Auditorium Casino Espinho
Subtitled in English and Portuguese
Sierra | Sander Joon | EST | 15’
Father and his son are losing the folkrace. In order to win, a boy turns himself into a car tire. Loosely inspired by the director's childhood, Sierra pulls us into the surreal car racing world.
Mr. Pete & the Iron Horse | Kilian Vilim | CHE | 7’
The diligent soldier Mr. Pete does everything to meet the high standarts of his baroness. To satisfy her insatiable lust for speed he shovels madly on her new iron horse`s voyage.
Kelasi | Fransix Tenda Lomba | BEL | 10’
Kelasi is a historical, socio-political and cultural trek through the Congolese educational system over the years. Shot with several animation techniques, the film tells the story of a school day in Congo / Zaire. A memorial and cultural work that leaves a door open to the future for education in Congo.
Granny's Sexual Life | Urška Djukić, Émilie Pigeard | SVN | 13’
Four old women, reflect on their memories of old times when they were young and how different the relationships between men and women were back then. Their voices merge into one single voice, that of the grandmother Vera, who tells her story in proper detail. A trip into grandmother’s youth and the memories of her intimate life illustrate the status of Slovenian women in the first half of the 20th century.
Toothless | Andrea Guizar | POL | 12'
Clara looses one tooth while sleeping. Swallowed by a gigantic mouth, she enters an underground world where a Surreal Sci Fi advertising invites her to "ELECTRODENT" a clinic that promises to fix teeth... but not only.
Fall of the Ibis King | Mikai Geronimo, Josh O'caoimh | IRL | 10’
The antagonist of a dark opera becomes increasingly unsettled following the unlikely return of the former lead actor.
Noise Film | Merlin Voss | GBR | 3’
The story is from the perspective of a young woman, Molly, as she goes about her daily working routine, always wishing for the comfort and quiet of home.
Sauna | Anna Lena Spring, Lara Perren | CHE | 4’
Ava enters the Sauna for the first time. She is overwhelmed by the nudity, her thoughts, and the physical sensations. The other guests go about their routines. With the rising heat Ava starts to relax. Finally, she melts away and dissolves into complete ecstasy.