Fiction Films Screening Programme - Room 1
Sunday 1/10 18.00
A STORY ABOUT IAN|Filip K. Kasperaszek
21’35’’| DVD| USA|2011
Ian is a not-so-recent graduate of a Photography department at one of prestigious American Universities. Currently he’s struggling with a sense of meaningless. Charles, Ian’s friend is a radio DJ. He feels content. Mia, Ian’s girlfriend started working for her father’s company as soon as she graduated. She is successful.
PINK RIVER/Zaharias Mavroidis
Αfter several years, Mary return to Sarajevo to settle an inheritance. Soon she is back with her ex,Asia. The different choices, that they made in their lives, will soon bring them to conflict.
THE MAN WITH THE SPYING GLASS|Magda M.Olchawska
13’51’’| DVD PAL|POLAND|2010
Placit lives in a dreamless society where people have to take pills to stop dreaming and thinking. Almost everyone wears helmets, which gives global government access to human thoughts.Placit’s deepest dream is to be a puppeteer. However, he is afraid to go against the system which was created by his father, and strongly defended by Placit’s cynicalself.
BORED|Naela Al Khaja
15’23’’| HD CAM| UNITED ARAB EMIRATES| 2010
Set in Kerala, the first Emirati production shot in the Indian state. Nayla Al Khaja's "Malal" revolves around a young Emirati couple, on their honeymoon. Their approach to the relationship and commitment to the marriage is the theme of the film, providing a revealing insight into the realities of arranged marriages and the challenges faced by modern-day Emirati couples.
THE CAGE|Sitaru Adrian
17’10’’| DVD PAL|ROMANIA|2010
When Mihaes's little boy brings home a sick dove, this rises new conflicts between father and son, but also a possible "reconciliation" that Mihaes does not want to lose.
Who is it? What is it?
Sunday 2/10 19.30
THUNDERBOLT AND THE MERMAID|Sanchidrian Diego
It is said that dreams are unreachable, for they are far away, hiding beyond the stars. But in order to make them come true you do not have to know where they hide; you just have to be bold enough to chase them in the deepest sea, and dare to be faster than the mermaids...
HOW I GOT TO KNOW MY FATHER|Porzelt Anna
20’00’’|DVD| GERMANY |2010
Emil will be 9 in a few days and lives alone with his mother. He doesn’t know his father but lets him take shape in his dreams. But you cannot invite a dream vision for your birthday...
05’46’’|DVD PAL| BULGARIA |2011
A man tries to cope with his demons.
BACK IN THE WOODS|Engle Liam
14’40’’|DVD | FRANCE |2010
Alexis doesn't know it yet, but he's discovered a time portal....
TABU|Jean-Julien Collette/ Vincent Coen
24’00’’|DVD | BELGIUM |2010
An American couple, Frank and Cathy, take their lovesick son, Julian, on a trip toGhentto discover his Belgian roots. When Julian meets the love of his life there, the goal of their trip is achieved in a most unexpected way...
THE AMBIDEXTROUS|Palomino Rodriguez Antonio
14’50’’|DVD | SPAIN |2010
1937, Spanish Civil War.. A man wakes up in the middle of a battlefield with amnesia. The soldiers of both trenchs do not recognize him, so nobody will help him. He is injured and his time is about to finish…
Animation Films Screening Programme
Sunday 3/10 19.00
TOMATO STORY | Tatiana, Olga Poliektova
03’50’’| 16:9 | RUSSIA |2010
Film about two old women who quarreled because of their tomatoes which they grew up on common balcony.
SLEEP | Claudius Gentinetta & Frank Braun
04’09’’| 35MM | SWITZERLAND | 2010
Μεγάλη ανάσα πριν τον τελικό ύπνο. Ένα νανούρισμα για μια σιωπηλή πτώση.
DOROGA | Sotir Gelev & Alex Filipov
12’09’’| DVCPRO| BULGARIA |2009
Strange creatures are walking down the road. They are moving in a strange way. The main character, Mollusk, is having hard time moving with his only leg. Everyone else is faster than him. The little Egi appears. Finally there is someone who is not faster than Mollusk.
CH-WAH | Sarah Loh Sha Le
03’00’’| MOV| SINGAPORE | 2010
Life never comes with an instructional manual. But "CH-WAH" the massage chair does. The problem is, Ronnie, the Alien doesn't believe in reading one. What follows is a series of unexpected accidents where Ronnie will soon find out that he is going to undergo his most painful experience ever by skipping this process.
THE LAGOON, THE WATHER AND THE MEN... | Manuel Matos Barbosa
05’00’’| BETACAM SP| ΠΟΡΤΟΓΑΛΛΙΑ |2010
The black and white draw the three elements, animating ordinary things in a poetic sense of the image.
GEOMETRIE | Etienne Badia
02’41’’| 3D| FRANCE | 2010
When a little boy faces a geometry exam, his imagination takes him to another world fulfilled by creative imagination.
BIRDBOY | PEDRO RIVERO
12’10’’| HD | SPAIN | 2010
A terrible industrial accident changes Little DINKI's life forever. Now DINKI's fate may ride on the wings of her eccentric friend BIRDBOY, a misfit who hides in the Dead Forest lost in his fantasies...
