OFFICIAL SELECTION 2024
Streaming from January 25 to February 25, 2024 on Whush.
Available on MAC, PC, Mobile and Smart TV.
Under A Shooting Contrail (United States) by Rika Nakayama
A little stop-motion puppet leaves his studio and explores the outside world. He experiences the vast, dynamic, and unpredictable world of nature through a lens of a stop-motion puppet.
Running Time: 00:06:28
Nature Attack (France) by Erik Semashkin
A bird decides to hunt crickets, but his crossing will be more complicated than expected.
Running Time: 00:03:25
Poise (Portugal) by Luís Soares
A sad and restrained man lying on the bed in his empty room. Hesitates, ponder hypotheses in a cycle without deciding, stuck. In exhaustion all anguish equals. Another man is sitting at the window: he looks at him and to the street. Characters in broken situations. The key positions, the suspended sequences, are shown. The man almost decides - and they almost return, inside and out, to them and to the city, time and movement. Infinite dawn.
Running Time: 00:07:00
The Leak (Belgium) by Paola Cubillos
In the quietness of an apartment the irruption of a water leak leads to the encounter of the protagonist with her younger self and their blurry memories of an early loss.
Running Time: 00:07:40
The boy and the owl (Portugal) by Mário Gajo de Carvalho
A young boy lives his life in a magical way, surrounded by the picturesque atmosphere of his village, in this fable about love and the act of letting go.
Running Time: 00:12:00
There's a Bison on The Prairie (United States) by Morgan Miller
A short film about existence and sentience. Satirical in tone, the film chronicles evolution and the development of the carnivore.
Running Time: 00:07:00
In times like these... (cinematic) (Singapore) by Yanyun Chen, Alex Scollay, Jevon Chandra
In times like these... speaks to the strange times we live in, where the expressions of our senses are locked in deep isolation, where the abstract pulsates vividly in our cognitive presences, where intricate movements of colour, light and sound turn up their volumes, such that we are inundated by their slowly inching wilt towards death.
Running Time: 00:08:23
Elevator Alone (Greece) by Anastasia Papadopoulou
Four people and the time they spend in an elevator. Inspired by everyday life and by the difference in people's behavior when they are alone, in contrast to the socially acceptable behavior that individuals adopt when in public space and especially in the confined and always awkward setting of an elevator.
Running Time: 00:03:38