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Films From Around The World

6 - 10.30 pm

Quarette Miroslav Krobot 95 mins 15
In a small Czech town, mother dependent Robert, his attractive girlfriend Simona, histrionic Tomas and extremely reserved History freak Funes, all dissatisfied with their lives, are members of the same string Quartette. As they rehearse for their next concert, they will get into a circle of eccentric situations and misunderstandings. They will bring out the best and worst feelings toward each other, jeopardizing their future as a band and as friends, but on this road, they will mostly try to convince themselves they deserve to be happy and learn how to do it.
Czech Drama

Chers Amis Valeriu Andriuta 20 mins 12A
In a teachers' office of a school, a few grown-ups discuss "important" matters. At the same time, outside, in the cold, a child is waiting for his mother and his “verdict
Comedy | Drama Romania

Otolitos Patricio Ballesteros Ledesma 3 mins U
Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo occurs when the calcium crystals (otoliths) of the inner ear detach. The main symptom is that everything rotates at bedtime. It is much worse than dizziness from a drunkenness. The first episode, unexpected, without knowing what it is, is desperate.
Vértigo / Animation Argentina

Persistence of Vision III Ismael Sanz-Pena 2 mins 12A
A short animated film made with just one image exploring the moving potential of the still sculptures at teh facade of Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim, Norway.
Animation/Experimental Norway

Reality Fragment 160921 Qigemu 14 mins 18
Reality Fragment 160921 follows two people in their process of reality-curation, as they create their own spaces against and via understandings of distance, as they go through the motions of growing themselves by growing their universes.
Sweden Experimental, queer

M.A.M.O.N. (Monitor Against Mexicans Over Nationwide) Alejandro Damiani 5 mins 12A
While Donald Trump is undergoing heart surgery, a portal to another reality opens. Latinos start falling from the sky to the desert, on the Mexico - US border, divided by an enormous wall. An hilarious war breaks between a Trump-like mecha robot and several stereotypical Mexican Latinos.
Animation Uruguay & México

Land (Terre) Raphael Meyer 8 mins 12A
A young man finds shelter inside a cornfield. There he meets a little girl and her father; the land owner.
Drama / Immigration Switzerland

The Foundation Of Criminal Excellence Oskars Rupenheits 126 mins 15
Set in 70’s USSR. Imant Veide is writing a script about con artist schemes and tries them out himself. However, soon he gets back more than he bargained for…
Comedy, Crime, Drama Latvia

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