A Feast With King Midas (Finland | 2013, 4 minutes )

Directed by: Timo Wright

Written by: Timo Wright

Cast: Cinematographer: Timo Wright, Editor: Timo Wright, Assistant: Nina Wilenius, Actor: Peter Kanerva, Food Stylist: Lilli Munck, Post-Production: Juha Mattila, Music Composition, Piano & Organ: Katri Onnela, Recording & Sound Mixing: Taneli Bruun, Graphic Design: Matti Tuominen

A Feast with King Midas is a experimental short film which deals with mortality, the overuse of our natural resources and the cockiness of the human psyche. It is also a current interpretation of the Vanitas-topic – the description of human mortality.

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2.57k (Canada | 2015, 13 minutes)

Directed by: Eva Colmers

Written by: Eva Colmers

Cast: Amber Borotsik, Tony Olivares

From dust they arise, drawn together by a magic frequency …

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3orthographies (Canada | 2016, 3 minutes)

Directed by: Dominik Pagacz

A semi-pedagogical piece demonstrating corporeal articulation.

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A Hard World for Little Things (United States | 2016, 2 minutes )

Directed by: Sonja Bertucci

Inspired by Charles Laughton's 'The Night of the Hunter,' the film foregrounds the uncanny nature of toys, showing how the imagination can become saturated with violence in objects of childhood.

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Agharta (Brazil | 2016 , 12 minutes )

Directed by: Frederico Klumb

A super 8 camera observes the city of Rio de Janeiro followed by a poem.

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anexperimentalviralvlog - the movie remix # ! (Portugal | 2016 , 13 minutes )

Directed by: Vasco Diogo

Written by: Vasco Diogo

Back Page Ripper (United States | 2016, 5 minutes)

Directed by: Stephen Rutterford

Bladerunner meets The Muppets
An experimentation with narrative.

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Biocharge (United States | 2016, 5 minutes )

Directed by: Jun Ando

Obtaining free will and the beauty within.

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Cells' Amusement Park (China | 2016, 4)

Directed by: Li Ang

Platelets and white blood cells mixing around water.The blood is flowing because of an unknown power,without emotion. They sustain the body silently,having neither negative attitude nor positive attitude.In the blink of an eye, the cell goes through its whole life and dies silently. Which cells decide "my" consciousness?Which cells control "my" mind?

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chair (Spain | 2016, 2 min)

Directed by: Cristal Buemi, Ludwig Camarillo

A chair evolves through the means of imagination.

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CRSHN ON U (United States | 2016, 2 min)

Directed by: Mark Rubbo

A stylish EDM nightmare date, glimpsing into the anonymity of online-dating and perils of modern-day courtship.

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Dancers in Slow Motion (United States | 2016, 5 min)

Directed by: Jayson Tang

San Francisco Ballet dancers suspended in the air, effortless as if time stood still.

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Destiny (United States | 2016, 2 min)

Directed by: Fella Cederbaum

Written by: Fella Cederbaum

Cast: Videography: Bruce Petschek

MahniDahni, a fictional character sits by a magical waterfall and ponders the mystery of life unfolding on its very own terms

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Family crockery (whiteness) (Australia | 2016, 2 min)

Directed by: Amelia Johannes

Visual repetitions of white objects are collated together in 'Family Crockery (Whiteness)'; found videos of my extended family have been edited to create a pattern concentrating on the presence of white crockery, the occurrence of food and the influence of Colonial tradition within the South African family environment.

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Fragments (France | 2016, 6 min)

Directed by: Alizée Lafon

The timeless fall of a man, trying to escape from his own destiny through eternal scenes. Here, a hundred of classics from the Seventh Art are composing the unique substance of this short-film, and, are beating in unison to the rhythm of Franz Schubert's "Trio No. 2 for piano".

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illusion (France | 2016, 5 min)

Directed by: Maxime Contour

New York City. A switch noise and day appears instantly. This New York is different: it’s a huge movie set with only facades without depth.

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Inevitable, Unfavorable (United States | 2016, 15 min)

Directed by: Christopher Huth

This video comes from an original stage piece detailing the sequence of events leading up to a devastating train crash in France, noting the idea of inevitability.

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Invisible Man (United Kingdom | 2016, 9 min)

Directed by: Jan Nord

A dark comedy about the eternal question of belonging.

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Mercitronc! (Thank-a-trunk!) (Canada | 2014, 3 min)

Directed by: Dominik Pagacz

Written by: Dominik Pagacz

Cast: Georges Molnar, Dominik Pagacz

Edenic reminiscence.

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Moving Pictures (Israel | 2016, 10 minutes)

Directed by: Yoav Ruda

Narthex (The Netherlands | 2014, 9 minutes)

Directed by: Tjacolien Wiersma

Narthex is inspired by the “Pieta” of Michelangelo, a universally recognized symbol of human suffering and lamentation. In Narthex the beholder sees a death scene under water. Water symbolizes baptism, resurrection of the dead, destroying forces and upward supporting forces.

