Roqaia is traumatized by the suicide attack, but that is something that the immediate environment refuses to acknowledge
Orizzonti Corti Competition
There are couple of things that stick to one’s memory after watching Chloé Robichaud’s short Delphine based on Nathalie Doummar’s play adapted for the screen:
Two young lovers wake up one morning after a night involving a big spliff, and Sung-min (James Chung) immediately starts looking for the proof they had protected sex.
The main character of Jamie Helmer’s & Michael Leonard’s film The Diver, Callan (Nicholas Denton) isn’t someone you’d like to befriend and even less to have as an enemy.
The Portuguese director Leonor Teles is painting a wonderfully accomplished picture of Porto’s rapid urban change and its consequences through the eyes of the main protagonist Vicente Gil and his family.
“The Tears Thing” is a story sharp as a knife, or rather – painful as a bullet piercing human flash, and it was one of the contenders of the Orizzonti shorts competition at the Venice International Film festival.
Visually inspired by the artwork of Woodroffe’s aunt Carmen Silva whose monochrome paintings were “violent, seductive, static, erotic and outrageous”, as the director describes them in his own words…