All Light, Everywhere
An exploration of the shared histories of cameras, weapons, policing and justice. As surveillance technologies become a fixture in everyday life, the film interrogates the complexity of an objective point of view, probing the biases inherent in both human perception and the lens.
All Of Your Stars Are But Dust On My Shoes
A sensorial meditation on how the public administration of light and darkness became an essential policing tool.
Bestia
A trip into the psyche of a Chilean torturer.
Born In Damascus
After ten years apart, a Scottish filmmaker tries to reconnect with her closest cousin after their paths were separated by war.
Coins
A neurotic waitress with a phobia of coins fights to control her darkest fears, as her reality falls apart.

D

Dad's Sneakers
An immersive insight into the last hours of 13-year-old Sasha’s life in a boarding school for children deprived of parental care.
The Dinner After
A guilt-stricken Angela, visits her parents for what at first seems to be a routine family dinner, only for a painful truth to bubble to the surface, and the evening descends into a nightmare.
Displaced
​In post-war Kosovo, driven by the ambition of keeping their beloved sport alive, two local table tennis players wander from one obscure location to another.
Field Notes On Love
Essay about a filmmaker in a relationship with a woodland ecologist.
Fireflies
One night, when the city of Rio de Janeiro was asleep, the flora and fauna took over Flamengo's Park.
First Step Swim
Delving into deep water, a disabled woman finds a sense of wholeness.
Further And Further Away
A young Indigenous Bunong woman and her brother spend one last day in their village, before moving to the capital in search of a more prosperous life.
Handbook
In the days following the presidential election in Belarus in August 2020, numerous protests erupt throughout the country.
Her Violet Kiss
A re-contextualised a scene from a lost silent German title, Liebeshölle.

I

Impossible Figures And Other Stories I
Following an explosion, a mysterious and elegant elderly woman wanders deserted city streets, recalling what was and what could have been.
In My Network
Recalling the endless scrolling of social networks, a camera shifts from space to space, settling on the profiles of various young people.
In The Soil
Karoline’s life is turned upside down when her father, Kjeld, manically starts digging a pit in their backyard.
I Gotta Look Good For The Apocalypse
Our world is being drained of its substance and digital life forms are multiplying, like these couples who meet in a virtual universe.
I Love Sarah Jane
A 13-year-old will stop at nothing to win the heart of the girl of his dreams.
Kin
The fractured relationship between a mother and daughter in crisis.
Life Of Riley
A headstrong homeless man must take responsibility for his own actions after his dog is hurt.
Love, Dad
An author rediscovers love letters her dad used to write to her from prison. That love seems to be gone now. She decides to write back in hope to find the connection again.

M

Naughty Spot
​It's Tonio's first time in Corsica. He wanders across the island and on dating apps until stumbling upon the Oracle, a user who tells him about gay life in Corsica.
Naya
She-wolf Naya, monitored on her journey from her birthplace in Germany through the Netherlands to Belgium, becomes more and more famous and visible.
Neon Phantom
João works on the streets of Rio de Janeiro as a delivery driver in the so-called gig economy. He and his friend dream about buying a motorcycle, travelling the country, and transforming their lives into a musical.
The Nicky Nack
A man walking home from his local one night is tormented by a terrifying sound: The Nicky Nack.
Noir-Soleil
After an earthquake in Naples bay, the body of a man is found.
One Hundred Steps
The eighth audio-visual collaboration of Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca references the work of Bob Quinn, Irish filmmaker.
Podesta Island
In a hyperconnected and mapped world, are there still unknown areas?
A Present Light
On a rainy night, a sad man leaves his home to deliver a letter to someone who recently left him.
Pride
Set in Charlottesville during the early 1990s, Pride follows an aspiring writer as she finalises stories for the latest issue of Pride, a student run newspaper at the University of Virginia.

R

Sierra
A father and his son are losing the folk race. In order to win, the boy turns himself into a car tyre.
Squish!
A meditation on the self through lurid and liquid forms; filtered through both old and foreseeable technology informed by Thai animation history and contemporary culture.
Such Small Hands
​At the girls' orphanage, the group’s unchecked pack mentality alienates a new arrival, who invents a new nighttime game.
There Is A Ghost Of Me
An attempt at mourning both personal and political futures that never arrived, organised around a broad interpretation of the trope of the ghost.
There Is Exactly Enough Time
Oskar Salomonowitz, the 12-year-old son of the filmmakers Anja Salomonowitz and Virgil Widrich, had already drawn 206 pictures for a flip book when he died.
The Timekeepers Of Eternity
Footage from a forgotten Stephen King mini-series is edited, printed and animated into a hypnotic paper nightmare.
The Tyranny Of Petty Things
James Bushe's journey has been a turbulent one. Here we accompany James on a flight through personal and cultural memory.

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Visitors
Haruka, Nana, and Takanori visit the house of Souta, a band member who has lost contact with them. But when they arrive, they find Souta's behavior a little strange.
The Witches
New laws against witchcraft trouble three fishwives from North Berwick in 1590.
We Know A Better Word Than Happy
Following lockdown, children from Maryhill in Glasgow express their rights to outdoor play and learning as they explore a green space that was established through 10 years of community activism.
Will My Parents Come To See Me
An experienced Somali prison officer accompanies a young inmate once again through the procedures of the Somali justice system.
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