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WEDNESday, 11 OCT - Saturday, 29 OCT 2023
This special section is available for streaming only. Streaming on Whush.com from October 11 to 29, 2023. Link will become available soon. All films are in English and/or have English subtitles.
Monica (Greece) by Dimitris Argyriou
Monica wanted to become hair dresser, when she was young… Things went wrong…This is her story... Based on a real interview with a human trafficking victim.
Running time: 00:05:00
Rum 444 (Sweden) by Peter Svenzon
A dance piece for film. An international collaboration with the dance artists and playwrights Lars Noren and Falk Richter who have shared their texts...
Running time: 00:16:00
Good Grief (United Kingdom) by Robert Sharp
Four mothers experience the agony of child loss in a film that highlights the importance of grief.
Running time: 00:10:19
The Last Day (Netherlands) by Sander Blom
The Last Day is about Ton, a lonely man who moved into a bird spotting hut when his wife died. Here, he spent many hours with his wife. Ton tries to gather courage to end his own life, but he simply can’t do it. Luckily he gets help from a boy. A mysterious friendship grows between the two, while they prepare Ton’s death.
Running time: 00:19:28
Electric Shoes (Germany) by Dimitris Argyriou
This city gets right under your skin. So pretty - flying the flag of sin. The Polizei just haven’t got a clue. What I’m hiding in my brand new shoes.
Running time: 00:03:28
Ride (Australia) by Jeno Kim
A woman and a driver share a car ride. Whilst sharing the liminal space, the mysterious pair discover they may be more connected to each other than they realise.
Running time: 00:07:10
Holestepper (Peru) by Sergio Fernández Muñoz
Angel (Oswaldo Salas), an enthusiastic high school teacher, discovers a website where his students make fun of him and his disability through some strange videos. Mixing the reality and the digital universe adolescent, Angel will be involved in a world hitherto unknown. Running time: 00:17:26
The Special Seat (Japan) by Akira Okumura
YouTuber Ami shot an ASMR video of chewing sounds to entertain her fans. However, when she checked the video she shot, she found that there were noises in it that should not be there.
The unpleasant noise, which is contrary to the pleasure, strikes her ears.
Running time: 00:06:52
Circus Movements (Portugal) by Lukas Berger, Mário Gajo de Carvalho
Circus culture is a space of diversity, cooperation and integration. A magical space with real people. "Circus Movements" was shot with circus kids from Ethiopia - Liya and Beza, doing the hula hoop; Habtamnesh, doing the aerial hoop; and the Beniyam, only 5 years old, performing acrobatics. Collectively, they are great circus artists performing in the magnificent landscapes of Ethiopia.
Running time: 00:15:00
Lights Out, Berlin! (Germany) by Dimitris Argyriou
Lights Out, Berlin! is a documentary about the effects of the covid-19 pandemic in Berlin's music & club scene. Berlin has always been a vivid and colourful city. A city that was full of inspiring spots, artistic opportunities, and loud nightlife. A city with a huge cultural background that was for two years on hold.
Running time: 01:21:00