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This programme is 95 minutes and is a part of the International Competition.

Screened:
Mon 19/10 | 20:30 Reginateatern
Kortfilmfestivalen Play 19-25 October

Receiver

A crossed telephone line propels Receiver into a suite of heated and intimate conversations in which we encounter scenes of protest at a university for deaf students, Q&A cross-fire interrogation, vocal confrontations and lip-reading practice. Receiver considers how we both speak and listen, and the question of who has the right and capacity to be heard.

Ireland, 2019, 14, Direction: Jenny Brady, Production: Jenny Brady.
Jenny Brady is an artist filmmaker based in Dublin, exploring ideas around speech, translation and communication. She was the inaugural IMMA 1000 artist-in-residence at the Irish Museum of Modern Art and is a studio artist at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin.

12 K. Marx Street

The woman pours herself a cup of coffee and sits in the same place, at the same time, every day, calling the same number on her phone. One day, her call is unexpectedly answered.

Georgia, 2019, 15, Direction: Irine Jordania, Production: David Ujmajuridze, Suliko Tsulukidze.
Irene Jordania was born in Tbilisi, Georgia. She graduated from Tbilisi State University, where she pursued an International Relations and Law degree. Afterwards, she completed The High Courses for Film Directors in The Rustaveli Theatre and Film State University of Tbilisi – Rezo Esadze’s Workshop. Has done internship at The Russian State University of Cinematography in Moscow – Marlen Khutsiev’s Workshop. She is currently working as an editor, journalist for various publications and works as a screenwriter for different film projects. This is her first independent project.

Edge

A call and response.

United States, 2019, 3, Direction: Steven Subotnick, Production: Steven Subotnick.
Steven Subotnick is an animator and artist living and working in Providence, RI. His animations have received international awards, and his work has been included in competitive and curated shows at festivals, museums, and galleries around the world. In addition to his work as an artist, Steven is also a dedicated teacher. He has taught animation at a number of institutions, including Rhode Island School of Design and Harvard University.

Maalbeek

Sabine is looking for a missing image: a day that has left its mark forever and that everyone remembers but her. But maybe this absence is what allows her to move on with her life?

France, 2020, 15, Direction: Ismaël Joffroy Chandoutis, Production: Lionel Massol, Pauline Seigland, Maxence Voiseux.
Ismaël is developing a “cinématière”, a hybrid artistic practice that expands cinema to the field of contemporary art. His work questions technologies, memory, the virtual and explores the porous worlds of the image. His films Swatted and Dark Waves received several awards. Ismaël is also the winner of the ADAGP Digital Art Revelation Prize and the Emergences Prize. His feature film Deep Fake is currently in development.

Black Sheep Boy

A young hatted boy’s adventures through a strange world inhabited by anthropomorphic creatures. Searching for some happiness he does not know how to find, he engages into a philosophical and personal quest.

France, 2020, 14, Direction: James Molle, Production: Moïra Marguin.
Born in 1993, James studies animation.

Dummy

Using a faceless doll a criminal reenacts his brutal crime. Surprisingly, he is not the one being judged.

Lithuania, 2020, 12, Direction: Laurynas Bareisa, Production: Klementina Remeikaite.
Laurynas Bareisa holds a bachelor’s degree in both applied mathematics from Vilnius University and in cinematography from Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre. In 2016 he finished his studies for a master’s degree in film directing. His first short film Dembava was nominated for the Lithuanian Film Award as the Best student film in 2015.

Cause of Death

Women’s bodies are always at risk. An autopsy report describes the physical impact on the body that results in death but hides the structural and recurrent violence on women’s bodies that leads to femicide. Through archival film footage, animation and spoken word poetry, an experience of structural violence against women is exposed.

South Africa, Austria, 2020, 20, Direction: Jyoti Mistry, Production: Florian Schattauer.
Born in Durban, South Africa, in 1970, Jyoti Mistry works with film as an interplay between cinematic traditions and installation art. Her films have been screened at festivals including Toronto, Winterthur, Rotterdam and Durban and in exhibitions at Kunsthaus Zürich, Museum der Moderne Salzburg and Kunsthalle Wien. She has been artist in residence at the Netherlands Film Academy in Amsterdam and the California College of the Arts in San Francisco and was a member of the International Short Film Jury at the 68th Berlinale. She is currently professor for film at the University of Gothenburg.

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