2011-2020

Alexe Poukine – Sans frapper AKA That Which Does Not Kill (2019)

Alexe Poukine tells the story of Ada, 19, brutally abused three times a few days apart by the same boy. Read More »

Marteinn Thorsson – Rokland [+Extras] (2011)

This is a tragicomic story of lone rebel Boddi Steingrimsson who lives in a small town in Northern Iceland. Boddi hates materialistic modern society in its entirety and on his blog-page he comically criticizes everything and everyone. Before long he has become an outlaw in his own hometown, just like his viking hero, Grettir. After a series of dramatic mishaps, he snaps and goes riding down south to the big city on his sturdy steed Nietzsche. He has got a gun in his pocket and is ready for the revolution. Read More »

Hito Steyerl – Factory of the Sun (2015)

In this immersive work, which debuted at the 2015 German Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, Steyerl probes the pleasures and perils of image circulation in a moment defined by the unprecedented global flow of data. Ricocheting between genres—news reportage, documentary film, video games, and internet dance videos—Factory of the Sun uses the motifs of light and acceleration to explore what possibilities are still available for collective resistance when surveillance has become a mundane part of an increasingly virtual world. Factory of the Sun tells the surreal story of workers whose forced moves in a motion capture studio are turned into artificial sunshine. Read More »

Yosep Anggi Noen – Vakansi yang Janggal dan Penyakit Lainnya AKA Peculiar Vacation and Other Illnesses (2012)

Fed up with her daily routine, Ning takes on a new job at a furniture shop. There, she gets the opportunity to get away from her indifferent husband Jarot for a couple of days, having to deliver a sofa with her colleague Mur. Read More »

Yonfan – Jìyuántái qihào AKA No.7 Cherry Lane (2019)

Ziming, a University undergraduate, is entangled between his amorous feelings for a self-exiled mother Mrs Yu from Taiwan and her beautiful daughter Meiling, in the era coincides with Hong Kong’s turbulent times of 1967. Read More »

Vic Sarin – Keepers of the Magic (2016)

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Keepers of the Magic celebrates the breathtaking cinematic images that have transfixed audiences around the world. This ground-breaking documentary explores our fascination with moving images and provides insight into how cinema’s most iconic moments came to be. Most of all, it honours the great masters of cinematography, unsung heroes whose vision and talent was always right before our eyes. Read More »

Paulo Abreu – O que não se vê (2020)

In “What Is Not Seen”, Paulo Abreu subtly repositions the most characteristic tropes of the travel narrative: in lieu of a dialectic of self-recognition mediated by the discovery of others, we find a game of interruptions, in which the constant theme of the mechanisms of vision – within a markedly essayistic device between landscapes, displacements, and voice over – seemingly replaces the utopia of a possible encounter. Read More »