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A tale of difficult relations between mother and daughter. A childhood full of love is confronted with the parent's depression and alcoholism.
The diary of a young woman who divides her time between living in Israel and in France.
Italy, 2019, dcp, 3:28
A diner in the middle of the desert, two strangers and a glass of latte: these are the elements of Milkoffee, an adaptation of a short story from Crìmenes Ejemplares by Max Aub. The film tries to visually represent the frustration and inner madness of the narrator, who feels tremendously and inexplicably annoyed by the noise of the teaspoon on the other's glass.
A tribe of cartoons are being taken by force from their natural habitat, only to fulfil the voracious intentions of humans.
In a world where gravity changes constantly, you have to find something to keep you grounded.
A portrait of a small dairy town.
In the 1930s, a man wanders around a surrealist world ruled by time.
A cow adopts an orphaned baby rhino, and together with her native calf they live a peaceful life. One day, mother cow disappears and the calves go on a trip to find her. One morning, an interesting smell brings them to a village where a human girl is picking deliciously looking carrots.
The once obedient puppet who happily danced to the puppeteer’s demands is now distracted by one of his bad habits: the deliberate cracking of knuckles. This disruptive sound agitates her and we observe as her anger takes over.
Switzerland, 2019, dcp, 6:09
The story of a building with an inner courtyard and its inhabitants. While the different characters follow their everyday routines, trash slowly begins to pile up in the courtyard. What seems harmless in the beginning, one night escalates into a total disaster.
A traditional charcoal animation with an autobiographical experimental animated poem. Based on the director's diary on her immigration experience in London, No Body is about the relation between the city and the artist in three emotional chapters. Excitement, frustration and hope.
A man with a wide horizon meets a guy with a short one. There will be blood.
Following the loss of his wife, James’ grief cripples him from playing his beloved piano. His son Theo, on the other hand, uses his saxophone to cope. One evening while practicing for a show, Theo plays a specific melody line that reopens James’ wounds. Theo seizes this moment to help lead his father out of depression.
The wild west! Cowboys galloping through vast landscapes, yearning looks into the distance, huge egos duelling to the blood – of course it needs the wide screen! However, even the western has to keep up with the slogan “Vertical is the new widescreen”. With the new “mobilescope”, the genre expects of its cowboys the same cool performance as we are used to. Will that work well?