IFFR’s most prestigious competition celebrates the innovative spirit of up-and-coming filmmakers from all over the world.
Films in ‘Tiger Competition’
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.
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.
DesterroMaria Clara Escobar IFFR 2020 127′
A young Brazilian mother walks out of her hopeless relationship and disappears. A big bang of a film, from which several films explode in different directions.
The relationship between a young Brazilian couple seems to be heading for the rocks. Some time after she disappears, he is told that her body is in Argentina. What now? An explosive, disturbing fiction debut, which seems to reinvent itself several times on its way to a poignant conclusion.
Kala azarJanis Rafa IFFR 2020 85′
In a pretty inhuman environment, caring for animals gives meaning to a taciturn couple. Until they have an accident.
A young couple employed by a pet crematorium finds fulfilment in respectfully removing cadavers. Their love blossoms in an environment where the boundaries between human and animal are fading. Until they run over a dog, and their relationship loses its way.