Almost Nothing: So Continues the Night

Davor Sanvincenti

experimental film

year: 2017

format: DCP
duration: 12'

production: Petikat
distribution: Bonobostudio

Film revolves around a light bulb like the Earth around the Sun. Light makes the film visible. In the orbit of the film tragedy and our reality, the image resists the cruelty of the experiment.


More about the film

Directing, script, animation, editing: Davor Sanvincenti
Director of photography: Ivan Slipčević
Camera: Ivan Slipčević, Davor Sanvincenti, Helena Wikström
Voices: Martina Kramer, Jean de Breyne
Music: Christian Fennesz, Nenad Sinkauz
Sound mix: Miroslav Piskulić
Producer: Boris Greiner

Davor Sanvincenti (1979) is a multimedia artist specifically interested in a field of audiovisual phenomenology and anthropology of visual culture, particularly focused on the conditions and forms of human senses and perceptions. His artistic practice takes shape in the variety of media - film and video, photography, physical light and sound installations and live media performances.

His work plays with the concept of illusion, exploring the possible boundaries of perception and the construction of experience. In 2010, he was recipient of the Radoslav Putar Award for the best Croatian artist under 35.

Davor Sanvicenti's work has been exhibited and presented internationally, including festivals 28th Music Biennale -Zagreb, Rencontres Internationales - Paris/Berlin/Madrid, Device_Art Triennale - Montreal, LOOP - Barcelona, World Film Festival - Bangkok, 25FPS - Zagreb, VideoEX - Zurich and venues including Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; ZKM, Karlsruhe; Lincoln Center, New York; Universal Museum Joanneum, Graz; Museo de Arte Contemporanea, Oaxaca; Camera Austria, Graz; FRAC Pays de la Loire, Carquefou; MoCA, Zagreb; NIU, Barcelona; La Triennale, Milano; Filmoteca Española, Madrid; Glassbox, Paris; Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin.

Almost Nothing: So Continues the Night (2017), Disintegration of unprocessed film within the magnetic loop (2016), Blue Arpeggios (2012), The River (2009), Ana is Gone (2009), V-AV Winter (2008), En el Nadal (2008), Water Portrait (2007), Katarina 06 (2006), Neige (2006), Symmetric Cells Migration (2006), 2.3 (2005), A.M. (2005), N° (2003), Re_cycl (2003), Believe (2002), Bit of Human (2001)


  • Critic's Award, 25 FPS Festival 2017
  • Oktavijan Award for the Best Experimental Film, Croatian Film Days 2018
  • Special Mention, Tabor Film Festival 2018
  • Vlastimir Kusik Award, Slavonian Biennial 2018


25 FPS Festival (28/9-1/10/2017)
International Film Festival Rotterdam (24/1-4/2/2018)
Ann Arbor Film Festival (20/3-25/3/2018)
Filmska runda, Osijek (25/5-27/5/2018)
Videoex Festival (26/5-3/6/2018)
Croatian Film Days (16/6-20/6/2018)
Diversions International Short Film Festival (25/6-1/7/2018)
Festival Images Contre Nature (3/7-7/7/2018)
Tabor Film Festival (5/7-8/7/2018)
Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival (14/7-22/7/2018)
Seven Days of Creation, Pazin (12/8-18/8/2018)
Films Like No Others, Bol (16/8-19/8/2018)
FeKK - Ljubljana Short Film Festival (20/8-25/8/2018)
Audioart Festival, Pula (22/8-25/8/2018)
Videomedeja International Video Festival (31/8-2/9/2018)
L'Etrange Festival, Paris (5/9-16/9/2018)
Unseen Mini Film Festival (26/9-1/10/2018)
Curtocircuíto International Film Festival (29/9-7/10/2018)
Signes de Nuit International Festival, Paris (4/10-14/10/2018)
International Festival Bosnia-Herzegovina Looks Around, Bottrop (9/11-11/11/2018)
Luksuz Film Festival, Krško (1/12/2018)
Revolutions per Minute Festival, Boston (2/2-3/2/2019)
Nonplussed Fest, Los Angeles (22/2-24/2/2019)
Rencontres Traverse Vidéo, Toulouse (13/3-31/3/2019)
Filmfest Dresden International Short Film Festival (9/4-14/4/2019)
Experiments in Cinema Festival (16/4-20/4/2019)