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Debora Elgeholm

The film deals with the feeling of being chosen, and the responsibility that comes with being the Virgin Mary’s messenger. Using archive material, both image, and text, a narrative is created from children’s experiences of various apparitions in Fatima, Garabandal, and Medjugorje.

English title The Cup Is Already Filling Up
Aspect ratio 1,78:1 (16:9)
Prod. format Generic HD-video
Duration 00:08:16
Language English & Swedish
Color Color
Year 2018
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About the artist

Debora Elgeholm

Debora Elgeholm (1976, Sweden) received her MA from School of Photography and Film in Gothenburg, followed by further studies at the Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm.

In her documentary and essayistic films Debora Elgeholm often investigate the connection between different societies and different religious persuasions, as well as relationship between individuals and social, political, and religious groups. The films are often based on quotes and interviews, where the personal story is connected to wider contexts, but Elgeholm also examines the lingering memories of places, times, and events.
Through using archive material as photos, books, films and music Elgeholm put together works that becomes a documentation over tendencies i society, as the fear for invasion from the east during the Cold War, or the heritage of colonialism in missionary work. Debora Elgeholm, b 1976, lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden. Her work has been exhibited in galleries and museums as Bonniers konsthall, and at festivals such as Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen and IFFR Rotterdam. During the winter 2018/19 she has had a studio residency at Iaspis in Stockholm.

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