Spain, documentary, 2021, 15'
Director: Camila Moreiras
Screenplay: Camila Moreiras
Cinematography: Camila Moreiras
Editing: Pablo Gil, Camila Moreiras
Sound: Alejandra Molina
Production: Inicia Films (Valérie Delpierre)
Amid desert landscapes and chain-link fences, plutonium lay scattered and buried in the town of Palomares, Spain. A voiceover narration describes an undisclosed medical condition, and land and body converge in the uncomfortable difference between recovery and survival.
Germany, documentary, 2021, 30'
Director: Lara Milena Brose, Kilian Armando Friedrich
Cinematography: Jacob Kohl
Editing: Katharina Fiedler
Sound: Gerhard Auer
Music: Silvio Buchmeier
Production: HFF München, Tobias Bissinger, Max Wallner
Burnt-out twentysomething Leon is struggling in a residential rehab clinic. His father Hans-Joachim, by contrast, is brimming with zest for life — in fact, this landscape artist is planning to live forever as a ‘homo digitalis’.
Las máquinas tristes Sad Machines
Argentine, Columbia, experimental, 2021, 9'
Director: Paola Michaels
Screenplay: Paola Michaels
Editing: Paola Michaels
Production: Ignacio Masllorens
What is the relationship between the thought of Jacques Lacan, Samuel Beckett and robotic machines? Paola Michaels proposes a possible cinematic response: with grace and intelligence, using archival footage, she creates an a priori unimaginable dialogue.
Will My Parents Come to See Me
Austria, Germany, Somalia, igrani fiction, 2022, 28'
Director: Mo Harawe
Screenplay: Mo Harawe
Cinematography: Steven Samy
Editing: Alexander von Piechowski
Sound: Mohamed Abdinur Isse
Cast: Xaliimo Cali Xasan, Shucayb Abdirahman Cabdi, Maxamed Axmed Maxamed, Mohamed Hersi
Production: Mo Harawe, Alexander von Piechowski, Nuux Muuse Birjeeb, Ahmed Farah
The female prison guard wants to know what the man would like for his last meal. ‘Meat and a Coke’, the young inmate replies. Familiar with the prescribed procedures, she accompanies him through his final day. It is a difficult walk towards the inevitable. ‘Will my parents come to see me?’ he asks quietly.
Au revoir Jérôme! Goodbye Jérôme!
France, animation, 2022, 8'
Director: Adam Sillard, Gabrielle Selnet, Chloé Farr
Screenplay: Adam Sillard, Gabrielle Selnet, Chloé Farr
Animation: Adam Sillard, Gabrielle Selnet, Chloé Farr
Editing: Adam Sillard, Gabrielle Selnet, Chloé Farr
Sound: Clément Naline
Music: Anna Cordonnier, Amandine Robillard
Production: Gobelins, l’école de l’image (Moïra Marguin)
Having just arrived in paradise, Jerome sets out to find his wife Maryline. In the course of his search, he sinks into a surreal and colourful world in which no one seems to be able to help him.