ECHOES - Midnight Screening #2



Auditorium Casino Espinho

Subtitled in English




Aska | Clara Milo | CAN | 14’

Two young disciples must throw their mother’s ashes into the mouth of a volcano in order to prevent its collapse into a flood of flames.




Adrift | David Sanz Lanero | ESP | 12’

Dead of night. Beside a mountain road, Cynthia comes across a hotel with a familiar music coming from. Attracted by it, the young woman enters the place. What she discovers inside will make her confront herself and what is troubling her.




In The Soil | Casper Rudolf Emil Kjeldsen | DNK | 14’

Karoline’s life is turned upside down when her father, Kjeld, manically starts digging a pit in their backyard. The following days turn into a living nightmare as the pit becomes a grave and the land, which has been in the family for generations, pulls Kjeld further and further down into the deep.



Such Small Hands (2020) | MUBI


Such Small Hands | Maria Martinez Bayona | ESP, GBR | 19’

At an orphanage for girls, the group's unchecked pack mentality alienates a new arrival. To swing the balance of power, she invents a manipulative night game.




First Last Summer | NastasjaGonera | POL | 25’

Nature is dying out, as an ecological catastrophe is continuing. In a secret military center, somewhere at the Polish seaside, research is being carried out on a technology of transforming recidivists with life sentences into animals - species rejuvenators. A young employee of the center makes an attempt to free one of the female prisoners assigned for
the conversion.




Wimmelbook | Ali Gill | GBR | 15'

Two siblings follow a man’s movements from the confines of their car. Constructed as a moving-image Wimmelbook, the audience must take a front seat role: closely observing and scanning each scene in order to unravel the film’s mystery.