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VIDEO LIBRARY ICN 2018
Videodrome 2/ 49 Cours Julien 13006 Marseille tel. 33 4 91 42 75 41
In February 2019 the below selection will complement the video library ICN.

           
video library P'Silo 2018 / title :::: 256 films, 212 authors, 44 countries Argentina/ Australia/ Austria/ Belgium/ Brazil/ Bulgaria/ Canada/ Chile/ China/ Croatia/ Denmark/ Ecuador/ Finland/ France/ Germany/ Hungary/ India/ Iran/ Italy/ Japan/ Latvia/ Mexico/ Moldova/ Netherlands/ New Zealand/ Norway/ Peru/ Philippines/ Poland/ Portugal/ Republic of Ireland/ Romania/ Russia/ Rwanda/ Serbia/ South Africa/ South Korea/ Spain/ Switzerland/ Taiwan/ Thailand/ Turkey/ United Kingdom/ USA/




sadescription macht_spaß
35mn47   color   stereo   2016   Germany
by the[video]Flaneu®
self-production
self-distribution
7 ko.incidental "documentary" takes about the "fun" (german: spaß) of having "power" (german: macht) taken with a normal digital video apparatus in different cities of europe... ...without camera moves / without zooming without special lighting / without extra microphone / without effects without permission.


sadescription $$$ 2010 Youtube Atrocity Pervert Megamixxx Starring Maria Montez & The Pleasure Principle $$$
17mn56   color & b/w   stereo   2017   USA
by M. Woods
self-production
self-distribution
A member of the matriculating cancer makes a movie for his friends that projects fantasies of rape. A matriculating cancer is a bourgeoisie counter-culture that fails to counter anything. This is an attack at the sphere of media representation that objectifies, degrades, and negates the human soul's capacity for empathy and empowers the white male hegemony that in turn profits from rape. This is an attack at the systems of negation meant to sow apathy and disinterest for the sake of celebrating The Pleasure Principle and the Digital Sickness.


sadescription КУЧЕШКАТА ДИРЯ (The Dog Trace)
11mn11   color   stereo   2018   Bulgaria
by Neno Belchev
self-production
self-distribution
The video is dedicated to our dog, who loved to dig holes in the sand and in this way, he did his doggy land-art.


sadescription (No) We, I, Myself and Them?
8mn55   color   stereo   2017   Germany
by Christin Bolewski
self-production
self-distribution
A digital video scroll – an intercultural remediation, genre mix and remake of an ancient Chinese hand scroll of a cityscape and poses questions about the relationship between the individual and society struggling between tradition and cultural progress by using contemporary and historical documentary video footage recorded at Tianamen Square in Beijing.


sadescription ...come Ruin or Rapture.
28mn03   color   stereo   2017   USA
by Gabin Cortez Chance
self-production
self-distribution
A video exploring the relationships between madness, schizophrenia, homelessness, and divine rapture. Inspired by Plato, Diogenes, Foucault, Deleuze & Guattari, and the local homeless man Dave.


sadescription /ˈIəri/
11mn35   color   stereo   2017   Rwanda
by Remy Ryumugabe
self-production
self-distribution
A confused man, his past or his present, dreams or reality, false or true awakenings! Who’s who? He can’t really tell. He’s just exploring an eerie situation, to see who or what’s there to be found.


sadescription 100% Vrai
8mn   color   stereo   2017   France
by Benjamin Vertu
self-production
self-distribution
“Why should I go to the other side of the globe if i can travel in my bedroom with music ?” Gilles Deleuze, V comme Voyage. 100% True plunge us into an absurd and discarnate universe which is stuck in the 90s.


sadescription 165708
6mn37   color & b/w   stereo   2017   Canada
by Josephine Massarella
self-production
distribution : CFMDC
Shot in 16mm B&W lm using single frame photography, 165708 employs in-camera techniques and chemical manipulation of processed lm to produce an eidetic study of temporal elasticity. Stop motion, icker, tinting, toning, combined with cycles of alternating exposed frames, imbue the work with a rhythmic magnetism, apparent both in the tempo and the aesthetic of the images. Music by Graham Stewart.


sadescription 3 peonies
3mn13   color   stereo   2017   USA
by Stephanie Barber
self-production
self-distribution
A brief, poetic 16mm film on a simple sculptural action. What becomes apparent is the humor possible in material interactions and the tender and sometimes melodramatic symbolism of cut flowers. What begins as a reverence for natural beauty ends up pointing towards the abstract expressionism and color field work of high modernism which, in many cases eschewed the banality of such ‘natural’ beauty. The collaged soundtrack suggests weightier concerns, gently insistent behind the flatness of the utilitarian sounds of ripping tape.


sadescription 38 River Road
7mn14   color   Sil   2016   USA
by Josh Weissbach
self-production
self-distribution
The voice of a figureless character is heard. The figure of a voiceless character is seen. A sequence of estranged voicemails is framed by unidentified events. Fear resides in the gesture of a telling.


sadescription 7FF on¢idia
8mn12   color & b/w   stereo   2016   Brazil
by Ж
self-production
self-distribution
In ancient China the skin of the tiger was the representation of “continuous changing”; in Mayan world through the path of Bolom Chon (Jaguar) they could read constellations: the dance of cosmos. Fluxes are grouped in the film; spotted-jaguar, “7 pancadas”, speckled plants, ounce (oz), “golden spider”. Matter-energy-information varies. Side by side communication, surplus value of code. Commodities, bit coins, mountains of data. 7FF on¢idia: real impossibilia of capital life.


sadescription A Feeeling for Leaving
9mn28   color & b/w   stereo   2017   USA
by Dan Boord & Luis Valdovino
self-production
self-distribution
In this video we see a world from a rearview mirror, passing along 19th century settlement trails, monuments, gas stations, deserts, dinners, postwar suburbs and a movie motel drive-in. Our histories are visible, mobile and vanishing.


sadescription A Fork in the Road
38mn16   color & b/w   stereo   2017   Republic of Ireland
by Visto desde el zaguán & Jacqueline Heeley & Philippe Faujas
self-production
self-distribution
A man struggles to find his bearings in unfamiliar surroundings.


sadescription A medium-sized statement
7mn29   color & b/w   stereo   2016   Denmark
by Thomas Kyhn Rovsing Hjørnet
self-production
self-distribution
A video consisting of 82 pieces of found footage, individually titled and accompanied by a set of notes played on piano. Together, these 82 segments, combining image, text and sound, make up a statement that is neither large nor small.


sadescription A Velocity of Empathy
11mn19   color & b/w   stereo   2016   Canada
by Ivetta Sunyoung Kang
production : Kevin Jung-hoo Park
distribution : Groupe Intervention Vidéo
There was a ferry. The ferry is sinking into the imagery world. It was a tragedy for both the reality and the virtuality. The hands appear and reach to the imagery of its disappearance. The memory of the ferry or the image of the ferry abruptly comes to the present temporality as a dissolving memory itself, yet as a memory that is being mediated through the present axis with the hands recalling the memory.


sadescription ab ovo
24mn   color   stereo   2017   Italy
by Luca Ferri
production : enecefilm
distribution : italian short film center
In a desert and hostile paradise, between mountains of sand and solitary camels in perpetual journey, life is renewed with a promise of love in the shade of a lone tree. adam and eve have a chance. the last chance to heal and create a new progeny of more decent human beings. nine long takes in super 8mm colour in which we took adam and eve and had them redo everything over again, from the scratch.


sadescription Abandoned Land
12mn15   color   stereo   2017   Finland
by Simo Saarikoski
self-production
self-distribution
« Abandoned Land » is an experimental video that documents abandoned places, infrastructure and phenomenon in Finland. The video uses Finland as an allegory to approach recent changes of the European infrastructure and society with hounting images, prosaic narration and music.


sadescription ABATTOIR
14mn50   color   stereo   2017   South Africa
by Steven Cohen
self-production
distribution : HEURE EXQUISE !
The performance artwork for camera, Abattoir, was made in direct response to the death of my life-partner Elu Kieser. Elu and I met in 1997, fell in love and shared our everything for the next 20 years. We loved beyond words, we lived and worked together, we fused.


sadescription Acizo
5mn20   color & b/w   stereo   2017   France
by Derek Woolfenden
self-production
self-distribution
ACIZO is a found footage film created around the cult shower scene of Janet Leigh in Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho” (1960). Although the film does not feature any original “Psycho” footage, it preserves the subsequent cinematic heritage and imagery influenced consciously or not by Hitchcock’s film. ACIZO also keeps true to the length and scale of each shot. Bernard Hermann’s score is the only original element preserved.


sadescription ACOPP hard compressed 05032018 s.i.l. version
17mn47   color   stereo   2018   France
by Volker Krein
self-production
self-distribution
Searching for love and absolution, the hunter shoots at everything in motion like a slave to the rhythm with his box to catch images.


sadescription ACROSS THE MOON
11mn30   b/w   stereo   2017   France
by Mounir Fatmi
self-production
distribution : HEURE EXQUISE !
When mounir fatmi was growing up in Tangier, one of the few cultural objects in his house was a photo of King Mohammed V, also known to Moroccans as the “moon king.” It was only until he went to school when he learned otherwise, including the legendary story around the king’s rise to power.


sadescription ADDITIVE EMOTIONS, Impacts of Medial Light
2mn25   color   stereo   2017   Spain
by Rrose Present
self-production
distribution : The Film-Makers’ Cooperative
Series: “vídeo 'without-camera”' reinterprets 'camera-world'. Net-found footage I was born and lived in Barcelona until two years ago, so I experienced the attacks of this August 17th through the network. In Additive Emotions I show an irrational understanding of the facts by inverting the images and the sound of the first video that I saw Incorporating light flickers with additives primary colors (primary emotions) that are crisscrossing and overlapping the color, opening the chromatic range of emotions giving light to the emotional impacts received .... ending in a black and silent void.


sadescription aequilibris
3mn08   color   stereo   2018   Canada
by Daniel H. Dugas
production : Basic Bruegel
self-distribution
Home movies shot at Niagara Falls run over current footage set on the same plane. An unraveling rope stands in for the collective memory of challenging the odds.


sadescription African Film School
5mn20   color   stereo   2017   South Africa
by Roger Horn
self-production
self-distribution
Found Super 8mm home movies of wildlife from 1960s apartheid era South Africa and colonial Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) comprise the visual elements of African Film School. In order to disrupt the viewer, American filmmaker Roger Horn juxtaposes these found images with audio he recorded while attending a wildlife film-training program in Cape Town in 2007. Through the disruption of filmmaking conventions Horn looks to make the viewer confront their own stereotypes and ponder the nature of capturing images in Southern Africa.


sadescription Almost Nothing: So Continues the Night
12mn   color & b/w   stereo   2017   Croatia
by Davor Sanvincenti
production : Petikat
distribution : Bonobostudio
Film revolves around a light bulb like the Earth around the Sun. Light makes the film visible. In the orbit of the film tragedy and our reality, the image resists the cruelty of the experiment.


sadescription An Infinite Loop for Resistance
5mn55   color & b/w   stereo   2017   USA
by M. Woods
self-production
self-distribution
2018 Official Rotterdam International Film Festival Selection An avant-garde is a front line. This is a work for the regeneration of the avant-garde. This is a media-fashioned attack aimed at the disturbing omnipotence of hyperrealism and fascist banality - best symbolized by Donald Trump's burning latex effigy. This is a violent collage - shreds of simulacral tumult, a riot in media waste. Meant to be projected anywhere - as a call to arms, a way to incite, an attempt at shaking the normalization of bigotry and authoritarianism. This is a call to #Revolt more than #Resist. This is not for photo ops. Rather than bathe in the aesthetics of nothingness, it is time to wake up and fight the active evil that radiates from the seat of "power" and alters the real through mediated nihilism.


sadescription And then
1mn53   color & b/w   stereo   2017   Denmark
by Thomas Kyhn Rovsing Hjørnet
self-production
self-distribution
26 still images, arranged in order, displayed for an equal duration and separated by equal gaps, and, on the sound side, all 88 notes of the piano played once, in random order.


