This programme features new works by Maryam Tafakory, Yto Barrada, Tobias Zielony, Araki Yu and Daniel Jacoby.
Films screened in this combined programme
Absent WoundMaryam Tafakory IFFR 2018 10′
Transforming public spaces women are prohibited from entering into a stage, Maryam Tafakory’s poetic film depicts the rituals involved in women and men coming of age.
Tree Identification for BeginnersYto Barrada IFFR 2018 35′
Revolutionary ideas and family histories come together in this stop-motion animation. Based on the experiences of the young Mounira Bouzid, who visited the USA in the summer of 1966.
MaskirovkaTobias Zielony IFFR 2018 9′
Layers of stop-motion images edited into a flickering frenzy. Street protesters and soldiers on Maidan Square morph into Kiev's underground queer and techno scene.
Mountain Plain MountainAraki Yu, Daniel Jacoby IFFR 2018 21′
Sound and rhythms take centre stage in this observational documentary on Ban’ei, a rare kind of draft horse race that takes place only in Obihiro, Japan.