A History of the World According to Getty Images
by Richard Misek 18' Norway
A History of the World According to Getty Images’ is a short documentary about property, profit, and power, made out of archive footage sourced from the online catalogue of Getty Images. It forms a historical journey through some of the most significant moments of change caught on camera while at the same time reflecting on archive images’ own histories as commodities whose ownership often changes hands.
by Pedro Bastos 11' Portugal
In 1981, English actress Kathy Harcourt mysteriously disappeared from the United States. 40 years later, this story unfolds, from an old 35mm copy of the last film Kathy Harcourt stared in. This film retraces this brief episode of the golden age of adult cinema..
Liturgy of anti-tank obstacles
by Dmytro Sukholytkyy-Sobchuk 12'
United States – Ukraine
The reality in Ukraine split into before and after the war. Every citizen is trying to contribute to the nationwide resistance. Many people retrained for the needs of the military. Sculptors and metalworkers now make anti-tank obstacles. In the art workshops, among the artwork, anti-tank obstacles are being produced. The artists make the anti-tank obstacles, surrounded by the sculptures of angels, Cossacks, and famous Ukrainian personalities. Statues stand in the corners like a silent army. Multiple copies of Jesus Christ, like a terracotta army, froze in various poses and waiting. Masters weld metal for the Armed Forces of Ukraine
What the soil remembers
by José Cardoso 30' South Africa
A vibrant and diverse community flourished in the fertile South African lands. Today its elders tell the story of how their people were uprooted from neighboring lands and thrown into deserted areas; the suffering separation left scars but never transformed them into individualistic beings. A University was built on their lands, and today this institution is riddled with guilt as it was the epicentre of apartheid thought, but to return the land seems impossible. The elders light up the screen with their way of approaching the problem.