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Feature Film & Shorts
12 am-9 pm
Frederico Mendina, 86 minutes, U
An unique portrait of Austrian born plastic artist Xico Stockinger (1919-2009) through his own voice.
The Garden And The Wilderness
Craig Whitney, 28 minutes, U
Ranch hand Will James must face the prospect of moving on from his life’s work when he learns that the ranch where he has worked for 40 years will be sold.
Humps In The Garden
Marko Kacanski, 12 minutes, U
In the small house at the hill, after each death of a close friend in the garden appears a strange hump. Every day there are more humps. Surprised in front of the gigantic hump which shows up that morning in the garden I’m looking at that strange world and thinking of such an interesting end.
In The Family Way
Rachel Gordon, 19 minutes, U
When Blinda returns home from her life in the city, her hidden pregnancy threatens the rosy image she has presented to her family.
Natalie James, 15 minutes, 12
In modern-day Shanghail a wealthy housewifes life of luxury becomes increasingly disrupted by the presence of a young ghost.
Irena Ristic, 18 minutes, 12
A view follows a day of tenants in a house: transient fragments of intimacy − caught, and then magnified in its emergence and disappearance. There are many, and each of them can be seen only once, briefly, appears and disappears, to our view as well as to the expectations.
Martijn Rijnberg & Harold Pflug, 3 minutes, 12
A music video to help Patrick Bassant who finished his first major novel ‘Joy’, Harold Pflug created a soundtrack for the book (KOLBAK) and asked for the help of director Martijn Rijnberg.
Peter Mac & Zombie.I.E, 6 minutes, U
Mr Bureaucracy is aimed towards any corporate or political establishment designed to keep society dumb, confused and poor.
The First Yugoslavian Cosmonaut
Rene Nuijens & Steve Korver, 4 minutes, U
This short film was made for the 51st anniversary of human space flight. On 12 April 1961, the Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin (1934 -68) yelled ‘Off we go!’ as he was blasted off from a dusty steppe in Kazakhstan to become the first human in space. This historical event made a Belgrade boy start to dream of becoming Yugoslavian Cosmonaut #1.
A Message To Mere Mortals
David Ridley, 4 minutes, 12A
“How tall are you?” The perennial question asked to the vertically substantive. Here now the definitive answer in a medley of poetry, animation, charming wit and witless charm. A group therapy session long overdue.
Jean-Guillaume Bastien, 4 minutes, U
Five women share a sense of deja-vu.
Terrori di Imaginacion
Giorgos Efthimiou, 17 minutes, 15
A mother, a woman on the verge of craziness, on the verge of fear. A woman on the verge of freedom.
Denes Ruzsa, 3 minutes, U
Fragments of melting. What was frozen earlier becomes liquid; dissolves.
Hussein Juma, 10 minutes, 12A
Two professors and their assistant, researching for an upcoming class trip, venture into the forest to find the site of an ancient ruin. Drawn deeper into the greenery by a strange song, their sanity deteriorates as language, time and space begin to unravel, ever more chaotic as they approach their destination. The Tower explores the surreal facets of language, its collapse and the mysteries of the forest.
Alessia Travaglini, 5 minutes, 12
A surreal film which enters the dreams amd nightmares we go through every day, a ‘metaphor of vision’ that shows the shapes of the world beyond realism.
Giorgos Nerantzis, 17 minutes, 15
Flavio Sciole, 3 minutes, 12A
Sublime, subliminal, beat, acid and 70s
Flavio Sciole, 10 minutes, U
A portrait of Rome.
Flavio Sciole, 4 minutes, 15
A requiem, a trip.
Marilyn Is Dead
Flavio Sciole, 1 minute, U
Marilyn, homicide or suicide?
Dawn Westlake, 12 minutes, 12A
A fairy tale about finding one’s place in the sun.
Bastiaan Rook, 16 minutes, 12
Faced with a dramatic turn of events, two half-brothers must finally solve their lifelong differences in the most violent of ways.
Richard King, 11 minutes, U
Sianne, a victim of bullying, runs away from her home. Whilst on the run, an unlikely hero stumbles before her - one who may save her life.
T & B
Peter Leder, 6 minutes, 12A
A birthday party, a children’s singer/songwriter and a song. Warning: Explicit Lyrics - but no sax and no violins! Music: The Two Nick Good
Cote Soler, 17 minutes, 15
The unexpected meeting between two unknown, a photographer and the daughter of a minister, at an university party.
Hviezda (The Star)
Andrej Kolencik, 20 minutes, 12
The documentary film Hviezda tells a story of Jan Slovak, a 55-year-old welder, who fell in love with acting. His desire began, when he got the lead role in a theatrical adaptation of the worst movie of all time, Plan 9 From Outer Space by Ed Wood Jr. The passion for theatre became his destiny.
Max Little, 4 minutes, 12A
Set on a lost Australian battleship, Wake is a film that attempts to embrace elements of mystery and suspense through its three minutes journey to find the killer amongst the abandoned vessel.
Fulwanti & Slim-C
Vaibhav Piwlatkar (Representing Rhythm & Hues Studios), 6 minutes, 12
Fulwanti (The elephant), a trained Indian classical dancer, who is famous for her versatility in articulating the range of Indian classical dance forms with astounding grace and beauty, reaches the Grand Finale of a Prestigious Dance competition to confront this, carefree, flamboyant, colourful, and freestyle western dancer Slim-C (the crocodile), who is famous for his breath taking swift hip-hop and other freestyle moves and dance acrobatics.
Alexi Duitriev, 3 minutes, 12
A war film.
The McKinnon Brothers (Sebastian & Ben), 9 minutes, 12A
A boy, lost in that place between places, trying to find his way back.
Donald Takeshita-Guy, 83 minutes, 12A
A young girl arrives at a friend’s house after going missing for 5 years. At first her explanation seems impossible, but by the end of the film we start to wonder if it could be true.
Pleased To Meet You
Johanna Thalmann & Severin Winzenburg
85 minutes 15 Shot in a single night in Los Angeles, the film, borders between fiction and documentary. it portrays an awkward generation caught between image and authenticity.In English. Feature Film Germany
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