Terranova is an essay-type of documentary whose smoothness regarding of the topics and the visuals flow resembles a masterful DJ session.
Ammodo Tiger Short Competition
Inspired by Chris Marker’s 2084 , Catarina de Sousa & Nick Tyson used the props – the artefacts of the cinematographic history (cameras, projectors, film roles…) to construct their version of a time-capsule in the Union Docs auditorium.
Working with the smart, low-key script written by Anocha Suwichakornpong, Pom Bunsermvicha shows the absurdity of the lemongrass girl ritual in an unpretentious, almost casual manner.
Looking at the scenes from Simon Liu’s newest work, the short experimental documentary Happy Valley, the viewer might ask themselves a rhetorical question about the filmmaker’s ironic intentions.
The newest experimental short film by Daïchi Saïto, earthearthearth, premiering at IFFR’s Ammodo Tiger Short Competition can be regarded as a journey from the realm of orientation to the realm of meditation.
The line between facts and fiction has been thoroughly blurred in Riar Rizaldi’s short film Tellurian Drama that is centred around an abandoned radio station in Indonesia, built in the late colonial times and ransacked and left during the World War Two.
A simple and smart piece of artistic activism, cleverly envisioned to mask its political commentary with benign intentions and absurdity gets stranded by different circumstances, personal and political, local, international and global.
Christelle Lheureux uses split screen to put the segments of Céline’s days in a constantly running dialogue.
Manifesto acts and feels like a documentary thanks to the filmmaker’s specific solutions, like the alternation between the hand-held camerawork and the static shots from afar and from above