HANGING AROUND 10′ Pilar Bebea Hungary 2018
In a world in which nationalism has become the flag of some of the political discourse, this film is a critic to the phenomenon of nationalism and sometimes the absurdity of itself. The film explores an event that happens every day in the square of Kossuth in Budapest, in front of the parliament, and gives a deeper meaning to it.
OPERATION JANE WALK 16′ Leonhard Müllner, Robin Klengel Austria 2018
The experimental short film is based on the dystopian multiplayer shooter Tom Clancy’s: The Division. The game’s digital war zone is appropriated with the help of an artistic operation: the militaristic environment is being re-used for a narrative city tour. The urban strollers avoid the combats and become peaceful tourists of a digital world, which is a detailed replica of Midtown Manhattan.
FACADE COLOUR: BLUE 22′ Oleksiy Radynski Ukraine 2019
Florian Yuriev is an architect, musician, painter, violin maker, and theorist. Now aged 89, he is compelled to master one more occupation – that of an urban activist. When his architectural opus magnum is threatened by destruction, he stages a fight against the corrupt forces of big capital.
WHERE WE ARE HEADING 10′ Jela Hasler France 2018
Paris, 2017: as a new president is elected in spring, the state of emergency continues. He prowls in the capital, on the lookout around old and new monuments . As the city struggles to regain its innocence, it slips gently into everyday life as well as into the lines of the constitution.