International Competition 1
Screening time: 1 h 20 min
CW: Themes of domestic abuse and scenes of sexual acts
Films in this screening:
France, 2021. 7 minutes.
In the heat of summer, children and wasps gather around the same meal, but sharing is not on the daily menu.
Germany, 2021. 5 minutes.
Haunted by a little thing, a man gets driven to the edge.
Good Old Vinyl
Russia, 2022. 14 minutes.
The office worker story.
Florence Yuk Ki Lee:
Elephant in Castle
Hong Kong, 2021. 5 minutes.
Hong Kong, where the director grew up, 2019 and 2020. Stepping into a new decade, the world is coming to an unprecedented and critical moment in history.
The fourth Wall
Iran, 2021. 10 minutes.
Home and family, relationships, desires, wishes and everything is summarized in a kitchen. The stuttering boy is alone there, playing with his imagination.
Please let me in
united Kingdom, 2022. 3 minutes.
Please let me in. I want more. Let me in.
Estonia, 2021. 6 minutes.
Bernie Krause’s niche theory is that an animal’s voice evolved in a way to occupy its own little, unique acoustic slot within a whole soundscape, a puzzle piece in the whole puzzle, to be distinguishable in the mess. A fisher wonders what sounds fit the best in niches created by surrounding sounds.
Hold Me Tight
Belgium, France, 2021. 6 minutes.
In the heart of a dark forest, two silhouettes meet, attract and repel each other in an explosive bridal parade. “Hold Me Tight” is a bittersweet romance.
In my chest of fire there is still place to temple your dagger: a love story
Spain, 2021. 24 minutes.
This is the story of a fighter and a trainer, and the strange relationship that they have.