Section composed by the most innovative and groundbreaking works of the current film scene.
Amor Quântico is a film with three parallel narratives, involving the same woman, without the existence of a clear chronological order.
One night, a young loner, Reine, sees within the urban chaos a mystical oneness that seems alive, like some sort of guide.
He works at the fairground as “Stump the Guesser”, who can guess anything for a fee. But suddenly his tricks stop working. And, on top of that, he unwittingly falls in love with his sister whom he believed to be lost. He sets out to scientifically disprove the theory of heredity and marry his beloved one as soon as possible. An absurdist firework of a silent film in black and white.
This experimental animation approaches Hong Kong’s built environment from the conceptual perspective of celluloid film, by applying the technique of film animation to the photographic image. The city’s signature architecture of horizon-eclipsing buildings is reimagined as parallel rows of film strips: Serial Parallels.
In the heart of the city of Ouagadougou, a huge granite crater imprisons a group of men who try their best to get out of there. In the end, only their image escapes.
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