sadescription Argonauta Cibernético/Cybernetic Argonaut
9mn49   color & b/w   stereo   2017   Brazil
by Diego Faskner Silveira
self-production
self-distribution
« Argonauta Cibernético/ Cybernetic Argonaut » shows the title character (Cybernetic Argonaut) in different possible situations. The film is spoken in English and Portuguese and presents no actors, just the main character (a modified pen) in different locations. Argonauta Cibernético/ Cybernetic Argonaut is made of images, sounds and text. The text is in English and Portuguese and is the structuring element of the film. The film was made with a cell phone and public domain internet moving images. The narration is made by the author, Aline Stoffel and Diego Medina.


sadescription Art is Death
3mn51   color   stereo   2017   Turkey
by Sinasi Günes
self-production
self-distribution
In this video, the distinction between life and death as well as the death of art and the creature's life/insect is questioned.


sadescription Artificial Snow
2mn05   color   sil   2018   United Kingdom
by Jack Williams
self-production
self-distribution
Hypnotic experiment with snow shot at a low shutter speed, then tinted blue to look palpably unnatural.


sadescription As we were there...
4mn50   color   stereo   2017   Germany
by Mélissa Faivre
self-production
self-distribution
A rhythmic collage of street scenes where silhouettes are roaming in a silent city. The viewer witnesses the filmmaker’s regard on her video material as well as her editing process which was executed in a very direct and performative fashion.


sadescription Assemblage
1mn34   color   stereo   2017   France
by Yves-Marie Mahé
self-production
self-distribution
Tribute to the "Chapi Chapo"'s cubes.


sadescription At the window, on the bed, behind the door
10mn   color   stereo   2017   Netherlands
by Erika Roux
self-production
self-distribution
While filming her bedroom, Erika Roux is gradually improvising stories that the space could contain. She is playing with the idea of creating intuitive scripts by considering an intimate space as a place for experimenting with fiction.


sadescription Attention spoiler
4mn20   color   stereo   2017   France
by Yves-Marie Mahé
self-production
self-distribution
"The difference between my underwear and a police station? In my pants, there is only one asshole! " Macario (UNLOGISTIC set at cirque électrique, 2002).


sadescription Augen
0mn50   color   sil   2017   Germany
by Elisa Scorzelli
self-production
self-distribution
The gaze tries to focus, through the camera, on the image of two eyes that in turn look into the camera. The result is a double vision, specular, reversed: a continuous feedback is created between the captured gaze, the one that shots and the resulting reflection. Subject and object blend into a single image that looks at itself, generating a cyclical, timeless self-referentiality.


sadescription Backing Away from Yayoi Kusama
2mn35   color   stereo   2016   USA
by Neil Needleman
self-production
self-distribution
The tongue-in-cheek title of this brief video is meant to taken literally, not figuratively. My admiration for Kusama’s wonderful art remains firmly intact. I am NOT backing away from her in an aesthetical sense. In this video, however, I am quite literally backing away from one of her enormous canvases in the Clark Art Institute, slowly, with my camera facing the painting, As I shuffle backward from a close-up of a single oval dot on the canvas, more and more oval dots are revealed. Soon, they become a galaxy of dots. Ultimately, the entire huge painting can be seen. However, in my backward move, a series of vertical “windows” opens in the screen, each one showing a different detail of the abstract painting, and each window joining in my slow backward march. With each new window, your spatial relationship to the painting is altered. Once the entire painting is revealed, the camera pans right to give a quick glimpse of the gallery in the museum. And, finally, the vertical “windows” dissolve away.


sadescription Beyond Action
6mn   color   stereo   2017   Spain
by Ana Rodriguez León
self-production
distribution : Playtime Audiovisuales
Can an image kill a man. Fiction essay that analyses the boundaries amongst image, violence and reality.


sadescription Big Day (official music video)
3mn25   color   stereo   2018   Argentina
by Julianna Gal
self-production
self-distribution
The creator changes by his creations.


sadescription black hillsmilk
8mn20   color   stereo   2018   USA
by Timon Meyer
self-production
self-distribution
Deep in the sacred Black Hills of South Dakota (better known to some as “the heart of everything that is”), "black hillsmilk" chronicles one night in the life, memory, and futures past of J. Waylon Porcupine, founding member and frontman of the lo-fi wonders "the reddmen".


sadescription BLUE_T
2mn45   color   sil   2017   United Kingdom
by Jack Williams
self-production
self-distribution
Footage from an optical feedback experiment partitioned to create a facsimile of a multi-channel installation, and featuring the same sequence played at four different speeds within the frame to create an asynchronous experience both tranquil and frenetic.


sadescription Bodyscan
3mn38   color   stereo   2017   United Kingdom
by Katrina Stamatopoulos & Alexandra Spence
self-production
self-distribution
Made with discarded scraps of 35mm photographic film, this work collects flashes of texture as a body of material, whilst the sound waves embrace a physicality as they propagate between viewers’ ears. ... like colours felt when eyes are pressed closed with palms. This film is part of an ongoing audiovisual collaboration between artists Alexandra Spence and Katrina Stamatopoulos.


sadescription Boogie Stomp Pink
3mn34   color & b/w   stereo   2017   United Kingdom
by Stuart Pound
self-production
self-distribution
A Boogie dance performed by William & Maeva was downloaded from the internet and vertical sections taken from each frame arranged into 24 panels to show pattern and movement across each second. First shown at the Ottawa International Animation Festival in Sept 2017.


sadescription BOOKANIMA
40mn00   color   stereo   2018   South Korea
by Shon Kim
self-production
self-distribution
“BOOKANIMA”, a compound word of ‘Book’ and ‘Anima’, is the project to give book new cinematic life. It aims to create ‘Watching Book’ in the third scope between Book and Cinema. Along the way it experiments new Chronophotography paying homage for Edward Muybridge and Entienne Jules-Marey. The project consists of four chapters for Locomotion: 1. Martial Arts 2. Dance 3. Ball Games 4. Leports.


sadescription Borderland
4mn37   color   stereo   2017   USA
by Mikey Peterson
self-production
self-distribution
In this one-shot video we witness a representation of life’s flux via an organic collage of layered reflections and manipulated audio taken from the source footage. By exposing and dramatizing continuous change and inevitable demise, we can challenge the fear of and fascination with our oscillations towards the unknown. Natural elements set this scene, as the subject’s luminiferous body contorts and dissipates into the dark landscape. Its position and form changes as it appears to straddle multiple places - the illusion created by nature, the distortions made by the artist.


sadescription Borderline
1mn43   b/w   sil   2017   Italy
by Lorenzo Papanti
self-production
self-distribution
Performance generates a boundary line. The artist divides the space into two distinct parts, establishing two surfaces: this will univocally identify each object and event as belonging to one of the two universes. The action is likely to degenerate into a process of simplification, where we can believe we can establish the right from the left, the right from the stranger, the right from wrong ... but the reality is more complex, an indistinct sea that will stop the process.


sadescription Brutalement, le silence
20mn   color & b/w   stereo   2016   Japan
by Vincent Guilbert
self-production
self-distribution
December 21, 2015. The image of a fox was captured by a camera inside the unit 2 building at Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant...


sadescription Burn In
1mn   b/w   stereo   2017   France
by Gabriele Rossi
self-production
self-distribution
« Burn In » is an experience who has no other synopsis that the one who the spectator gives him.


sadescription By Practice
8mn26   color   stereo   2018   Canada
by Suzanne Caines
self-production
self-distribution
You said you loved her secrets And her freedoms hid away She was better than America That’s what I heard you say So gather up the killers Get everyone in town Stand me by those pillars Let me take this temple down-Leonard Cohen


sadescription Cake d'amour
3mn   color   stereo   2017   Belgium
by Kika Nicolela
self-production
distribution : HEURE EXQUISE !
In CAKE D'AMOUR, a woman sings - and embodies - the recipe of a love cake.


sadescription Ccconvolve
8mn   color & b/w   stereo   2017   Canada
by Scott Fitzpatrick
self-production
self-distribution
Extended motorik edit of Colby Richardson's "Convolve", shot on super 8mm using pages from Greg Bright's book 'Fontana Mazes'.


sadescription Celebrity
2mn07   color   stereo   2017   Brazil
by Khalil Charif
self-production
self-distribution
In an environment where a crowd is taking pictures, we see continuous flashes toward the observer - the celebrity.


sadescription Charlotte's runner
11mn43   color   stereo   2018   France
by CarlottA
self-production
self-distribution
Visual vibrations - accumulation/superimposition of forms: a "porn" architecture - baroque video between urban landscapes and animality, hollows and openings, multiplication of colors, reflections and lines, also that of identities. The situation turns around or at least moves: to reclaim the gaze, as a woman, for our own pleasure.


sadescription Children, Madonna and Child, Death and Transfiguration
8mn52   b/w   mono   2016   Portugal
by Ricardo Lisboa
self-production
self-distribution
Robert Tucker runs through the three first short films directed by Terence Davies. From childhood to old age, the trilogy presents a character through formal, narrative and aesthetic recurrences. This video-essay presents the films in a tripartite screen, organizing and putting in dialogue these same recurrences.


sadescription Choix et détachement
1mn40   color   stereo   2016   Canada
by byol-nathalie kimura-lemoine
production : byol-nathalie kimura-lemoine
distribution : Groupe Intervention Vidéo
I use manipulated footage from the final scene of Paris Texas, I construct a new narration using voices from Sophie's Choice. One film deals with a forced separation and the other with a reunion. I juxtapose the two in order to debate human feelings.


sadescription Cigarro Azul
2mn15   color   sil   2017   Portugal
by Ricardo Lisboa
self-production
self-distribution
When filming smoke, in color, cinematographers must avoid the "blue smoke" phenomenon. "Blue Cigarette" is a direct cinema experience on 16mm film, it takes the same time of a cigarette burning and is filled with cigarette burns. The strip was tortured, scratched, punctured, erased, colored, and animated: an exploration on the volatility of the film medium, as if it was itself a cigarette and one could smoke it all the way.


sadescription CODE-><-VIRUS Interactive Omni-Augmented Family Encyclopedia For Transhumanist Adaptability
11mn05   color & b/w   stereo   2017   Canada
by Frédérick Maheux
self-production
self-distribution
Science-fiction of an educative software to teach alphabet autonomously created by an artificial intelligence. Almost entirely done through an iPhone, except the final editing.


sadescription Coiffeur
2mn49   color   stereo   2016   Argentina
by Nicolás M. Pintos
self-production
self-distribution
Reflection on the coiffeur profession and the steps that he follows to make the ideal haircut.


sadescription Commodity Trading: Election Day (Part 1 of 3)
15mn20   color & b/w   stereo   2017   USA
by M. Woods
self-production
self-distribution
An experimental documentary/narrative fashioned into an attack on the disturbing omnipotence of hyperrealism and fascist banality - best symbolized by Donald Trump's burning plastic effigy. Commodity Trading is a series of films incorporating all media available from super 8, 16mm, 35mm, cellphone, and high-resolution digital, into a violent collage of the simulacral tumult of media waste and the fury/anger of racism in the wake of the rise of Alt-Right neo-fascism.


sadescription Cove
4mn57   color   stereo   2016   Australia
by Natasha Cantwell
self-production
self-distribution
Centered on a misguided attempt at a neighbourly gesture, the residents of a cul-de-sac manage to avoid interaction despite their geographical closeness. Cove’s structure reflects the characters’ self-absorption, drifting into their individual worlds and we become lost in their preoccupations with mashed potato, blood and perfecting a homemade bee suit.


sadescription Crossing
2mn39   color   stereo   2017   Serbia
by Milos Peskir
self-production
self-distribution
Video piece created by deconstructing simple crossing and constructing complex transition. By blister breaking membrane of the real, transfer on the other side is shown as a formidable process.


sadescription cul-de-sac
3mn07   color   stereo   2017   USA
by Gwendolyn Audrey Foster
self-production
self-distribution
Nonrepresentational abstract. A collage of film leader countdowns and video glitches form a structuralist exploration of the liminal space between analog film grain and digital glitch.


sadescription Dailies from Dumpland Part 3
7mn16   color   stereo   2017   USA
by M. Woods
self-production
self-distribution
Columbus Circle spiraling down stacks of hell, a fucking urine-soaked bastard and his corporate media frenemies across the street. A deviation, following, touching "here" and craving an empty sex and catacylsmic disorder. Revolutions revolutions revolutions. Just saying, Columbus Circle ain't far from Williamsburg, hipster youth.


