Black Line, Dir. Mark Olexa / Francesca Scalisi, Switzerland, 10 min, Bengali with English subtitles
An eclectic offering delving deep into the earth beneath our feet – how we cultivate it, build on it, plunder its resources and navigate the diversity of its terrain. These shorts encompass computer game mods and flicker films, from Jorge Jacome’s Terry Riley-scored portrayal of an uncontrollable Portuguese plague of Hydrangeas, to Sylvia Schedelbauer’s pulsating, lysergic-infused memory trip through the currents of the forest. 88 minutes.
Dimitri Venkov, The Hymns of Muscovy, Russian Federation, 14 min
Jorge Jácome, Flores, Portugal, 27 min
Jodie Mack, Hoarders Without Borders 1.0, US, 6 min
Mark Olexa / Francesca Scalisi, Black Line, Switzerland, 10 min
Pang-Chuan Huang, Last Year When the Train Passed By, France, 18 min
Sylvia Schedelbauer, Wishing Well, Germany, 13 min