Curator's Choice

Curator's Choice

Curator's Choice
  • The Path of a Memory (Belgium) by Katerina Indesteege

    Growling mountains, trees full of fruits, giggles, whispers and tears. The past is still present in the mind of the daydreamer. Documentary meets fiction when the filmmaker fantasizes about her mother's memories. How could her life have looked like in a country far from here, in times of a dictat...

  • Inside You (Ukraine) by Erik Sémashkin

    A grape gets eaten. He then begins a long and perilous journey within the human body.

  • Nora (United States) by Caitlin Ferrell

    Influenced by Henrik Ibsen's "A Doll's House", Nora is confronted with her primal urges, when her husband is away on a business trip and she is left home confined to herself.
    Running Time: 00:09:53

  • Moteur Synchrone (Belgium) by Jamie Lee

    Imagine a world where the simplest of pleasures are not longer part of our freedom. From living to maintain the materials that mainstream culture has inflicted on our wants and needs, to the complete extinction of the human ability for critical thinking. Leading to the disconnection humans have w...

  • Silent Frequencies (Netherlands) by Jikke Lesterhuis

    Silent Frequencies is an exploration of the interaction between man and nature. The short animation pays homage to moss, a beautiful natural phenomenon often thought of as a weed in Europe, but worshiped in Japan. This allows the mosses to roam freely, resulting in an enchanting green carpet that...

  • Poor Boy Long Way From Home (Belgium) by Jonas Hollevoet

    A cowboy strands in a small bar after a fight with his ex. In the search for oneself, he is soon immersed in the jungle of drunkenness, loneliness and sadness.
    Running time: 00:16:36

  • Holestepper (Peru) by Sergio Fernández Muñoz

    Angel (Oswaldo Salas), an enthusiastic high school teacher, discovers a website where his students make fun of him and his disability through some strange videos. Mixing the reality and the digital universe adolescent, Angel will be involved in a world hitherto unknown.

  • Archeìo (Switzerland) by Jonathan Moratal

    It is very complicated to get rid of your guilt. Stay calm, Archeìo will take care of it. Running time: 00:02:20.

  • Ride (Australia) by Jeno Kim

    Synopsis: A woman and a driver share a car ride. Whilst sharing the liminal space, the mysterious pair discover they may be more connected to each other than they realise. Running time: 00:07:10.

  • Where Do We Go From Here (Italy) by Antonello Schioppa

    Synopsis: A woman's lifeless body is lying on a room's floor. A shocked man is staring at it. Beyond the closed door, someone is quietly trying to get in: he's a 9 years old child. These three are a family. Or what's left. Running time: 00:19:50.

    Selections/awards: Sulmona Int Short FF (Best Ab...

  • Be my first (2017/Japan) by Philippe McKie

    A young Japanese girl riding the train posts a message from her phone to an online thread: 'I'm a high-school student and I'm a virgin, does anyone want to pay to be my first? It has to be tonight'

  • Breaker (2017/Japan) by Philippe McKie

    In tomorrow's Tokyo, the technologically-enhanced body of a young mercenary hacker is overrun by a sentient data weapon. Wanted, the parasitic A.I becomes her only ally as she is chased across the city by those seeking to salvage it.

  • Game (2019/Iran) by Ali Haddadi

    A father with financial problems is forced to pay compensation for the damage caused by his son. He tries to get out of this situation by keeping his dignity.

  • Andrò a ritroso della nostra corsa (2019/Italy) by Mattia Biondi

    “Andrò a ritroso della nostra corsa” is a backwards journey through the seasons and the units of the language. To change the prose of the world, its intact clock. There is always a place more thoroughly, lost images in minimum intervals.

  • The Special Seat (Japan) by Akira Okumura

    YouTuber Ami shot an ASMR video of chewing sounds to entertain her fans. However, when she checked the video she shot, she found that there were noises in it that should not be there. The unpleasant noise, which contrast with the pleasurable, strikes her ears. Running time: 00:06:52

  • Luna (United States) by Margaret Armour

    On a journey to find balance and understanding, Luna courageously explores the facets of herself she has kept hidden. Luna forges a path as she is filled with knowledge and compassion coming face to face with what she fears will destroy her.
    Running time: 00:09:31

  • Uyi Nosa-Odia: A Portrait (Luxembourg) by Sofiya Kudryavtseva

    The documentary explores the philosophy of life of Uyi, a Luxembourg-based artist of Nigerian origin. Uyi sees art as a ‘safe space’ for communicating ideas that might put one in danger if expressed explicitly. He already had to pay the price for speaking out once.
    Running time: 00:14:15