“Deyzangeroo” is a ritual performed in the Iranian port city of Bushehr. Influenced by the city’s colonial rule by the British and Portuguese, and the African slaves that followed, it is imbued with the terror and magic of the lunar eclipse. The ritual is believed to ward off evil spirits and take back the moon. It works every time. Directed by Iranian-Canadian filmmaker Ehsan Gharib and produced by the National Film Board of Canada’s Maral Mohammadian, this animated short was made with...
| 5 minutes | 2017
Mary Pickford and Janet Gaynor are cast in a surreal epic based on Frankenstein’s story and the contemporary collapse of beehives.
| 19 minutes | 2017
Reminiscence of a trip in Beirut. The sea. the palm trees, the buildings melt when my eyelids began to close. My memories now have a separate life of their own.
| 7 minutes | 2017
In the crater of a volcano in Fogo, a model Brazilian city is picked up and disappears. Two people find each other in this landscape, 50 years apart.
PORTUGAL, United States, Brazil
| 15 minutes | 2016
A glass pane undergoes major physical forces — a metaphor for the omnipresent displays and signs of our time, for our society, linked to the screen.
| 12 minutes | 2017
“These images were meant to show us what goes where — but I can’t make out the path. Maybe we should lay them all out on the oor and try to put the pieces back together.”
HONG KONG, United Kingdom, United States
| 20 minutes | 2017
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