International Competition 5
Screening time: 1 h 20 min
CW: Themes of sexual and domestic violence and scenes of bestiality and animal abuse
Films in this screening:
USA, 2022. 5 minutes.
The story is set in a graphic design world where fonts are the main characters. They interact with the environment according to their properties: Bold makes everything thicker, Italic tilts things, Monospace equalizes objects by width, etc. Fonts are assigned to build a garden, and the five boxing wizards jump in quickly to inspect their work. A negative space storm flushes everything away, but Regular comes and fixes the garden.
United Kingdom, 2022. 8 minutes.
A spirited young woman persuades a hyena from London Zoo to take her place at a dinner dance held in her honor. Their plan requires a surprising amount of artistry and violence. Based on a story by artist Leonora Carrington, this film celebrates her startling tale with paint and collage.
Urška Djukić, Émilie Pigeard:
Granny's Sexual Life
Slovenia, France, 2021. 14 minutes.
Four old women reflect on their memories of old times when they were young and how different the relationships between men and women were back then. Their voices merge into one single voice, that of the grandmother Vera, who tells her story in proper detail. A trip into grandmother’s youth and the memories of her intimate life illustrate the status of Slovenian women in the first half of the 20th century.