Obskuur - Narrative Films

Obskuur - Narrative Films

The Obskuur Ghent Film Festival is often referred to as Europe's most obscure film festival. An island oasis for art amidst a sea of commercialism. Sure, it's modest in form, as we mainly focus on screening films and less on the glitter and glamour. The festival focuses on contemporary cinema and video art and places its films where they belong – within the vibrant context of other art forms.

Obskuur - Narrative Films
  • The First Two (Hungary) by Balázs Szövényi-Lux

    After an unsuccessful marriage attempt Sasha needs to leave Budapest and her Hungarian boyfriend to continue her studies in the USA. As the day progresses, their special bond makes separating in the morning a difficult choice.
    Running time: 01:23:06

  • Silent Trilogy (Peru) by Daniel Rodriguez-Risco

    Silent films are back.
    In the words of film critic Sebastián Pimentel, Silent Trilogy “conveys a simple but very powerful idea: the idea that from the love of silent cinema one can discover the secret quintessence of moving images.
    A current of thought unites the three episodes in a coherent way,...

  • 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.

  • -15 (Lithuania) by Rinaldas Tomasevicius

    Alexei is released on probation after 15 years in prison. He is assisted by a sympathetic social worker. Vilnius at night is full of provocative situations. It is difficult for Alexei to accept the new order. He restrains himself and tries not to follow the old bandit habits. Depressed by guilt, ...

  • 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.

  • Trance Action Delivery (Belgium) by Florian Giroul

    Inside a private digital network infected by virtual meta-creatures, a humanoid has to fight his inner demons in order to save his cyberspace from final downfall. During this process, he stumbles upon a greater truth within. This music video explores how humans can navigate the arising conflicts ...