International Competition: We seize only a bit of the curtain that hides the infinite from us. (Repeat Screening)

Tuesday, 18 January 2022

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Image: A Man Trembles, Mark Chua, Lam Li Shuen, 2021

The haunting past reassembles itself, sometimes with permission, at times without. A former student, a father, a young woman and a young man wrangled with a history that intend to reveal and expose lingering dilemmas. Sometimes to seek the unknown, at times, in rediscovering the familiar.


Curated by Qila Gill


Tuesday, 18 January 2022

16:00

An Ode To A Time I Loved Bread

An Ode To A Time I Loved Bread

Neema Ngelime

11'

2021

Tanzania,United Republic of

 A recollection of incomplete feelings about Neema, the filmmaker’s, time at a colonial legacy boarding school.   

Listen To the Beat of our Images

Listen To the Beat of our Images

Audrey Jean-Baptiste, Maxime JEAN-BAPTISTE

15'

2021

French Guiana

Sixty years ago, the French government decided to establish its space center in Kourou (French Guiana, South America). 600 guyanese people were expropriated to allow France to realize its dream of space conquest.

Combining field investigation and video-editing processes on archives, Listen To the Beat of our Images gives a voice to an invisibilized and silenced population.

Umbilical

Umbilical

Elpida Stathatou

13'

2021

Greece

The story of a young woman's struggle to separate from her religious and superstitious upbringing. As she battles her traumatic past she discovers exactly how far she will go to reconcile her internalised doubts.

A Man Trembles

A Man Trembles

Mark Chua, Lam Li Shuen

23'

2021

Singapore

In 1998 Singapore, at the peak of the Asian Financial Crisis, a man and his family spend their final day on Earth at Sentosa island. There, he comes to confront the peculiar closeness between salvation and terror.

as if nothing happened

as if nothing happened

JT Trinidad

13'

2021

Philippines

A journey to someone's personal gallery and an unsent letter.