Short Film

Ricky D’Ambrose – Spiral Jetty (2017)

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An applauded New York intellectual hires a young archivist to whitewash her late psychologist father’s reputation by eliminating a forbidding, potentially incriminating paper trail. Read More »

Estevão Meneguzzo & Andre Felix – Valentina (2017)

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​English: As a young archivist labours on the reassembly of a long-lost film print, her emotional life spirals into a tumultuous state that is mirrored in the degradation of the frames she so painstakingly works upon.

​Portuguese: Valentina precisa tomar uma importante decisão em sua vida enquanto trabalha com preservação de filmes na cinemateca do Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro. Read More »

Helene Hegemann – Torpedo (2008)

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After her mother’s death, 15-year old Mia moves in with her aunt, the actress Cleo, who lives with her son Fritzi in a shared apartment in Berlin. Mia lingers for stability and attention but in between Cleo’s rehearsals at the theatre and her relationally disturbed housemate Elisa, she finds herself in a world of adults who themselves seem to be unable to cope with life. (cineuropa) Read More »

Valentin Vaala – Herää Helsinki! AKA Wake Up, Helsinki! (1939)

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Impressionistic short documentary of the Helsinki morning at the end of 1930s with a poetic narration. Read More »

Steve Cutts – Happiness (2017)

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A brilliant analogy to life on Earth, Happiness tells the story of a rodent’s unrelenting quest for happiness and fulfillment. Read More »

Paul Verhoeven – Het korps Mariniers AKA The Marine Corps (1965)

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Het korps Mariniers is a documentary about the Royal Dutch Navy, which Paul Verhoeven made while being assigned to the Marine Film Service as a documentary filmmaker. Read More »

Paul Verhoeven – De lifters AKA The Hitchhikers (1962)

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A road movie about three men (one driver, two hitchhikers) and one woman.
A short film inspired by Verhoeven’s own youth trips as a hitchhiker. Read More »