12th Festival 21-25 October 2015
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The Screening Programme of the Festival

Fiction Films Screening Programme - Room 1


Friday 30/09 16.15

MWANSA THE GREAT|Nyoni Rungano
23’00’’|HD|UNITED KINGDOM, ZAMBIA|2011
Mwansa The Great8 year old Mwansa goes on a journey to finally prove his greatness.

 

 

HEPICAT |Nuno Portugal
12’00’’|HD| PORTUGAL|2010

Hepicat

A film about the incommunicability of two worlds.

 


CHEWING-GUM|Benoit Desjardins
5’52’’|RED 2K|CANADA|2010

Chewing GumBored with the hum-drum of daily life, 77-year-old Roland is about to rekindle his youth thanks to a simple piece of bubble gum. 

        

DON'T YOU FORGET ABOUT ME|Efthimios Micheloudakis
8’00’’|ΨΗΦΙΑΚΟ|GREECE/|2010
Don't You Forget About MeSo, you write what you want on a piece of paper, I write myself on another, we exchange them, we see the end credits and do whatever the winner has written…

 

THE TRAMP|Constantinos Mousoulis
14’50’’| HD CAM |U.S.A.|2010
The Tramp “The Tramp” is about the story of a homeless man in Hollywood. Part of his daily routine is to watch from a distance a young and beautiful girl while she works. A chance encounter would be the cause that will give him the courage to approach and talk to her, a fact that will lead to unexpected results.

HIGH TIDE|Bárbara Ochoa
16’00’’|35MM|MEXICO|2010
 High TideA young woman in love finds herself immersed in a state of confusion that leads her to feel suddenly alone.

 

 

Friday 30/09 18.00

DOUBLE FAULT|Elina Fessa
17’16’’|RED ONE|GREECE|2010
 Double FaultNothing remains.Nothing is forbidden.First serve.

 

 

WASTE|Cadu Fávero
13’8’’|XDCAM|BRAZIL|2010

Waste

Marcelo goes to the market because he wants to make a lunch for his wife. Ana wants marcelo and tries to have his attention. Marcelo is hungry and only has eyes for his stomach. Afonso (a homeless man) is hungry of life. Each one in his own universe dealing with any possible kind of waste.

LE DERNIER COMBAT|Mario Tani
14’56’’|Digital Cinema 4K|Italy|2010
Le Dernier Combat 
Marco finds his girlfriend in bed with another man. Shocked, he leaves home, but something goes wrong and a terrifying nightmare will definitely change his life.

 

WHAT TIME WILL YOU BE BACK? |Maritina Passari
21’00’’| 35MM |GREECE|2010
What Time Will You Be Back?Eurydice is 15 and wants to be a rock star. Her dream puts additional strain on her already difficult relationship with her mother. 

 

 

MY SASCHA|Markus Kaatsch
14’50’’|HD|GERMANY|2011
My Sascha
A film about young and old love in a simple, touching drama. Weightless the film glides along on passion and approaches the painful realization of having missed an important moment forever.

 

LAST STOP|Juan Miguel H. Nevado
5’20’’| HD|SPAIN|2010
 Last StopLike every morning, Julia hops on the bus that brings her to work. She usually observes and talks to herself about all the other people that travel with her every day. At the same time Montse is getting herself ready in front of the mirror.

 

Friday 30/09 19.30

A PARIDEIRA|Jose Miguel Moreira
20’| HD| PORTUGAL| 2010
A Parideira
Somewhere in the top of a mountain range, there is a credulous cave: it is the “PARIDEIRA”. It counts the legend that if an infertile woman there goes inside, she leaves pregnant from the cave. But to that happens it is necessary that in this night an adult dies there inside.

 

MARIOS AND THE RAVEN/Ο ΜΑΡΙΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΤΟ ΚΟΡΑΚΙ|John Bougioukas
22’26’’| DIGIBETA| GREECE| 2010
Marios And The Raven Marios, celebrating his fifty-third birthday seems to have everything he has ever dreamed. But a droppings falling from the sky shows us that happiness is more fragile than expected. In the end of the day things will be back in place but a little different ...

