Semi-Automatic Pantoum – dir. Matt Mullins

Original Film Title: Semi-Automatic Pantoum

Directors Name: Matt Mullins

Writers Name: Chris Green, Poetic Justice League of Chicago

Producers: Matt Mullins

Country of Origin: United States

Country of Filming: United States

Language: English

Runtime: 5 minutes 34 seconds

Film Description: 

An anti-gun violence video poem made in collaboration with the Poetic Justice League of Chicago

Some Days – dir. Jessie II Lopez

Original Film Title: Some Days

Directors Name: Jessie II Lopez

Writers Name: Jessie II Lopez

Producers: Jessie II Lopez

Country of Origin: Ireland

Country of Filming: Ireland

Language: English

Runtime: 4 minutes 26 seconds

Film Description: 

Memories they come and go. There are memories that we cherish and some that we lose sight of. We long for that feeling, but bit by bit we soon forget. The unreliability of a memory, isn’t that enough? ‘Some Days’ explores a non-linear narrative about facing ourselves and our memories through the use various mixed media styles and techniques. Some days we long for broken fragments, as we fear that it no longer contains the connection that was once there. But in the end we realise that these fragments will always be a part of us and the feeling might not be the same but it still holds a special place within us.

elixir. – dir. Judd Abello

Original Film Title: elixir.

Directors Name: Judd Abello

Country of Origin: Australia

Country of Filming: Australia

Language: English

Runtime: 3 minutes 36 seconds

Film Description: 

A dancer gets high on drugs. This is his experience.

The Shape Of Mountain – dir. Bocheng Liu

Original Film Title: 山之形

English Film Title: The Shape Of Mountain

Directors Name: Bocheng Liu

Writers Name: Bocheng Liu

Producers: Bocheng Liu

Country of Origin: China

Country of Filming: China

Language: Chinese

Runtime: 20 minutes

Film Description: 

In a small village near the border with Vietnam and China. Chen Yu’s old friend helps him leave a nursing home surrounded by mountains. Yu, Who at the end of his life, decides to back to his hometown and sees his grandmother one last time. Then he plans to kill himself in the company of his friend. The combination of old memories and feelings for life makes this journey extraordinary.

Get Lost in Colombia – dir. Melanie de Klerk, Sophie Lui, Ron Coldham

Original Film Title: Get Lost in Colombia

Directors Name: Melanie de Klerk, Sophie Lui, Ron Coldham

Writers Name: Melanie de Klerk, Sophie Lui, Ron Coldham

Producers: Melanie de Klerk, Sophie Lui, Ron Coldham

Country of Origin: Canada

Country of Filming: Colombia

Language: English

Runtime: 22 minutes 46 seconds

Film Description: 

Get Lost is an innovative web/ TV show with a unique blend of lifestyle, travel and news. With dynamic veteran host Sophie Lui we take the viewer on a journey back to destinations that were once off limits. The viewer joins Sophie as she rediscovers places once plagued by war, dictatorship and natural disasters.

Lore – dir. Celine Simpson

Original Film Title: Lore

Directors Name: Celine Simpson

Writers Name: Celine Simpson

Producers: Celine Simpson

Country of Origin: Canada

Country of Filming: Canada

Language: English

Runtime: 7 minutes 34 seconds

Film Description: 

Symbolism and mythologies associated with femininity are inverted to create strange, beautiful, and unnerving imagery; dreamlike and surreal details invoke the absurdity of the stereotypes we hear echoed within society. ‘Lore’ explores themes of socially constructed tropes, feminism, self-expression, self-love, sexuality, and awakening.

Do you recognise me. – dir. Aleksandra Sheren

Original Film Title: Do you recognise me.

Directors Name: Aleksandra Sheren

Writers Name: Aleksandra Sheren

Country of Origin: Russian Federation

Language: English

Runtime: 4 minutes 35 seconds

Film Description: 

Video poem about a concept of imago.
Imago is the latest stage of a transformation that happens to us.
It is the most complete becoming. And it is also an image of our beloved buried deep inside of us.

The Awakening – dir. Andrew Abbiw

Original Film Title: The Awakening

Directors Name: Andrew Abbiw

Writers Name: Andrew Abbiw

Producers: Andrew Abbiw, Jennifer Aline

Country of Origin: United Kingdom

Country of Filming: Germany, United Kingdom

Language: English

Runtime: 29 minutes 43 seconds

Film Description: 

A woman suffering from insomnia seeks help from a sleep therapist to improve her way of life.

Telepathy – dir. Ann Isaac

Original Film Title: Telepathy

Directors Name: Ann Isaac

Writers Name: Ann Isaac

Producers: Ann Isaac

Country of Origin: Egypt

Country of Filming: Egypt

Language: English

Runtime: 12 minutes

Film Description: 

An experimental film where we can experience how technically can telepathy work through invisible signals.