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02 – 10 August 2019
Edition XVIII

02 – 10 August 2019
Edition XVIII

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Out from the Deep

The Good Old Swing Octopus comes to the rescue! Emerging from the depths of the sea, it brings life to our jaded city souls.

Plasticat

Night. City. A pocket full of money. A beggar in a busy street. Adds up to trouble, doesn't it?

The Red Herring

An animated comedy about a group of penguins who get too greedy for their own good.

Ethnophobia

Survival, clash and symbiosis go side by side; all accompanied by bursts of joy and pain.

Sonámbulo

A surrealist journey through colours and shapes inspired by the poem Romance Sonámbulo by Federico García Lorca

Soldat

A symbolic story about a product of society that gets out of control...

Papa’s Boy

A young mouse dreams of being a dancer, but his family disapproves, until one day his dancing saves the day.

El empleo

The Employment. A man prepares and goes to work in a bizarre world, where the meaning of human workforce is taken to another level.

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I Signed the Petition

Through the conversation between two friends we catch a glimpse of what it is to be a Palestinian in today’s world.

A Little Wisdom

A Little Wisdom is an observationally nuanced portrait of the lives of orphaned young monks living in an isolated Tibetan Buddhist monastery.

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CENTRAL AIRPORT THF

Berlin's historic defunct Tempelhof is used as Germany's largest emergency shelter for asylum seekers

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Obscuro Barroco

A cinematographic homage to Rio de Janeiro, the film explores different quests for the self through transvestism, carnaval and political struggle.

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INFINITE FOOTBALL

Funny, sad and moving, this minimalist documentary keeps us captive in the world of a small-time clerk seeking to transcend his own limits coming worlds.

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I Have Sinned a Rapturous Sin

What cures women of sexual promiscuity? Eating lettuce, of course, at least according to one Islamic clergyman.

Between my flesh and the world's fingers

Mary MacLane, the Wild Woman of Butte, Montana, a bisexual and proto-feminist published her diaries in 1902 and 1917.

Mixed Signals

A film about codified language systems and the effort convey lived experience.

While I yet Live

Five acclaimed African American quilters from Gee's Bend, Alabama, talk about love, religion and the fight for civil rights.

Birds in the Earth

The relationship between individuals and their surroundings is addressed in a light-hearted and funny way.

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Under the Wire

Based on Conroy’s book Under the Wire, the film is a gripping account of the triumph of the human spirit in the face of overwhelming adversity.

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THE GOSPEL OF EUREKA

Love, faith and civil rights collide in a southern town as evangelical Christians and drag queens step into the spotlight to dismantle stereotypes.

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INA PIRA: VIMEO STAFF PICKS

Ina Pira from Vimeo’s curation team will offer an in-depth look at the process behind curating.

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Alteration

Alexandro volunteers for an experiment carried out to study dreams.

I Saw the Future

A journey in a 3D space reflecting visionary writer Arthur C. Clarke’s futuristic predictions.

Sanctuaries of Silence

Join Hempton on listening journey into Olympic National Park, one of the quietest places in North America.

The Little Prince

In The Little Prince VR, the players immerse in Saint-Exupéry’s creation, interact with the world and its characters like never before.

The Sun Ladies

In 2014, ISIS fighters invaded Iraq. The men were killed, and the women and girls taken as sex slaves.

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Trás-os-Montes

Evocation of a province, the Northeast Portuguese, whose historical roots, secular, not confuse the country’s brother, the Douro league.

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WESTWOOD: PUNK, ICON, ACTIVIST

Vivienne Westwood has been redefining British fashion for over 40 years, and is responsible for creating many of the most distinctive looks of our time.

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Parades (Fabula Rasa)

Giving up on politics, Margot decides to entrust her fate to the Dardu, a legendary carp that supposedly predicts the future.

DEER BOY

A story about a hunter’s son, who was born with antlers, and about how each man kills the thing he loves.

Scaffold

Immigrants working on scaffolding break the routine of their job

FACING MECCA

Pensioner Roli comes to Fareed’s assistance when the Syrian refugee is faced with the burial of his Muslim wife.