sadescription Dailies From Dumpland Part 5
7mn23   color & b/w   stereo   2017   USA
by M. Woods
self-production
self-distribution
After the body politic falls to shit, might as well get all your buddies and dance dance dance. Hedonism is the only real cure for tyranny if you're white. The "counter-culture" isn't countering anything, except squares. The "counter-culture" now dresses up in ethnic stereotypes and calls itself "woke" like that Acai Bowl got me woke this morning. Hot yoga then shrooms and molly at the fest, K?


sadescription Dailies from Dumpland Parts 1 & 2
15mn24   color & b/w   stereo   2017   USA
by M. Woods
self-production
self-distribution
A digital sickness creeps into all organic processes and hopelessly sheds its meat. You take your marching orders from a fascist dump.


sadescription Dailies from the USA
3mn15   color   stereo   2017   USA
by M. Woods
self-production
self-distribution
This is a document of an afternoon recorded in Skid Row, Los Angeles.


sadescription daisy chain fragments for Sisyphus
5mn01   b/w   stereo   2016   United Kingdom
by Vaia Paziana
self-production
self-distribution
'daisy chain fragments for Sisyphus' The act of walking up and down the stairs as a 'sisyphusian task' is pushed to the absurd and transforms the moving legs into 'mouthing' the words and sounds from the audio.


sadescription Dalva
3mn   color   stereo   2017   Canada
by Guillermina Buzio
self-production
distribution : Groupe Intervention Vidéo
« Dalva » raised eight boys by herself in Arembepe, a place where sea and music mark the rhythm.


sadescription Danse aux éclats
9mn37   color   dolby stereo   2017   France
by Isabelle Vorle
self-production
self-distribution
Fragments of a danced universe summon an intimate memory in the portrait of a young flamenco dancer. These shards of images scrutinize and sculpt with modesty the intimacy of the dancing body. All takes place within text spoken through an interior voice, accompanying the suspended breath of the images.


sadescription Darkness
4mn29   b/w   stereo   2017   Latvia
by Inese Tīkmane & Laima Vainiņa
self-production
self-distribution
The girl in a summer day left alone by the lake meets her inner darkness. While drowning in her thoughts she falls in daydream, mind tricks itself, reality becomes delusional. The animal, beautiful spirit comes to save here.


sadescription Degrees Of Separation
3mn   b/w   stereo   2016   Philippines
by Gio Lingao
self-production
self-distribution
A man decides to take a bath. As the silence blends in to the sound of rushing water, he remembers some of the days of his life.


sadescription Denial: Adrift in the Future’s Past
1mn   color   stereo   2017   USA
by Jeremy Newman
self-production
self-distribution
In this video, the interplay of sunlight and swaying branches takes on a haunting quality.


sadescription Deseo II, viaje al misterio verde
7mn48   color   stereo   2017   Spain
by Rrose Present
self-production
distribution : The Film-Makers’ Cooperative
Series: The need for mystery. The indeterminacy of the image gives space to the imagination of the viewer Penetrating into the forest with the deformation of dreams, of the unconscious, of spaces hidden from light. The need to contemplate our mystery.


sadescription Destination
3mn03   color & b/w   stereo   2017   Canada
by Anne Golden
self-production
distribution : Groupe Intervention Vidéo
Travel and discovery in the future-past.


sadescription Divisional Articulations
4mn31   color   stereo   2017   China
by Max Hattler
self-production
self-distribution
Repetition and distortion drive this audiovisual collaboration between composer Lux Prima and visual artist Max Hattler, where fuzzy analogue music and geometric digital animation collide in an electronic feedback loop, and spawn arrays of divisional articulations in time and space.


sadescription DizzyMess
7mn43   color & b/w   stereo   2017   USA
by Vivian Ostrovsky
production : On the Fly
distribution : Light Cone
Dizziness, in the sense that it inspires artists and filmmakers to move beyond their known borders. Or how a state of altered perception, instability, and confusion can be a catalyst for exploring new surroundings. Let go of the ground and attain giddiness or perhaps even foolishness?


sadescription Double-cross the bridge
2mn39   b/w   sil   2017   France
by Maxime Hot
self-production
self-distribution
"Only the present exists in time, and reduces the past and the future. But only the past and the future insist in time, and divide to infinity every present." Gilles Deleuze, Logique du sens, 1969.


sadescription DREAMS TRUMP
12mn32   color   stereo   2017   USA
by Lili White
self-production
self-distribution
All action stems from dreams, whether they conscious or not, whether you believe that or not. LINK: https://youtu.be/9mJorUce3lM DREAMS TRUMP exists in archetypes and associations with the specific coming from personal anecdotes, and from psychoanalytic lectures including, CG Jung’s After the Catastrophe, which speaks of Germany’s situation in WWII. It centers on findings that diagnosed Hitler as a hysteric; this film goes on to imply that Donald Trump shares similar behaviors. Overall, this essay film suggests that similar situations can happen anywhere, and any time. Even now.


sadescription Duo Painters See Sparks
9mn03   color & b/w   stereo   2018   Netherlands
by Marit Shalem
self-production
self-distribution
« Duo Painters See Sparks » is a remake of a comics and an animation from 1999. In it a bear and a duck called Tiger and Rabbit discuss the essence of producing pictures, the actual source of inspiration and the Broccoli principle. In this version the sound design is taking over the voices and pulling the picture in between logic and noise. The image is created with stop motion animation and digital manipulation.


sadescription Eaux tempérées
5mn   color   stereo   2017   Argentina
by Viktoria Martín
self-production
self-distribution
Aguas Templadas inhabits an in-place. Between abstraction and representation, gothic and classic, analog and digital. Images that hybridize to the rhythm of synesthesia. A film as a plastic, poetic experience. Super 8mm filmic support intervened with enamels, inks, acrylics and scratches. Scanned and then edited with the sound design.


sadescription Eclipse
4mn58   color   stereo   2017   United Kingdom
by Emilia Izquierdo
self-production
self-distribution
« Eclipse » (2017) explores the relationship between society and the cosmos. It opens with a solar eclipse and ends with a lunar eclipse exploring our relationship with the digital/technological through the process of combining hand drawn animation and digital technology showing footage of violence, totalitarianism, political power games, the fight for social justice and natural phenomena. It weaves the cosmic and the political exploring our relationship with the earth in both spheres.


sadescription Eldorado
4mn06   color   stereo   2017   USA
by Salise Hughes
self-production
self-distribution
Made of footage from Glengarry Glenross, Bonanza, news footage from three major hurricanes and forest fires occurring during production, and news footage of the 2010 BP oil spill. El Dorado, the fabled lost city of gold is also the name of a luxury Cadillac, and first prize in David Mamet's Glengarry Glenross real estate competition.


sadescription ELLE ET LA POULE
4mn20   color   stereo   2017   Belgium
by Kika Nicolela
production :
distribution : HEURE EXQUISE !
She has a story to tell, with the chicken as a witness. Using black humor, an in-depth monologue and inappropriate women clichés, ELLE ET LA POULE are deeply involved in difficult issues such as sexual abuse and violence against women.


sadescription Empreintes labyrinthiques
7mn40   color   stereo   2017   Canada
by Stépganie Morissette & Dale Einarson
production : Stéphanie Morissette & Dale Einarson
distribution : Groupe Intervention Vidéo
Shadows in a Labyrinth reflects on the complexity, the flaws & ephemeral aspects of our brain and memory, as well as on the medium and technologies. We draw parallels with mental illness and disease like Alzheimer.


sadescription Equinode
30mn   b/w   mono   2017   France
by Carole Thibaud
self-production
self-distribution
Symbiotic expanded cinema performance for three 16mm projectors & one aquarium ball Equinode is an expanded cinema performance with 16mm projectors, film loops, sound loops, glass, water and microphones to liquefy yourself, to feel like an algae tossed by the tide, to see microscopic monsters and beauties, to ?submerge? yourself into? ?the ocean’s serenity & chaos and get closer to the marine habitats. Through a mixture of images and textures, a troubled and moving frame, an inversion of proportions, sounds and music from the depths, Equinode creates an immersive, mysterious and disquieting experience, an aquatic poetry, a dive into the abyss. Equinode tends to make us feel, interrogate, probe our influence as human beings among a multitude of creatures that surround us, even constitute us, and of which we care so little.


sadescription Escalera al infierno (Ladder to hell)
10mn   color   stereo   2017   Spain
by Rrose Present
self-production
distribution : The Film-Makers’ Cooperative
Series: emotional psycho-magic The doors and the staircase of the house where I was born and lived as scenes of the trauma come back to my memory as the tense calm of silenced violence ... Up down, close or open the doors of heaven. of hell... from home ... The need to transmute with the symbolic purple color to reach the green pardon ... the miracle of forgiveness ...


sadescription Eternity Chairs
1mn03   color & b/w   mono   2018   USA
by Jos Smith
self-production
self-distribution
The world of this film explores the Catholic view of Purgatory. It doesn't follow a film narrative but instead lets the viewer into a world they do not belong. This film addresses concepts like language, time, and community in Purgatory.


sadescription Even in paradise it is not good to be alone
8mn06   color   stereo   2017   USA
by Lorenzo Gattorna
self-production
self-distribution
In memory of Nonno Pierino.


sadescription Exilio
5mn   color   stereo   2017   Canada
by Gabriela Aguero
self-production
self-distribution
A meditation on the effects of exile on the body.


sadescription Exit
5mn26   color   stereo   2016   Canada
by Pascale Paroissien
self-production
distribution : Groupe Intervention Vidéo
Through sounds and images, through the eye and the camera lens, a subtle cohesion emerges in this short film by Pascale Paroissien. Its impressionist path illuminates the landscape; its continual return to its starting point leads to an epiphany.


sadescription Eyes in the Sky
3mn03   color   stereo   2017   Canada
by Frédérick Belzile
self-production
distribution : Groupe Intervention Vidéo
Oceti Sakowin Camp - Standing Rock – November 2016 “The Indigenous Drone Flew Away” A drone operator (Drone2bwild) describes the circumstances and the moment when the Indigenous Rising Drone flew away. Video made from a long take of a drone footage and a narration taken from a live feed and post during the #NODAPL protest at Standing Rock.


sadescription Farewell Transmission
14mn05   b/w   stereo   2017   Canada
by Mike Rollo
self-production
self-distribution
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation opened the doors of the CBK Transmitter Station in 1939 to serve the prairie region of Canada. Farewell Transmission is equal parts indexical record of the demolition of CBK in 2015 and subjective response to the residual media documenting the event. The building is framed with tension preceding its destruction: emulsion pulsates as if with decades of radio transmission, creating an unsettled eulogy for a cultural institution.


sadescription Fausse route
5mn   color   stereo   2017   France
by François Vogel
self-production
distribution : [agent festivals]
A man on the side of a road declares he wants to take a "break" from civilization. He then slides among the cars and finally finds himself in the open sea. "Wrong Path" is a performance shot in accelerated rate (time-lapse) in which the rising tide takes on the appearance of rising waters.


sadescription Film Loop 31: Shisendo
1mn30   color   stereo   2017   Japan
by Michael Lyons
self-production
self-distribution
Photographed on 16mm film at Shisendo temple in northeast Kyoto and hand-developed using matcha (powdered green tea). The soundtrack is an excerpt from 'Eunoia' by Stefano de Ponti and Elia Moretti recorded in Torino, Italy. Images from the Film Loop Series were used in studio during the recording of this track.


sadescription Film Loop 34: Ryoanji
1mn30   color   stereo   2017   Japan
by Michael Lyons
self-production
self-distribution
Shot on 16mm film using a 35mm SLR and developed in Matchanal - home-brewed with powdered green tea, vitamin C, washing soda. Filmed at the Ryoanji dry landscape garden (枯山水) in northwest Kyoto. The soundtrack is an excerpt from 'Schianta e Brucia' by Stefano de Ponti and Elia Moretti. Images from the Film Loop Series were used in studio during the recording of this track.


