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02 – 10 August 2019
Edition XVIII

02 – 10 August 2019
Edition XVIII

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Marbles

A game of marbles leads to a fantastic and fascinating journey, opening a whole new perspective on our everyday surroundings.

Sea Song

An animated look into the sparkling ocean at night. Sounds and pictures drawn on film.

The Moustache

This town is not big enough for the two of them. Nor their moustaches.

Patch

An experimental animated short film using abstract painting to explore the tension field between abstraction and recognisability.

Awaker

At a time where there were no alarm-clocks, an old men worked as an awaker.

Hopfrog

Non-scientific observations of the jumping fellows’ life.

The Art of Flying

Short film about the mysterious flights of the Common Starling.

Sabaku

When SABAKU´s best friend Buffalo passes away, he needs to find himself a new friend.

Link

Two characters, linked by their hair, have to learn to cope with this connection.

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THE PRINCE AND THE DYBBUK

A cinematic journey on the trail of Michał Waszyński, filmmaker and human chameleon,who continually changed his identity, rejecting his Jewish origins and hiding homosexuality.

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THIS IS CONGO

This is Congo provides an immersive and unfiltered look into the world’s longest continuing conflict and those who are surviving within it.

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The Christmas Gift

On the 20th of December, 1989, a few days after Ceausescu's bloody repression in Timisoara, a father’s quiet evening turns to sheer ordeal .

CRAZY LOVE

A crazy guy's attempt to escape the conformity of daily life by scaring the crap out of his neighbors.

BONOBO

When the elevator of their public housing breaks down, the fates of Felix,Ana and Seydou intertwine towards an explosive ending where their limits are tested.

DEATH OF THE SOUND MAN

Two sound recorders realize that the audience won’t care about the sound edits same as the Thai government doesn’t care about the citizen’s voice.

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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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Return

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

Spring: The Story of Hsu Chin-Yu

During the 1950s White Terror period in Taiwan, many young activists were arrested because they were regarded as communists and traitors to the nation

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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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Genesis 2.0

On the remote New Siberian Islands in the Arctic Ocean, hunters search for tusks of extinct mammoths.

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JULIAN MÄHRLEIN: ON SOCIO–POLITICAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Julian Mährlein will hold a master-class on new ways to represent current social and political issues through photography.

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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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The Green Years

Júlio, a provincial young man, goes to Lisbon to work as an apprentice shoemaker in a basement in a new part of the city.

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Summerhouse

Vojin, a blind author of radio docudramas, invites the protagonists of his shows to meet him in an isolated hotel.

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DETAINMENT

Two ten year-old boys are detained by police under suspicion of abducting and murdering a toddler. The James Bulger case

Mermaids and Rhinos

Eight-year-old Tilda’s memories of her family as surrealistic visions come into life

Salam

A female Lyft driver navigates the night shift in New York City while waiting to hear life-or-death news from her family in Syria.

Third Kind

Earth has been abandoned long time now and the human race has found refuge in outer space.

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Yi Yi (A One and a Two)

The movie follows a middle-class family in Taipei over the course of one year, beginning with a wedding and ending with a funeral.

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REFLECT THE GREEN IN YOU

The construction of hydropower plants within even strictly protected areas is not the exception but rather the rule in the Balkans.

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THE SILENCE OF OTHERS

The Silence of Others reveals the urgent and ongoing struggle of victims of Spain’s 40-year dictatorship under General Franco.

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Primas

PRIMAS is an evocative portrait of two cousins, Rocío and Aldanab,who will free themselves from the shadows of their past

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THE MIRROR

Additionally, the film evokes collective memories of the era via newsreel footage and explores what it means to be Russian.

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continues... Yi Yi (A One and a Two)

The movie follows a middle-class family in Taipei over the course of one year, beginning with a wedding and ending with a funeral.

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Skip Day

Intimate glimpses of one very special day in the lives of high-school seniors.

Black Mother

Khalik Allah focuses on the Caribbean island of Jamaica, the homeland of his mother, and a place he’s visited regularly since his youth.

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The Other Side of Everything

A locked door inside a Belgrade apartment has kept one family separated from their past for over 70 years.

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Welcome to Sodom

Agbogbloshie, Accra is the largest electronic waste dump in the world. About 6000 women, men and children live and work here.

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Verbally Correct

Muharrem Protoduari; the boy who was sentenced to 20 years just because he had listened to foreign music, tells the story after 46 years.

Home Away From Home

Samuel 10 years old Roma boy living in Konik Camp on the outskirts of Podgorica, Montenegro.

Tirana 100Km

Linda’s sweet life ends when Stefan dies, a married businessman who took care of her.

Waiting

5 women who lost male members of their families during the war in Kosovo and suffered years of anguish searching for their remains.

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LOS LECHEROS

The fates of undocumented immigrant workers and Wisconsin's $43 billion dairy industry are closely intertwined with options for survival.

HAILING CÉSAR

Eduardo Chavez goes on a journey to understand the legacy of his grandfather, the civil rights leader César Chavez.

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Super Citizen Ko

Suspected of being a leftist, KO spent around 30 years in prison and institutions, always obsessively worrying about the fate of his best friend CHEN

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SILVANA

Silvana crashes under the pressure, fed-up with the implications of being labeled a “strong female.”

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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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Ryuichi Sakamoto: async Live at the Park Avenue Armory

A live performance film captured during an intimate concert by Ryuichi Sakamoto in New York City.

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MORE THAN TWO HOURS

A boy and a girl are looking for a hospital to cure the girl but it is much harder than they thought.

THE SILENCE

Fatma and her mother are Kurdish refugees in Italy.

GAZE

On her way back from work a woman witnesses something happening in the bus and she has to decide if she reveals it or not.

THE BABY

Narges and her friend have just a few hours to find someone to take care of her baby for some days.

THE PAIN

A young man suffers from severe toothache. The doctor refuses to help him and it ends up in a tragedy.

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The Stairs

The façade of an abandoned building hides the memories of clandestine happiness, revelry and youth, shared by many at Las Escaleras.

THE GAZE OF THE SEA

Hortencia starts a journey through the sea and land to recover the story of a fishing boat that sank near the Veracruz coast.

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ANGRY YOUTH x DOKUFEST

Our own Angry Youth will again present a mind-bending program that will further expand you notions of modern clubbing.

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