International Competition Program 2023

You can watch international competition programs of the 15th Wiz-Art Film Festival on December 14 at 17:00 and 19:00 2023 at America House Lviv.

Entrance in free of charge, get your tickets here

FILMS OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION 2023

International Competition 2

BERGIE 7 min Dian Weys South Africa 2022

CHLORINE 20 min Thanos Psichogios Greece, Germany 2022

ABYSS 13 min Jeppe Lange Denmark 2022

I’M NOT A ROBOT 22 min Victoria Warmerdam Netherlands 2023

FLORES DEL OTRO PATIO 15 min Jorge Cadena Switzerland 2022

Total duration – 77 min.

International Competition 2

NEIGHBOUR ABDI 29 min Douwe Dijkstra Netherlands 2022

SIDERAL 15 min. Carlos Segundo Frace 2021

THE AGE OF INNOCENCE 20 min Maximilian Bungarten Germany 2022

THE FRUIT TREE 14 min Isabelle Tollenaere Belgium, USA 2022

GOOD GIRLS CLUB: A VIRGINITY ODYSSEY 17 min Dimitris Tsakaleas, Lida Vartzioti Greece 2023

Total duration – 95 min

ABYSS 13 min Jeppe Lange Denmark 2022

Abyss is a chain of 10.000 images found through Google’s reverse image search. The visual development is based on the misunderstandings that happen in the AI’s reading of the image material.And the AI doesn’t care about scale, emotions or context but are only interested in patterns, colours and correlations.We are watching a primal chaos before the creation of an artificial consciousness. And the awakening consciousness is looking back at us as a species.

BERGIE 7 min Dian Weys South Africa 2022

A law enforcement officer has to remove people that are homeless in order to make way for a 10km fun-run.

CHLORINE 20 min Thanos Psichogios Greece, Germany 2022

The 9-year-old girl spends the day swimming in the pool. Her eyes sting from the chlorine in the water. The man’s eyes are red too although he spends the day in the bedroom. The sun is shining. The house is clean and tidy. A father and a daughter keep hiding from each other.

GOOD GIRLS CLUB: A VIRGINITY ODYSSEY 17 min Dimitris Tsakaleas, Lida Vartzioti Greece 2023

On the night of their 18th birthday celebration, two best friends are on a mission to lose their virginity. Nothing goes as planned in this virginity odyssey that is transformed into a journey of self-discovery and friendship.

FLORES DEL OTRO PATIO 15 min Jorge Cadena Switzerland 2022

In the north of Colombia, a group of queer activists use extravagant performative actions to denounce the disastrous exploitation by the country’s largest coal mine.

I’M NOT A ROBOT 22 min Victoria Warmerdam Netherlands 2023

After several unsuccessful attempts to complete a Captcha, feminist Lara sets out to answer the disturbing question of whether she’s a robot, and therefore bought by her own boyfriend.

NEIGHBOUR ABDI 29 min Douwe Dijkstra Netherlands 2022

How can you understand a violent past? Somali-born Abdi is furniture designer and support worker. He reenacts his life, marked by war and criminality, with the help of his neighbour and filmmaker Douwe. Through playful reconstructions in a special effects studio, Abdi and Douwe embark on a candid and investigative journey through a painful history, focusing on the creative process throughout.

SIDERAL 15 min. Carlos Segundo Frace 2021

In Natal, the Northeast of Brazil, the country is preparing to launch its first manned spaceship into space. A couple lives with their two children near the space center, the husband is a mechanic while the wife is a cleaning lady, who dreams of other horizons.

THE AGE OF INNOCENCE 20 min Maximilian Bungarten Germany 2022

Lev works at a construction site in a new suburban residential area in Western Germany. But things change, friends will leave and the forest becomes a place of desire

THE FRUIT TREE 14 min Isabelle Tollenaere Belgium, USA 2022

In The Fruit Tree a young woman, Sharleece, views a property to rent in the sleepy desert town where she lives, California City. Looking out of the window evokes unexpected memories of her childhood home in Los Angeles.

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