sadescription Flight
11mn12   color & b/w   sil   2018   USA
by Brice Bowman
self-production
distribution : Canyon Cinema
FLIGHT symbolically uses airplanes to represent society's effort to experience "something" out-of-body, indeed a spirit that flies. And the spirit still flies after individuals die; their experiences and connections to people as life is lived set to flight contrails existence that enters people known to the individual by way of their sociological activities and family gatherings from this their live extend beyond the life they lived from physical birth to physical death so in that way people live forever or at minimum it can takes decades and decades if not hundreds of years for their spirit to stop being experienced by individuals. In Brice Bowman's film FLIGHT the spreading of human spirit is both achieved and experienced by such sociological ceremonies as dance as archetype and as a means of "flight" from the mundaneness of everyday experiences of life in rituals. Even something as simple as a child using "riding-horse" sets the spirit to flight in the imagination. This notion is father depicted in the film by adults in FLIGHT using model airplanes as they take flight in the film to represent souls taking off into the universe go wherever they go. Also interestingly Brice Bowman once again uses the "in-between moments" in the manner that film captures human activity on film that is, the in-between frames to represent the spirit or souls of the people either while they are alive or as trails of their being after they have flown to the next life. Another provocative symbol in the FLIGHT is the existence of water in the film as a symbolic for the subconscious to make contact with their genealogical heritage as a member of their families and to a larger degree society as a whole. The final scene is about departing the known physical life and passing into "other world".


sadescription flood
4mn06   b/w   mono   2016   United Kingdom
by s Laroche
self-production
self-distribution
« Flood » (4.06, 2016, UK) In miasmatic apas, Lustration. Memphis reborn. Cheers to the flood that took everything away. Featuring New Noveta. Original sound by Ana Caprix. Dresses by Louis Backhouse.


sadescription For Dies Irae
29mn37   color & b/w   stereo   2017   USA
by M. Woods
self-production
self-distribution
A corpse is not a corpse anymore - just the pulp, the juice still flowing and settling in a residue. A corpse is not a corpse anymore. A "soul" still lives as a cancer, rephotographed and made meaningless by the holy communion of digital mass.


sadescription For Dies Irae v1
5mn55   color & b/w   stereo   2017   USA
by M. Woods
self-production
self-distribution
A floundering figure or form of nothing born and gasping before bludgeoned by the carpet, pulled swiftly and quickly out before the floor gets bolted down. Just torn flesh, not flesh, but fish flakes and canned meat. Mickey Mouse is eying his fortune in American hell.


sadescription Freedom
4mn24   color   mono   2017   Moldova
by Mircea Bobînă
self-production
self-distribution
People are unhappy with their leaders and want to break free. When a change is made, they are supposed to get back their freedom: but somehow, they don’t.


sadescription Full Moon
2mn40   color & b/w   stereo   2017   France
by Pierre Ajavon
self-production
self-distribution
"Full Moon" is part of a project called “Full moon suite”, including 5 experimental videos, 5 musical compositions along with 12 aluminium based digital works. This time, I used video to create moving and evolving paintings through strange lunar reflections.


sadescription Genevieve
1mn02   color   stereo   2018   Australia
by Natasha Cantwell
self-production
self-distribution
A hairdresser struggles to maintain social decorum while navigating the mountainous terrain of her client's boil- covered head. She is ultimately betrayed by the animal instincts of her spider-like fingers.


sadescription Glacies
8mn   color   stereo   2017   France
by Pierre Villemin
self-production
self-distribution
As old paintings, landscapes are reflected in frozen ponds.


sadescription Gloires et Déclins
15mn30   color   stereo   2018   France
by Clémence Renaud
self-production
self-distribution
In the middle of Tokyo city’s setting, messages circulate through a signal that generic objects/sculptures have made it perceptible. « Glories and Declines » is an invitation to observe the construction of a contemporary landscape, where a sliding of identities performs.


sadescription Godzone
5mn33   color   stereo   2017   New Zealand
by Brit Bunkley
self-production
self-distribution
"Godzone” is a colloquial term for New Zealand – shorthand for “God's Own Country”. It was first used in NZ as the title of a poem about New Zealand written by Thomas Bracken in 1890. In this video, industrial architecture (quaint, but ominous in their decay) vie with striking NZ landscape rendered in virtual 3D. Actual footage is combined with the 3D alternate reality of flyovers of Solaris-like islands such as a factory ruin that segues into a clip of a NZ park built during the work programs of the Great Depression - a unique landscape rich in both Ponga fern trees and redwoods, part Jurassic Park and part northern California.


sadescription GÜERITOS
10mn27   color & b/w   stereo   2018   Mexico
by Camilo Martin-Florez
self-production
self-distribution
An intertextual film that superimposes original material with textual, visual and sound archive material. It begins by portraying the work of the father of the Mexican audiovisual arts, José Guadalupe Posada, and then paying tribute to three classic referents of Mexican cinema: Mario Moreno Cantinflas, Fernando de Fuentes, and Rubén Gámez, complemented by 9 quotes from 9 films from the avant-garde of Mexican film and audiovisual heritage.


sadescription Happily Ever After
7mn15   color   stereo   2017   Austria
by Alva Morgenstern
self-production
self-distribution
We are getting closer and closer, gradually merging into each other, forming a collective body until our former selves become inseparable cells of an organic network.


sadescription Hiatus
5mn21   color & b/w   stereo   2018   USA
by Vivian Ostrovsky
production : On the Fly
distribution : Light Cone
The protagonist of this film is the reclusive, introspective Ukranian - Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector (1920 - 1977). It is based on a single TV interview broadcast only after her death. What she says in the 1977 interview is still very pertinent and corresponds to a feeling of ‘in-betweenness’ which I myself feel today.


sadescription Hokkaido
2mn24   color   stereo   2018   USA
by Dan Nadaner
self-production
self-distribution
“Taraba Gani” (king crabs) in a Hokkaido fish market are the starting point for a derive of the imagination.


sadescription Holy Delta
20mn45   color   dolby stereo   2017   Romania
by Alejandro Sajgalik
self-production
distribution : Video Out Distribution
A seeker embarks on a journey inside an uncompleted artificial lake in Bucharest. Dubbed the delta between the blocks, the gaping hole has been freed from society’s ties for over 25 years. Amongst gay cruisers, shepherds and Roma, he divests earthly goods and ideas, in an attempt to unravel the inner workings of utopian desire. Meanwhile, an official decree designates the urban swamp as a National Park to clear the anomaly. In response to the city regaining control over the lawless territory, can poetic acts become seedlings of amorality?


sadescription Homeless People
8mn25   color   stereo   2018   Taiwan
by Kar Seng See
production : Shih Hsin University, Department of Radio, TV and Film
self-distribution
It was 1st of January that year, I came to Taipei all by myself. I’m homeless, wandering around the Taipei street.


sadescription Hyperinflation
8mn35   b/w   stereo   2017   Belgium
by Mladen Bundalo
self-production
self-distribution
A video essay on hyperinflation, that happened to the Yugoslav dinar in 1993/94. Passing through banknotes design, science and personal memories, we make an irrational journey to one of the worst hyperinflation in human history.


sadescription Hyperwestern cowboy
6mn33   color   stereo   2018   Switzerland
by France Gall
self-production
self-distribution
France Gall (the director) decides to shoot a cowboy movie.


sadescription I Want To See Your Mouse
10mn34   color   stereo   2017   USA
by H. C. Turk
self-production
self-distribution
A deliberation on the verity of the ostensible when contradicted. Though the essential imagery is rippled trash bags, the narrator alleges that the movie has been created by an emotional assessment of human muscle movement. It culminates with a flying banana and a floating mouse, which are not penises.


sadescription Identity Parade
4mn   b/w   stereo   2017   Spain
by Gerard Freixes-Ribera
self-production
self-distribution
Drew has escaped and is stalking Melinda, but who is hiding behind the mask? Film made remixing and manipulating archival footage.


sadescription If it´s sense you are after
3mn40   color & b/w   stereo   2017   Germany
by Johannes Gerard
self-production
self-distribution
What makes sense.Why must be a sense. Will be there a sense at all at the end. A journey into the weird subconsciousness, passing by dreams, inner strifes, sensualities and the even more hidden sexual, erotic dreams and desires. A journey which could turn out to be sinister, freightening but also unearthy.


sadescription ILLEGAL contemplation
3mn18   color   stereo   2017   Spain
by Rrose Present
self-production
distribution : The Film-Makers’ Cooperative
Contemplation could be an act of sensitive rebellion. An eye that unlearns laws from the gaze of "colonizer". Yellow has become an illegal color in Catalonia because it is a symbol for the freedom of Catalan political prisoners. The Spanish state can not prohibit that the flowers of the mimosas can return to bloom. Like painting a time, with a playful montage of yellow sea caressed by the wind. Homage to "“Imagine an eye unruled by man-made laws..." by Stan Brakhage and the political prissoners: Oriol Junqueras, Joaquim Forn, Jordi Sànchez & Jordi Cuixart.


sadescription IMAGO#5
3mn19   color   stereo   2017   Italy
by Paride Di Stefano
self-production
self-distribution
The video is a journey in the seabed between mermaids and strange beings, during the quiet of the adriatic sea we can hear the singing of these creatures.


sadescription IMPRESSURE
4mn35   color   stereo   2017   United Kingdom
by Guli Silberstein
self-production
self-distribution
Video code captured during family trips in British landscape, explodes and diffuses on screen, creating smears of vibrant colours and merging moving forms. The work wonders about the mysterious connection between nature and humans, and the use of technology in perception of the natural world.


sadescription In Between Takes
7mn22   color   stereo   2017   Russia
by Alexei Dmitriev
self-production
self-distribution
Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Give a man a video camera, and you will have a film in twenty years.


sadescription Irae
5mn25   b/w   stereo   2017   France
by Gérard Cairaschi
self-production
self-distribution
The video IRAE (anger in Latin) interwaves myths, beliefs, narratives.Images that inhabit us, populate our imagination, build us.Images fashioned by our dreams, art and our desires.The soundtrack, long lament, evokes absence, pain, desire, expectation, hope, anger.


sadescription Je suis un garçon
0mn44   color   stereo   2016   France
by Boris du Boullay
self-production
self-distribution
I make self-filming again, I become an old person in the eye of the camera, in a quiet mood. (Sexual affairs ? It's still complicated).


sadescription Je suis une fille
0mn44   color   stereo   2016   France
by Boris du Boullay
self-production
self-distribution
I make self-filming again, I become an old person in the eye of the camera, in a quiet mood. (Sexual affairs ? It's still complicated).


sadescription Je vous trouve tribaux
3mn06   b/w   stereo   2017   Ecuador
by Maxime Hot
self-production
self-distribution
Come into trance.


sadescription Journal des inquiétudes
19mn      stereo   2017   France
by Pierre Villemin
self-production
self-distribution
A diary with landscapes...


sadescription Juillet
2mn30   color   mono   2017   Belgium
by Ian Menoyot
self-production
self-distribution
In July 2016 the US officially bombs locations in Syria while an american becomes the first man to dive from an aircraft without a parachute.


sadescription Kinski wanted Herzog to direct but he turned it down
6mn   color   stereo   2017   Canada
by Guillaume Vallée
self-production
distribution : Vidéographe
Echo of Klaus Kinski's broken dream, in the face of Werner Herzog's multiple rejections to direct his script on the mad violonist Paganini. A psychedelic trance capturing the visions of a madman; traces of a film that could have existed.


sadescription L'usine
3mn44   color   dolby stereo   2017   France
by Isabel Pérez del Pulgar
self-production
self-distribution
The alternation of schedules and shifts in alternate weeks causes an alteration of the perception of time, meal schedules and sleep. Permanent electrical light in workspaces causes confusion and extranet with respect to timetables and sunlight. The constant noise throughout the day, the lack of communication, repetitive movements, the rhythm of the conveyor belts, the small mobility space, the forced postures, the demands of speed in the execution of the task, the wounds on the hands as a result of the pressure and handling of the knives... all this causes a state of strong stress and anxiety. All the activity is marked by the times from one day to the next in an exact and repetitive way. Succeeding the days in a continuous line divided by invisible weekends. There is a detachment or unfolding of the "I" within a timeless abyss, in which a dance is created, a choreography of self-sufficient women. Life becomes an alienating loop. The rhythm and execution of the film was conceived as the projection of a film, with the idea of creating the perception of an endless loop. The luminous and chromatic changes are differentiating between the external and internal space of L´usine, as well as a retrospection to silent cinema. For the realization of the project I used footages and public domain sounds.


