YOU WILL NEVER WALK ALONE
Dir Jagoda Marta Tłok, Poland, 08:51
The film’s director ventures into memories of her childhood in conservative, catholic Poland to reflect on the 2020 abortion ban and the powerful rebellion that came after.
ON THE SURFACE
Dir Fan Sissoko, Iceland, 03:56
4mn animation about a young Black woman who goes swimming in the Icelandic sea and reflects on her experience of raising a child in a country that feels nothing like home.
THIS KIND BODY
Dir Scottee and Lea Anderson, UK, 19:57
What if fatness wasn’t seen as a cause of death but the reason you survive? Scottee’s Fat Blokes carve out this space in a utopian love letter.
Dir Aleksandra Folczak, Poland, 23:14
During the isolation caused by a crown-virus epidemic, the director talks on the phone with Friends and family. The documentary shows their longing, needs, emotions. In stories full of emotions and humour, everyone will find a fragment of this experience from that time.
A BOWL FULL OF LOVE
Dir Ashrita Chavali, United States, 05:48
After a particularly difficult day, Ria, our main character, decides to cook a childhood favorite. As she cooks, she goes on a trip down memory lane and ends up realizing just what
DAJLA: CINEMA AND OBLIVION
Dir Arturo Dueñas, Spain, 15:00
Life is going on in Dakhla, one of the Sahrawi refugee camps in southern Algeria, forgotten for 45 years. The celebration of a film festival, the Fisahara, breaks the monotony.
Dir Alex Anna, Canada, 10:00
Alex Anna’s body is a canvas : her scars come to life to tell a new story of self-harming. Live action and animation intertwine in this short and poetic documentary, both intimate and universal.
the Reimagined Palestinian Neighbourhood
Dir Zain Wahbeh, Jordan, 02:21
"Home to my paternal great grandparents, Al-Manshiyya was a Palestinian neighbourhood that was once situated in the North of Jaffa. It faced a perpetual mass destruction under a brutal Zionist colonial occupation, between 1948 and the present day. To confront the erasures of Al-Manshiyya’s infrastructure, land, and culture, 'The Image as an Archive' was founded as an architectural practice that attempts to virtually reconstruct the most relevant cultural and socio-spatial aspects of this now-absent neighbourhood. To achieve these reconstructions, I referred to an extensive range of scarce photographs and personal testimonies that were collected from interviews and schematic drawings."