An interior, a sheet of paper, a car-free motorway and a bright blue sky explode in a surfeit of colour. Precise observations, scintillating rituals and curious conversations remove the mask.
Films screened in this combined programme
The Happiest BarrackNoémi Varga IFFR 2017 16′
Tracing her grandmother’s life of destitution in Soviet Hungary, Noémi Varga scans a house, the inhabitants of which appear numb and deprived of all sensation under the pressures of Soviet 'socialism'.
FoyerIsmaïl Bahri IFFR 2017 32′
A piece of blank paper flapping before a camera’s lens attracts a crowd of passers-by in Tunis. From the white void and the comments it evokes, a film emerges.
Disseminate and HoldRosa Barba IFFR 2017 21′
Disseminate and Hold tracks the Minhocão, or 'giant earthworm': an elevated highway in São Paulo. It subtly connects Brazil’s ambitious architectural past to its troubled political present.
Explosion Ma BabyPauline Curnier Jardin IFFR 2017 9′
It is August. Feel the suffocating heat of the sun penetrating your skin. Screams, colours, chants, garlands of money, explosions, and the angelic icon of San Sebastian.