Mythologies of resistance meet sci-fi dystopias and the realities of occupation and war.
Films screened in this combined programme
A Boy, a Wall and a DonkeyIFFR 2017 5′
Three young boys want to make a film in a village without cameras. There is a place they know with plenty of cameras.
In the Future They Ate from the Finest PorcelainLarissa Sansour, Søren Lind IFFR 2017 29′
A narrative resistance group tries to change the history and fate of its people in the future by manipulating its past through underground porcelain deposits.
One MinuteDina Naser IFFR 2017 10′
Gaza, Shuja’iyya, summer 2014: Salma is sheltering from the bombing. Her mobile phone is her lifeline to the world, but it also announces her impending fate.
The PessoptimistMirna Bamieh IFFR 2017 13′
The protagonist, an anti-hero, finds himself out of place and out of time. A victim of both his own existential crisis and his surroundings.
Flower SellerIhab Jadallah IFFR 2017 15′
Hiding his true identity behind the role of an innocent flower seller, Abu El Ward is confronted by destiny in this thriller about a Palestinian collaborator.