Time and place
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 at 19:40
Velikan Park – Hall 2: Александровский парк, 4к3, парк Александровский, Санкт-Петербург, Россия
A young woman grows body parts in her garden and sells them to people in her town. Though mostly content with life, loneliness tends to creep up on her. Then, one day, she realizes something peculiar may be lurking beneath the soil.
"Travelogue Tel Aviv"
A young art student from Switzerland arrives for six months in Tel Aviv. Through drawing he will learn to analyse, understand and open himself to this contrasted environment.
An aged woman is taking a bath. While entering the water a new world reveals. The phone, on a chair, connects her with her son and keeps her linked to the world.
Ukrainian wasteland. A girl, whose only treasure is a painted Easter egg, is shocked, as her grandmother puts a freshly slaughtered chicken on the table. Confronted with death for the first time, she leaves the house, questioning her tranquil life, only to face a new tragedy that will force her to give up her treasures. An allegorical journey to freedom and growing up.
"Oh God (O Jezu)"
The reality presented in the film Oh God might be described using such terms as inertia or chaos. The characters feature lack of willingness to take any action, they are passive and indifferent, unable to create their own reality. The author presents a world that loses its original shapes and loses its identity. Groaning «oh God» as a main theme combines it all: grimace, sigh and a quiet whisper of despair over our own impotence.
A film based on Boris Shergin’s story “Mitya’s Love.” Mitya, a shipbuilder, walked to a theater in Solombala from Arkhangelsk. Along the way, he ran into a wind. Near him a girl, Maria Ivanovna, flew Mitya helped her fly to the theater and fell in love with her. They were able to confess their feelings for one another, but Maria Ivanovna then disappeared. What is Mitya to do? He decided to go around the whole city to find her.
In the film, images by avant-garde Russian artists Mikhail Larionov and Natalia Goncharova and naive artists Pavel Leonov and Lyubov Maikova are used.
"Mermaids and Rhinos"
Eight-year-old Tilda’s memories of her family as surrealistic visions come into life: the circus member ex-mermaid grandmother, the erotically overheated mother and the disappeared father whose broken heart, anger and jealousy manifest as a rhino. Tilda’s life is full of grotesque, bizarre characters hungry for love.
Marfa is a town on the borderlands of Texas. A place out of time. A desert where strange lights dance in the night sky. A mecca for lovers of minimalist art. A landscape of lost horses, freaks and food trucks. And then there’s the giant lemon.
A man and a woman meet in a waiting room and immediately get close to each other. They commence a game that gradually gets more and more ferocious. Their faces resemble masks while shapes slowly lose their integrity. Bodies are formed like clay, embracing each other up to the limits of impossibility. III is a portrait of a woman in an exhausting relationship with a man, which allures and repulses at the same time. The film is the third part of the triptych Impossible Figures and other stories.
"How to paint your rainbow"
A man dies and a red fower blossoms. Then the colors of orange, yellow, green, blue and purple come into play and combine to become a beautful and sublime rainbow.
Drone. Stunt. Rave.
An exploration into manhood. Forms with flashy colors attract, repel and influence themselves as they grow up.
"A Love letter to the one I made up"
A lonely walk home is intertwined with an underwater fantasy world. The relationship between reality and fantasy is portrayed in a love letter addressed to an imaginary “perfect” man. The film displays a critical, female point of view on the idea of romantic modern love in western society. Its main purpose is to dismantle the “knight in shining armor” myth.