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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.

 

TAPUME 6′ Hugo Faraco United States 2018

Tapume in Portuguese means construction wall, and that’s where Brazilian artist Luiz d’Orey finds the material for his collages. In this short film we follow his creative process from the streets to the studio and back to the streets.

 

EREBETA 3′ François Vogel France 2019

Erebeta drives us on a vertical jump above the city. We rebound on the pavement, twirl around the buildings and pass through streets. This bouncing point of view on modern Japan is accompanied by the traditional Kuroda Bushi music.

 

WIN-WIN 6′ Niina Walter, Germany 2018

The short movie win-win is a quick excerpt from the everyday madness of a big city like Berlin. Strange characters, an overmotivated parking space supervisor and a group of poorly prepared, self-overestimating bank robbers meet.

 

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.

 

THE TRAFFIC SEPARATING DEVICE 14′ Johan Palmgren Sweden 2018

A traffic separating device is installed in the middle of Stockholm. It is supposed to keep normal cars away and only let buses pass. It turns into a disaster as normal cars continue to go there and hundreds of cars get destroyed ever

 

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