Short Film Pleasure

Experimental Short Films

Cosmos – a microfilm
From the generic theme of poverty, the director conceived a cinematic take on social exclusion which suggests the outlines of a more personal drama - part gritty observation, part poetic celebration of motherhood. Directed by João Paulo Simões / Portugal / 2010
Dans le noir du temps
"In the Darkness of Time", filmed by the ideologue of the French "New Wave" Jean-Luc Godard, represents an essence of visual reflection of the Time. Godard shows the audience a real Pandora's box, which seems to be hidden all the horrors of the world: the last ...
The Perfect Human
An elegant and humorous film-in the guise of a serious anthropological treatise-spotlights "The Perfect Human", a model of the modern Dane created by our wishful thinking. The Man (Claus Nissen) and The Woman (Majken Algren Nielsen) are in an empty white room with only the essential ...
Plastic Bag
This short film by American director Ramin Bahrani (Goodbye Solo) traces the epic, existential journey of a plastic bag (voiced by Werner Herzog) searching for its lost maker, the woman who took it home from the store and eventually discarded it. Along the way, it ...
Sans Titre
In 1997, for its fiftieth anniversary, the Cannes Film Festival asked director Leos Carax for a short film; a visual postcard addressed to the festival in which the director could give news of himself and of his current project, Pola X. This official explanation almost suggests ...
200000 fantômes
In 1914, the Czech architect Jan Letzel designed in the Japanese city of Hiroshima Center for the World Expo, which has turned into ruins after the atomic bombing in August 1945. "Atomic Dome" - all that remains of the destroyed palace of the exhibition - ...
I Miss Sonia Henie
During 1971 Belgrade Film festival Karpo Godina recruited seven masters to direct a segment of the film, intercepted them at the hotel and handed them a 1-page set of instructions.. The rules for this film were simple. Each director would make a 3 minute film. The ...
Point of View
Another late night schizophrenic musing. Directed by Robin Glass / Brazil / 2009
Life
Poetic essay about the beginning of life from labor pains and birth and about its symbolic meaning. Life is about a birth, consisting mainly of views of a young woman's face in the throes of labour, her heaving body in its hospital room seen as a ...
Regret
If I could turn back time.. Would I unlearn all the things I have learned? Would my first kiss be my last one? Would I un-cry all the things I regret? Directed by Robin Glass / Brazil / 2009
The Heart of the World
Maddin pulls out all the stops in this dreamlike, hyperkinetic tribute to silent films. 'The Heart of the World" could easily have been a throwaway film, given the circumstance of its origin. The Toronto Film Festival commissioned Maddin to make a brief film to fill a ...
Je vous salue, Sarajevo
"In a sense, fear is the daughter of God, redeemed on Good Friday. She is not beautiful, mocked, cursed or disowned by all. But don't be mistaken, she watches over all mortal agony, she intercedes for mankind; for there is a rule and an exception. ...
C’était un Rendez-vous
Sorry full video has been removed due to a copyright claim by Spirit Level Film On an August morning in 1976, French filmmaker Claude Lelouch mounted a gyro-stabilized camera to the bumper of a Ferrari 275 GTB and had a friend, a professional ...
About Time 2
Time passes. Something changed, something remains unchanged. Figgis has divided the screen into 4 parts, and showed a life - from childhood to old age. And ten minutes is not enough to understand the subtle interaction of four simultaneous realities. Multichannel split screening in the vein of Timecode, ...
Wrong Side of the Bed
Normality takes a turn on his head when Mr Average Joe suffers a very unlucky day when he gets up on the wrong side of the bed. Will he manage to get back on the right side of life or will he be doomed to ...