Thursday, 24 August 2023
This screening session features 7 films. All films are in English and/or have English subtitles.
Questa sera saranno proiettati 6 film in lingua originale con sottotitoli in inglese.
Casa del Cinema Videoteca Pasinetti, Palazzo Mocenigo - San Stae 1990, Venice 30135, Italy
Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis at the cinema starting 30 minutes before the screening.
Dear Doctor, (UK) by Jasmina Saleh
Synopsis: A visual poem about the pain and misdiagnosis of Endometriosis - utilising striking imagery and raw words to combine an effective and poignant piece. Running time: 00:03:45.
Maris B653 (Italy) by Debora Vrizzi
Synopsis: Debora the Astronaut floats in space. After a turbulence, she awakens in a familiar but transfigured domestic environment. Here she finds two aliens, the Mother and the Grandmother. They begin a telepathic conversation about their lives, sexuality and motherhood, revealing the fear of discovering something about themselves and their desires, culturally accustomed to an attitude of passive obedience and rules that should not be discussed. Through an experimental narration between documentary and fiction, "Maris B653" tells a real, intimate and familiar experience, in which the socio-cultural bond runs through the lives of three generations of mothers. Running time: 00:15:00.
Secant (USA) by Timothy David Orme
Synopsis: Music by Lanier Sammons. Running time: 00:03:00.
Cataract (Denmark) by Jonatan Egholm Keis
Synopsis: In this hectic tale of overlooked and marginalized existences, a woman robs a gas station with her nearly-blind younger brother and catapults herself into deep water in order to pay for his cataract surgery. Running time: 00:24:24.
The Mechanics of Fluids (France) by Gala Hernández López
Synopsis: In 2018, an incel called Anathematic Anarchist posted a suicide letter on Reddit entitled "America is responsible for my death". The documentary “The Mechanics of Fluids” is an attempt to find answers to his words. A virtual drift through the internet in search of his digital traces that ends up being an inner journey between our connected solitudes. Running time: 00:35:00.