Saturday 21 January, 3pmAnimation: Slippery Border
A sensual, twisting selection of animation from across the world, loosely drawn together through themes of death, incarceration, transcendence and fantasy worlds from other planes of existence.
A series of short films curated by Stone Club traversing Britain and Irelands ancient landscapes.
Sunday 22 January, 5pmDocumentary: Call for The Songs of The Wind
From the mountains of Greece to the canals of the UK, the filmmakers of this programme quietly observe their surroundings and ask: do we really belong to our local surroundings when nature ultimately (re)claims that space?
Tuesday 24 January, 6.30pm
Not Too Sweet
Highlighting work by filmmakers of East and Southeast Asian heritage, this programme explores the twisty, tangy, melty role of food across East and South East Asian cultures.
Wednesday 25 January, 8.30pm
Otherness Archive: Biting the Image
Featuring films from the Otherness Archive, a visual archive documenting queer films and its pioneers, these works by trans filmmakers exemplify a breadth of filmic play, experimentation, and inventiveness.
Thursday 26 January, 6.30pmDesired Outcomes + Conversation
This programme of moving image work curated by artist Annie Crabtree imagines alternative modes of collective care and individual agency via the racial and queer politics of the sick body.
Long-time collaborators visual artist Anne Verheij and composer Cassie Kinoshi join for an in-depth exploration of their experimental film and immersive installation work together.
Friday 27 January, 9pm
International Competition 4: Notes on Grey, Blue and Green
The distraught blue, searching for the virtues of feeling blue. In the shadows of green, roaming figures seek renewal and abundance. Can the mourning of grey wash away the tears, and will the brown sorrow release the deserted from terrains of agony?
Saturday 28 January, 1pm
Documentary: In Response To, Resisting / Remaking
This programme of shorts from around the globe treats both personal and national identity with fluidity, examining how the politics of the street inform the politics of being.
Saturday 28 January, 5.15pm
Maryam Tafakory: Rememberings
In solidarity with the feminist revolution in Iran, this programme, curated by artist and filmmaker Maryam Tafakory, brings together films that explore personal and collective histories and memories.