THE CORTÉGE|Marina Seresesky

14’| HD| SPAIN| 2010
The Cortege Capi is the oldest gravedigger in the cemetery. Used to working amidst the suffering of others and the jokes of his colleagues, there is only one person capable of taking him out of his daily routine


HITOMI|Manu De Smet
19’50’’| BLUERAY| BELGIUM| 2010
HitomiTom is a young man who has a strong connection with the Japanese culture. Samurai, Jiu Jitsu, calligraphy; not a day goes by without it. When a young Asian lady enters his life he sees his knowledge of the culture as the perfect way to attract her.

SHADOWLIGHT|Rolv Lyssand Bjoro

10’10’’| HD|NORWAY| 2010
ShadowlightA young boy is visiting his two friends for the first time after they just lost their mother. Since the adults around him have problems coping with the situation, he is given the hard task to try to make his two friends feel better.

 

Friday 30/09 21.30

CASUS BELLI|George Zois
11’11’’|RED|GREECE|2010
Casus  Belli People of different races, classes, ages, nationalities are waiting to seven different queues, creating a huge human line ... Arriving at the end of the human queue, the countdown begins.

 

STOCKHOLM|Juan Francisco Viruega
12’0’’|35MM|SPAIN|2010

Stockholm

Adela has just settled in Madrid with her father, Claudio, a retired concert musician and a hermit. Both teach piano to small children in a quiet, sparsely-furnished flat in the centre of town.

THE HEMINGWAY'S PEN|Renzo Carbonera
14’55’’|HDCAM|ITALY|2010
The Hemingway's Pen Life can make you dependent on things and fragile - something Claudia found out when she went back to Lignano following the death of her father and got caught up in the mystery of a pen that had once belonged to Hemingway.

POKAYOKE|Mika Tervonen

14’57’’|RED 4K|FINLAND|2010
 PokayokePokayoke is a story about Tuomas who has lost his parents in a tragic accident. Tuomas causes other people accidents as well and photographs them. Suddenly a dark figure appears in his pictures and it seems to follow him- is somebody after Tuomas or is it just his heavy conscience.

FEARFUL JOHN
Daniel Romero
11’0’’|HD - 35 MM| SPAIN|2010
Fearful John During the holidays at his grandparent’s village, John meets Mary, a mysterious girl who tells the terrifying legend surrounding the peasant’s old house. John, unlike the character in the tale, is fearful. Mary is not.


THE WAITING
Miguel Salgado
15’0’’|DVCAM| MEXICO|2010
The Waiting Rosa has been waiting for Jose's prison visit for more than a year. When her hopes have more than vanished, destiny has a surprise.

 

THE BEE AND THE WIND|Massimiliano Camaiti
12’10’’|35MM|ITALY|2009
The Bee And The WindMatteo, a young engineer, returns to the mountains of his childhood to visit his father's grave. The serene atmosphere is interrupted by a bee that lands on his hand. When his car runs off the road into a snowbank, Matteo seeks help at a nearby farmhouse.

 

 

 

Animation Films Screening Programme

 

Friday 30/9 19.15

GET REAL! | Evert de Beijer
11’27’’|DVD|NETHERLANDS|2010

 Get Real!A student is addicted to a computer game in which he protects as a bodyguard a sexy female mega singer against all kinds of attacks. That way he “scores” her love. But that addiction goes at the cost of his home work and his sense of reality, until a girl of his class gives him a real kiss.

 
BAKA!! | Immanuel Wagner

7’34’’| DIGIBETA| SWITZERLAND |2010

Baka!!Hi, I just tried to make a funny movie... but don't you be afraid, there's a deep and complex meta-message, too. "Two figures try to get along with each other, one of them equiped with a nasty nose, but no arms is on first sight a rude person. But it is his secret that will make them friends."

