Beetle Trouble by Gabriel Böhmer
LABO 3, 81'. All short films willl be screened in OV with Basque subtitles.
Presentation: Sébastien Duclocher, member of the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival.
Gabriel Böhmer, United Kingdom - Scotland, , 2017 13'30, OV with Basque subtitles, DCP
The conflict between John and the beetles that show up everywhere. Luckily he has his trusty cat to keep him company as well. Eventually John decides he needs to get rid of the pests, but it isn't so easy with the medication he's on.
Maya Zack, Israel, , 2017 23'30, OV with Basque subtitles, DCP
A hypnotic journey into the depths of consciousness that follows the traces of poet Paul Celan. An archivist listens to extracts from recordings by Celan, dissects the archival materials, penetrates the space of an old street photo of 1937 Czernowitz and resurrects the past in a female alchemy.
Rosto, France-Netherlands-Belgium, , 2018 14'15, OV with Basque subtitles, DCP
Everything is different but nothing has changed. A trip through a sunken maze of memories and dreams.
Dirk de Bruyn, Australia, , 2017 05'58, OV with Basque subtitles, DCP
A mutilated love letter to the film's form shaped as a response to Mike Hoolboom's "Color My World" (Canada, 2017). A flicker-fest lamenting a lost relationship with narrative cinema, by which it is forever marked.
Black America Again
Bradford Young, USA, , 2016 21'55, OV with Basque subtitles, DCP
This short film, inspired by Common's "Black America Again", is a celebration of the beauty, strength, perseverance and spirit of the Black community in spite of these troubling times.