Memories make us who we are. These filmmakers open up perspectives that allow us to come to terms with our memories, hold on to them or bring them back to life. Or you may choose to ritually bury them.
Films screened in this combined programme
Gropius Memory PalaceBen Thorp Brown IFFR 2018 20′
Through a guided meditation performed by a hypnotherapist, viewers are invited to construct a 'memory palace' as they experience Walter Gropius's iconic Fagus Factory.
Anti-Objects, or Space Without Path or BoundarySky Hopinka IFFR 2018 13′
Layered video about wandering, touching the historical and the present of the Chinook land around Portland, guided by audio tapes of one of the last speakers of the Chinuk Wawa.
A Dialogue with CyberspaceBrian den Hartog IFFR 2018 14′
Is the world just a place where our bodies live? What is it like to have a body and how is it related to what we feel?
Fluid FrontiersEphraim Asili IFFR 2018 23′
Powerful final part in the series of films in which Asili studies his relationship to the African diaspora. Will be screened both as part of Bright Future Short and PACT (Pan-African Cinema Today).
Eating SecretsStephan Lugbauer IFFR 2018 8′
A mysterious ritual based on psycho-magic exercises by the cult director Jodorowsky. With a haunting soundtrack by the recently deceased Mika Vainio (Pan Sonic).