BLANCO | Kristina Frank

7’26’’| QUICKTIME 1920X1080|SWEDEN|2010

The AmbidextrousA story about loosing your heart and finding it back were you least expect it.

 

 

DANGER GLOBAL WARMING | Bruce Knox

07’03’’| DIGITAL| GERMANY|2010

Danger Global WarmingA MUSIC VIDEO ABOUT WHAT THE WORLD WILL BECOME IN 100 YEARS IF GLOBAL WARMING COMES TRUE.

 


SEA | Ileana Andrea Gómez Gavinoser

01’08’’| VOB| ARGENTINA/ΑΡΓΕΝΤΙΝΗ|2009

SeaThe tears of a woman.

 

 

 


STICKY ENDS | Osman Cerfon

06’17’’| DIGITAL|FRANCE|2010

Sticky EndsJinx is a man with the head of a fish. Misfortune bubbles escape from his mouth. When one of them follows somebody, he becomes dogged by bad luck, and comes to a sticky end…

 

 

ÁMÁR | Isabel Herguera

08’10’’|DIGITAL|SPAIN|2010

AmarInés travels to India to visit her friend Ámár.

 

 

EARTH | Muhammad Khairulnizam Abdul Rahim

04’52’’| MOV|SINGAPORE|2010

EarthIn the land with propaganda and pollution has taken over, Daichi, an orphan, was playing along the streets. While he was playing with his favourite ball, it rolled down the slope. This innocent accident unexpectedly led to an event where no one could ever imagined.

 

THE HENHOUSE | Elena Pomares

06’53’’| DIGITAL|UK|2010

The HenhouseA hungry fox finds shelter from the rain and the city in the Henhouse Cafe

 

 

GOOD MORNING, MOM | Ricardo Almeida & Emanuel Nevado

02’32’’| DVD|PORTUGAL|2010

Good Morning MomIn hard times a single Mom struggles to give the best to her children.



THE MONSOON TUNE | Norma Umer

02’59’’| DIGITAL|UK|2009

The Monsoon TuneThe Monsoon Tune is about a little girl's quest to find water in a dried up fictional town. When she fails to find water day after day, a mysterious stranger decides to help her out by playing a magical tune on his guitar, which summons rain.

 

LOSE THIS CHILD | Yuval, Merav and Ben Simon Nathan

03’43’’| HD |ISRAEL|2010

Lose This ChildSometimes a beach isn’t just a beach. And, as night falls, that is the case in this animated video. As the sun goes, the sand comes to life and takes on the forms of an entire mini eco-system of aquatic life. Sea turtles are born, eels emerge to pursue their prey and Mother Earth orchestrates it all.

 

THE LOST TOWN OF SWITEZ | Kamil Polak 

20’00’’| 35MM |POLAND|2010

The Lost Town Of Switez19th century - age of romanticism. An accidental traveller drawn by mysterious forces discovers the secret of a ghostly town at the bottom of a forgotten lake. "Switez" is an apocalyptic tale of destruction, religious miracles and spectral visitations.

 

 

 

Experimental Films Projection Programme 

 

Friday 30/9 17.00

S1-S4 REFLECTIONS|Karlos Alastruey
1’00’’|HD|SPAIN|2010
 S1-S4 ReflectionsThe nostalgia for a lost friendship.

 

 

A TRIP TO THE MARS |Mikio Saito
9’52” | DVD PAL |JAPAN|2010
A Trip To THe MarsThis film is based on Georges Melies's film "A Trip to the Moon" in 1902, and created together with children from elementary school in Sapporo, Japan. Children imagined how they would travel in the space and returned to the earth by the space ship, which is called "Sapporo Dome" sports stadium in Sapporo. 


THE POLYMOIDS|Tina Willgren
2’51’’| MINI DV |SWEDEN|2010
The PolymoidsA contemplation on the possible occurrence of smart junk in vacant city lots 

 

 

EIDOLA | Giuseppe Boccassini

6’35” | MINI DV | ITALY | 2010

EidolaThe video “looks” at the semantic/experiential micro-universe made of memories, by showing some frames of an old super film put on the lens of a mini DV camera. Moreover, it “looks” at the cinema as a sort of material to model. The “schizophrenic eye”–the dialectic question between the mechanical and the real eye, that wants to explore the reality and, in particular, the collapse between its mechanical reproduction and nature.

