by Joanne Cesario 18:32 Philippines
Years after mining operations began, a once rugged and undisturbed town changes drastically. Koi, 22, returns home for the first time since leaving for college, and does so with an infected ear. He accompanies his mother Tonet in waiting for his father, both of them clueless as to whether his father could make it home alive after an accident in the extraction tunnel. As Koi reconnects with his hometown in slow decay, he fears the impending possibility of losing both his father and his hearing. Part fiction, part experiment, and purposefully blurring the distinction, Here, Here is as a loose visual study on landscapes and terrains, both natural and beyond
by Mark Sergienko 2:26 Russian Federation
The main character finds himself with his baggage, acquired during his life, on the stairs, which leads him to a new life. The main character needs to decide what was really important for him in his life.
Red Aninsri; or, Tiptoeing on the Still Trembling Berlin Wall
by Ratchapoom Boonbunchachoke 29:00 Thailand
The queer espionage film made in the tradition of Cold-War-era Thai dubbed film. A ladyboy prostitute-cum-spy is assigned a mission to disguise as a cis-masculine gay to acquire important information from an idealistic student activist.
by Meltse Van Coillie 14:19 Belgium
A campsite is startled after the presumed drowning of a child. It marks the end of a carefree holiday for most campers, but also the start of a contemplative search for toddler Lucie. In anticipation of renewed recreation, she questions the boundaries between life and death, water and air. Slowly she starts to examine her own corporeality.
by David Valero Simón 20:00 Spain
"The Flares", an orchestra formed by four retired friends, have been playing at small villages festivals for over 30 years. But this year, something has changed.