personal - film
M22, a 1 minute on stuttering
A 1 minute portrait about my stuttering, the dread for producing sound and my struggle concerning that. Made from the desire to visualize in a clear and concise manner the inner world of a stutterer. I’m the stutterer in the film.
Awards, exhibitions & screenings:
‘Best Filminute 2013’ awarded by Jury.
London/Bucharest/Toronto, October 9, 2013
– The 8th Filminute festival has wrapped with the international jury awarding Best Filminute honours to Dutch filmmaker David Stevens for his very original and highly engaging documentary M-22 which takes an unexpected approach to a common but relatively unexplored speech disorder.
Reflecting on the award, Filminute’s executive director and jury chief John Ketchum was pleased to see such an original, powerful and insightful film affect so many jury members. “Once again we see that it’s the quality of the narrative and execution that matters. Done brilliantly, as M-22 is, the impact is truly great and resonates far beyond the 60-second limit. This film will change the way people view this adversity worldwide and that’s quite an accomplishment.”
Official Selection at The Vancouver Island Short Film Festival 2014
Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, visff.com
Official Selection at Kyiv International Short Film Festival 2014.
Kyiv, Ukraine, kisff.org
On show at group exhibition ‘DOWNSTREAM, peer pressure in images’ together with Eef Hilgers, R’m Aharoni, Saskia Burggraaf, Vincent Knoppers and Sander Wiersma.
25.05.2013 – 23.06.2013, 37PK gallery, Haarlem, The Netherlands
Best Filminute 2013
Official Selection VISFF
Official Selection KISFF