Monday, 10/18, 3:15 PM
Director: Felix Reinecker, Animation, Germany, 9 mins.
A grey evening in Düsseldorf. Birds pass over the noisy city. A young man seeks refuge in the “Fortuna newsstand” and drinks coffee to keep his exhaustion at bay, but nods off regardless. Flocks of birds follow him into his daydream, in which he tries to escape his isolation and sense of being trapped.
Wild Boar, Running on the Highway
Director: Rubing Zhang, Experimental, USA, 4 mins.
As COVID-19 evolves into a pandemic, this experimental documentary explores various moments that people of Chinese ethnicity live through, and questions what the Chinese identity means.
Director: Huang Weipeng, Experimental, China, 9 mins.
An elegy composed of four sections, To the elderly who ended their lives peacefully and tragically in despair.
Director: Rachel Werbel, Experimental, USA, 11 mins.
A woman finds connection when she finds an injured chicken.
Director: James Hollenbaugh, Documentary, USA, 3 mins.
The animals do not stay long at the ‘Animal Farm’. Animals arrive but never leave. Uncle Steve won’t let them. It’s a place where animals come to die.
Director: Peiman Zekavat, Documentary, UK, 16 mins.
A study in human behaviour in the densest and overdeveloped residential area in the UK during the coronavirus pandemic, as a filmmaker captures the events outside his window through the first two weeks of the lockdown and discovers the phenomenon of empty apartments.
Director: Moojin Brothers, Experimental, Korea, 18 mins.
Technology keeps searching for a physical object. The obsessive and inefficient eyes of technology, namely the threads tangled around the person, capture the horses running with all their might on the horse racing track and the snails slowly crawling along the sculpture engraved with complex mazes, moving their bodies.