OFFICIAL SELECTION (2nd Edition)

20-30 June, 2016

Fruitcake
Directed by: Harriet Francis Croucher
Category:  Experimental, Animation
 
Year & Country: 2015, United Kingdom
 
Duration: 2 min
 
SynopsisBased on personal experiences and insights, this film explores one of the last great taboos: mental illness. It examines the realities of mania and psychosis, and the way in which society defines and denigrates people by their disabilities
Website: N/A
 
Impact
Directed by: Jean-Charles Granjon
Category: Experimental 
 
Year & Country: 2015, France 
 
Duration: 3 min
 
SynopsisAude to Icarus dream, Impact is a mental journey of a cliff diver during seconds before his jump.
 
Website: https://www.facebook.com/impact134k/
 
 
Laika Stardust
Directed by: Antonin Bobò
 
Category: Experimental 
Year & Country: 2016, Italy 
Duration: 15  min
 
SynopsisIt's a story about a modern upper class family,captivated by digital lifes, social network and videogame.
 
Website: http://www.laikastardust.com/
 
 
 
Sisyphus Runs
Directed by: Hayden Chisholm
Category: Experimental
 
Year & Country: 2016, Germany
 
Duration: 24 min
 
SynopsisAfter King Sisyphus had descending into the underworld and tricked Hades, the god of death, using his own chains, no mortal on earth could die for several days. Zeus was furious and determined to punish Sisyphus. But first he would have to catch him.
 
Website: http://www.sisyphusruns.com/
 
 
 
Superhero
Directed by: Bradley Green
 
Category: Experimental 
Year & Country: 2015, United Kingdom
Duration: 2 min
 
SynopsisStory about a superhero who not only cannot fly but does not need to.
 
Website: N/A
 
 
UNCANNY VALLEY
Directed by: FEDERICO HELLER
Category: Experimental
Year & Country: 2015, Argentina
Duration: 9 min
 
SynopsisIn the slums of the future, VR junkies satisfy their violent impulses in online entertainment. An expert player discovers that the line between games and reality is starting to fade away.
 
Website: N/A
 
 
UndRAPE
Directed by: Drono Acharya
Category: Experimental
Year & Country: 2016, India
Duration: 5 min
 
SynopsisCases of rape, groping and molestation of women have witnessed a gradual rise over recent times, and it’s really unfortunate that we live in a culture that is only busy in blaming the sexual assaulted victims, rather than pointing out the main culprits
 
Website: N/A
 
 

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