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No Gyroscope (United States | 2016, 6 min)

Directed by: Fella Cederbaum

Written by: Fella Cederbaum

Cast: Videography: Bruce Petschek

MahnoDahno, an alter-ego character, explores the trials and tribulations of the human experience while traveling through a magical universe

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OPORAVAK (United Kingdom | 2016, 4 min)

Directed by: Charlie Tweed

Oporovak proposes a methodology for what it calls ‘information recovery’ and the solving of ‘integrity problems.’

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Slice of Life (United States | 2016, 9 min)

Directed by: Chien-Ying Wang

Cast: Yi Ying Zhao and Yi Chi Xu

Slice of Life explores the spirituality of everyday activities as well as the sanctity of human gestures in worship. The dance film investigates the juxtaposition of pedestrian movements as theatrical dance and choreographed dance as ordinary daily movements.

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Solace Is (United States | 2016, 12 min)

Directed by: Yelena Laningham, Aisha Melhem

Solace Is is a story of human consciousness experiencing the final stage of a relationship performed through Modern Dance as a narrative short film.

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Sparkling Silence (Switzerland | 2016, 9 min)

Directed by: Ela Franscella

Cast: Simone Lunardi, Amedea Aloisi, Marie Courtin, Vinzenz H ussermann, Gaia Mereu. Director of photography: Valentina Provini. Photography assistant: Amos Pellegrinelli. Costume and set designs: Elfa nel Sacral. Editor: Amos Pellegrinelli. Original Music: Michel Thouseau. Tailoring: Ottavia Castellotti. Production assistants: Manuela Viecelli, Esmeralda Toska, Ivo Bomio, Simone Voumard. Produced by: Mops_DanceSyndrome Association, Switzerland

“Here I am, outside the time of generations, my essential being”.

Dancers with Down syndrome, bearers of wisdom and hope, wend their way towards alchemical places and spaces of meditation. A trip to a meeting with light, in the intimate, numinous geography of the soul.

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Sticky Geraniums (USA | 2016, 2 minutes)

Directed by: Angie Moon

Flowers are feminine.

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Still Mad as Hell (United States | 2016, 5 min)

Directed by: Jim Lively

The movie “Network” premiered in 1976 and has become the norm forty years later in the manner in which current day news is broadcast to the American public. This brief art film in a very humble manner pays homage to Howard Beals’ ranting monologue.

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Suicide Note (United Kingdom | 2016, 5 min)

Directed by: Marina Waltz

Suicide Note is a surrealist meditation on the many self-inflicted deaths of identity we must courageously endure in order to attain a more complete understanding of who we are.

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Directed by: Kijin Jang

Through dreaming, then pondering the dream, the main characters in Astronomical, Astrological, and Mythological simply react, each in an individual way, to the dreamlike situations that we experience in our non-sleeping, daily life.

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The Long Way (United States | 2016, 5 min)

Directed by: Matt Carlin

Two young children discover a rift in space and time which causes automobiles to disappear. Bravely, they set out to stop any further disappearances. But getting adults to listen is none too easy.

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The Peep Show of Ego (Spain | 2016, 4 min)

Directed by: Natalia Guzman Godino

About ego, not actually how you act with it, its about how it works on you, deeply.

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Tibor (2016, 5 min)

Directed by: Daan Bunnik

A young man stands at a desolated train station and talks about Tibor, the hamster he had as a kid. A lifeless hamster that only chewed on his cage bars and when the man looked into the cage Tibor looked at him with an expression of pure unhappiness.

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Trambo (Finland | 2014, 3 min)

Directed by: Marja Helander

The short film Trambo is an absurd self-portrait of me (the director): an indigenous Sámi woman wandering on a snowy mountain. I am dragging a big trampoline, a burden I hope will bring a bit of joy to the monotonous journey of life. The trampoline is a reference to the modern era, in contradiction to the old traditional Sámi way of life. But it can also be seen as a prison or a wall that is hard to see through.

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Tupianas (Brazil | 2016, 6 min)

Directed by: Marcos Bonisson, Khalil Charif

This moving image work is an assembly of Super 8 footage filmed in many different places in Brazil during the 70’s. It’s a reflection about the idea of Tupi, the great native nation of inhabitants who lived in this vast solar territory, before the white men arrived.

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Vin Emotion (France, 5 min)

Directed by: Mathilde De L'Ecotais

Wine symbolism is ancestral. The Sumerian goddess Gestin associates the wine to the mother, source of life. Taste perceptions, flavours are tubular, between the sky and the earth. The Tree of Life and the vineyard are therefore closely linked.

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Will You Hold Me (United States | 2016, 4 min)

Directed by: Fella Cederbaum

Written by: Fella Cederbaum

Cast: Videography: Bruce Petschek

Fictional characters, MahnoDahno and MahniDahni, explore their Love through Life and Death

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