sadescription LA COGNIZIONE DEL CALORE (The Heat Cognition)
11mn35   color   stereo   2017   Italy
by Salvatore Insana
self-production
self-distribution
The heat cognition. A summer day in a city park. a scorcher. Those who can not escape looking surrogates to their holiday mood. The beaches are colored in green and off-stage feeds the view. childish and burned plots views. Pursuits to loss of sight. That place is loaded with ghosts.


sadescription Là est la maison
13mn   b/w   mono   2017   France
by Lo Thivolle & Victor De La Heras
production : Association Numer0 Zer0
distribution : Association Numer0 Zer0
From the outside we can not see anything, inside we hear everything. In the distance the roads are closed, when close the possibilities open.


sadescription La Flamme
7mn13   color & b/w   stereo   2016   USA
by Chachee Valentine
self-production
self-distribution
Ignited by the suicide of Belgian director/writer/artist Chantal Akerman, a new filmmaker explores ritual, anxiety and obsession.


sadescription La Mesa
9mn45   b/w   stereo   2018   USA
by Adrian Garcia Gomez
self-production
self-distribution
La Mesa explores the intersections of memory, identity and queer desire. It recreates stories of a childhood in rural Mexico as told by the filmmaker’s father. These vignettes are interwoven with queered reenactments featuring the filmmaker as the romantic lead in the old Mexican films and American Westerns from his childhood.


sadescription La reina de la casa
6mn25   color   dolby stereo   2017   France
by Isabel Pérez del Pulgar
self-production
self-distribution
"The body has been a space in which power transits (M. Foucault) is the space of the symbolic, it is a hinge between the social and the psychic, it is the meaning and constructor of an identity, expression of a construction of gender in a Specific culture (Judith Buttler) therefore a way of placing ourselves before the world as political bodies refers to a substantial corporality " It is a composite of many. The one who appears to be, the one who believes to be, the one who lets it be, the one who wants to be, the real and the apparent. Dichotomy, dystopia, utopia. The feminine identity between chaos, doubt, imposition, obligation, guilt, norm, rule, reification, stereotype, nature, artifice, lies, duty, education, sex, gender, archetype, silence, violence, body, fear, inequality, hope, dream, desire, nightmare, time ....


sadescription Last Will and Testament
9mn09   b/w   stereo   2018   USA
by Gregg Biermann
self-production
self-distribution
This is the most recent work in my series of algorithmic transformations of scenes appropriated from classic Hollywood films. In this case, the montage sequence just before the climactic shootout has been repeated and sent into continuous motion from the top to the bottom of the frame, like a digital age version of Joan Jonas' Vertical Roll.


sadescription Lauding Demise of Griffintown
13mn02   b/w   mono   2018   Canada
by Julianne Racine & Philippe Blouin
self-production
self-distribution
Griffintown is dead. Skyscrapers replaced the wastelands. People move around to attend their spinning classes and business lunches, but life has deserted what used to be a working-class neighborhood of Montreal. Yet, through the blasting and the drilling, a spirit lurks.


sadescription Le gruyère par tous les trous
2mn51   color   stereo   2017   France
by Yves-Marie Mahé
self-production
self-distribution
Drama in 5 acts.


sadescription Le métro, Vieira da Silva
8mn22   color   stereo   2016   Portugal
by Ricardo Lisboa
self-production
self-distribution
The underground. Vieira da Silva and Arpad Szenes. Pussy cats. "Le métro". A kiss.


sadescription le rêve de la pêcheuse
13mn23   color   stereo   2017   France
by Samuel Bester
self-production
distribution : HEURE EXQUISE !
Film inspired by the 1814 print of Hokusai called The Dream of the Fisherman's Wife (蛸と ) itself inspired by the tale of Princesse Tamatori. This work is part of the shunga (erotic art book) Kinoe No Komatsu which describes the misadventures of a girl diver defying a king dragon, god of the sea, to recover a stolen jewel. From this tragic tale, Hokusai offers a very eroticized vision where the monster is protected by undertaking octopuses seduced by the princess. This video uses data moshing to mix bodies and textures in an underwater arabesque saturated with colors.


sadescription Le Temps Perdu
6mn15   color & b/w   stereo   2017   USA
by Zohar Kfir
self-production
distribution : Groupe Intervention Vidéo
Le Temps perdu engages a found-film footage archive for the creation of a new, poetic work. Drawing on the history of creation with found footage as a method of compiling films from materials that have not been created by the filmmaker; this process is best described by Harun Farocki- “One need not look for new, as yet unseen images, but one must work with existing ones in such a way that they become new”.


sadescription Les pièces fébriles
6mn39   color   stereo   2018   France
by Lola Drubigny
self-production
self-distribution
“les pièces fébriles” depicts a paradoxical sleeping girl, feverish while slowly being inhabited. Like a stream of consciousness, between projections, memories and fantasies, the video questions the reality of the seen object and the nature of the image. An oscillation between humanity, animality and animism.


sadescription Libre échange
2mn   color   mono   2017   Belgium
by Ian Menoyot
self-production
self-distribution
The sea is blue, so blue, of a strange blue.


sadescription Light Switch
1mn40   color   mono   2017   Japan
by Jack Williams
self-production
self-distribution
Filmed from a skyscraper in Tokyo. Instead of using a time lapse technique to show a sped up but naturalistic progression of day turning into night, the sound of a light switch is used to highlight the inauthentic process of video editing.


sadescription Liquid is Light
4mn02   b/w   sil   2016   USA
by Kalpana subramanian
self-production
self-distribution
A study of light moving in time on location at Boulder Creek, Colorado. A homage to experimental filmmaker Stan Brakhage and his concept of 'moving visual thinking'. The film was shot on 8mm and comprises mainly of an in-camera edit with minimal post-production.


sadescription Mais Ailleurs c'est toujours mieux
4mn09   color & b/w   stereo   2016   USA
by Vivian Ostrovsky
production : On the Fly
distribution : Light Cone
A new short film by Vivian Ostrovsky remembering Chantal Akerman, beginning with their first meeting in the early 1970s. Using her own footage of Chantal Akerman, the filmmaker remembers a few moments that illustrate Chantal's personality. Forty years of friendship condensed into four minutes…


sadescription Manifesto
29mn03   b/w   stereo   2017   Germany
by Arnaud Gerber
production : Weerts Filmproduktion
distribution : Weerts Filmproduktion
We should have listened to Joseph McCarthy. Now it’s too late. Armed with cameras, hoards of tourists are invading the city. The new communist revolution has begun. It clicks everywhere and nowhere, yesterday and today. Like a collective unconscious, the young spectre of Friedrich Engels rises to spread the good old forewords. A slapstick comedy is taking form. Yes, what shall we do? Make a film for example.


sadescription mIR0iRMir01r
3mn42   color   stereo   2017   France
by Jarod Unofisal
self-production
self-distribution
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sadescription MO摩ROC洛CO哥
11mn57   color   stereo   2018   United Kingdom
by Lin Li
self-production
self-distribution
Filmed during an artist residency in the Sahara Desert, this video has a tripartite structure inspired by the Chinese name for Morocco (摩洛哥), with the parts focusing on three different sensory modalities (touch, seeing, and hearing) through which the filmmaker experienced the desert environment.


sadescription Moi autobiographie 16 eme version
57mn   color   dolby   2016   France
by Pierre Merejkowsky & Jo Béranger
production : lardux
distribution : Les Mutins de Pangée
Power to the reel.


sadescription Moonage Daydream #27
3mn56   color & b/w   stereo   2017   France
by Pierre Ajavon
self-production
self-distribution
"Moonage Daydream #27" is a psychedelic and aesthetic reverie - the mind wanders to the soundscape, reminiscences and apparitions. A cosmic dream floating in weightlessness in the midst of organic shapes with moving and dynamic colors.


sadescription Morana
4mn42   color   stereo   2018   Australia
by Bob Georgeson & Milica Raicevic
self-production
self-distribution
Morana is an ancient goddess associated with winter's death and rebirth and dreams. A collaboration with Milica Raicevic.


sadescription Motel
4mn55   color & b/w   stereo   2017   USA
by Brice Bowman
self-production
distribution : Canyon Cinema
The first motel we stop at in Brice Bowman's film "MOTEL" is Argonne Motel which among its references is to the battle of Argonne in north-eastern France known as the Maas-Argonne Offensive. This is a hint as to some of the ideas contemplated in "MOTEL" -- and what Brice Bowman weaves into his films as a whole. With regard to the audio of MOTEL is it the never to be forgotten repetition of sounds from the machine guns role on the battlefield, or is it the sound of the individual sprockets passing through a film gate as each frame of the movie received its brief individual moment of light passing through it in? Or is it the drive-pulley sprockets of a conveyor belt as society is transported forward in time? Or yet perhaps it is a time-slice of consciousness, that is sociological snapshots via flickering images passing through a Keystone, a Bell & Howell, a Sears, a Kodak, or a Bolex camera functioning as phenomenological machines of society? Together family projectors in conjunction with motels have functioned as records of social activity. This is the basis of Brice Bowman's film MOTEL. His film is a heart-beating poetical string of humanity recordings along the finite timeline known as a "life-time". In his film Brice Bowman uses motel rooms as a model of temporary lodgings for society travelling to life's ultimate checkout moment and how we remember them through the movies they made of themselves participating in this life journey. From their recordings we can summon up a re-Viewing of their individual and group trails of passing through the timeline of a temporary existence along the highways of the world as viewed through the film gates of household movie cameras. A literal recording of human consciousness from it earliest moments up until and including their departures.


sadescription My camera moves while I walk
4mn34   color   stereo   2017   United Kingdom
by Boris Contarin
self-production
self-distribution
A walkscape through the city and the loop of subjective obsessions reveals itself in a forest of signs, formal movements drawn as a paintbrush. A personal experience is told and unfolded with the standard Youtube format, which gives the impression of experimentation contaminated with commercial forms. A reflection on architecture and its existential value, where no building stands on his own, but is lived through conscious thought and action. The editing and audio give a formal key to understand the complexity of interior or exterior landscapes, in order to try and communicate the prophetic or poetic dimension inside every human being.


sadescription My name was Elisa
4mn51   color   stereo   2018   France
by Virginie Foloppe
self-production
self-distribution
"And slow down and planted a rose between her teeth". So ends the song interpreted by Nick Cave and Kylie Minogue. I reviewed their murderous relationship with the eroticism of a blowjob made with love. Even if the blood seems to flow in the mouth it is the substance of an inversion. For who puts to death who? Is not this the sense of pleasure? The little death as it is said in France? I played on the meaning of an Anglo-Saxon idiomatic expression, I can not divulge it, to open the metaphor of jouissance to sexual creation. The writing of Elisa's desire, her creative ejaculation, is beyond the difference of the sexes, this interminable war. I wanted to return the violence of domination incarnated by the position of the singer kneeling above her, a stone in the hand, and uttering to her "All beauty must die", towards the vitality of the body, pleasure and life.


sadescription Mycènes
10mn   color   stereo   2016   France
by Muriel Montini
self-production
self-distribution
"Mycenea". A woman seems to be watching a film set. But everything disappears. Only a landscape remains with floating voices. Is it the past ? Are they ghosts?


sadescription Night, Street, Lantern, Pharmacy
4mn50   color & b/w   stereo   2017   Russia
by Johannes Gerard
production :
distribution :
Interpretation of the poem Night, Street, Lantern, Pharmacy by the Russian poet Aleksandr Blok. An experiment for to combine different ways and styles of interpretation into one film. With urban scencery of St.Petersburg and the metaphoric and abtract interpretion of poem by the theater group STAGE DFT (St.Petersburg, Russia).


sadescription No title
2mn   b/w   stereo   2016   France
by Dong Eeg Kim
self-production
self-distribution
I filmed 2fighters who fights with brazilian jiujitsu technic on a sofa with Canon 5d Mark3.


