Our earth is being turned inside out, peeled apart and burnt up from the inside. What does the future hold in store: a new equilibrium with renewed biodiversity or just a disaster? Simon & Garfunkel have put their money on the latter.
Films screened in this combined programme
Kaltes TalFlorian Fischer, Johannes Krell IFFR 2017 12′
The beautiful Kaltes Tal is about our relationship with nature as a source of raw materials and seemingly endless possibilities.
Where Shapes Come FromSemiconductor IFFR 2017 11′
A scientist goes about his daily work in mineral preparatory labs, cutting up large meteorites. Fantastic shapes begin to emerge, showing how science translates nature.
The Flavor GenomeAnicka Yi IFFR 2017 22′
All the senses are awakened in artist Anicka Yi’s 3D film where flavour chemists explore the potential for exchange between species to enhance the sensorium and trigger sense memories.
Delete BeachPhil Collins IFFR 2017 7′
Visual artist Phil Collins collaborated with one of Japan’s leading animation studios and composer Mica Levi to create a futuristic tale about anti-capitalist resistance in a carbon-based society.
Bridge over Troubled WaterJaakko Pallasvuo, Jari Kallio, Antti Jussila IFFR 2017 28′
This film re-imagines 1960s musical duo Simon & Garfunkel as time-travelling protagonists and follows them as they navigate past, present and future post-human landscapes.