O Homem do Lixo / The Garbage Man
Laura Gonçalves (Bando à Parte)
Portugal, 2022, 11'45"
On a hot August afternoon, the family gathered at the table remembers uncle Botão: the Colonial War, emigration to France, where he lived and worked for thirty years as a garbage man.
Histoire pour 2 trompettes / A Story for 2 Trumpets
Amandine Meyer (Miyu Productions)
France, 2021, 05'25"
An initiatory and intimate story in which the author tells, in the form of a tale, the key stages of her construction as a woman and artist.
El matí del senyor Xifró / Mr. Xifró's Morning
Marc Riba, Anna Solanas (I + G Stop Motion)
Spain, 2022, 05'00"
Joseph Pierce (Melocoton/The British Film Institute/BridgeWay Films/Ozú Productions/Endorfilm)
France, UK, Belgium, Czechia, 2022, 14'45"
Driving along the motorway, Will loses his sense of scale. As his crippling drug addiction deepens, he struggles to unpick the sequence of events that led to his predicament, before he’s lost forever.
Steven Subotnick (independent)
USA, 2021, 05'50"
I didn’t know which way home was, nor anything about it.
Sawako Kabuki (Miyu Productions/New Deer)
France, Japan, 2021, 10'35"
Have you or your partner ever had an experience where you missed your period or been “late"?
Xu An, Xi Chen (Congrong Film)
China, 2022, 07'00"
A woman is crying out for help to two men, with a child in her arms, but what comes next is mixed with good omen and misfortune, with felicity and fatality.
Deux sœurs / Two Sisters
Anna Budanova (Imaka Films)
France, 2021, 14'12"
Rouge and Blanche, two happy twin sisters, live in a plain on the edge of a hostile forest they are afraid to approach. The danger will come from elsewhere.