COLORS MELODY | Rolland Jean-Michel

3’59” | MP4 | FRANCE | 2011

Colors MelodyA series of 20 chips change colour and disappear in an ordered yet elusive way in front of a jerky race in the wood. At each colour change, a different note is triggered. The chips, although thrown on a mathematical basis, succeed in an unpredictable manner. Only the metronome is there to remind the underlying rule behind the scene.

SELF-DESTRUCTION FOR ETERNITY | Wei-Ming Ho

6’26” | HD | TAIWAN | 2011

SELF-DESTRUCTION FOR ETERNITYWho decides who's good or bad? Who decides who could stay alive or die? Who is the next victim? The calm before the storm...are they all illusions? Or there are realities of dark side and tragic flaws hidden behind the scenes?

FAILURE | Ivette ‘Mrova’ Zub
5’5” | PAL 4:3 | NETHERLANDS | 2009

FailureA woman trespasses abandoned building and discovers secret server room. She ends the visits when the cables are pulled out and run with a hope that she becomes anonymous. At the same time she is still aware of interception devices. Film on losing control over privacy in the virtual reality.

I’M SORRY

Gonseok Ryu

I'm Sorry




Friday 30/09 18.00

PAPER MEMORIES|Theo Putzu
7’25” | HD | SPAIN | 2010
 Paper MemoriesAn Old man search for happiness in old photos…. two worlds divided by the inability to dream...

 


NULL|Onder M. Ozdem
5’20” | HDV | TURKEY | 2010
 NullNo room was left to move when we filled the emptiness that we were afraid of falling into. In the absence of emptiness ‘0’ abandoned the number system. Minutes and hours fought. They left th
e time poisoned.

OPHELIA|Vienne Chan
2’5” | MINIDV | CANADA (MADE IN GERMANY) | 2010
Ophelia

A voice cries out repeatedly in French, "Sois mienne pour toujours" - be mine forever. The desire for individual possession consummates all.

 


MATCH|Manos Katsaris
2’32” | AVI DVD PAL | GREECE | 2010
MatchThis particular film attempts with the handling of time in editting to enlarge a simple movement giving it thus additional meanings. Simultaneously with the alternations of light and shade in screen it is attempted that movements will be organised and space will be structured.

 

FLOWPOINTS: KISS|Hector Rodriguez
7’53” | DVD | CHINA | 2010
Flowpoint KissFlowpoints: Kiss is an experimental video animation that deconstructs Andy Warhol’s movie Kiss using a motion tracking software designed by the artist. The software generates abstract line renderings based on a computational analysis of the micro-movements in the original film. The images represent motions rather than figures, recalling philosopher Henri Bergson’s remark that “matter is dissolved into action”. 


LIQUID SOUL |Benekou Irini
2’46” | M2TS | GREECE | 2010
 Liquid SoulA calm afternoon, a man, a daily walk. Everything seems to be peaceful. Suddenly, too many thoughts come through his mind. Everything changes from total calmness to the other side, disturbance and paranoia, because everything is liquid…and changes again…

 

GODSPEED|Michael Douglas Hawk
3’26’’|DVD|GERMANY-BRITAIN|2011
GodspeedFormer Scenes from the life of a military jet pilot in flight appear on his vizor, taking him on a trip thru memories of thoughts, ideas and emotions, while he is flying his jet thru the sky!

DESIRE AND WHAT YOU END UP DOING|Barbara Kapusta
7’55’’|DVD|AUSTRIA|2010
Desire And What You End Up DoingFour actors perform a script that revolves around a movement between desire and reality, a difference between what one wants to do (projections and hopes connected to the future, to other places, times) and what you end up doing. The set of red, black and white panels, is a color morphology, which relates to the positions of the speakers.

 




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