Fiction Films Screening Programme - Room 1
Thursday 29/9 - 21.15
LUCILLE | Albert Pintó
César, a young guy lost in a private world of fantasy and idealization, will do everything he can to win the love of his life, Lucia, or as he likes to call her, “Lucille”. The film is a romantic comedy about the importance of not giving up hope, even when all indications are to the contrary.
A homeless man lives in front of an empty store when suddenly a truck stops and two men start to carry cases to the inside.
A beach lost in the middle of nowhere... A young man cries for help. Buried up to his neck under water that's slowly rising, he tries to escape... But the place is deserted and despite his screaming no one responds.
WE LOVE OUR CLIENTS|Beppe Tufarulo
Since the employees of a supermarket are experiencing the night shift, they perform their duties with great boredom. Until they find a new way to plan the attention to the consumer…
THE SALESMAN OF THE YEAR|Coté Soler
Behind the most ruthless of multinationals only one thing. Man.
Friday 30/09 16.15
MWANSA THE GREAT|Nyoni Rungano
23’00’’|HD|UNITED KINGDOM, ZAMBIA|2011
8 year old Mwansa goes on a journey to finally prove his greatness.
HEPICAT |Nuno Portugal
A film about the incommunicability of two worlds.
Bored 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
So, 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” 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
A 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
Nothing remains.Nothing is forbidden.First serve.
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
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
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
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
Like 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
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, 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
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
Tom 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
A 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
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
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
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 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.
11’0’’|HD - 35 MM| SPAIN|2010
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.
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
Matteo, 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.
Saturday 1/10 16.15
The film reveals a dark past of a Sikh man that how he left his childhood Sikh friend to die during the Sikh massacre of 1984 in India.
Set in the Swedish archipelago, Seaweed tells the story of an adolescent girl's sudden confrontation with her biggest phobia: seaweed.
IF YOU HAVE NO PLACE TO CRY|Aristotelis Maragos
11’10’’|35MM| UNITED KINGDOM|2010
Based on the same title story of Luis Sepulveda, the film follows a narrative story in a group of sailors trapped on the shore waiting for their departure. The story is about a place you go for comfort if you do not have where to cry.
3 MINUTES|Mantas Šatkus
A bored prison warden playing games with an inmate
JUST A GAME|Elisa Amoruso
Angelica is a sixteen year old girl involved in competitive tennis; Romina is a Rumanian girl, who is a prostitute for living. Both have a troubled relationship with the same man, Mauro; for Angelica it is a pretentious and severe father-coach, for Romina a "client" with whom a relationship apparently "different" has been established.
YOU ARE DIVORCED|George Buzoianu
Nina and Vlad choose to divorce after 25 years of marriage but the financial situation requires them to continue living under the same roof. The hole picture of the family is complet by their daughter, Dana, who is expecting a baby, and their son, Radu, who is in a relationship with an older woman.
BEEP BEEP|Gregoire Philippe
04’34’| HDCAM| CANADA|2011
Francis wants to fall asleep beside the woman he loves, but Caroline’s watch goes ”beep beep.”
Saturday 1/10 18.00
SAFETY NET|Eirini Steirou
9’30’’ | DVD PAL | USA, GREECE| 2010
Safety Net is a psychological drama about dependability and trust that intercuts between the lives of a woman trapped in a failing marriage and a man faced with an extreme financial burden. The film examines their reactions in the face of betrayal and injustice, which set them on a collision course for disaster.
THE LAST FLOOR|Dmitriy Shevtsov
23’00’’ | DVD |RUSSIA| 2010
The young man is going up to the last floor in a lift to make a unique jump from this world. There are people he meets, and events that occur, which are the reflections of the human life itself.
I GREW UP|Gabor Fabricius
13’40’’ | DVD |HUNGARY| 2011
Portraying a new youth generation in New Europe‘s Budapest, the short by Gabor Fabricius is a story of one day. 7 girls, 7 reflections on the same experience: growing up through one-night stands with the same man. In her journey, Piri visits each of the cheated girls as she searches for her identity in their reflections.
The Beardless Garibaldi|Nicola Piovesan
15’10’’ | DVD, HD MOV |ITALY| 2010
A gang of lively oldies decides to rob a car that transports a postage stamp of inestimable value. They rather organize the hit in grotesque way but studying all in the least details. Something that had not calculated will change then, radically their plans.
A SHITTY BOYFRIEND|Borja Cobeaga
3’35’’ | DVD | SPAIN| 2010
After three months without seeing each other, a girl receives a visit from her exboyfriend.