MOBILE | Verena Fels
06’24’’| HD | GERMANY |2010
At the edge of society, a cow tips the balance of destiny with quite some impact...
LOSER LEG | Francesco Filippi
08’02’’|DRAWING ON PAPER (35MM) | ITALY | 2010
I’ve always had strong arms. They have to become such if you are born with lame legs, without bones.
LAIKA | Zourelidi Avgousta
08’39’’| DIGITAL | UNITED KINGDOM |2010
Laika is a re-imaging of the true story about the first dog in space and what may have happened to her on her momentous journey.
ΤΟMAS POCKET WATCH | Sa Claudio
8’0’’| DVD | PORTUGAL | 2010
The time does not go back, and right back there, are moments which we don’t give the proper value. With the appearance of a magical watch, Thomas will have the privilege to "have the time". Does will teach him to live?
THE TWIN GIRLS OF SUNSET STREET | Marc Riba & Anna Solanas
13’0’’| DVD | SPAIN | 2010
Ointments, elixirs and poultices. Enriqueta and Ramoneta will attend your needs with discretion, reserve and pleasant manners at Sunset Street No. 17A, Barcelona. Not sold in drugstores or chemist's shops.
Experimental Films Projection Programme
Sunday 2/10 17.00
3’34’’ | MPEG-2 |GREECE| 2010
Karpos as a natural metaphor.
8’26’’ | DVD PAL 16/9 |FRANCE| 2010
On December 10,1948, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Five of these UN member countries are today the biggest arms dealers in the world. Made with archive footage edited in fragments, WARdisease explore without chronology the equal posture of the people which are the toys of that economic reality.
1’39’’ | DVD "DAVE'S SHOWCASE 2010" | GERMANY | 2010
Tara breathes fire and twirls back and forth. She plays with the night time. ICE is a miniature exercise about intensity with a drunken detuned piano soundtrack.
5’15’’ | DVD – PAL |AUSTRALIA| 2010
Keep your eyes on the road…
724 14th St/Tseng Ching Yi
10’00’’ | DVD | TAIWAN | 2010
This film is about a specific location and a specific kind of light and life.
Iceberg in tears/Blumenschein Stephan
1’16’’ | DVD 4:3 | AUSTRIA | 2011
Ice as a symbol of inner glaciation - walls and cold. But even ice bears cry. Daily, when looking out of the window - gazing into the distance of the own heart, along the horizon and you own history - the ice bear was ambuscaded. Gold value, the tear of the ice bear.
ONLY LATER DO YOU KNOW THE SIDE THAT YOU WERE ON/Meighan Chris
3’40’’ | DVD | NETHERLANDS| 2010
In 1844, Charles Sturt set off into the Australian interior. Along with him he brought a boat, hoping to sail it on the great “inland sea” at the centre of the continent, the existence of which he was completely certain. This work is a tribute to all those who perhaps should have given up, but did not.
STARING INTO INFINITY/Silberstein Guli
4’44’’ | DVD PAL | ISRAEL | 2011
A trip down pixels road: echoing thoughts about time, being and perception. Composed from video shots captured by a mobile phone and a home digital camcorder, the work is utilizing an aesthetics of processed grainy video form. It’s a portrait of an inner search, containing a journey into ‘non-places’ of childhood, nature, and digital video distortions.
Sunday 2/10 18.00
DU - SO HOT/Brøndbo Karl Erik
3’00’’ | DVD PAL | NORWAY| 2010
A music video for the norwegian band DU.
8’58’’ | .VOB |GREECE | 2009
BLACK T/Wegrzyn Przemek
6’32’’ | MINIDV | POLAND | 2010
Black Trinitron is a name of an old TV set from my family house. It is spoiled and it's screen is completely out-of-order. The TV displays the footage that shows my recently died grandmother. In her last years she suffered from Alzheimer's disease. The footage was recorder in the last year of her life.
SPIRAL YETY/Tanasescu Marius
2’33’’ | PAL | CANADA | 2010
Spiral Yety is the casting by subtraction, having in mind to give an upturned shape of the Smithson’s land art work. Obviously, the scale is reduced and I used a hair dryer in order to prepare the ground, or, more precisely, to melt the snow. The liquid Great Salt Lake became the solid frozen snow of my garden.
WAX AND WANE BETWEEN THE NIGHTS/Mind the gut artist collective
7’35’’ | DVD | GERMANY | 2011
Thoughts, situations, expectations, carried through time, meeting each other when our heads sink into the night to breath and wonder...
BARBIE/Aleksopoulou Vana and Saskia Albers
1’07’’ | . AVI |GREAT BRITAIN| 2010
The videoart film "Barbie" takes a look at female beauty standards and how they are converted from the previous century to today. A sociological video, which explores the impacts and pressures of these standards on women, through an artistic aesthetic sense.
4’45’’ | DVD | ARGENINA | 2010
“Recyclings” is a Video-experience recorded in the Salar of Uyuni (Bolivia), from LAPISLÁZULI`s atmospheric music. An eternal return of forms starting and allowing being.