A Tear In My Heart (USA | 2017, 5 min)
Squarely facing even the most difficult situations and feelings will inevitably take you by surprise.
Chapter 4: Ophelia (Argentina | 2017, 6 min)
After the discovery of the pond of dreams, a distraught women contemplates the night. she floats towards a vision, a duel against the women who taught her everything she knows. Ophelia must question her place regarding her mentor and the world of nature around them. Dance is the engine that stages the confrontation between these two women.
Eternal Something (UK | 2017, 21 min)
Eternal Something is an experimental music film comprised of hundreds of Youtube videos downloaded and composed over the period of one year. The idea is to capture the anxious reaction we all feel from too much freely available information at our fingertips, especially from use and accessibility of information on social media in our current generation.
Eventide (Entardecer) (Brazil | 2016, 20 min)
A man and a woman relive moments of their lives transfigured on the landscape of a beach. Past, present and future merge in the cadence of the waters, which come and go revolving memories and old silences. So the characters go through a sort of trail of desire, leading the edge of the abyss of themselves, where all days born and die, the horizon of all passes, all eventides.
Everlasting MOM (Ima Lanetzah) (Israel | 2017, 14 min)
A daughter's fantasy of her mother.
Ex Nihilo (Finland | 2017, 8 min)
Ex Nihilo is an experimental short documentary about life, death and our attempts to control them. It tells the stories of an advanced humanoid robot, a cryonics facility, where the brains of deceased people are held and of a seed vault, where crop seed from around the world are held frozen.
Field of Facts (Argentina | 2017, 3 min)
The footage you are about to witness was conceived to go along the Golden Record included in the Voyager Spacecrafts, launched to space in 1977. Restrictions in film technology at the time, prevented its inclusion in such spacecrafts.
Float (USA | 2017, 7 min)
Psychological short film about coming to terms with letting go.
Hidden Colors (Kolore Ezkutuak) (Spain | 2017, 19 min)
A group of girls interact among them. In the meantime, Elur awaits in a dark room, Sua recites Baha'i holy texts and Haizea and Ura play music. All these elements invite the viewer to reflect on the female condition and identity.
Janaxpacha (Brazil | 2016, 15 min)
Janaxpacha is a short dance film filmed in 3D in Salar de Uyni, in the Andes Cordillera in Bolivia. With 12.000Km², Salar do Uyuni is an immense salt desert at over 3600 meters high. When flooded, the Salar do Uyuni becomes the largest mirror in the world. With the airs of "another planet," the Salar do Uyuni inspires us to seek in the images of Salvador Dalí and Magritte a meaning before the overwhelming immensity of space that imposes itself.
Johnny Thinks (UK | 2017, 3 min)
Johnny Thinks is based on a poem called What Johnny Thinks written by Sam Small. She is a woman trying to fit in a society, which rejects her. This detachment leads to further rejection, substance abuse and eventually suicide.
Marble (Marmo) (USA | 2016, 7 min)
High up on a ledge of a marble quarry a sculpture waits to emerge from the rough walls that imprison it. Flesh and stone, sculptor and sculpture, dance around the question of who's creating whom.
Peacock (Turkey | 2017, 13 min)
The experimental and surreal film 'Peacock' focuses on the search for meaning of human who is alienated, by carrying traces of more than twenty characters from diverse cultures and history. The film is aimed at creating awareness of the existence of the trapped person and the search for reality in the world surrounded by capitalist order and rules. The Film's motto is, 'Turn your human nature, touch the soil and remove your masks; Other than your fiction identities, you have nothing to lose!
Poba (USA | 2017, 3 min)
A dancer relives his troubled past with a pulsating car park-set performance In a new film by image maker Mary Rozzi, Brooklyn dancer Poba, aka Shawn Theagene, delivers a captivating display of movement, soundtracked by his testimony of gang life and salvation through dance.
Poison (USA | 2017, 2 min)
Horace Gold's poetic words personifies his past unhealthy relationship with alcohol through a fictional relationship with a woman. Inspired by the surrealist film "Meshes Of The Afternoon" -- POISON is an expression of addiction through repetition.
Sculpt the Motion (Italy, 6 min)
Sculpt the motion shows continuous transformations of metallic bodies through different urban plans. Contemporary architecture is a scenario for a performance, an experience as a sculptural promenade in a continuous flux. Silver strata of insulating material in action through the body change in mobile sculptures evoke Boccioni's Futurist dynamism.
Segment 3 (Canada, 2 min)
Segment 3's recursive flagship piece.
Song Sotto Voce (Chanson à Part) (France | 2017, 10 min)
A young woman wanders the deserted expanses with a rolling suitcase. A father appears on her skin like a tattoo. A journey between two distresses where poetry is the only salvation.
Supple Hearts (UK | 2017, 5 min)
Directed by: Samantha Casia, Kaiza-Williams
Written by: Samantha Casia, Kaiza-Williams
Cast: Sydnee Howard, Astrid Roos, Alice Marin, Louise Rebillaud
Supple Hearts is a poetic journey into the mind of a troubled young woman, following her as she explores dark memories and recounts her lascivious escapades.
The Abyss (UK | 2017, 2 min)
Reminiscences of the nightmarish absence of feelings one can cope with when experiencing an affective disorder. This symptom can occur when the subject undergoes a trauma that triggers a subconscious defense mechanism that freezes the capacity of the body to feel. This experience of void can be discontinuous and censor feelings in different ways. The rigid contractions of the limbs and intensity of the touching try to communicate the excruciating frustration of this experience.
The World Is So Difficult To Give Up (USA | 2017, 3 min)
A short personal 'homage' to New York celebrating the city and some of it's inhabitants, shot with iPhone 7.
TOMAT, O (USA | 2016, 17 min)
A conversation between a man and a woman. "Do you like tomatoes?" "Yes."
Truth (USA | 2018, 3 min)
MahnoDahno questions the nature of Truth as he travels through a painting and arrives at a surprising conclusion.
Until We Reach the Sun (UK | 2017, 5 min)
Until we reach the sun is a stop-motion animation created by visual artist Daisy Dickinson and soundtracked by Grimm Grimm. Set on an otherworldly planet floating far away in a distant galaxy, it tells the story of the only inhabitant who wonders of life outside his little blue world.
UNUM (Germany | 2017, 9 min)
[UNUM] (lat. "one") is presented in 9:16 format - flipped vertically - as a metaphor for the singularity of life. Beginning with a carnal prologue between man and woman, the figurative journey continues with a huntsman at a cave. A company by his loyal dog the huntsman discovers and delivers delicate honey to a shady merchant and his nefarious cat - as a single drop of the sweet nectar releasing the furies of fate.
Virginity and Beyond (USA | 2017, 4 min)
Virginity and Beyond is a video installation that interprets people’s first-time experiences. The soundtrack is recorded tap dancing and the visuals are abstractions created by mixing liquids, such as milk, oil, soap water, glow sticks and more, presented as wall projections. The installation tries to recreate and reawaken in people their highly-charged/engaged and intense moments of first-time experiences.
What I Miss About People, and What I Don't Miss About People (Norway | 2017, 11 min)
What I Miss About People, and What I Don't Miss About People is a vision of a future world where people are gone and where a lone dog describes what she misses and what she does not miss with people. The film actualizes questions connected to post humanity and non-anthropocentric views of the world.
What It Means (USA | 2017, 6 min)
Do you believe in Absolutes?
[EQUILIBRIUM] (Canada | 2017, 10 min)
[Equilibrium] experiments with the visualization of space and its relation to human essence.