CT: Labia Mon 5, 6.45pm
JHB: Bioscope Sat 10, 5pm
Green Screen Gringo
From behind a portable green screen a foreigner explores Brazil’s streets creating playful encounters in what becomes a mixtape-portrait of modern day Brazil.
Audio recordings made by Hopinka’s father are paired with Hopinka’s voice and videos of places they have separately explored. Haunting sounds and songs in the Hočak language combine with evocative landscapes to create a profoundly personal encounter.
The Jungle Knows You Better Than You Do
In this mesmerizing fusion of fiction, documentary and surrealism, two siblings roam the mystical landscapes of Colombia in search of their dead father’s spirit.
In 2011, in Colombia, a security guard was killed by a pack of stray dogs. This experimental short is an abstracted account of the horrific event and explores the social and political backdrop of the housing project that the guard was patrolling.
Polonez / Polonaise
In Aleksandrów Kujawski the director of the culture centre, the mayor, a priest and a poet seek Poland’s number one patriot. Entrants may express their patriotism in any creative form as long as it is their original work. Tensions run high when their patriotism is questioned.