Tuesday, 8 February
This screening session features 8 short films. All films are English spoken and/or English subtitled.
The Cinema - Maison de la Poste (Tour & Taxis)
Rue Picard 5/7
Reservations are not required, but advised. Reserve your tickets here.
A face mask and CST (Covid Safe Ticket) will be required.
THE FOURFOLD (CANADA) BY ALISI TELENGUT
Based on the ancient shamanic rituals and animistic beliefs in Mongolia and Siberia, an exploration of the indigenous worldview and wisdom. With hand-crafted imagery, a testament of reclaiming animism for planetary health and non-human materialities. Running time: 00:07:14
Awards and selections: Sundance FF, Rhode Island International FF, PÖFF Tallinn Black Nights FF, Seattle International FF.
SPONTANEOUS (U.S.) BY LORI FELKER
You never know when someone is miscarrying; it could be happening right next to you. Running time: 00:14:00
TEAM ELIAS (BELGIUM) BY GLENN DUMORTIER
A portrait of a young bodybuilder, who dreams big while serving a suspension. Running time: 00:13:00
GOOD GERMAN WORK (GERMANY) BY JANNIS ALEXANDER KIEFER
Two craftspeople, Uli and Didi, are working on a swastika in their workshop somewhere between rural idyll and village dreariness, wondering about the strange newcomers in the village. Running time: 00:14:00
Awards and selections: Film Fest Gent, Clermont-Ferrand Short FF, Aesthetica Short FF, Warsaw FF.
CELENTANO'S SEASICKNESS (ITALY) BY SAVERIO CAPPIELLO
Loredano, known as Celentano, due to seasickness has never been able to be a fisherman, which was his childhood dream. Now he works in a bar and waits for Alex, his grandson, who has recently started working as a fisherman, to give him a gift that initiates him into that world that is water, and that he has never been able to touch. Running time: 00:12:05
ON HIRE (IRAN) BY TAYMAZ REZVANI
Tahereh is a woman who hires babies and toddlers from families to provide movie production groups with tiny performers... Running time: 00:10:05
TOKE (U.K.) BY NONO
Set in the urban metropolis of London, 'Toke' is an intimate portrait of Danish-born dancer Toke Broni Strandby. Director NONO expertly visualizes the emotionally layered journey we endure to fulfill our dreams while exploring themes of identity, contemporary alienation, and acceptance. An inspiring story about triumph, 'Toke' is a celebration of the beautiful resilience of the human spirit. Running time: 00:06:42
I DON'T FEEL AT HOME ANYWHERE ANYMORE (BELGIUM) BY VIV LI
A wistful but witty account of a trip to Beijing by an art student who has been abroad for ten years. Her stay with her family mercilessly exposes how uprooted she has become by her life abroad. Running time: 00:15:54
Awards and selections: Aesthetica Short FF, Beijing International Short FF, International Documentary FF Amsterdam.