The block shows the different cycles of life. Under the influence of our own milieu, history or family, we move between the expectations of others and the demands on our own self, forgetting what is actually good for us.
La herida luminosa
Daydreaming so vividly about our Spanish holidays
A sun-starved teenager leaves his home in search of light and warmth. On the Balearic Islands, he tries to soak up the rays and bring them back to his bleak homeland of Great Britain. Hypnotised, he falls prey to the sun.
Contains mentions/depictions of:Implied suicide
Liminal Space: Diving Within
Das Verarbeiten von Verlust ist komplex, umso mehr für die Filmemacherin Anahita, deren Identität nah an die ihres Vaters gekoppelt ist. In einem Versuch, Tod zu verstehen und sich sich selbst wieder anzunähern, begibt sich Anahita in Liminal Space auf eine experimentelle Expedition zu sich selbst.
This semi-fictional short film follows the protagonist to Prague and explores how the medium of film can access the memories of a city. The film is based on the stories of the director’s grandmother, who fled Czechoslovakia after the invasion of the Warsaw Pact in 1968.
Hogy ne győzzünk
Ádám and his friend Bálint live in the violent outskirts of Budapest. When a friend of theirs is beaten up, they decide to take revenge. Ádám begins to question his understanding of masculinity.
Contains mentions/depictions of:Explicit violence
Father and son take part in the local car race. In order to bring home the victory, however, the son must become a car tire himself. This animated film transports us into the surreal world of car racing and parental expectations.
Contains mentions/depictions of:implied suicide