower who grows surrounded by other plants and every day he struggles to survive. Discover its trailer here and watch the film on all Film in Hospital platforms!

May 3 2023

Discover the content of Film in Hospital: Witchfairy (BE)

Witchfairy (nl: heksenfee) is a Belgian animated shortfilm with no dialogue, directed by Cedric Igodt and David Van de Weyer about Rosemary, a young fairy, who leads a boring life at the fairytale castle. She’d rather be a witch so she can scream and get really messy. Her mother doesn’t like the sound of that, so Rosemary takes her stuff and sets off to the witch forest. The film is based on the original book by Brigitte Minne. Discover its trailer here and watch the film on all Film in Hospital platforms!

April 25 2023

Film in Hospital at the culture for health conference in Slovenia

Film in Hospital spreads the word! The CultureForHealth Report was presented at the Arts & Culture for Health & Health for the Art & Culture Conference on April 20 in Ljubljana; Slovenia.

The main focus of the conference was double: Firstly as a celebration of the 20th anniversary of the formalisation of Asociacija (a national network advocating for independent arts and culture) and secondly to underscore the effects culture and the arts have on health and well-being. The conference built on the findings of the CultureForHealth report with recommendations for policy-making. The program featured presentations of inspiring national and international projects and initiatives that demonstrated in practice the positive effects that culture and the arts have on health and well-being.

Our Slovenian partner, Kinodvor, gave a wonderful presentation about Film in Hospital!

March 27 2023

Message in a bottle for Film in Hospital

The Film in Hospital team is working on some exciting new applications for our platforms! The Spanish partner – Drac Magic is developing an innovative and fun way of commenting on films on their platform, to enhance the community feeling of all children watching films and encouraging them to give their opinion: a message in a bottle! 

Discover the application soon on their platform.

February 28 2023

New exclusive European festival short films available on all platforms

February means festival-time for the Belgian Film in Hospital partner; JEF! We bring this festival feeling to all platforms of all partners. Our 10 selected short films in competitions are to be watched a whole year long in all participating hospitals and revalidation centers. And moreover, Belgian viewers become jury members. They vote for their favorite short film and hand out the JEF in the hospital award.
This year, the winning short film is…. Louis I, king of the sheep by Markus Wulf (Germany).
Congrats Markus! Go watch the short film on one of our platforms.

January 26 2023

Virtual Reality and other fun extra educational materials for Film in Hospital!

All Film in Hospital partners are working hard to provide extra fun and educational materials to accompany the films on their online platforms.
JEF has made a gift bag for all children in hospitals with some colourful extra’s to strengthen the engagement with the Belgian platform. Since the JEF festival is coming, children in hospitals become jurymember for the JEF in the hospital award! A cool personalizable lanyard and voting form highlights their presence. This goes accompanied with some stickers, an ‘how to personalize your giftbag’ and ‘information’-card and brand-new Cardboard VR-goggles to play the renewed VR wonderwater app!