LA SAISON DES FUNÉRAILLES

Matthew Lancit
Surrounded by villages deeply rooted in ancestral traditions, Dschang is an expanding university town in the heart of Cameroon. Its inhabitants define themselves between the clash of old-world mysticism and modern development...

OMBRE INDIGÈNE

Edith Dekyndt
A flag made of hair was stuck in the ground and filmed on top of rocks on the Diamant coast, in Martinique. There, precisely, on the night of the 8th of April 1830, a clandestine slave boat transporting a hundred African captives washed up on the rocks before being entirely destroyed....

HEIMAT

Sam Peeters
Right-wing populism is spreading through Western Europe like wildfire. It is most popular in quiet, white neighbourhoods where people are shielded from different cultures and lifestyles.In this unscripted documentary, Sam Peeters portrays an ironic caricature of life in the Flemish suburbs, which reflects the current European zeitgeist....

FLÂNEURS

Matthew Lancit
Between film projects and following the birth of his daughter, a Canadian in Paris (Matthew Lancit) must confront his slacker lifestyle and decide if there is something in it worth passing on to the next generation, or if he is better off getting a job...

UU

Teresa Cos
"Countless people die everyday, yet those who remain live as if they were immortal." * UU is a two-channel film and sound installation produced during a 12-month residency at the WIELS Contemporary Art Centre in Brussels...

CURUPIRA, BICHO DO MATO

Félix Blume
Deep in the heart of the Amazon, Tauary inhabitants invite us to listen to the sounds of the jungle, the birds, and animals. However, some weird sounds appear: a creature prowling around the trees. Some of them have heard her, very few have ever seen her, and those who did find her never came back...

IMPERIAL VALLEY (CULTIVATED RUN-OFF)

Lukas Marxt
Accompanied by baleful, alarming, whistlingbooming electro sounds (Jung An Tagen), a speedy drone flight over California´s Imperial Valley becomes a journey in an extinct, abstract, uncanny, hostile landscape: a dystopian science fiction scenario, anchored in the reality of the present. (Source: Michelle Koch, Diagonale 2018)...

INK IN MILK

Gernot Wieland
Ink in Milk is Wieland’s most recent film – a knotted string-figure of histories, fictions and images. Through the flickering vignettes of a schoolboy trauma, visits to a friend at a psychiatric institution and encounters with animals, Ink in Milk exposes the anxious, web-like structures that underpin the tragicomedy of existence...

NOU VOIX

Maxime Jean-Baptiste
Nou voix is an autobiographical video departing from the participation of the artist's father, as a Guyanese figurant, in the movie Jean Galmot aventurier (1990), which deals with the history of French Guiana. By re-enacting a part of the film, Maxime and his father try to amplify other kinds of voices that have been unheard in the original French film....

OUR AFRICA

Alexander Markov
1960. The USSR starts humanitarian aid programs based on Marxist ideology in several newly independent African countries. For more than 35 years the Soviets expand their influence in Africa. Soviet filmmakers are sent along to document the glorious advance of socialism on the entire continent...