Date(s) - 13/11/2018
The Gate Cinema
Films That Get Under Your Skin
Whimsical, poetic, visionary, extreme … extraordinary, boundary-pushing films
Isamu Hirabayashi / Japan / 2017 / 8 mins / Subtitled
Animals are quarrelling: to go or not to go to the mountain. A serious incident has happened in the mountain.
Producer: Madoka Katsumata
Katarzyna Gondek / Poland, Croatia, Belgium / 2017 / 15 mins
Deer Boy is a story about a hunter’s son, who was born with antlers, and about how each man kills the thing he loves.
Producers: Paweł Kosuń, Agnieszka Janowska
Winner, Best Short, International Film Festival Valletta, 2018
Wishing Well (Wunschbrunnen)
Sylvia Schedelbauer / Germany / 2018 / 13 mins
Gushing colours. A time disjointed, yet synchronous. A transcendent turn, a quest for agency, a reunion with currents of the forest.
Producer: Sylvia Schedelbauer
Lorenz Wunderle / Switzerland / 2018 / 10 mins
A coyote loses his wife and children after an attack by wolves.
Producer: Ramon Schoch
Best Animation, Aspen; Best International Short, Palm Springs
Evan Johnson, Galen Johnson, Guy Maddin / Canada / 2018 / 10 mins
A murder has been committed on a balcony.
Producer: Juliette Hagopian
The Subject (Le sujet)
Patrick Bouchard / Canada / 2018 / 10 mins
An animator dissects his own body, extracting memories, emotions and fears that will nurture his work.
Producer: Julie Roy
Islands (Les îles)
Yann Gonzalez / France / 2017 / 23 mins / Subtitled
Characters wander through an erotic maze of love and desire.
Producer: Emmanuel Chaumet
Winner, Queer Palm for Short Film, Cannes Film Festival, 2017
Please note: ‘Wishing Well’ features stroboscopic lighting effects.
Duration: 89 mins