The video work deals with mines that are still buried in the ground after the war was over. From a beautiful top-shot the camera follows three professional mine-removers. They move slowly in meditative movement in a no man’s land desert. They look for mines, find some and remove them. This act leaves a visible trail which the artist, dressed as a pioneer, follows, while sowing seeds, from a small bag (refers to Millet´s famous painting) on the same track the mines were removed from. The sowing as a healing gesture suggests a new hope to come.
Israel 2012, color, 5 min, no dialogue
Director: Shahar Marcus, DoP: Ben Hertzog, editing: Daniel Landau, sound: Daniel Meir
Production: Shahar Marcus
A young girl who lives in a remote wrecking yard takes on the local bullies when they travel out to torment her father.
Australia 2012, color, 13 min, OV
Director: Michael Spiccia, script: Julius Avery, DoP: Adam Arkapaw, editing: Jack Hutchings, sound: William Ward
Production: Buffalo Films, Jessica Mitchell
Lou and Chantal are gonna blow up. One day. Somehow. But girls don’t get out of Coberge, Ontario by playing nice. All they’ve ever wanted, was to feel what it’s like to be free.
Canada 2013, color, 15 min, OV
Director & script: Jasmin Mozaffari, DoP: Adam Bischoff, editing: Christina Siamalekas, sound: Aaron Yeung
Production: Caitlin Grabham
THE RED CARPET
158 million people live in Indian slums. They all have their own dream. Rubina is a slum girl who lived her dream. That dream didn´t last for a long time. This is the story of people who live under very extreme insalubrity. Millions of children play surrounded by rubbish, cows, rats and excrements. Garib Nagar slum, in Bandra district (Bombay) is Rubina’s home, a 12-year old girl who aims to become an actress and change the slum into a more clean and habitable place.
Spain 2012, color, 12 min, OV, English Subtitles
Director, script & music: Iosu López, DoP: Manuel Fernandez, sound: Antonio Muñoz
Production: Iosu López & Manuel Fernandez
The rabbits are blissfully happy. Nothing awful can happen to them because they are at the top of the evolutionary tree: they have no brain. The rabbits live in the ruins of Rabbitland – the perfect democracy. Every day, its inhabitants go out to vote, and they vote for the same representatives.
Serbia 2013, color, 7 min, English OV
Director & script: Ana Nedeljkovic, DoP: Nikola Majdak Jr., editing: Srdjan Radmilovic, sound: Vladimir Jankovic
Production: Film House Bas Celik, Jelena Mitrovic
In May 2010, after record rainfall, flash flood broke embankments of the Vistula near Wilków. Catastrophic flooding deprived thousands of people of all their possessions and roofs over their heads. A few weeks later Zbigniew Czapla found a box of old photographs in his family house also ravaged by the element. The unique family mementoes left were destroyed by water, mud and mold. This film is a desperate attempt to keep memories, reconstruct people and events of the past. An impression on the transitory nature of memory, inevitability of fading and the destructive force of elements.
Poland 2012, color, 8 min, OV
Realization: Zbigniew Czapla, sound & music: Jaroslaw Konopka
Production: Zbigniew Czapla
A new man is born in the habitat. Kicked out by the others he follows a new direction. How far will he go?
Bulgaria 2013, b&w, 4 min, no dialogue
Director & script: Ina Georgieva, sound: Momchil Bozhkov, music: Alacazam
Production: Ina Georgieva
MY FRIEND NIETZSCHE
The improbable meeting between Lucas and Nietzsche will be the beginning of a violent revolution in the mind of a boy, within a family and within a society. At the end he is no longer a boy, he will be dynamite!
Brazil 2013, color, 15 min, OV, English Subtitles
Director, script & editing: Fauston da Silva
Production: Fauston da Silva