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Blue and Red

Tao Zhou
Spain, Thailand 2014 / 25’

In certain respects, Tao Zhou’s documentary is a recording of the reasons for the anti-government protests in Bangkok. However, Blue and Red is not a typical film report about dramatic events. The director’s attention is not at all occupied with the social uprising or its political basis. They only provide a point of departure. The recording of reality is not the goal but rather the means through which the director gives expression to her artistic sensibility, which is most visible not so much in her choice of which people, objects, or situations to film but rather in the poetic way in which she presents them. 

Patryk Tomiczek


International Short FF Oberhausen 2015 – First Prize of the Jury of the Ministry President

Tao Zhou

Born in 1976. Lives and works in China. Combines various artistic disciplines in her work: drawing, texts, photography. Her works give substance to the fleeting interactions between people, objects, and situations. 


2015 Niebieski i czerwony / Blue and Red (doc., short)

Cast & Crew

director Tao Zhou
screenplay Tao Zhou
cinematography Tao Zhou
editing Tao Zhou
sound Tao Zhou
producer Tao Zhou
production Vitamin Creative Space
sales Vitamin Creative Space
language no dialogue
colouration b&w