Friday, 11 February
This screening session features 10 short films. All films are English spoken and/or English subtitled.
Bd du Centenaire 20
Reservations are not required, but advised. Reserve your tickets here.
A face mask and CST (Covid Safe Ticket) will be required.
THE ARMOR (FRANCE) BY DAVID FITT
Several women reflect on their daily lives. Running time: 00:01:00
SLURP (FRANCE) BY JULES JOLLY
A couple at the table. Isn’t diner the best time to say things? Running time: 00:02:40
T'AS PAS DE PERSONNALITÉ (BELGIUM) BY VICTOR RIDLEY
Music video for Belgian singer Alice Spa. Running time: 00:04:12
HIGH JUMP (BELGIUM) BY LENNERT MADOU
Otto lives in a remote village, where he spends his time with his two best friends. Yet Otto deals with a constant absence. For a while now Otto’s boyfriend, Casimir, who is a professional dancer, has been living a thousand miles away to work on his dancing career. Meanwhile, Otto finds comfort in his lover’s movements and uses his own body to fight against the ongoing distance. Running time: 00:11:53
SCARS (CANADA) BY ALEX ANNA
Alex Anna’s body is a canvas: her scars come to life to tell a new story of self-harming. Live action and animation intertwine in this short and poetic documentary, both intimate and universal. Running time: 00:10:00
MONSTER ENCOUNTERS (GERMANY) BY JAMES SMITH
Humans encounter various monsters, but each encounter has a consequence. Running time: 00:01:03
MAMMA (NORWAY) BY ASLAK DANBOLT
It’s Christmas Eve, and Synnøve is searching for her drug-addicted daughter Michelle in an almost desolated city. (Synnøve and Michelle are mother and daughter in real life and play versions of themselves in a story that is very close to their own lives.) Running time: 00:15:00
WHERE THE HILLS MEET THE MOON (U.S.) BY PARKER SCHMIDT
A creative cosmonaut ventures through a Martian landscape, hunting for the blissful sense of high speed euphoria. Running time: 00:02:31
FOREST (IRELAND) BY DERMOTT BURNS
‘Forest’ is an experimental short film rendered using real-time graphics. Through contrasting a vibrant virtual paradise with a dark reality, the film reflects upon humanity’s ignorance of their destructive nature on earth; the innocence of youth and the indifference of adulthood. Running time: 00:02:48
THE DRESS (POLAND) BY TADEUSZ ŁYSIAK
Lust, sexuality and physicality. These are the deepest desires virgin Julia suppresses while working at a wayside motel. That is until she crosses paths with a handsome truck driver, who soon becomes the object of her fantasies... Running time: 00:29:59
Awards and selections: Shortlisted for the 94th Oscars.