THE VICTIM|Marco Gadge
14’20’’ | DVD | GERMANY | 2010
As Erik decided to break up with his girlfriend, he did not expect it to be the biggest mistake of his life.
10’25’’ | DVD PAL | ICELAND | 2010
Klaus wanders into a high-rise in the middle of the night with the intention of leaping to his death. On the thirteenth floor he meets Laufey, a six year old who still believes in Santa and has prepared cookies and milk. The two start talking and Klaus reveals his real self and the reason for his desperate outing.
Saturday 1/10 19.30
AN EMPTY ROOM|Diana Peñaloza
14’00’’ | DVD | MEXICO | 2010
A boy tries to establish communication with his sick grandfather through a closed door.
A BRUNETTE KISS|Edilberto Restino
15’00’’ | DVD PALL | UK, BRAZIL | 2010
Franz snaps the rifle together, shoots the füehrer. This alternative reality sci-fi WW2, shows the story of the world seen through the eyes of the man that changed history as we know it. Has this happened or perhaps the fabric of memory has mixed with the fabric of time itself? (Winner of Best Visual Award at Limelight Film Awards, 2010)
THE LAST PICTURE|Andras Gyorgy Desi
15’40’’ | DVD | HUNGARY | 2010
The boyish Photographer and the older Hairdresser spend together every night one secret hour: they are having fun by making up weird stories. One of these stories turns real and sweeps them away – straight into tragedy… or the happy ending.
THE AWARD|León Siminiani
16’30’’ | DVD | SPAIN | 2010
Pilar and Manuel prepare for what should be a night of celebration and glamour. It should be. But they ‘ve been sweeping their relationship under the red carpet for too long…
BUSY|Felix von Seefranz
15’00’’ | DVD PALL | GERMANY | 2010
Mrs. Schmitt is probably the busiest woman inBerlin. She’s constantly on the run between meetings and phone calls, till one day her world collapses. Her busy behaviour seems to follow way other rules then she pretends.
THE FIDDLER|Stelana Kliris
16’00’’ | DVD PAL | CYPRUS | 2010
The Fiddler is set inCyprusin the 1950s. It is the story of a poor man who dreams of owning a violin and becoming a fiddler. But life and love get in the way and force him to make a choice between his passion and his responsibilities.
Saturday 1/10 21.30
GOOD BYE, DOLL|Hugo Sanz
15’00’’ | DVD | SPAIN | 2010
A car carrying a man and a woman is travelling down a desert road. The woman needs to make a stop, so they do so next to an old broken down wall...
THE OTHER HALF|Pippo Mezzapesa
12’30’’ | DVD | ITALY | 2009
70 year old Gina lives in a rest home. She is anxiously awaiting her granddaughter’s marriage when her world falls apart: her daughter feels she shouldn't attend the wedding because of her precarious health. Gina decides to go on her own and upon arrival discovers she is at the wrong church.
THIS IS FUN|Natalia Mateo
10’24’’ | DVD | SPAIN | 2010
Father and son take a walk in the surroundings of the village where the father lived as a child. Many things have changed, among others himself. Now he is too “urban” and his son too. Even so, they try to enjoy a countryside day.
19’07’’ | DVD | GREECE | 2010
Any day in any block of flats at any town, a man tries to repain the antenna of his television. A sequence of events will lead in a magical way to an overcome of the daily routine.
THE REPORT CARD|Alessandro Celli
11’30’’ | DVD | ITALY | 2009
A mother takes her son to visit his father before leaving on vacation. Again this year the man won't be with his family and the child wants to show him his report card. The visiting procedure is always the same: the heavy doors close, the guards' look is severe, the hallways are endless and the rooms are desolate.
IN THE WOODS|Luis Caballero
12’00’’ | DVD | SPAIN | 2010
Rosa and Jesús, a young couple, are driving at night through a dense forest. WhenRosarealizes she is not carrying her handbag, Jesús pulls over. While she looks for it all over the vehicle, he steps into the forest to urinate. Not finding her handbag,Rosagives up and waits for Jesús. But he is not coming back.
Sunday 2/10 16.15
20’00’’|REDCODE| SLOVAKIA |2010
“Onemanshow” is a short film about an artist who is trying to raise money for his projects. Discouraged by red-tapism of the government machinery, he understands that he should rely on nobody but himself.
AN INCREDIBLY IMPORTANT MAN|Skagen Espen
09’47’’|HD| NORWAY |2010
An unsuccessful writer tries to change his own destiny.
THE CIRCLE|Kafildavani Nima
15’00’’|HD| FRANCE |2010
Mohamad is an Iranian dancer who has escaped fromIrandue to political issue. He meets a Bosnian prostitute inParisand they spend a day together although cannot understand their language.
