Basile Vuillemin // Switzerland // 2018 // Drama // 8 min 26 sec // English Subtitles
Perhaps in the near future, a man uses an automated funeral home called Easycoffin to bury his mother. What he means as a heartfelt goodbye is ruined by technical difficulties. This story has a bit of gloom, but is at the same time an interesting comment on the ongoing automation we see in our current society.
(Out of Competition)
Text: Jimmy Seiersen
Romane Faure / Nathanael Perron / Léa Detrain / Benoît de Geyer d’Orth / Pei-Hsuan Lin / Anne-Lise Kubiak // France // 2019 // 5 min 30 sec
It’s teatime! Unfortunately for Phileas all his teaboxes are empty! What to do when you are all out of
tea? Of course you go to China to get more. This turns out to not only be a journey but also an
Jan Riesenbeck/ Dennis Stein-Schomburg // Germany // 2019 // Experimental // 6 min 46 sec // No Subtitles
Facelift takes a dive into the subconscious workings of the modern mind. The film exposes us to our own contradictions as we are faced with the expectations of independent choice versus societal influence. A psychedelic trip that focus your thoughts to every word and animation.
Text: Gustav Angel
Hsieh Meng Han // UK // 2018 // Supernatural // 9 min 37 sec // English Subtitles
In a different world from ours, telling a lie manifests visibly on people. Liars have faces full of scars. In times of war, how can anyone keep from lying? How come one man has what it seems a clear conscience?
Text: Lisa Schröder
David Velduque // Spain // 2018 // Horror // 14 min // English Subtitles
A spontaneous night of lust becomes a prelude to bad stuff as the two lovers are joined by an unwanted bedfellow. Stigma provides instantaneous atmosphere that draws you in. Accompanied by the uneasiness of the protagonist, the dread follows through the film and manifests powerfully in the end.
Text: Gustav Angel
Iordanis Theodosiadis // Grekland // 2018 // Experimental // 5 min 50 sec Genre: //Experimental // No Subtitles
A painter’s world is threatened as his canvass changes before him and forces the artisan to either surrender to the emerging times or fight desperately to keep his craft of the past. The brush is the weapon in this clash of tools and times. A colourful meta dive into the struggles of an artist.
Gökalp Gönen // Turkey // 2019 // Animation / Sci-fi // 19 min 59 Sec // English Subtitles
In a library-like spaceship there is a robot with a peacock-like spread of antennae, and an old man who is
thoroughly fed up. They have travelled for centuries, in search of a new home after Earth became
uninhabitable. The man is ready to settle just about anywhere, but the robot is far too much of a mother
hen to let his beloved master set foot on a sub-par planet. Will their journey ever end?
The stunning design of this film is coupled with an equally intriguing story.
Text: Katarina Hjärpe