saturday, february 15


This screening session features 7 films. All films are English spoken and/or English subtitled.


Cinéma GALERIES (Studio)

Koninginnegalerij 26 Galerie de la Reine

1000 Brussels

Free entry and popcorn.

This screening is FULLY BOOKED. From experience we know some seats may free up, so feel free to drop by starting 30 minutes before the screening to put your name on the waiting list. We'll start giving away unclaimed seats 5 minutes before the screening begins.

Pandemia (Hong Kong)

by Yiannis Biliris

The messaging. The infinite social media scrolling. People are multitasking between games and the stock market, watching movies whilst skipping continuously 15 seconds ahead - all of this while even crossing the street.

Category: documentary, music video

Duration: 00:03:00


At Dawn the Flowers Open the Gates of Paradise (United Kingdom)

by Elzbieta Piekacz

Akiko works in a central London hotel as a housekeeper where she finds refuge in a personal project. She takes photographs of the hotel guests used bed sheets, like sculpture printed by peoples sleeping and sleeplessness from the previous night. When she hears that the love of her life, Oskar, has married, she builds from her photographs a kind of cocoon; an altar, on which she lies down, holding a ritual to free her spirit from the world with which she cannot be reconciled.

Category: short, experimental

Duration: 00:13:26


Matter Out of Place (United States)

by Oona Taper

Intimate portrait. Blurred line. Exploration of presence and absence. An Experimental Animation.

Category: animation, short

Duration: 00:02:28

PACIFIC (Lebanon)

by Angie Obeid

Whenever I walk through the dark reddish hallways to reach my apartment, whenever I would look out of my windows and dive into that expended view of the city of Brussels, unusual feelings would emerge... until the day I read an article about my building PACIFIC, entitled "the suicide tower".

Category: documentary

Duration: 00:23:00

Sam Tudor - Joseph in the Bathroom (Canada)

by Lucas Hrubizna

Through the vacant halls of a small town high school, two faceless outcasts are dragged from room to room by an invisible force. When they arrive in the gym, Sam Tudor comes face-to-face with the dark social realities of his school experience.

Benelux premiere

Category: music video

Duration: 00:04:27

hier. (somewhere.) (Belgium)

by Joy Maurits

Somewhere. in a sportscenter in Bazel, young people not only learn to walk within the lines but also to explore these boundaries. A portrait about the open-mindedness of girls and boys who, each within their own world, come together in this microcosm and search for connection.

Category: documentary

Duration: 00:18:23

Hollow Heart (Denmark)

by Emilie Marloth Frøkjær

Ellen has achieved great success on the art scene with her installation piece "Hollow Heart", where she scans and projects her sick daughters heart in front of a live audience. As the press begins to doubt Ellen's talent, she chooses to restage the piece bigger and wilder. But as her daughter Adalyn enters puberty and is more fragile than ever, Ellen must choose between chasing fame or assuring Adalyn's health.

Category: short

Duration: 00:39:59


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