TRACES OF LIGHT|Walka Claire
14’30’’|DVD| GERMANY |2010
In the magic atmosphere of a summer night four different people stray around in the dark, looking for some joy or trying to overcome their melancholia. For some moments their paths cross and they get closer, but they also drift apart. In the end, they all get together by a tune that makes them feel connected.
STANKA GOES HOME|Vitkova Maya
15’00’’|DVD| BULGARIA |2010
When Stanka Atanasova, an elderly and sick woman, enters her block of flats, she discovers that the elevator is out of order. Stanka must use the stairs to get to the ninth floor, and what for most of us is a simple task, becomes a challenge for her.
07’19’’|DVD| GREECE |2010
When the sea washed up the starfish on a beach, they make no attempt to save themselves. They close their pores, keep their strengths and keep waiting for the next wave, hoping
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
Friday 30/9 19.15
GET REAL! | Evert de Beijer
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
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
A story about loosing your heart and finding it back were you least expect it.
DANGER GLOBAL WARMING | Bruce Knox
07’03’’| DIGITAL| GERMANY|2010
A 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
The tears of a woman.
STICKY ENDS | Osman Cerfon
Jinx 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
Inés travels to India to visit her friend Ámár.
EARTH | Muhammad Khairulnizam Abdul Rahim
In 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
A hungry fox finds shelter from the rain and the city in the Henhouse Cafe
GOOD MORNING, MOM | Ricardo Almeida & Emanuel Nevado
In hard times a single Mom struggles to give the best to her children.
THE MONSOON TUNE | Norma Umer
The 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
Sometimes 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
19th 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.
Sunday 1/10 19.00
HOMELESS CONDUCTOR | Yen-Ting(Dony) Chiang
It's about a homeless who used to be a great conductor but end up living in the dark corner of a big city. One day he picks up his old baton and try to whip it , suddenly a miracle happens
ID | Miroslav Jovic
The story follows up a man who wakes up without any of the senses. He does not have the eyes, ears, nose , skin... He has polluted everything around himself so much that he feels nothing any more. All at once, he gets a chance to return to the gone, but....
BIRTHDAY | Jari Vaara
Mother wants to give her children birthday present but they are not interested.
Venus de Rabo | François Bertin
Rabo' s program for the day? Just like yesterday! Wake up late, have breakfast, take a shower and then… work. Even though he is a free man, he has to go to work like everybody else!
SPIN | Hattler Max
Toy soldiers marching and moving in harmony, spinning and rotating, erupting and exploding. When conflict becomes a spectacle, the lines between destruction and entertainment get blurred.
MEAT FOR 2 | Danielle Siah
A story between P. Larry and Steak. P.Larry was trying to catch Steak so that he can eat it. But will Steak let him? A short clip showing how the two characters fighting which each other.
DAISY CUTTER | ENRIQUE GARCÍA / SALAZAR RUBÉN
06’41’’| DIGITAL | SPAIN |2010
Daisy Cutter tells the story of a ten years old girl, Zaira, who (like many others) experiences the injustice of war, with the perspective that her tender and naive eyes allow her. Zaira gathers daisies every day for a friend that she misses; so as not to forget him, so as not to lose him.
MISSING | Tariq Rimawi
03’00’’| HD | UK |2010
A window opens on a child who lives in a war torn area where he longs for his past peaceful life..
EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH | Clement Cornu
12’40’’| DIGITAL| FRANCE |2010
Torn between his personal ethics and desire to comply with the rules of his professional environment, a young executive tries to regain his free will...
PATHS OF HATE | Damian Nenow
10’00’’| 35MM| POLAND |2010
"Paths of Hate" is a short tale about the demons that slumber deep in the human soul and have the power to push people into the abyss of blind hate, fury and rage.
THE VILLAGE | Stelios Polichronakis
14’10’’| DIGITAL| GREECE |2010
A doctor, who lives in a remote mountainous area, is urged in a village. He will arrive there after a long and difficult journey to find out that the village is empty.
TALE OF THE WIND | Claudio Jordão
12’00’’| BETACAM SP| PORTUGAL |2010
Salva had the gift of feeling the life of nature through her body. She lived in the forest across the river with Ábia his mother and she was happy until the day her life changed. Men and women of the village forced her to watch the burning of her mother accused of witchcraft.
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
Fiday 30/9 17.00
S1-S4 REFLECTIONS|Karlos Alastruey
The nostalgia for a lost friendship.
