Screening Schedule 3 Wednesday, 18 October

Screening Schedule 3 Wednesday, 18 October

Wednesday           18:00-20:00

International competition

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NO GIFT

France/ 13:52/fiction

Synopsis: Kathy promises her son a father for his birthday, but they’re in for a long wait.

 

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HANGING

United States/5:40/animation

Synopsis: An abstracted animated documentary based off of Nick LeDonne’s personal struggle with depression and suicidal thoughts after a near attempted hanging in November 2014. His feelings of depression are personified through a dark luring fog and a loving mother desperately trying to keep her son alive.

 

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Blueberry Spirits

Latvia/12:40/documentary

Synopsis: Blueberry Spirits is a poetic documentary about a Roma family that spends its summers in the Latvian forests, picking berries to make a living. While harvesting the fruits of the forest, they reflect on their identity as a group by sharing ghost stories.

 

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Confident

Brazil/12:27/experimental

Synopsis: This is me.

 

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I have a Brother

Russia/28:43/fiction

Synopsis: Oleg’s normal life collapses when his younger brother kills their father. Now he has to decide what is stronger  – his despise of the murdered of strong family ties.

 

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Grandma Loleng

Philippines/8:24/animation

Synopsis: A young woman goes back to her province in the countryside where she gets to once again meet her Grandmother Loleng – a distant relative and a senile parol (Christmas lantern) artisan. Together, they will explore Grandma Loleng’s landscape of memories, only to unearth her innermost secrets and wartime experiences.

 

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Cold fish

New Zland/25:00/fiction

Synopsis: Rex is an old man who plans to commit suicide at the beach when Adam appears. This malevolent 11-year-old does not want to save the old man.