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What’s on today: 8 February

08 February 2021

Still: Pebbles

Don’t miss these highlights from our online programme. Tickets for these on demand screenings are still available. And good news: the winners of the Tiger Competition, Big Screen Competition, Ammodo Tiger Short Competition and the BankGiro Loterij Audience Award will be made available to watch on demand until Tuesday 9 February 21:00. This will be your last chance to see the award winners of IFFR 2021, so join us for their final screenings!

Pebbles, Vinothraj P.S.

A 13 km trek through the suffocating heat of the day brings the violent drunk Ganapathy and his son’s relationship to a head. They wander across a desolate landscape that symbolises their poverty and attendant emotional deprivation.
Available as on demand screening until Tuesday 9 February, 21:00 hrs. 

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Looking for Venera, Norika Sefa

There’s precious little to do in the Kosovan village where teenager Venera lives. And even when there is, her father is unlikely to allow her to do it. With patience and precision, this fiction film with a documentary feel shows how difficult it is to make your own choices when everyone is always interfering.
Available as on demand screening until Tuesday 9 February, 21:00 hrs. 

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I Comete − A Corsican Summer, Pascal Tagnati 

Corsican theatre-maker Pascal Tagnati’s debut film, set in a Corsican village in summer. The locals flirt, swim, party, chat and fight. Using a static camera, Tagnati observes the residents of a village where – despite individual differences – the sense of community is greatly revered.
Available as on demand screening until Tuesday 9 February, 21:00 hrs. 

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El perro que no calla, Ana Katz 

Thirty-something Sebastián hops listlessly from job to job in this tragicomic story, each scene in which is a jump forward in time. Lead actor Daniel Katz beautifully portrays his character’s unease in this black-and-white film that strikes a pleasing balance between empathetic drama and the slightly absurd.
Available as on demand screening until Tuesday 9 February, 21:00 hrs. 

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Quo vadis, Aida?, Jasmila Žbanić

UN interpreter Aida is caught between factions in this moving drama about the Srebrenica genocide in 1995. Director Jasmila Žbanić’s detailed shots of the conflict meticulously dissect what went wrong in the communication between the Dutch UN soldiers, the Bosnian Muslim population and the advancing Serbian army.
Available as on demand screening until Tuesday 9 February, 21:00 hrs. 

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Winners Ammodo Tiger Short Award

The winners of the Ammodo Tiger Short Competition 2021 − with new works by Fox Maxy, Basir Mahmood and Alejandro Pérez Serrano & Alejandro Alonso Estrella.
Available as on demand screening until Tuesday 9 February, 21:00 hrs. 

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Drifting, Jun Li 

“I may be homeless, but I'm not worthless.” Treated like garbage, Hong Kong’s homeless protest under this slogan. Among them is Fai, who really wants to kick his heroin habit – but something is eating away at him. Poignant, committed portrayal of a marginalised group that foregrounds their humanity.
Available until 16:30 as on demand screening.

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Liborio, Nino Martínez Sosa

A poor Dominican farmer disappears during a hurricane and returns as a prophet. His commune soon arouses the authorities’ suspicions. Liborio tells the story from multiple perspectives of a movement that combines spirituality with the struggle for self-determination.
Available until 21:00 as on demand screening.

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The Year Before the War, Dāvis Sīmanis

A doorman from Riga sets off roaming through Europe and encounters a motley collection of extremists, all of whom want to recruit him. He has a romance with Mata Hari and is psychoanalysed by Freud. The year is 1913, and the world is about to be engulfed by catastrophe.
Available until 20:00 as on demand screening.

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