A TRIP TO THE MARS |Mikio Saito
9’52” | DVD PAL |JAPAN|2010
This 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
A contemplation on the possible occurrence of smart junk in vacant city lots
EIDOLA | Giuseppe Boccassini
6’35” | MINI DV | ITALY | 2010
The 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
A 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
Who 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
A 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.
Friday 30/09 18.00
PAPER MEMORIES|Theo Putzu
7’25” | HD | SPAIN | 2010
An 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
No 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.
2’5” | MINIDV | CANADA (MADE IN GERMANY) | 2010
A voice cries out repeatedly in French, "Sois mienne pour toujours" - be mine forever. The desire for individual possession consummates all.
2’32” | AVI DVD PAL | GREECE | 2010
This 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
Flowpoints: 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
A 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
Former 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
Four 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.
Saturday 1/10 17.00
STEPS IN VAIN/Salvatore Insana
4’41’’| DVCAM|ITALY| 2010
Detested waiting. No heads, only feet can wait. Trying to holding the line of your daily agenda. Human or only urban aptitude, to lay in wait at the bus stop hoping Life could catch you before it’s too late. Many particular fragmented layers walking back and forth again and again, everyone in a different way: the same one.
FOLLOW YOUR SKIN/Paul O Donoghue
4’37’’| MINI DV|IRELAND|2010
Follow Your Skin is visual music composed from recordings made live in the Experimental Television Centre, New York. A terrestrial TV signal is mapped into patterns created by a Voltage Controlled Oscillator. Short snippets of the TV’s audio are randomly introduced in an attempt to recontextualise the broadcast and perchance elicit new meaning.
THE COMMANDMENTS OR THE NOSTRIL OF EKTOR KAKNAVATOS/Nikolaos Koumoundouros
9’55’’| SUPER 16MM|GREECE| 2009
God decides to give new orders to save the world from the current crisis. But is this God we all know and love?
NORMAL | Demirel Suleyman
3’20’’| HDV|TURKEY| 2010
Old overtops young, many assimilates few, army oppresses civilian, society absorbs individual… All of these happen because of the norms, which is formed by society. Society absorbs individuals and makes them same samples of a prototype, if it cannot, absorb individuals, it excludes or destroys them.
CONSTELLATION | Muriel Montini
5’00’’| DV|FRANCE| 2011
2’48’’| MINI DV|UNITED KINGDOM| 2010
Musical stop motion animation with extremely lively meat based products.
5’22’’| MINI DV|GERMANY| 2010
INSIDE is a poetic divergence of body and mind. The camera is fixed on the body of a woman in red dress; the image is multi-layered, what first seems to be out of synch, then separates and becomes one again. The sound creation enhances the tension expressed by the winding, pulling and twitching movements. Water cleanses; mind, body, soul.
5’00’’| .AVI|GREECE| 2009
The Insect describes the path of transformation of the insect from larva to nymph. It is a journey from darkness into light, life to death. The man understands this evolution as enforcement and unable to be present at moments of its own transformation. The insect is not afraid. Redeemed from death to life.
Saturday 1/10 18.00
9’00’’| MINIHD|ITALY| 2010
Music is streightly connected to images. A video which deals with subtly meanings, apparently without any understanding of the Beauty itself but with an irreplaceable essence. One beauty full of beauteous, lightness and transparency. Is about visual languages overlayed by dreams and magnetic lusche coveraged by an inception on this idilli mirror, fearured on the landspace of reality.
How do our motions affect others and our surroundings?
VILLA 31. BUENOS AIRES | Chus Dominguez
5’30’’|DVCPRO| SPAIN | 2010
"Villa 31. Buenos Aires" is a film about life in its physical sense, the life that, despite everything, late hit in every corner of the planet. A film about happiness, suffering, and learning from both, that passes, perhaps by chance in one of several slum settlements in Buenos Aires: Villa 31.
TASMAN-SOLACE | Polina Zioga
3’12’’| H.264| GREECE | 2010
The official video for "solace" from the homonymous album tasman (Undo Records / EMI), is an audiovisual journey into imaginary landscapes. Tons of dark, melancholic and sometimes euphoric, turns into feelings of anger, consolation and hope. For the creation of artificial environments used, models and animation.
LAUNDRY DAY/ULRIKE BOHNISCH
Today it´s laundry day...
0’54’’|QUICK TIME|SWEDEN| 2009
In the video "Team Work" the other side of the ideas, handicraft and art is portait; the transience. Collaboration as something fruitful and destructive.
Centipede Sun/Mihai Grecu
A mesmerizing video poem on transforming landscapes: series of metaphors of isolation, deconstruction and the limits of the inhabitable territory create a unique view of the contemporary environmental condition.
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.