At dawn, goats leap about in a run-down graveyard while late-night dancers welcome the morning sun. In a remote Haitian village there is a dance with slaves and masters: the whipping zombie ritual. To trance-inducing music played by rara bands, men whip and fight until they die and are reborn in the infinite cycle. All Short films at IFFR 2017
The other films shown within Signs of Life
Um campo de aviaçãoJoana Pimenta IFFR 2017 14′
Speculative geological fiction links a living mountain obscured by mist to the story of a rubble-engulfed modernist city.
Pattern LanguagePeter Burr IFFR 2017 10′
Highly organised, richly layered patterns move in accordance with sound frequencies and rhythms, towards the construction of an endlessly changing labyrinth.
Waypoint, Follow, Orbit, Focus, Track, Paneteam IFFR 2017 14′
During a trip across Croatia, eteam uses a drone camera to study the art of camouflage .
On the Origin of FearBayu Prihantoro Filemon IFFR 2017 12′
Deep-seated traumas of Indonesia are rooted out when a man dubs the roles of both perpetrator and victim over a docudrama on the 1965 attempted coup.