Image: Time Rodent. Ondrej Svadlena
LABO 1, 105'. Session with subtitles in Basque. Presentation: Sébastien Duclocher, member of the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival.
Vincent Lynen, Belgium, 2016, 7', No dialogues, DCP
A film about macho men, chicks, dogs, guns, cars and motorcycles.
Canal + Award in the Labo competition at Clermont-Ferrand 2017.
Killing Klaus Kinski
Spiros Stathoulopoulos, Colombia, 2016, 21', OV in german with subtitles in spanish, DCP
During the filming of Fitzcarraldo in the late 1970s, an Amazonian leader offered to assassinate Klaus Kinski for Werner Herzog due to Kinski's evidently threatening behavior.
Ondrej Svadlena, France, Czech Republic, 2016, 15', No dialogues, DCP
In a distant future where night has devoured the day, the inhabitants of a world in rapid transformation feed themselves solely on artificial light.
Festivals Connexion - Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Award in the Labo competition at Clermont-Ferrand 2017.
Green Screen Gringo
Douwe Dijkstra, Netherlands, 2016, 16', OV in English and Portuguese with Basque subtitles, DCP
Behind a green screen, a foreigner finds his way in an enchanting - and yet turbulent - Brazil. Where the streets are a stage for politics, art and affection, a gringo can only watch. The result is a mix-tape portrait of modern-day Brazil seen through the eyes of a visitor.
Det Sjunkne Kloster (The Sunken Convent)
Michael Panduro, Denmark, 2016, 15', OV in English with Basque subtitles, DCP
A man wakes up, he goes to work, he eats in, he does a bit of home surgery, he drives to the woods. A grotesque and slightly surreal story of bad habits told without words and loosely inspired by Hans Christian Andersen.
Florian Kindlinger, Peter Kutin, Austria, USA, 2016, 13', No dialogue, DCP
Next to gambling, Las Vegas primarily brought electricity and light into the darkness of the Nevadan desert. The film lets you listen to the electromagnetic fields related to the neon and LED thunderstorms. A symphony of electric smog resounds, while light seems to have flowed out of the images.
Volker Schlecht, Alexander Lahl, Germany, 2016, 7', OV in German with Basque subtitles, DCP
Based on interviews with former prisoners, this animated documentary provides a glimpse into the most notorious women's prison in East Germany. A film about political imprisonment, forced labour and enormous profits on both sides of the Iron Curtain.
Welcome Home Allen
Andrew Kavanagh, Australia, 2016, 11', No dialogue, DCP
A group of soldiers return home to a world that may no longer recognize them.