/the rabbit holes
Date and time:
Dates to be confirmed
Cinéma GALERIES (exhibition hall)
Galerie de la Reine 26
Entry: free (walk-in, no tickets required)
All films are English spoken and/or English subtitled.
CROQUIS:: VRS (FRANCE)
Cinegraphic sketch of notes about the lockdown and coronavirus. The images are taken from images slowly morphing into one another (see the index at the end of the movie). Running time: 00:02:31.
WANNA BE BASQUIAT (PORTUGAL)
BY JOÃO POMBEIRO
Experimental short film/music video for Surma's 'Wanna be Basquiat', that follows a somewhat abstract narrative about industrial and suburban development, and the dream of prosperity, using hundreds of clippings from vintage images and film. Running time: 00:05:19.
NO NAME (BRAZIL)
BY JENS OSTBERG, GLEESON PAULINO
No name is an art music video filmed in Iceland at the vulcanic beach Vík. The video art was produced by a expedition of a group of artists in a creative catharsis during the midnight sun period inspired by the nature entientities of Iceland. Running time: 00:04:59.
CASS & LEX (GERMANY)
BY PHILLIP KAMINIAK
In his directorial debut, Berlin and Mexico City-based cinematographer Phillip Kaminiak embarks on a personal project where he attempts to deal with his previous relationships by training a lens on real-life couple Cassandre Clerc and Johannes Lex. By documenting their lives and translating their relationship into Dance, CASS & LEX tells a poem about the beauty and the horror of love. Running time: 00:04:47.
ANOTHER HORIZON (UNITED STATES)
BY STEPHANIE M BARBER
The horizon, where the sky and the earth meet, is always elsewhere, a promised place where these two elements come together. a metaphor, an orienting, a promise of transition, change, transcendence. a place where the corporeal and spiritual meet, or are cleaved apart. also, here, the space between narrative and documentary, fact and fiction, is scratched between two voices. Running time: 00:09:00.
THE REAL PERSON (ESTONIA)
BY JAAN TÄTTE
A young woman starts to question the reality of the world surrounding her and embarks on a journey to find something that is truly real. Running time: 00:06:15.
OMEGA II (FRANCE)
BY BLANCHARD THOMAS
Experimental music video for Omega II, a track from Sebastien Guerive’s upcoming album Omega Point. Running time: 00:05:24.
LOPHIILE FEAT. NSTASIA - MY SIDE (UNITED STATES)
In a docu-narrative style video, 6 real people, who were cast from a casting of over 100, discuss what love means to them and what they would do for it. Interwoven within these short interview clips is a colorful collage of the scenes they discuss, with them in the literal starring role. Running time: 00:05:03.
BORN LIKE A BULLET (CHILE)
BY JIMMY FERNANDEZ
“A collaboration project which combines poetry, dance and film, all in one, with the objective of creating awareness of our heritage and human rights. Like our black brothers, we have faced social discrimination and constant harassment by certain political figures. We´ve had enough. This must stop now and this is our way of protest. We want to let the world know that we our proud of being latinos.” Running time: 00:03:30.
TREI & JABZ MC – MAGMA (NEW ZEALAND)
BY JAMIE WANSTALL
Music video for New Zealand-based artist Trei. Running time: 00:04:30.
DEMASIADAS MUJERES (SPAIN)
BY SANTOS BACANA
Music video. Running time: 00:02:47.
SERVES US RIGHT (UNITED KINGDOM)
BY JOLA KUDELA
"This video is a product of self-isolation during the coronavirus time, driven by the frustration of not being able to go outside, which for me was the direct consequence of our behavior as humans. It’s about frustration with the consumerist race of humanity that pushes us towards a disaster. Coronavirus pandemic seems just like a rehearsal for the real end. So, while locked-in, I was trying to find some kind of peace and relief through creativity." Running time: 00:02:00.
BY XUEFEI CHI
Melo, a member of Higher Brothers, one of the most prominent rap group in Asia, released his first solo album “Old Master” at the end of April. The MV titled ‘Countryman’ tells a story of Melo upbringing, coming from a rural part of China. In a self mockery and humorous way, he tells the story of how he beats the odds and be where he is today. Running time: 00:02:43.
SZPAKU & KUBI PRODUCENT – ĆMY (POLAND)
BY KRZYSZTOF KIZIEWICZ, RADOVAN LEE
In conjunction with COVID pandemic, the abstract minded duo behind this music video decided to transfer production to a greater extent into virtual world. They made 3D scans of people and objects and created new abstract world filled with symbolic images. Running time: 00:02:53.
BY DAVID CABANNES
'Gogol' is a crazy journey through a man's psyche, suddenly taken by uncontrollable convulsions that send him into madness. His encounter with "Death" and "the Tiger" throws him into a trance-like state that will lead him to a metamorphosis. Running time: 00:03:46.
PUNTJUDITH – LICHTER (NETHERLANDS)
BY THIJS MOSTERMAN
This song speaks about light: "In dit licht". That is translated to light that we see every day, and how we interpret most of our lives. Though the light of our screens. This video shows the balance of being the observer of the screen as the object. Running time: 00:04:33.
BY MEIKE REDEKER
Through a monologue spoken backwards, the video deals with discriminatory depictions of women in the past and present. In a river scene, resembling J. E. Millais‘ famous painting of Shakespeare’s dying character Ophelia, the filmmaker appears. She speaks constantly into the camera. Her speech remains abstract until the video plays backwards and elicits the words in their original order, revealing a statement about the complex entanglements of language, image and social roles. On different levels the video moves forwards and backwards in time. Running time: 00:08:00.
SEER & SEEN (IRAN)
BY GHAZAL MAJIDI
Mystical forces have joined armies with nature to take over an abandoned amusement park. A mass of plastic ducks that reiterate an alternative being of themselves; revealing a dominant spirit as the ruling intelligence behind the curtain, an army for a queen. Running time: 00:05:12.
UH HUH (UNITED STATES)
BY MARK ISAAC, GABRIELA BULISOVA
A protest music video -- anti gun violence -- during a protest year, during a baffling era. Running time: 00:04:59.
HOW (UNITED STATES)
BY VASILIOS PAPAIOANNU
Music video for Leo Crandall's "How" included in the album "Unknowable and Stunning Thing". Shot in 16mm and Super 8 film. Running time: 00:06:06.