An animated short exploring group dynamics. How do we define ourselves when we are all equal?
runs through laughing eyes
past father and horizon.
An intimate moment, so simple.
Through the base of the pan into the world.
Lost hands. Lost touches.
And trying to grasp
What is not tangible.
In Riga’s public transport you can call the police if someone smells bad and disturbs your ride. But would you call? Lizete, an amateur interviewer, tries to figure out – do we have the right to stink.
A woman reads the newspaper with such intensity that she gets literally devoured by it. Painted on its pages, she witnesses some of the tragic events of our times, drowns in ocean trash, is threatened by the elements unleashed by climate change. Yet in her despair she transforms this darkness into movement and art, and plants the seeds of hope.
A young woman uses her talent for taxidermy to “restore” the animals to their natural habitat. However, the true search for the answers begins when she starts finding a roll of undeveloped film in each of the animals she treats. Her obsession drives her to seek an explanation for the connection she feels, haunting her dreams, as well as her waking moments.
Tortured found footage for a short piano piece of Galina Ustvolskaya [Based on my experiments during a workshop at Primanima Festival 2018 (Budaörs, HUN) held by Péter Lichter] Mus: Prelude n°5 by Galina Ustvolskaya (1953) performed by Hayk Melikyan (2009).
Somewhere in the Eastern Europe. A young girl runs away from her depressing hometown. That’s how she meets Skinny – a kind of unstable weirdo who lives in a camper and runs his not-so-legal errands. Their journey gradually leads them towards more and more eerie settings.