2021

War of Perception (2021)

War of Perception (2021)

“War of Perception” by Bo Choy meditates on Hong Kong life encompassing belief, family heritage and Western influence. A costumed ...
Birds of Paradise (2021)

Birds of Paradise (2021)

The Florist is a low down high line scourge hot on the trail. Tricky Dick is a cold and lonely runt on the run. Can he escape the past forever?
Fly Away with Me (2021)

Fly Away with Me (2021)

Fireworks are used in protest to advocate for prison abolition in “Fly Away with Me” by Maude Matton, Amina Mohamed and Nikki ...
Dark Red Forest (2021)

Dark Red Forest (2021)

A work of visual awe and matter-of-fact spiritual inquiry, Dark Red Forest is a majestic documentary portrait that details the annual retreat of ...
Volatile (2021)

Volatile (2021)

May. 02, 2021

Volatile (2021)

Marie-Pierre Bonniol’s “Volatile” is playful, montaging images of flight. The film is visually quick-witted and constantly in ...
JAZZ KISSA BASIE (2021)

JAZZ KISSA BASIE (2021)

Seeking their best “sound” is why people gather into a small jazz cafe BASIE nowhere in the world at Ichinoseki, North East county in ...
Orbita (2021)

Orbita (2021)

May. 02, 2021

Orbita (2021)

Udval Altangerel’s “Orbita” meditates on language, meaning and vision through a circular peep-hole cosmos. In a blue haze and ...
The Pass (2021)

The Pass (2021)

May. 02, 2021

The Pass (2021)

‘The Pass’ is a compelling series of autobiographical vignettes incorporating songs and stories penned and performed by Denise Marsa. ...
Wooplash (2021)

Wooplash (2021)

May. 02, 2021

Wooplash (2021)

A film made by Borders Additional Needs Group’s Branching Out Youth Group as part of Film Town, Alchemy’s year-round community ...
Unstuck (2021)

Unstuck (2021)

May. 02, 2021

Unstuck (2021)

A young woman decides to listen to a specific song that takes her back to memories of a past lover.
Green Remembrance (2021)

Green Remembrance (2021)

Manipulated film stocks frame a love story in vivid and vibrant abstract greens, purples, pinks and blues. Wei plays with absence and presence, ...
Phoenix (2021)

Phoenix (2021)

May. 02, 2021

Phoenix (2021)

Freewheeling film celebrating both sexual and stylistic fluidity. Phoenix literally changes colour as the characters circle one another. A ...
Growing Love (2021)

Growing Love (2021)

May. 02, 2021

Growing Love (2021)

Setting out as a point-of-view video diary of a seed becoming a colourful flower, Claire Davies’ “Growing Love” reflects on the ...
Broken Keys (2021)
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Broken Keys (2021)

May. 02, 2021

Broken Keys (2021)

A pianist tries to escape his persecuted Middle-eastern town where modern ways of living and music have been banned by an extremist group.
Sudden Death (2021)

Sudden Death (2021)

May. 02, 2021

Sudden Death (2021)

In “Sudden Death”, Rhona Mühlebach investigates phytophthora ramorum, a tree disease transmitted by rainwater and carried via rivers ...
When Winter Comes (2021)

When Winter Comes (2021)

Once a film director, Seok-woo comes to his hometown, working as a bus driver. One day, he picks up someone’s MP3 player at the bus ...
Imprints of Absence (2021)

Imprints of Absence (2021)

Inna Dmitrieva’s “Imprints of Absence” is, in the filmmaker’s own words, ‘an attempt to reconcile a love of ...
Ekstasis (2021)

Ekstasis (2021)

May. 02, 2021

Ekstasis (2021)

A short film about a young woman that discovers intimacy, and the loss thereof, through an intricate relationship with her best friend and the ...
Landing (2021)

Landing (2021)

May. 02, 2021

Landing (2021)

Set to the black and white footage of a journey, Chantal Partamian’s “Landing “is a short poem about lovers in transit. With ...
ID Babylon (2021)

ID Babylon (2021)

May. 02, 2021

ID Babylon (2021)

‘Far from our true nature’, “ID Babylon” peels off the blindfold and speaks to a reconnection with one’s roots and ...
Borderline (2021)

Borderline (2021)

May. 02, 2021

Borderline (2021)

Elise Guillaume’s “Borderline” parallels the complementary patterns of human and nonhuman forms, from tree limbs, spines and ...
Softer (2021)

Softer (2021)

May. 02, 2021

Softer (2021)

Softer examines the demands of “softening” that are requested of Black women’s bodies in society—from job prospects to ...
The Lockdown Hauntings (2021)

The Lockdown Hauntings (2021)

With the streets now empty, it isn’t just nature that is taking advantage of this unprecedented global disaster. Spirits are freer than ever ...
Dana and David (2021)

Dana and David (2021)

May. 02, 2021

Dana and David (2021)

A teenage girl with a terminal illness is afraid of dying without having made an impact on the world, but her loyal best friend is out to show ...
The Clue to Love (2021)

The Clue to Love (2021)

Ambitious journalist Audrey Harper heads to Hope Cove to write an article on the town’s local newspaper – if she does well, she’s up for a big ...