sadescription Nonoko/Kaos No Ma
2mn29   color   sil   2017   Japan
by Michael Lyons
self-production
self-distribution
Dancer Nonoko Sato at Gallery Kaos No Ma in Kyoto. Shot in ambient light on ancient Kodachrome and developed in Caffenol, each frame of the film was exposed for up to a second. Nonoko Sato (Japan) is a member of Kiraza Butoh Company and is also active as an independent artist. Special thanks to Matuo Sunamoto of Gallery Kaos No Ma, Kyoto.


sadescription Ode aux tailleurs de pierre
2mn30   color   stereo   2018   France
by Suzel Roche
self-production
self-distribution
Marseille, 2017: located between the basilicas of ND La Garde and Saint Victor, a few meters from the Old Port, the antique quarry of the Corderie discovery a year earlier, is largely destroyed to make room for the construction of a luxury building with high profitability. Musical tribute to the Greek and Roman stonemasons who founded the city with the Corderie stone, trio for bulldozer, guard dog and Kalashnikov.


sadescription On Breathing
3mn03   b/w   stereo   2017   Canada
by Emma Roufs
self-production
distribution : Groupe Intervention Vidéo
Light, light wind blowing storm upon us remember, rooted remember, rooted free.


sadescription On Location
12mn30   color   dolby sétéréo   2017   United Kingdom
by Kayla Parker
production : Sundog Media
distribution : Sundog Media
Hybrid form of landscape cinema capturing the year of an unnamed hollow way that forms the stream bed for several springs in a remote area of rural mid-Devon, Britain. The film takes time to notice the human and non-human traces of change along the sunken lane, using experimental filming techniques.


sadescription On The Nose
1mn20   color   sil   2017   United Kingdom
by Jack Williams
self-production
self-distribution
Glasses lie on the nose. The word vision reflecting of the surface on some glasses might also be described as on the nose.


sadescription Open structure
1mn05   color   stereo   2017   Poland
by Anna Beata Baranska & Michal Baranski
self-production
self-distribution
Single or multiple geometric, abstract frames that are only excerpts of reality. Ridding of reality allows to combine frames in any way. Despite the openness of the visual form, it is closed by the rhythm of time.


sadescription ORGÁNICO
4mn26   color   stereo   2016   Spain
by Santiago Parres
self-production
self-distribution
The territories are shareable with organic beings, almost always.


sadescription Our Great Day 1967
2mn53   color   stereo   2017   South Africa
by Roger Horn
self-production
self-distribution
Comprised of found footage from apartheid era South Africa, "Our Great Day 1967", imagines what a day would look like if black and coloured South Africans had the same rights and privileges afforded to white citizens of the time. Audio for the film was collected in one take on a formerly segregated beach in Cape Town. Despite the filmmakers efforts to integrate the protagonists into areas they were formerly discriminated or excluded from, the painful reminders of the past in the form of domestic worker uniforms and the short or accidentally captured footage of them renders the past inescapable.


sadescription Panopticity:Seoul
6mn   color   stereo   2018   South Korea
by Linda Kronman & Andreas Zingerle
self-production
self-distribution
The video portrays the city of Seoul (South Korea), through the lenses of unsecured public CCTV and private IP cameras. Networked security cameras offer 24/7 surveillance. Tracking software and the integrated web-server allow processing and streaming as part of the growing amount of connected devices also known as the Internet of Things. These web-servers are often insecure by design, meaning they are not protected by a password or have hard-coded login credentials saved as plain text.Security cameras are supposed to offer security, not provide surveillance footage for anyone to view.


sadescription paradogx
6mn49   color   stereo   2018   Belgium
by Maksut Vezgishi
self-production
self-distribution
...Earth, water, The Moon and The Sun; Living beings, space and communication; Technology and fine arts; War and Peace; Air, wind turbines... Astral Travel; Nature and Man; Are they a misunderstanding?!


sadescription Paradox
4mn08   color   stereo   2018   India
by Aditi Kulkarni
self-production
self-distribution
When a lie is a truth, truth becomes a myth! It triggers the process of amalgamation between the perceptions of an image in a parallel representation of the reality. An image somewhere represents a mental space, that exceeds the reality and the very meaning of that specific space.


sadescription PARALLEL WORLDS
7mn41   color   stereo   2018   Spain
by Noémi Sjöberg
self-production
distribution : HEURE EXQUISE !
An imaginary territory where parallel realities, London and Essaouira, overlap and intersect. A duplication of events, all occurring at once and interacting. An unlikely and distant view of the world which paradoxically takes place day by day.


sadescription Paris Tokyo
3mn22   color   stereo   2018   USA
by Dan Nadaner
self-production
self-distribution
A double portrait of Paris and Tokyo, while waiting for the Metro. From one point to another, together, as we are.


sadescription Passages
11mn11   color & b/w   stereo   2018   China
by Di Hu
self-production
self-distribution
Passages of time, passages of distance, passages of the History, passages of the Ideologies, passages of wars, passages of the screens, passages of emotions… In 2016, I wanted to make two videos by comparing very carefully two bridges in two cities (Shanghai and Paris) both I had lived for a long time and emotionally attached to. The first video was realized and the second one was then abandoned because I didn’t have either money or further interest in filming it. In early 2018, I pick up the second video again by trying editing two hours of newsreels of varied subjects provided by the Archives Françaises du Film side by side with my first video filmed in Shanghai.


sadescription Passenger Grid
6mn42   color   sil   2018   USA
by Neil Needleman
self-production
self-distribution
A dissection of the 6-minute tracking shot in Antonioni's movie "The Passenger," arranged in a grid.


sadescription Paysage enseveli
23mn18   color   stereo   2018   Spain
by Blas Payri
self-production
self-distribution
"Paysage enseveli" (translatable as "Shrouded landscape") is a work that I have been developing for some years, to explore the concept of Leitmotiv in the visual medium. It is divided in 12 movements (scenes) that reflect an ambience or a feeling of the main character, a woman whose inner voice leads us through the different movements. First, the soundtrack has been built, using sound leitmotivs linked to the voice of the character (humming, laughter, whisper) or to external sources (bells, drone). The image has been built using also the leitmotiv approach, where each visual element is related to an idea or a feeling: the woods symbolize the leitmotiv of the social oppression, the sea/water as the leitmotiv of destruction, the wandering/walking of the character as the leitmotiv of the search for a meaning, the body position (laying down, crouching) as the mood of the character. The text excerpts have been adapted from the novel "Thérèse Desqueyroux" (1927) by François Mauriac, selecting the passages for their poetic rather than narrative content.


sadescription Pink Party
6mn53   color   sil   2017   France
by Sandrine Deumier
self-production
self-distribution
"Something is wrong in the magical space." Pink Party is a mechanical ballet in the era of cyborgs and artificial human behaviors. Composed by 21 scenes where are mixed indistinctly cybernetic chimeras, humanoids and objectified humans with reversible identities and behaviors, Pink Party features a series of artificial prefigurations of humanity.


sadescription Plant Dreaming Deep
7mn12   color   stereo   2018   Canada
by Charlotte Clermont & Émilie Payeur
self-production
distribution : Winnipeg Film Group
« Plant Dreaming Deep » convey states of transitions, loneliness, isolation, as well as uncertainty. Following a diary-like aesthetic, images are distorted by analog manipulations, revealing deep colours and thick textures. Simultaneously, they seem to capture a sense of discovery and a feeling of oppression. From an introspective approach, the images oscillates between proximity and distance, playing with absurdity and intensity. The project is a collaboration with experimental musician Emilie Payeur.


sadescription Please step out of the frame.
4mn10   b/w   stereo   2018   USA
by Karissa Hahn
self-production
self-distribution
From your desk(top) mistrust the manufactured image distrust the assembled picture give no credence to the massed account discredit the aggregate narrative defame the corporate chronicle denigrate the collective annals doubt the constructed copy - consider the clone. accept the dismantled vision exalt the forged now brain subscribe to the ditto fuel the doodad delusion nourish the gizmo nightmare incite the idiot box prophecy inflame the dingbat phantasm a film burn becoming pixels as band-aid a manufactured reinforcement in the empire of computer and you feeding machine-vision the partition of screen.


sadescription poble
4mn25   color & b/w   stereo   2018   Spain
by Albert Bayona
self-production
self-distribution
A few days after the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War in 1936, the Ritz was taken over by the trade unions and turned into the “Gastronomic Hotel No.1”. A picture of Lenin was hung in the hall and “collective dining rooms” were established.


sadescription Polarity
3mn18   color & b/w   stereo   2016   United Kingdom
by Matthew Pell
self-production
self-distribution
Polarity is an audio visual expression and response to fluctuating emotional states. The work juxtaposes video glitches with abstracted natural and manufactured forms. The soundscape is a combination of artificial and natural sources. These visual and aurally elements suggest feelings of reflection and contemplation interspersed with sudden bursts of frenzy and panic.


sadescription PROMETHEE MOI, L'ELDORADO...
7mn30   color   stereo   2017   France
by Anthony Rousseau
self-production
distribution : HEURE EXQUISE !
During a whole night, a strange creature, sets off in search of a humanity, between rejection and hope, between violence and appeasement ... So perhaps it had been wrong to hope so much to be someone else? Perhaps it had been wrong to hope so much the other ?


sadescription Psychic Water
7mn19   color   stereo   2018   France
by Roselyne Frick M
self-production
self-distribution
"Through the foam of the waves And the ridge of the dunes diluted ... Hands of light in rhythm gain space all around... On the man's head And that of the fish The air is limpid and heavy The water is moving and soft".


sadescription Quand est-ce
15mn   color   stereo   2017   France
by Ian Menoyot
self-production
self-distribution
« We begin to doubt of what happened, of what is dead, of what remained alive, of which book it was, which city, of who, who suffers, who knows History, who made it... »


sadescription Ramusiana / Universale della parte del mondo nuovamente ritrovata
4mn10   b/w   sil   2017   France
by Stefano Miraglia
self-production
self-distribution
« Ramusiana / Universal map of the newly found part of the world ». A description of some parts of the world – explored, visited, documented, imagined; an attempt at finding them again. A homage to Giovanni Battista Ramusio (1485-1557), geographer and civil servant of the Republic of Venice.


sadescription RGB+
5mn53   color   stereo   2017   France
by Roberto D'Alessandro
self-production
self-distribution
An old fashion TV screen starts flickering with colourful abstraction. As a manifestation of the analogue medium itself, noise is let free to express some possible variations. The noisy dance is then fixed on the digital medium. Algorithms destructure the images revealing new shapes, which were hidden in the empty spaces between one frame and the other. Digital noise arises. This conjunction of elements – which are traditionally ignored, by will or by physical/mechanical inability to perceive them – results in a kind of magma bubbling colours. These different forms of noise, now isolated and free from any kind of subject matter, dialectically interact in order to generate a multitude of visual possibilities.


sadescription Rodez
3mn   color   sil   2017   France
by Stefano Miraglia
self-production
self-distribution
An exploration of the Rodez Cathedral. A study on colour, repetition and flickering, composed of 292 photographs.


sadescription Rosa
17mn30   color   stereo   2018   USA
by Saif Alsaegh
self-production
self-distribution
Rosa is an experimental essay documentary film that juxtaposes the life of the filmmaker in two extreme locations (Baghdad and Montana) through three elements of nature: dust, rust and wind. The filmmaker uses these elements as a poetic introduction to navigate memories of his past and to compare them to his Montana present. Narrated in Arabic with distinct conversations in English, Rosa makes the extreme chaos of Baghdad, especially during the war, and the peace of the empty and isolated State of Montana stand out vividly. Shot on miniDV, the film manipulates printed images of Baghdad that become poetically destroyed with water and paint in order to represent vague and distant memories. The film also uses home video style imagery of Montana to represent the present. Both of these techniques overlap and collapse.


sadescription rue pouchkine
33mn   color   stereo   2017   France
by Martine Rousset
self-production
distribution : lightcone
Yerevan, Armenia, in the illigible secret of the country imprisoned in its shadows in its nights of the underground nights of the basements trains for nowhere the quiet splendor of the mountains mystical paradox mutism and song the voices of the prisons ephemeral traveler light sleeper.


