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Films in ‘Tiger Competition’
El año del descubrimientoLuis López Carrasco IFFR 2020 200′
Seemingly incidental conversations in a bar in Cartagena, Spain, expose an almost forgotten piece of social history.
An almost forgotten piece of social history is revived in a bar in Cartagena, Spain, through the stories of strikers who took part and discussions among young people about class consciousness, the economic crisis and the role of unions. Immersion in the present and a confrontation with past conflicts.
NasirArun Karthick IFFR 2020 78′
Candid portrait of a gentle man reduced to second-class citizenship as a Muslim in an India characterised by rising Hindu nationalism.
Candid portrait of a gentle man living a degrading, second-class existence as a Muslim in an India characterised by rising Hindu nationalism. His poetry and love for his wife keep him going, while toxic intolerance bubbles just below the surface of everyday life. Until the explosion, as sudden as it is inevitable.
Drama GirlVincent Boy Kars IFFR 2020 90′
Vincent Boy Kars probes how he can fictionalise the life of fellow millennial Leyla – or is he making a documentary about drama?
Can drama help us understand ourselves and the world better? Assisted by experienced actors, including Pierre Bokma and Elsie de Brauw, director Vincent Boy Kars re-enacts scenes from the life of Leyla, a young woman who is subjected to a certain amount of confusion in this intriguing experiment. What is still real, and what is fiction?
Si yo fuera el invierno mismoJazmín López IFFR 2020 92′
A project motivated by artistic passion at a remote estate turns into a mysterious exploration of the complex grief surrounding lost love.
Four friends meet at a remote estate to create a cinematic re-enactment of three iconic works by Jean-Luc Godard, Harun Farocki and Ana Mendieta. During the artistic process one of them becomes entangled in her memories of an ex-lover she can't forget.