Film Festival

La Bouche

2017., Columbia/France, 19'

A man finds out that his daughter has been ruthlessly murdered by her own husband. Time stands still as he oscillates between the…

When Pigs Come

Serbia/Croatia/BiH, 2017., 75' DCP

“My grandma Dragoslava is the best grandma in the world. She loves playing cards, riding a bike and playing video games, she even…

Lectures: Louis Armand and David Vichnar

DARK MATTER, BLACK TRANSPARENCY & THE AESTHICISATION OF POLITICS The Alt-Right’s recent re-appropriation of dissident & revolutionary discourse, married to a regime of…

Piazza Vittorio

Italy, 2017. 82' DCP

Rome’s Piazza Vittorio, located a few steps from Termini station, is home to foreigners. Africans and Afghans live and sleep with homeless people….

The Signature

2017, Japan, 13'

A naive young man from China is trying to memorize his own “hope” amidst the chaos of Shibuya, Tokyo. In expectance of something…

Two Basilicas

2017, Denmark/Germany, 35'

The confrontation between a church in Copenhagen and cathedral in Orvieto as a dialogue between two different approaches to faith and religion. The…

Aria

2017, Cyprus/France, 14'

The seven-year-old Aria works at Jimmy’s kebab place, waiting for her father, who is supposed to give her lessons for her driving test….

Ant Killers

2017, Brazil/France, 13'

In a Brazilian town, every day a teenager goes to the eucalyptus woods, where she kills ants with pesticide. But the real struggle…

8th Continent

2017, Greece, 11'

On the Greek island of Lesbos, there is a deserted waste area, a cemetery of rejected life jackets used by refugees on their…

Islands

2017, France, 23'

Characters wander through an erotic maze of love and desire – this is the haiku-synopsis of Gonzales’ piece from the catalogue for the…

Crossing River

During a normal day, a young Chinese construction worker has to face loneliness and isolation, in pursuit of something meaningful.

Hotel Yugoslavia

Switzerland, 2017, 78' DCP

Although ghostly interiors of the Hotel Yugoslavia in Belgrade owe much to Austrian director Nikolaus Geyrhalter (code: Homo Sapiens), Wagnières does not limit…

Young Solitude

France, 2018., 100' DCP

After wandering through the Parisian Bois de Vincennes (code: The Woods Dreams are Made of), Simon and her non-invasive camera enter a high…

Wild Relatives

Germany/Lebanon/Norway, 2018., 66' DCP

In order to “protect” and replicate the seeds from war-battered crops of the Syrian Aleppo, the scientists from the International Center for Agricultural…

Central Airport THF

The symbol of former Nazi grandeur, the central airport of West Berlin during the Wall, Tempelhof has today become a temporary asylum for…

The Waldheim Waltz

Austria, 2018., 92' DCP

In this dox, there isn’t that much of a waltz, although the author’s notorious protagonist conducts a brass band. As Beckermann is trying…

The Wandering Soap Opera

Chile, 2017., 80' DCP

After the making of Ruiz’s film which began in the early nineties was brought to a halt due to his death, his restored…

Zama

Argentina/Spain/Netherlands/France, 2017., 115' DCP

The long-expected return of Lucrecia Martel to feature film, which occurred after a 9-year break, can be seen as a purification of her…

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11TH SUBVERSIVE FILM FESTIVAL INTRO

Just as every revolution, including the jubilee ’68, the 11th edition of the Subversive Film Festival becomes a territory, place and identity. This…