Ehsan Gharib

O.V. - Without dialogue

“Deyzangeroo” is a ritual performed in the Iranian port city of Bushehr. Influenced by the city’s colonial rule by the British and Portuguese, and the African slaves that followed, it is imbued with the terror and magic of the lunar eclipse. The ritual is believed to ward off evil spirits and take back the moon. It works every time. Directed by Iranian-Canadian filmmaker Ehsan Gharib and produced by the National Film Board of Canada’s Maral Mohammadian, this animated short was made with...

CANADA | 5 minutes | 2017

Edge of Alchemy
Stacey Steers

O.V. - Without dialogue

Mary Pickford and Janet Gaynor are cast in a surreal epic based on Frankenstein’s story and the contemporary collapse of beehives.

UNITED STATES | 19 minutes | 2017

Granular Film - Beirut
Charles-André Coderre

O.V. - Without dialogue

Reminiscence of a trip in Beirut. The sea. the palm trees, the buildings melt when my eyelids began to close. My memories now have a separate life of their own.

CANADA, Lebanon | 7 minutes | 2017

Um campo de aviação
Joana Pimenta

O.V. Portuguese | st English

In the crater of a volcano in Fogo, a model Brazilian city is picked up and disappears. Two people find each other in this landscape, 50 years apart.

PORTUGAL, United States, Brazil | 15 minutes | 2016

The Fifth Wall
Peter Kutin, Florian Kindlinger

O.V. English | st English

A glass pane undergoes major physical forces — a metaphor for the omnipresent displays and signs of our time, for our society, linked to the screen.

AUSTRIA | 12 minutes | 2017

Simon Liu

O.V. - Without dialogue

“These images were meant to show us what goes where — but I can’t make out the path. Maybe we should lay them all out on the oor and try to put the pieces back together.”

HONG KONG, United Kingdom, United States | 20 minutes | 2017


Saturday October 14, 2017

Cinémathèque - Salle Principale
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