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10 minuts d' Abtin Mozafari. Iran, República islàmica
SINOPSI A fantasy short film with a critical point of view about the horrible situation in Syria. "this is the first episode of my episodic film and I'm going to make the next three episodes. in this film, you will see a container and the story of the container...
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The Stream VIII
7 minuts d' Hiroya Sakurai. Japó
SINOPSI In the man-made waterways of rice paddies, the water in nature must follow artificial rules. In that way, nature is made abstract, giving rise to a new form of beauty distinct from the natural state. The theme of this work is the liveliness of the water...
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11 minuts d' Or Meir Schraiber. Mevaseret Zion. Israel
SINOPSI SHIVTA is a short dance film telling a cinematic and kinetic exploration of two lost desert wanderers. In a form of Fata-Morgana, a doubtful portal appears in the distance. Curiosity takes over and the two, as the narrative rolls forward, find themselves
3 minuts de Stephanie M. Barber. Estats Units
SINOPSI A brief, poetic 16mm film on a simple sculptural action. What becomes apparent is the humor possible in material interactions and the tender and sometimes melodramatic symbolism of cut flowers. What begins as a reverence for natural beauty ends up pointin
Am I oright
4 minuts de Yen Liang Chen. Taiwan
SINOPSI The basic performance of the experimental animation, “AM I ORIGHT”, is based on sounds. The sounds which were recorded, mixed and edited, were used as the basic performance of the animation creation. To indicate the author’s actual experience of getting l
4 minuts de Maria Pulido Aguz i Alba Capilla Elena. Espanya
SINOPSI Ana es una joven llena de inseguridades. Atrapada en su inconsciente, desea poder aceptar su propia identidad, pero sus complejos le impiden disfrutar plenamente de la vida. Ámome es un alegato surrealista en favor del amor propio, la comunicación interna...
3 minuts de Costantinos Chaidalis. Grècia
SINOPSI An aged desolation, She sits by old Shannon’s flowing, A mother of many children, Of children exiled and dead, In her home, with bent head, homeless, Clasping her knees she sits, Keening, keening! - “The Banshee”, John Todhunter According to Irish mytho
Boy transcoded from phosphene
2 minuts de Rodrigo Faustini. Brasil
SINOPSI Trapped in phosphene, raw documentary footage unfolds its digital self, receding into its abstract infancy, a memory image unspooled from the dependency of a referent, affected by its' internal life. A computer sees without eyes.
5 minuts de Jacek Jędrzejczak. Polònia
SINOPSI „Exoneration” is a part of Jacek Jędrzejczak’s project named „TEN” and as such it confronts the subject of human being in a relation to time. Duration becomes an expression of the slump of continuum, stoppage, and as a result – a change, an inertness.
2 minuts de Marijke de Belie. Bèlgica
SINOPSI El film FEMINAM, ?mujer? en latín, es una obra visual autónoma de Marijke de Belie. En ella, la artista juega con representaciones de la mujer a través de los siglos. No obstante, lejos de un puro listado cronológico-científico de iconos femeninos…
Film Loop 31: Shisendo
2 minuts de Michael Lyons. Japó
SINOPSI Photographed on 16mm film at Shisendo temple in northeast Kyoto and hand-developed using matcha (powdered green tea). The soundtrack is an excerpt from 'Eunoia' by Stefano de Ponti and Elia Moretti recorded in Torino, Italy. Images from the Film Loop…
6 minuts de Nataša Prosenc Stearns. Estats Units
SINOPSI A long forgotten encounter comes to life through fragments of real and imagined recollections. Longing, memories and nostalgia are at play in a chronicle of an affair, set in a deserted interiors of a Los Angeles hotel. The atmosphere recalls Hitchcock’s...
11 minuts de María Lorenzo Hernández. Espanya
SINOPSI Impromptu es un viaje a los orígenes del cine a partir de sus padres olvidados: los pioneros que lograron imágenes en movimiento antes de 1895, año oficial del cinematógrafo de los Lumiére. A través de cinco Estudios de Frédéric Chopin, Impromptu es…
Neither peace nor quietness
5 minuts de Michał Dawidowicz i Zbigniew Bodzek. Polònia
SINOPSI The rich man suffers a road accident. Instantly, like a present Job, he loses his fortune, family and health. During the state of clinical death, his soul fights for the deliverance from suffering, for understanding. The film is an attempt to show…
Not For Medical Use
4 minuts de Camila Moreiras. Estats Units
SINOPSI Inscription as document and inscription as documentation. Evidence and testimony. Diagnosis and reaction. The forensic puts in play a retelling of events, a (re)construction of time always already from an historicizing perspective. Its images are the imag...
9 minuts de Jing Wang i Harvey Goldman. Estats Units
SINOPSI Glints of light, passing of shadows, the choreography of perpetual existence sets the stage for this Delphian ballet. The impenetrable flow of life’s rhythms, their Sisyphean inceptions and cessations are punctuated with eternity’s ephemeral modulations.
Síndrome de Alicia / Alicia's syndrome
7 minuts de Paulina Vaqueiro. Mèxic
SINOPSI Alice is trapped in monotony. After a discussion with Oscar, her boyfriend, she thinks about the dance, a passion she has abandoned, and embarks on a journey in which she realizes that she must fight for what she loves.
8 minuts de Naama Attias. Jerusalem
SINOPSI This video offers a glimpse into an inner look of the body. it creates tension between revulsion from the body and reconciliation with it. I use gymnastics leotards: That represent thinness, tenderness, discipline of the body. In order to force the body
Towards the Experimental Control of Dreaming
2 minuts de Ryan Betschart. Estats Units
SINOPSI A visual prose poem on a missed encounter during a brief period of altered states of consciousness. The "Monroe Techniques" of outer body travel can be found in Robert Monroe's 1971 book Journeys out of the Body, or summarized in D Scott Rogo's Leaving...
Val del Omar and Brakhage in a water drop
2 minuts de Joan Marimón. Catalunya
SINOPSI Images of high speed water drops according to the VAL DEL OMAR style because of the water leitmotiv with flamenco music and at the same time according to the BRAKHAGE style because of the fast rhythm combined with stops in black.