Programme

These films screened at the fifteenth edition of the festival, 23-27 March 2022.

Short Films

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Bemol

​A featherless nightingale sings in the forest, and its lullaby calms the animals of the forest. One day the nightingale catches a cold and can't sing anymore.

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Bestia

​Based on true events, Bestia explores the life of a secret police agent during the military dictatorship in Chile.

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Boobs

A surrealist journey through a woman's love-hate relationship with her breasts, her body and her femininity.

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Born in Damascus

After ten years apart, a Scottish filmmaker tries to reconnect with her Syrian cousin, their paths separated by war.

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Boy (winter)

Exploring masculinity and stages of (identifying) male physical and psychological development in Britain.

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CASTOROCENE

​​​After humans have destroyed the world (again), an unnamed beast swims up from a forgotten swamp and rebuilds the world from zilch.

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Chimney Man

A hunt through dusty cupboards and crooked corridors with magical pianos and ghosts in the bathtub.

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Coins

A neurotic waitress with a phobia of coins fights to control her darkest fears, as her reality falls apart.

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Constrain

​We are all prisoners of a nationality, a social condition, a skin colour, to which the police and state repression force us to resign ourselves.​

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Creepy Pasta Salad

​​It’s Halloween. A ghost, a goth girl and a call centre worker are just trying to get through the day. Oh, and it’s the apocalypse.

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Curupira and the machine of the destiny

Curupira and the machine of the destiny is the encounter between Curupira, a queer devil who protects the forests of Brazil, and an incarnated ghost.

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Dad's Sneakers

​​An immersive insight into the last hours of 13-year-old Sasha’s life in a boarding school for children deprived of parental care.

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