International Competition: And what remains is the maze

Sunday, 16 January 2022

16-01-22 International Competition: And what remains is the maze

Image: North Pole, Marija Apcevska, 2021

They had no words but to conceive their longing silently. Tethered by reality of others, men searching for passing love, a teenager fails to recognise herself, a mother-to-be is in despair at her community and a child's mind runs wild in quarantine. Today may look like tomorrow, but it's not the same.


Curated by Qila Gill

Sunday, 16 January 2022

5:00 pm

Fireflies

Fireflies

Léo Bittencourt

19'

2021

Brazil

The night side of a modernist icon. The fauna and flora of Roberto Burle Marx's gardens inhabited by visitors to Parque do Flamengo while the city of Rio de Janeiro falls asleep.

North Pole

North Pole

Marija Apcevska

15'

2021

Macedonia,the former Yugoslav Republic of

Misty field, crowded locker room. Margo belongs to neither. Maybe if she loses her virginity, she will finally find her place.

Sër Bi

Sër Bi

Moly Kane

20'

2021

France

Tomorrow, Zuzana is getting married.
Now each minute counts to erase her past and become the woman she’s expected to be.

August Sky

August Sky

Jasmin Tenucci

16'

2021

Brazil

As the Amazon burns for the seventeenth day, a nurse in Sao Paulo finds herself drawn to a neo-Pentecostal church.

The Fourth Wall

The Fourth Wall

Mahboobeh Kalaee

10'

2021

Iran

Home and family, relationships, desires, wishes and everything is summarized in a kitchen. The stuttering boy is alone there, playing with his imagination.