Movement because it’s possible, because you have to, because you are dragged along in search of a new country. From historic contemplations and an abstract road trip to waiting for freedom; the various tempos pull you along and make you pause for a moment.
Films screened in this combined programme
The Sea Is HistoryLouis Henderson IFFR 2017 28′
A poem, a materialist and animist critique of European colonial history. It proposes a new way of bringing the past into the present.
Toutes directionsBilly Roisz, Dieter Kovačič IFFR 2017 13′
The ultimate road movie is a hypnotising audiovisual trip by Billy Roisz and Dieter Kovacic, scored by Radian.
Há terra!Ana Vaz IFFR 2017 13′
A pamphlet and cinematic poem combined, Há terra! depicts the history of cultural assimilation and displacement on the Brazilian sertão.
Blue Sky from PainStéphanos Mangriotis, Hyacinthe Pavlides IFFR 2017 15′
A man has been locked up without knowing why. Where is he? And for how long? The camera studies the empty spaces whilst he talks.