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International Competition: Short Films 1
Start: 20:30 (duration: ~76 minutes)
Hall: ARENA 5
- And What Is the Summer Saying
- Kado (A Gift)
- The Ashes (Khakestar)
Are we really ready for this journey into the twists and turns of the Internet? To face these strangely familiar images and to question our relationship with technology? Are we free or trapped in a cage?
The camera sways slightly, setting in a majestic black and white on the intimate stories of a small village bordering the jungle. A mystical and poetic cinematic experience, in which one gladly gets lost in.
“Negra? Don’t call me that,” Maryuri retorts, on the day she dances, bleeds, and might risk her life and run away, or ease the world’s misery in the arms of her lover, a fisherman from Cartagena.
What must one do to go out with friends or sleep with one's girlfriend in ultra-conservative Indonesia? Isfi has the answer! Awarded in Venice, Kado provides a welcome sigh of freedom.
A man and a women are plunging ever deeper into the desert. Their mission is to burn the body of another man and deliver the ashes to his wife. But when they arrive, the “deceased” disappears into thin air.…