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A WOMAN CAPTURED

A European woman has been kept by a family as a domestic slave for 10 years.

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1999

When death haunts a high school in a small town in the late 1990s, everyone is forever transformed.

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Voices from Within

Bringing together stories of two Kosovar women whose husbands have gone to fight in Syria, and who are still not ready to be identified.

Exit

In EXIT, we meet Angela, Ingo and Manuel, all former right-wing extremists who made the leap to leave their movement.

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A Time To Live, A Time To Die

Spanning the years 1947–65, the film follows the maturation of Ah-hsiao as he and his family cope with the shock of leaving their homeland

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Island Of The Hungry Ghosts

An isolated jungle in the indian ocean hides a high-security Australian detention centre where thousands of asylum seekers have been locked away indefinitely.

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Remapping the Origins

A film about the city of Białystok, a reflection on how to deal with history and memory in a formerly pluralistic and revolutionary place.

Braguino

In the middle of the Siberian taiga, 450 miles from the nearest village, live two families: the Braguine and the Kiline.

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Eastern Memories

Eastern Memories is an unexpected road movie into the Far East of Mongolia and Japan.

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Playing Men

Playing men is a playful film about playing, about the beauty of the game and about men that play.

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FRANK BRETSCHNEIDER

Raster-Noton co-founder Frank Bretschneider will bring his musical-visual work »EXP«.

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Kurrizi

Kurrizi, a residential and commercial complex in the Dardania neighborhood became a hotspot for the albanian youth in the 1990s.

Adem Reka

The story of Adem Reka who, after losing life in 1966, was declared a Hero of Socialist Work by the Communist regime in Albania.

Routine

The death of Alban’s brothers in the fire that burnt down their home, leaves the family in complete devastation.

Pro Rrymes

This is the story of the resistance of the local residents and environmentalists against the devastating wave of hydro-powerplants in Albania over the last decade.

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From Arturo’s Eyes

Arturo’s passion is to experiment with analogue photography formats. But years have passed and he realizes he is losing his sight.

They Called Me King Tiger

After a group or armed men attacked the Court of Tierra Amarilla, in New Mexico, a relentless manhunt started.

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The Trial

The removal from office of Brazilian President Rousseff in 2016 was triggered by a corruption scandal involving her vice-president Michel Temer

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Our Song to War

Crocodile-men, a mystic river, some kids that like fishing and a war that ends share the same Colombian land; Bojaya.

KINSHASA MAKAMBO

Christian, Ben and Jean-Marie are fighting for political change of power and free elections in their country, the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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THE DRIVER IS RED

Set in Argentina 1960, this true crime documentary follows the story of secret agent Zvi Aharoni.

THE NEED TO GROW

With only 60 years of farmable soil left on Earth, "The Need To Grow" offers an intimate look into the hearts of activists and innovators in the food movement.

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THE CLEANERS

Here we meet five “digital scavengers” ,whose job is to delete “inappropriate” content off of the net.

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Here There Is No Earth

Here, instead of grass or wild roses, black stones grow from the earth.

Return

The rhythmic swaying of the train, merges the past and the present, reveals a forgotten memory, which covered by dust for long time.

Mountain

Prek Gjoni is moving his livestock with the help of Jovalin. Will broken shoes and an umbrella suffice for the 4-day walk?

Interregnum

Spanning an entire century, the film connects different Communist societies through the shared language of grief.

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Tshweesh

The football World Cup kicks off today and the people of Beirut are eager for the big awaited event.

All These Creatures

An adolescent boy attempts to untangle his memories of a mysterious infestation, the unravelling of his father, and the little creatures inside us all.

Sog

After a flood, some fish got stuck in old trees. In danger of drying-out they scream sharply.

AAMIR

13 year old Aamir is stranded alone in the largest unofficial refugee camp in Europe.

BACHA POSH

Nadim lives in a refugee camp with his family, he is a bacha posh (girl raised as a boy in Afghan culture)

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NESESARI KAKALULU / KOMNENI

An orchestra of nine instrumentalists combining special grooves, collective improvisation, and sub-saharan rhythms, Nesesari Kakalulu will take us dancing with their explosive and colorful sounds.

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