sadescription sagas romp, sparagmos
3mn29   b/w   stereo   2017   United Kingdom
by s Laroche
self-production
self-distribution
« Sagas Romp, Sparagmos ». Put the laughter into slaughter, Dinner is Pulled Shredded Smashed. Sound by Schtinter.


sadescription Saint Elmo's Fire
2mn30   color   stereo   2017   United Kingdom
by Paul Malone
self-production
self-distribution
This movie is a reading of moving tree sequence from 'The Colour out of Space' by H.P. Lovecraft using text to speech software and sound sampling.


sadescription Saturation
7mn   color   stereo   2017   Brazil
by Victor Galvão
self-production
self-distribution
A sci-fi story about unknown phenomena that made all organic processes to be as fast as to make life impossible. Images taken from 35mm slides found in a medical archive with a disruptive soundtrack made from space sound recordings. The tension of each next second getting ever closer, leading to collective nervous breakdown.


sadescription Seance
2mn46   color   stereo   2018   USA
by Mark Street
self-production
self-distribution
Hand painted 35mm film collaged digitally.


sadescription Searching for Strength in a Lachrymose Universe
7mn10   color   stereo   2017   Finland
by Sanna Charles
self-production
self-distribution
Responding to a landscape that exists so strongly in my memory I can taste it. To be in it, crawling into its holes while it slides into me is the ultimate act of love. I hope to find some wisdom here but love can be very uncomfortable.


sadescription SECRET, LIE AND DEATHS
2mn35   color & b/w   stereo   2017   France
by Véronique Sapin
self-production
distribution : HEURE EXQUISE !
Metaphor of the Iraq's war: the fish is watching, powerless, the star invading its territory, the bottle, following allegations this one could hide thousands of liters of anthrax (weapons of mass destruction).


sadescription set forth herein
3mn   color   stereo   2017   Australia
by David Anthony Sant
self-production
self-distribution
High above a concrete myriad of calculation and contrivance, manoeuvring amidst the infinite expanse of light, the shifting haul of the fabricator revives recollections of passage in pedestrians below.


sadescription Seven Seconds at an Intersection in Chengdu
1mn24   color   stereo   2018   USA
by Dan Nadaner
self-production
self-distribution
A single seven-second shot of an intersection in Chengdu, China, is explored for the possible stories it contains. The video apparatus as polymorphous perception.


sadescription Sexus Rapidos
0mn28   b/w   stereo   2016   France
by Charlotte Rabuteau
self-production
self-distribution
A meeting, a glance, and all that follows between consenting humans.


sadescription SHADOWS
3mn   b/w   stereo   2017   Spain
by Noémi Sjöberg
self-production
distribution : HEURE EXQUISE !
At the harbor in Essaouira, children are diving while fishermen are working, women hanging around, seagulls flying and construction works going on. Past and forthcoming future are mingling, a transformation is being testified.


sadescription Shadows and Reflections
7mn14   color   stereo   2017   Germany
by Yagama
self-production
self-distribution
As we flow through life, and life flows through us, we are but shadows and reflections of our ever-changing perceptions. Each animation frame is separate and invisible, a paradox analogous to the our fluid time consisting of distinct, but ever elusive moments. “Shadows and reflections” is inspired by old school analog special effects technique and questions that have no answer in words, only in beauty.


sadescription shadows of a radio in the east
1mn   color   stereo   2016   Spain
by Nacho Recio
self-production
self-distribution
'Shadows of a Radio in the East', recorded with a mobile phone, is presented as an audiovisual experimentation in the context of a Berlin still overshadowed by a dense and uncertain past.


sadescription Si la nuit te ravage les yeux
9mn02   color   stereo   2016   France
by Thomas Martin
self-production
self-distribution
Loose adaptation from Maria Soudaïeva's Slogans (2004), poetry work composed of « slogans » (exhorations, calls, prayers), Si la nuit te ravage les yeux describres a warlike, feminine and night-world in which a group of vagabond roam, survive and fight, following a disembodied voice.


sadescription Slump
4mn14   color   stereo   2017   Canada
by Simon Elmaleh
production : La Bande Vidéo
distribution : La Bande Vidéo
Created from altered 8mm Swedish porn films, « Slump » suggests by its acid-faded colors, the frenzy of erotic games.


sadescription Snow
5mn   color & b/w   stereo   2016   United Kingdom
by Stuart Pound
self-production
self-distribution
Agile cross-cutting between images shows animals hunting in the snow. The soundtrack is a Roma song celebrating the coming of spring. First shown in the London Film Festival EXPERIMENTA Oct 2017 London Short Film Festival Jan 2018.


sadescription sol
5mn14   b/w   stereo   2017   Norway
by Ottar Ormstad & Taras Mashtalir & Yan kalnberzin
self-production
self-distribution
"sol" (the Norwegian word for sun) is the fifth work of a collection of video poems created by the Norwegian-Russian duo OTTARAS (Ottar Ormstad and Taras Mashtalir), this time with the Russian video-artist Yan Kalnberzin. All works are based on Mashtalir’s music and Ormstad’s concrete poetry, here based on Norwegian family-names only.


sadescription SOLIPSISME
5mn54   color   stereo   2017   France
by Inés Wickmann
self-production
distribution :
A being for whom there is no certainty but itself. Isolation selected. Containment in a prison of form and identity. Derealization.


sadescription SONG N°27
4mn50   color   stereo   2018   France
by Céline Trouillet
self-production
self-distribution
Amina is a Belgian psychologist and former contestant on the TV talent show The Voice. She affirms her right to freedom of expression both in religious and artistic terms, which she does not regard as mutually exclusive.


sadescription Spinneret
1mn40   color   stereo   2018   Australia
by Natasha Cantwell
self-production
self-distribution
« Spinneret » is part of a series of film works that lift the veneer of civilized humanity and social conventions, to reflect on the animal instincts we pretend we can control. In particular, this piece looks at displays of bravado and intimidation.


sadescription Stairs
2mn19   b/w   stereo   2016   France
by Charlotte Rabuteau
self-production
self-distribution
Video made around the theme of the inner sense, and the life of a troubled and plural psychic identity. The head becomes cage, and my character is as stuck by his own dilettant desires. His place in the world is vacillating, yet he exists. His relationship to the other is different, the passion that drives him anchor in the earth and away from it at the same time. He tumbles down the steps of his imagination, he thinks, sleeps, goes to bed, and flies away. His doubts are constant, his curiosity about the other is variable, and his solitude wanders. Its interior is an erupting volcano. Here, the black and white is not intended to make the observation pessimistic and gloomy. On the contrary, I see a quiet ballad in a brain that decided to step aside. My character becomes more human than humans. In this, this hypersensitive becomes the center of my attention.


sadescription STELLA 50.4N1.5E
14mn50   color   dolby stereo   2016   France
by Elsa Bres
production : le fresnoy studio national des arts contemporains
distribution : le fresnoy studio national des arts contemporains
A sea of dunes. An unpopulated seaside resort. Hands putting together a heap of documents. The landscape is an architecture.


sadescription Still life
1mn28   b/w   stereo   2016   Hungary
by Peter Klausz
self-production
self-distribution
Still life, a genre of painting on film. A revealing peak into the life of a family. Shot on 8 mm during a photography and filmmaking camp 'Fotófalu' in Hungary in the summer of 2016.


sadescription Stones for Thunder
17mn   color   stereo   2018   USA
by Kera MacKenzie & Andrew Mausert-Mooney
self-production
self-distribution
3, 2, 1 . . . a TV director counts down, paltry images become actors, and bodies find sync.


sadescription Sugestión
3mn47   color   stereo   2017   Argentina
by Patricio Ballesteros Ledesma
self-production
self-distribution
She turned off the TV and went to read a wonderful book in the shade of a tree in the woods.


sadescription Suspension Landscape After the Drought: Camera Views
17mn44   color   stereo   2018   USA
by Rebekkah Palov
self-production
self-distribution
In this episodic video, rotating forms are in orbit but without any apparent gravitational mass. Then in pugnacious resistance text appears on the screen and brings us from gravity to language and reminds us there are always secrets. Remixed and extended text from writings by Giorgio Agamben and Boris Groys.


sadescription Susto
8mn06   color   stereo   2016   USA
by Pearl Marie Salas
production : Pearl Marie Salas
distribution : Groupe Intervention Vidéo
Susto is a cultural disease of chronic fear. This film addresses the disease through the voice of a female, and her personal account of being stalked by a monster. The film explores various environments where this entity has haunted, through day, night, seasons, and years. Time is not something linear in this film, but shifts through past, memory, and present simultaneously. They say the only way to cure susto is to face the origin of your fears, but what if the truth is far more horrifying than the story?


sadescription Sweet fight
4mn35   color & b/w   stereo   2017   France
by Marie-Paule Bilger
self-production
self-distribution
Two artists. One wall. And one incapacity to share a space for exhibiting our works. How did I land up in a conflictual scenario with another artist ? Perhaps this situation is what's going on in this world : our inability to share territories, to live in the same space .... in other words this art piece is a metonymy : an insignificant personal incident to evoke the current state of our world.


sadescription Swimmer
4mn09   color   stereo   2017   Bulgaria
by Müge Yildiz
self-production
self-distribution
During my residence in Ruse, Bulgaria, I observed little water source and created a nomad character who can swim everywhere like in the movie Swimmer (1968) and I explored the city with my toy and thought about life and cinema. link : https://vimeo.com/222093378


sadescription The Creamy Cheesy Meatful
19mn28   color   stereo   2017   Belgium
by Johannes Broux
production : RITCS
distribution : Céline Pourveur
How would climate change look like from the perspective of a moss plant? Balancing between macro- and microscopic aesthetics, Broux has searched for a unique visual language to express his environmental awareness.


sadescription The Eternal Recurrence
27mn43   color & b/w   stereo   2016   Chile
by Roberto Mathews & Pablo Molina Guerrero
self-production
self-distribution
"The Eternal Recurrence” is an essay-film that portrays the daily experiences lived by neighbors and volunteers after the catastrophic fire in April 2014: landscapes charred, houses beyond recognition then return to rebuild. This work plasm that was, and still remain fires for the city of Valparaiso and their inhabitants.


sadescription The Extinct Suite
4mn43   b/w   stereo   2017   Germany
by Anna Zemlianski
self-production
self-distribution
An animation film made out of approx. 1700 laser printed photo(collage)s, manipulated by hand. With music by Steve Jansen.


sadescription The Family Vault of the Late James Hyland
13mn40   b/w   stereo   2017   Republic of Ireland
by Michael Higgins
self-production
self-distribution
A short film experiment in the horror genre exploring fiction through the documentation of butoh dance. Featuring butoh dancers Ambra Bergamasco and Edegar Starke The Family Vault of the Late James Hyland was filmed on location in Goldenbridge Cemetary, Inchicore. An historically relevant site it contains a mortury chapel resembling a classic Roman temple. Unscripted, improvised and with very little pre-production this short film was primarily an experiment with working with dancers and the horror genre.


sadescription The Garden of Delight
11mn36   color & b/w   stereo   2017   Netherlands
by Michael Fleming
self-production
self-distribution
Three scenes reflecting on paradise, lust and hell. In ‘the Garden of delight’ beauty and evil go together like in a dream. We dive into a world of erotic derangement, inhabited by dancing lovers, lustful mutated baboons, tropical birds, deformed pin-ups, butterflies and body-builders. This hand-manipulated collage film, made entirely out of 35 and 8mm found-footage, explores the marriage between heaven and hell, our irresolvable endless conflict that goes with human nature. Inspired on the triptych ‘the Garden of Delight by Jheronimus Bosch.


sadescription The History of Religion | 宗教の歴史
5mn22   color & b/w   stereo   2016   Denmark
by Thomas Kyhn Rovsing Hjørnet
self-production
self-distribution
The video is made up of, on the sound side, a composition consisting of 58 words, in Japanese, accompanied by piano, and, on the image side, a series of images captioned, in Japanese and English, in correspondence with the recitation on the sound side. A title has been added.


