IFFR invited 16 independent distributors of video art and experimental film from the DINAMO network to each submit a film title on the theme 'borderless'.
Films screened in this combined programme
AmoraEzra Wube IFFR 2017 2′
An ink animation on a window. Each painting is photographed and washed away, exposing the unconscious consumption of time. (Ezra Wube)
Film DisplaySeo Shunzo IFFR 2017 5′
Film Display shows how movement is created in film. Hundreds of short shots slowly become a recognisable movement.
homePieter Geenen IFFR 2017 11′
home travels from the vivid memory of a place once called home, to the blurred remains of this memory, exchanged for a new reality, a new home. (Argos)
Rhizomatic Directed SimulationAlexandra Gelis IFFR 2017 7′
Erupting Super-8 film reveals its silver secrets, while a silhouetted camera operator attempts to contain the experience, while being subjected to it himself. (Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre)
Grid CorrectionsGerco de Ruijter, Michel Banabila IFFR 2017 2′
When superimposing a rectangular grid on the surface of the earth, spherical deviations have to be fixed. After all, the grid has only two dimensions...
Chicxulub – Tierra ExtraterrestreHelene Garberg IFFR 2017 6′
A taxi driver talks about the meteoric rocks on the Yucatán peninsula in Mexico that is famous due to dinosaur extinction.
Liquid SolidJoris Strijbos, Nicky Assmann IFFR 2017 7′
A montage of freezing soap, during which ice crystals grow into complex fractal-like patterns. The soundtrack is a mixture of soundscapes and recordings of home-made instruments. (EYE)
ChacaritaGuillermina Buzio IFFR 2017 3′
After 28 years, Guillermina Buzio returns to Buenos Aires to collect her mother's ashes. (Vtape)
Troublemaker on the FrequencyClark Nikolai IFFR 2017 5′
A glitched-out experiment that combines shortwave radio clips from 1985, VHS footage from Toronto Gay Men’s Chorus 'Forte', and audio from an English language CD. (Video Out Distribution)
The Edges of DagenhamPeter Wareing IFFR 2017 10′
A man is stranded in the London borough of Dagenham, seemingly unable to move. He finds some unexplained items. (Circuit)
De handFrank Bruinsma IFFR 2017 3′
Filmmaker Frank Bruinsma meets random strangers on the streets.
XénogénèseMorishita Akihiko IFFR 2017 7′
A focus on the duality of film. Confusing it with vertical scratches. The film comically alludes to the circular nature of human life and the home movie genre.
Reply; Repeat Repeated; Delete; Favorite FavoritedOuchi Rieko IFFR 2017 5′
Illustration of an internet landscape in which typical images of sex and violence flash across the screen. Irritation is skilfully depicted in this animated work. (Image Forum)
FireLucy Parker IFFR 2017 6′
Two women experiment with various arduous methods to ignite a fire in this combination of negative and positive film images. (LUX)
Waste No. 2 WreckJan Ijäs IFFR 2017 10′
Filmed in the graveyard for refugee boats on Lampedusa. A story about how the value of garbage and rubbish can surprisingly change. (AV-arkki)
SchwerelosJannis Lenz IFFR 2017 9′
Jannis Lenz cuts a parallel through Fatima Moumouni's performance with runners who cannot be stopped by anyone or anything. He gives their actions something weightless, almost dance-like. (sixpackfilm)