International Competition: On the Pulse of Hope

Sunday, 16 January 2022

16-01-22 International Competition: On the Pulse of Hope

Image: Marblehead, Kevin Walker, Jack Auen, 2021

It was long till Spring, yet the frozen water was still flowing. Death laced in solitary, children seeking meaning, a couple drowning in lust and a neighbourhood in drought from routine. In truth, nobody wants water this thin.


Curated by Qila Gill


Sunday, 16 January 2022

15:00

Marblehead

Marblehead

Kevin Walker, Jack Auen

10'

2021

United States

A cryptic man's little life. He lives amongst the graves at New Redeemer Cemetery.

To Calm the Pig Inside

To Calm the Pig Inside

Joanna Vasquez Arong

18'

2021

Philippines

Ang Pagpakalma sa Unos (To Calm the Pig Inside) is a contemplative film that ponders the effects a typhoon leaves on a small town. Myths are woven to try to understand how the people cope with the devastation and trauma. A girl divulges bits and pieces of her own memory of her grandmother and mother to tie in the experiences she felt visiting this ravaged town.

Holes

Holes

Ali Emir Tapan

24'

2021

Turkey

A nameless woman and a nameless man, travel across a snowy landscape and discover the limits of their connection through dominant-submissive dynamics.

Displaced

Displaced

Samir Karahoda

15'

2021

Kosovo

In post-war Kosovo, driven by the ambition of keeping their beloved sport alive, two local players wander from one obscure location to another carrying with them the only possession of the club: their tables.