sadescription The House
8mn15   color & b/w   stereo   2018   Peru
by Mauricio Sanhueza
self-production
self-distribution
« The House », more than a visual document about a late 60’s peruvian middle-class decadent building, is also an invisible man’s self-portrait, trapped by the walls, who seeks help from the great poet Cesar Vallejo, entering into a deep abyss.


sadescription The Infinity
12mn55   color   stereo   2018   Brazil
by Matheus Borges
production : Matheus Borges & Carolina Vicentini
self-distribution
At the point where the past meets the future, we discover time is cyclical and infinite. This is a film that watches my father's lonely daily routine, but which is also an impressionistic take on science fiction.


sadescription The Longing Ritual
4mn10   color   stereo   2017   USA
by Scott Turri & Michael Arnao
self-production
self-distribution
In The Longing Ritual the focus has been on the nature/culture continuum, in particular the search for real experience and a connection to the natural world. By using imagery from various personal rituals connected to cycles of repetitive behavior; the work represents a synthetic place where barriers interfere with direct experience.


sadescription The Music Taken with Her
13mn08   color & b/w   stereo   2017   USA
by Chachee Valentine
self-production
self-distribution
A filmmaker performs a death-test to contemplate dreams of life, love and loss.


sadescription The Nomads
22mn51   color   stereo   2018   Canada
by Suzanne Caines
self-production
self-distribution
"By the rivers dark (democracy) I wandered on I lived my life In Babylon. And I did forget My holy song And I had no strength In Babylon By the rivers dark (democracy) Where I could not see Who was waiting there Who was hunting me » Leonard Cohen


sadescription The Open Window
7mn02   b/w   stereo   2017   USA
by Lynne Siefert
self-production
self-distribution
Like restless waiting missiles, pillars of industrial machinery send us to a desolate world.


sadescription The poem of time
1mn43   color   stereo   2016   Iran
by Soheil Seraji & Amin Djavadi
self-production
self-distribution
Everything is under influence of music...


sadescription The River
1mn   color   stereo   2017   USA
by Jeremy Newman
self-production
self-distribution
In this video, one finds an unexpected presence on the river’s edge.


sadescription THE VERNACULAR DANCE
14mn27   color   stereo   2018   Chile
by Camilo Martin-Florez
self-production
self-distribution
With this audiovisual piece, I seek to find a narrative that will allow him to not only tell two stories at the same time, but to create a third story using these other stories’ visual and aural components. « THE VERNACULAR DANCE » portrays one of the most important culinary traditions in Chile, while providing an overview of one of the most controversial moments in the history of Chilean politics.


sadescription These Boots Are Made for Walkin'
2mn41   color   stereo   2017   United Kingdom
by Eden Mitsenmacher & Rebecca Tritschler
self-production
self-distribution
These Boots are made for walking poses a showy, theatrical quandary. As this is a particularly pertinent moment to examine the song in relation to its sexual politics and use as a protest song (These Boots are Made for Marching). A collaboration between Eden Mitsenmacher and Rebecca Tritschler undermines the idea of the archetypal "feisty woman scorned" protagonist with wit and pulsating udder- like toes.


sadescription Through
1mn52   color   stereo   2017   Poland
by Mariusz Wirski
self-production
self-distribution
A first-person narrator uses filmmaking tools in an unusual way. The creator unveils his sensitivity to sunlight, movement and space by emphasizing the elusiveness of these elements that build the microcosm of sensations.


sadescription To the Buoy
1mn39   color   stereo   2018   USA
by Dan Nadaner
self-production
self-distribution
The swimmer in the sea, with a sea of thoughts in the mind.


sadescription To the Nightingales
10mn54   color   stereo   2017   Canada
by Kandis Friesen
self-production
distribution : Groupe Intervention Vidéo
To The Nightingales is a filmic collage, an audio-visual poetics emerging from a rhythmic anterior space. Sifting through found footage from early colour handheld films, the video transports the viewer into another realm, absorbed in darkness and washed in light. The layered sound and textured image become a kind of casual rumination on the materials of the artist, of birth and death, of tending, constructing, and holding – an abstract list of those things one cannot contain.


sadescription Tottori, province of Mantua
7mn30   color   stereo   2016   Japan
by Jean Sadao
production : Jabirustudio
self-distribution
The video shows different landscapes with feathered and not clear surroundings in the remote province of Tottori, Japan and Mantua, Italy, depicting a dynamic panorama of director's double origin. Tottori, province of Mantua, it’s a trip through elements and places where boundaries blend together in a new and abstract landscape.


sadescription Touch Stone
15mn   color & b/w   stereo   2017   Japan
by Takayuki Yoshida
self-production
self-distribution
There is a white large round stone in the green garden somewhere in Japan. It is an abstract sculpture made from a marble stone and children are climbing up and playing on its top.


sadescription Tourisme
1mn01   color   mono   2017   France
by Ian Menoyot
self-production
self-distribution
They arrive, they are here.


sadescription Train à très grande vitesse
0mn55   color   stereo   2016   France
by Yves-Marie Mahé
self-production
self-distribution
François Truffaut takes the train.


sadescription Transit(ive)
6mn36   color   stereo   2017   USA
by Sarah Bliss
self-production
self-distribution
A document of death, loss and relation that encompasses the ontology of objects. The physical manipulation of the lens of a 16mm film projector connects the fleshly body to the body of light through the body of film. My fingers, no longer able to caress his face, caress the lens. Dying breath ... dust ... light ...


sadescription Trigger Warning
5mn   color   mono   2017   Canada
by Scott Fitzpatrick
self-production
self-distribution
An examination of everyday household objects based on a list published in the December, 2016 issue of Harper's Magazine, shot on a camera shaped like a gun.


sadescription triptych
15mn13   color   stereo   2016   USA
by Lili White
self-production
self-distribution
LINK: https://youtu.be/C9EBe-HpV3I triptych composed of 3 sections: I- SNAKEFOOT - TRT: 5.20 minutes One day, in real-life, I found an “S” had appeared on my toe. I remember that the Egyptians have a sign that combines a snake and foot, which I don’t know the meaning of. Its intended to convey the “dream-body”. II- WATERWORKS - TRT: 4.20 minutes Meditation on water: Water works with no set form. As gas, or liquid, or ice, it moves in every direction— the opposite of the material grid or linear progression… The human body is around 60% water. As such, we are affected by planetary forces, just like the tides in the ocean. Myth says we cross a river into the land of sleep that is shared with the realm of death, and dreams. III CUMIA - TRT: 5.13 minutes CUMIA's caves are considered the doorway to the underworld. Virgil writes that Aeneas landed there after the Trojan War, and asked the Sibyl to lead him on a journey into the underworld, where he could visit his father’s spirit in the land of the dead. Aeneas’ lineage would became the founders of Rome. The Cumian Sibyl has be represented by many artist, most notably Michelangelo, in the Sistine Chapel...


sadescription Tryptique
1mn04   color   stereo   2017   France
by Yves-Marie Mahé
self-production
self-distribution
Know how to count to 3 and limit yourself to that.


sadescription um
4mn   b/w   stereo   2017   Brazil
by Victor Galvão
self-production
self-distribution
A story about anguish and gravity. From a top a building, the remembrance of a person or a city that collapses.


sadescription Underneath it all
4mn42   color   stereo   2017   Germany
by Mélissa Faivre
self-production
self-distribution
An immersive experience merging our materialistic surroundings with the strength of nature. Water is omnipresent and shapes the landscapes in a continuous flow. It reaches a peak of harmony and abstraction where only the colour flow is perceivable, like a moving painting where the water current would be a brush.


sadescription Ut Fuga Salutem
10mn   color   stereo   2017   USA
by Gabin Cortez Chance
self-production
self-distribution
"The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles" Karl Marx. All this is true, but is it not also the history of Migration. And in fact the History of the Refugee. No matter if you believe in evolution, or some form of creationism. Or if you believe that aliens brought us here, or just messed with the monkeys( like my father once hypothesized to me as a child). Almost all of us are the byproduct of a migration in one form, or another. How many of us live in the same place as we were born, and/or where all our ancestors were born since the dawning of man. Very few I imagine. Growing up in a country created by immigrants, and refugees. How peculiar it is that this anti immigrant, and refugee rhetoric is now our political leaders mantra. This vicious circle of the once oppressed, turning into the oppressor of the now. Every layer of this video is related in some way to Refugees, Immigration, Migration, and the clash of cultures that ensues. Thrown together like those first early immigrants on Ellis island.


sadescription Videotape
22mn54   color & b/w   stereo   2018   Brazil
by Luiz Eduardo Kogut
self-production
self-distribution
Afterlife. A non-existent frontier between digital, movies and reality: a screen inside a screen inside a screen. A teenage dream; a teenage life in the bush of the dead.


sadescription Viewfinder material
16mn02   color   stereo   2017   France
by Baptiste Jopeck
self-production
self-distribution
Night footage film based on US military nocturnal training images. All the film images are shot in "night vision" and testify to the visibility and invisibility production of the target. These images were made for specific military use, for simulation purposes and archives.


sadescription Violence juvénile
1mn12   color   stereo   2016   France
by Yves-Marie Mahé
self-production
self-distribution
"Any man who has not been a policeman at twenty is a fool, but it's another if he's still a fool." Georges Clemençal.


sadescription Volleyball Holiday
7mn13   color & b/w   stereo   2017   Portugal
by Ricardo Lisboa
self-production
self-distribution
The fragile nature of the celluloid film, or the dispositif as an end in itself.


sadescription Vortex
9mn05   color   stereo   2017   Portugal
by Alexandre Alagôa
self-production
self-distribution
A corridor of an apartment is transformed into a claustrophobic and vertiginous vortex that swallows and imprisons you in the infinite fall through the mise en abyme: it’s a pure enclosure inside the image world, it’s the Descent into the Maelstrom.


sadescription Waldberta
10mn59   color   stereo   2018   Australia
by Scott Morrison
self-production
self-distribution
The work is a captured articulation of time passing, using an object obvious in its path and direction to highlight and provoke linearity of experience both lived and captured.


sadescription Wanderer
5mn35   color   stereo   2017   France
by Pierre Villemin
self-production
self-distribution
A wander for the eye.


sadescription Way Out
6mn39   color   stereo   2017   United Kingdom
by Boris Contarin
self-production
self-distribution
A vlog about my super tiny room in London, joking about the Youtube formats, the privilege and wealth connected to them. A narration about an unpleasant episode of my life gets the viewer into my personal existence, connecting the inside with the outside, architecture with nature, and narration with thought.


sadescription Way to Sanatorium
11mn40   color   stereo   2018   Croatia
by Karlo Vranjes
self-production
self-distribution
Video explores interaction between state politics and private life. Public and private psychosis. Myth and woman in politics. Media manipulation and personal demons. Croatian president sings national anthem. Corruption, militarization, nationalism, walls, fences, borders, inauguration and bonfire. Political and nature disasters.


sadescription We love me
13mn13   color   stereo   2017   Thailand
by Naween Noppakun
self-production
self-distribution
We said “Me.” Then I think it must have been “We.”


sadescription Wishful Thinking
13mn20   color   stereo   2017   Canada
by Allan Brown
self-production
self-distribution
Trotters come round the bend with Immanuel Velikovsky as race caller. Why can't we believe in “if” anymore. “the audio interference that he (Brown) whips up and cycles has the effect of sounding like a brewing storm. The stuttering images of horse-drawn chariots again evoke a coming apocalypse. Is Brown wishing for the end of the world, or for aesthetic gale winds that can bring order to chaos?” Greg deCuir (curator/programmer).


sadescription Yellos Lesbos
3mn30   color   stereo   2017   France
by Maxime Hot
self-production
self-distribution
In the fold of an erotic dream images, appears a double-figure femal creature. Francomania’s exercices n°2. Reassembly of a sequence from the movie Vampyros Lesbos (Jess Franco, 1971).


sadescription Your Darkness
4mn42   b/w   stereo   2017   USA
by Susan DeLeo
self-production
self-distribution
A lyrical journey and stream of consciousness piece conceived from dark wanderings and trance like states in and out of the Western landscape.


sadescription Zoom
6mn   color   stereo   2018   USA
by Mark Street
self-production
self-distribution
Clips from a 35mm print of a Dutch/French thriller are painted and bleached to reveal an unsettling psycological landscape.