Juliana Zuluaga & Tiagx Vélez
The roar of the beast springs from the deepest well of the earth. The lightning, the wind, the river, foretell the friction of the times. The ecosystems that have reigned for hundreds of years are trembling. Short film in collaboration with trans-animal artist Analú Laferal.
Kervin Saint Pere
With regard to the current debate about the return and origin of the “objects” shown in museums in scientific contexts or under scientific pretexts, a story is told that has almost never been told before: Carlos Poppe was a seller of shrunken heads of the Amazonian tribes.
A project that was adapted from the word “Contemporary” in combination with “KHON”, a traditional Thai mask dance drama, to be the contemporary animation/video based on its concept, performing and movement. Chantawongs has taken the movements of KHON as a base and digitally mixed them with colors and textures to present them together with the rearranged story of the original epic. It is about a character who made a mistake and was driven to the other side of the border of the gods and left in the place of humans to have new experiences and survive.
WÄREN SIE MAL BESSER ZU HAUSE GEBLIEBEN
The documentary tells the experience of a woman of color while she’s in detention for taking pictures of an action against arms exportation during the lockdown in Berlin caused by Covid-19.
LA RECETA DE LA ABUELA
Cooking and memory come together in this short story that introduces us to the story of Ofelia Moreno, an activist who dedicated 40 years of her life to seek truth and justice for her family executed by the Chilean civil-military dictatorship, while cooking delicious gnocchi with tomato sauce (let the sauce boil!). Accompanied by an original soundtrack and landscapes of Santiago in the 80’s.
POEMA EN SINCRO
Juan Ignacio Angaroni
A life archive implies an extensive variety of nuances. From absolute templance to the wildest vertigo. The structural walls of imposed beauty break under the heavy strike of fabulations we decide to create, new forms are born.
Carolina Corral Paredes & Magali Rocha Donnadieu
Animated documentary that tells the story of María, a mother who discovers that the Morelos prosecutor’s office has buried her son and 115 other bodies in a hidden mass grave. Maria and her sister forced the government to open the grave and succeeded in recovering those buried there. Maria is guided by the rain. When it rains, it means that her son Oliver is sending her signs that he is on the right track in his struggle to recover the disappeared.
DEEP BLUE / AZUL PROFUNDO
Springs and Apneas between Worlds to resist and re-exist the pandemic. The power of the womb of the world. Faced with thousands of bodies that cannot breathe and die from Covid-19, this work reflects on the force of apnea as a way to access primal states of life. If Covid-19 is a consequence of anthropic actions, this work is proposed to be a gesture of resistance by appealing to a connection with the cosmos and the sources of life.
NO AMO BERLIN
An exciting journey through the false illusion of freedom, conscience and ecology in one of the most important capitals of Europe. Revealing the colonial, racist and extractivist context. The film is the result of research conducted by the director together with migrants in the streets of Berlin, in search of information about colonialism, migration and the current relations of Berlin and Germany with the countries of the global south.
In this society each human being repeats the same action over and over again, in this society each human being repeats the same action over and over again, in this society each human being repeats the same action over and over again, in this society each human being repeats the same action over and over again.
Spirit Woman is an animation inspired by the ceremonial chants of Maria Sabina, Mazateca sage, connoisseur of indigenous medicine based on the understanding of flora and fauna. Mujer Espíritu is a hybrid animation that immerses us in the vision of the natural world through the music of the Mexican band Ampersan. This piece was created by La Furia Estudios and produced by Chancha Vía Circuito, with the aim offering a poem of light in uncertain times.