OFFICIAL SELECTION 2024
Streaming from January 25 to February 25, 2024 on Whush.
Available on MAC, PC, Mobile and Smart TV.
Shaka Shams - Balrog (Belgium) by Yoann Stehr, Alice Khol
Shaka Shams, a young rapper both shy and charismatic, finds himself transformed into a retro-futuristic warrior and propelled into a mental universe where black and white rubs shoulders with the brightest colors. A labyrinthine and tortuous crossing between dream and reality.
Running Time: 00:02:28
Simulacra (United Kingdom) by Yining Dong
Simulacra is a short-moving image work discussing the dynamic genesis of sense represented by an object of the tree. Following the movement, the tree’s partial becomes a unity, and the unity state is the best scenario of the simulacra. This video is without any narrative, and after the tree finishes its early transformation, The view of the tree stays in the mirror projection space and stops making any changes but does the up-down movement with the wind. This long take makes time for time and emphasises the unity state here is a rest state.
Running Time: 00:06:55
They are watching you (France) by Quentin Bernard
Two women discover a mysterious workshop where a collection of stitched dolls are carefully placed on tables and shelves. The artist Odette Picaud installs them in her lair and undertakes a performance of sewing and patching with the singers of "Duo du Bas" as her material...
Running Time: 00:05:00
Detergent Daze by Lucas Ackermann
Musing on laundry and living with multi-instrumentalist and producer “emanuel” whose sonic wonder worlds are testimonies to a place and a process. For this film, we visited “emanuel” at home. The music was created in response to the visual recordings and consists of sounds from the same locations.
Running Time: 00:04:16
5 Iron (United States) by Dane Cree, Dan Hoffstrom
A sick and a hurt clown fight for their sanity when met by their demonic counterparts. Reflecting back the state of humanity. The physical and mental pain. The Illness and injury in our world.
Running Time: 00:03:39