FILM SCREENINGS & Q&A :
18:00 – 19:00
GALOOT – Devon Leaver – 9 min – USA
Galoot is an experimental film following the journey of a space creature that immerses the viewer in the experience of growing up on the autism spectrum.
I HAVE DREAMED CARTHAGE – Cyril Nehmé – 24 min – France
Maïa, a young opera singer, is on stage for her first performance. As she starts singing the main aria from “Dido and Aeneas”, she finds herself struck with a moment of sudden revelation.
STOPGAP IN STOP MOTION – Stephen Featherstone – 5 min – UK
Photographs of performers in an inclusive dance company come to life. The artists dance out of the photos and across table tops until the whole company meet and perform in unison.
INTRIGUE & STRIKES – Eneko Sanz, Martín Oliveros Heinze* – 12 min – Germany
The modern adaptation of a classic puts four theater performers to the test. Against their will, they become competitors for a single role.
IRIS AWAITS – Roberto Niño Betancourt* – 7 min – Colombia, Argentina
The act of waiting is bitter for Iris. She is all alone, nobody comes and nothing happens. Her memories are her only companion. As well as the growing uncertainty of her own reality.
VIEWPOINT – Mohsen Mohammadi – 5 min – Iran
Confronting two sides of one thing, by seeing something blurry from two viewpoints which are both wrong.
*filmmaker attending festival
20:00 – 21:30
ROSES. FILM-CABARET – Dakh Daughters – 78 min – Ukraine
22:00 – 23:00
THE BEAUTY OF BEING DEAF – Chella Man – 3 min – USA
An underwater celebration featuring a slam poem on the beauty of being deaf.
HIDE & SNIFF – Kousuke Hishinuma – 49 min – Japan
“Are you ready?” KOKI racks his brain to try and win a game of hide-and-seek over his wife, ARIKA, who has a sensitive nose. One night, ARIKA senses an odd smell in KOKI’s body. The change in the odor of his body begins to torment her. Meanwhile, KOKI asks his little sister KASUMI for a favor.
CONTINUOUS SCREENINGS MARCH 4 – 6
DRESSING ROOM DE ROODE BIOSCOOP
TENJINSAN TEXTILES – Michael Lyons, Haruka Mitani – 4 min – Japan
This stop motion animation uses a home-made synthesizer to listen to antique kimono textile patterns.
THE DREAM MACHINE – Michael William West* – 9 min – France
A woman experiments with a Dream Machine, hoping to escape trouble. Within the light and dark of the machine, violent emotions awaken.
JOAN JONAS OF ARC – Anya Liftig – 4 min – USA
A plague of lobsters, a love of lobsters, a society that cannot comprehend.
THAT’S IT – Sabine Molenaar – 16 min – Belgium
Where do dreams end and reality begin?
TAKEAWAY – Lou Sumray* – 5 min – UK
A hand-drawn tale inspired by the antics of the Bowerbird and an insight into what really happens to items that so many of us throw away.
THIS IS SAND – Michael Kneebone, Gregg Clampffer* – 2 min – The Netherlands
Teensy boulders or gigantic atoms? We investigate with our brains and bikinis.
THIS IS TREE – Michael Kneebone, Gregg Clampffer* – 2 min – The Netherlands
Nature’s flowchart or human convenience store? We take a closer look.
DUNGEON – Jérémy Griffaud – 7 min – France
Getting out of the shadows to enter the light, or becoming this “light”.
*filmmakers attending festival
BATHROOM DE ROODE BIOSCOOP
BUTT – Jeremy Kagan – 2 min – USA
An animated view from the rear end.
VR FILM INSTALLATION
OFF WITH HER HEAD – Camelia Finley – 67 min – USA
A demigod, who has descended to Earth in hopes of participating in a human life, is placed within the body of a woman; Marie Antoinette. There he experiences man’s inhumanity to man in parody and comedy. He is beheaded, and ascends back to his original self more whole than before.
CAFÉ DE ROODE BIOSCOOP :
Analogue Space Film Art Installations – Jonathan Brown – USA
SALON DE IJZERSTAVEN (5 min by walk from De Roode Bioscoop)
IF YOU BELIEVE – Nicole Elaine Baker Peterson – 6 min – USA
The moon has fallen to earth… and something isn’t right.