Monday, 6 February
This screening session features 7 short films (see below). All selected films are in English and/or have English subtitles.
Cinema Galeries (Studio)
26 Galerie de la Reine
Pre-registration for this screening has ended, but a few more tickets will become available at the cinema 10 minutes before the start. Check out our other screenings too, for which you can still reserve some free tickets!
CONTRAPUNCTUS (BELGIUM) BY LUNA BRUSSELAERS
Synopsis: A marriage falling apart. Running time: 00:05:00.
THOUSAND STARING EYES (MEXICO) BY NICOLAS GUTIERREZ WENHAMMAR
Synopsis: Mara, a 19-year-old woman from San Pedro Sula, came to Mexico fleeing her past. The place where she lived never accepted her, it is something she will not forget. Mara works in a small, dark hotel room. We listen to what she thinks, all the memories, dreams and nightmares that inhabit her mind. Running time: 00:15:00.
Selections/awards: Morelia IFF, Black Canvas, Festival del Puerto, Obskuur Ghent FF.
LA ADELITA (USA) BY OKSANA MIRZOYAN
Synopsis: Artist Karilú Alarcón Forshee channels the female soldier of the Mexican revolution in her gripping vocal performance of “Qué He Sacado Con Quererte”. Running time: 00:03:02.
BLIND BODY (AUSTRALIA) BY ALLISON CHHORN
Synopsis: Partially blind, grandmother Kim Nay depends on touch and sound to navigate her daily routine of eating, resting and listening to Khmer news. Time moves fluidly as Kim’s sense of self slowly begins to dilate, conjuring long-dormant memories. Running time: 00:14:58.
Selections/awards: Visions du Réel, Black Canvas Festival de Cine Contemporáneo Mexico, Lima Alterna FF, New York FF, Chicago IFF, Sydney FF, Athens International Film & Video Festival, Human Rights Arts and FF, and more.
UTE (POLAND) BY MACIEJ PISAREK
Synopsis: Desert, voices, mystery... Music video from a debut, independent album "Now The Grass Grows Through My Skin" by Anchey. Running time: 00:03:59.
Selections/awards: Parai Musical International Awards, Super Shorts London FF (Best Music Video), Toronto Arthouse FF, and more.
RANDOM PATROL (FRANCE) BY YOHAN GUIGNARD
Synopsis: Law and order are Matt's duties. Every morning, this US police officer in the suburb of Oklahoma-City takes his car in order to patrol in town. Every morning he is worried about the arrests of the day. Every morning he wonders how much this job changed himself. Running time: 00:30:00.
Selections/awards: Côté Court Paris, Cinéma du Réel (Best short), Rhode Island IFF, International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam, and more.