Best of the World
Yoshiro Ishihara (1915-1977) was a poet of silence. He said that a poem is an impulse to resist writing. This is an attempt to seek out a landscape from his poems.
During a majong game a bad situation occurs. Everyone waits for the last player to show up.
The three have no choice but to wait and sit there silently in tears.
However, they do believe that the fourth player will come. They look up to the sky waiting for this miracle to happen.
A film about a soldier who had been wounded at war and returned home where his mother was waiting him.
An old man was looking for the plum blossom in the snow storm during the trip.
From the moment she was born, Vaysha was a very special girl. With her left eye she can only see into the past, and with her right she can only see the future. The past is familiar and safe, the future is sinister and threatening. The present is a blind spot. In captivating parabolic imagery, the award-winning animation artist Theodore Ushev illustrates the world through Vaysha’s eyes.
According to an old legend from the north, the souls of the drowned transform into seals. A hunter steals the skin of one of these mythical creatures, which prevents it from taking to the water. Instead, it becomes the hunter’s wife. They live a good life together and have a daughter. But her longing for the sea cannot be satiated.
Glen is barely a man. In a desperate attempt to tap into his masculinity he attends a primal scream therapy session. Surrounded by wailing men he cannot even make a sound. When another member of the class pushes Glen too far he finally lets something out – a miniature version of himself which does whatever it wants, regardless of the consequences.
A visual journey that challenges us to think about a universal belonging that doesn’t confine itself to a city, region or national boundary, in an age in which xenophobia, nationalism and intolerance are a daily occurrence.
Popenil bom, če umrem tako mlad ... / Chatear-me-ia Morrer Tão Joveeeeem... / It Would Piss Me Off To Die So Yoooooung…
The story of a Portuguese soldier outgoing to the battlefields of Flanders. His gas mask will follow him through the narrow aisles in the trenches where he will get in touch with the horrors of the Great War. While inhaling mustard gas, used for the first time as a chemical weapon, he will be subject to a series of visions with strange figures.