Friday 10 May 2019
Communitism, Keramikou 28, Athens
“Monsters in movies are us, always us, one way or the other. “
John Carpenter, 2011, Interview to the Buenos Aires Herald
BCKFF | Edition 2019 presents 9 international and contemporary animated films, with stories that set in dystopias, flooded cities, dollhouses and remote islands.
Dir. Xenophon Tsoumas
Two children imagine a different world inside a dollhouse.
2. Hammer down (3’)
Dir. Dan Pasto
Two employees endure another late night on the job in a post-apocalyptic dystopia. It’s a supremely dirty job but it’s a living.
3. Floreana (4’)
Dir. Louis Morton
On a remote island in the future, people are training for an important mission.
4. The Juggler (11’)
Dir. Skirmanta Jakaitė
We live in the same house, but in different apartments, jobs, situations, beliefs, visions.
5. Flood (10’)
Dir. Malte Stein
A dirty lake bursts its banks and begins to flood the town. At last there’s a good reason to keep the son at home.
6. Oh Crow! Oh Crow! (9’)
Dir. Pierre Garcia-Rennes
The crow thought the world was only darkness and shadows.
But that was until a strange wind brought him a red feather.
7. The Big-Headed Boy (9’)
Directed by a collective of young people oriented by Nelson Fernandes
A big-headed little boy is being bullied. At night, with the howl of a wolf, he finds a solution for his problem.
8. GROAR.cl (8’)
Σκην. / Dir. Diego Cumplido
Χιλή / Chile, 2014
Αn alternative version of the Internet, possibly from another dimension.
9. [O] (7’)
Dir. Mario Radev, Chiara Sgatti
Α film that imitates nature in its manner of operation.