MOUNTAIN VILLAGE, dir. Sebastian Acker
New Shorts

DOCUMENTARY: Diving Into a Teacup

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18:30 Thu 18 Jan 2018

ICA

The surreal world of copycat towns in China, the hopes and fears revealed in a garden of memories, the tense last stages of a Balkans refugee route, and how a spatula lost in space could create a cascade of collisions for planet Earth. The microscopic lens reveals much about who we are in this diverse selection of new documentaries. 103 mins

ICA

The Mall, St James's
SW1Y 5AH
  • ADRIFT

    Cath Le Couteur 11 mins (UK, 2017)

    Adrift follows the unique story of a dropped spatula in space and explores the mysteries of space junk; a compelling and potentially destructive museum of space exploration hurtling above our heads.
  • NATURE: ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

    Sebastian Mulder 21 mins (NL, 2017)

    In a world where the original nature is widely disappearing, there seems to be a new form of nature: artificial nature. The essayistic documentary 'Nature: all rights reserved' examines the context, experience and various forms of this simulated nature in a experimental way.
  • GREAT MUY BIEN

    Sheyla Pool 16 mins (CU, 2017)

    The middle-aged students of a private English school in Havana have very diverse aspirations, but all want to learn English in order to be prepared for a future of normalized relations between Cuba and the United States.
  • 8.1 DEGRESS OF GUILT

    Gibran Ramos 6 mins (UK, 2017)

    8.1 Degrees of Guilt refers to the seismic intensity that shook Mexico City in 1985, leaving over 40,000 victims, causing extreme devastation and yet changing my life forever. In my journey back home, I’ll unveil to my parents the sense of guilt and fear of their death I’ve been carrying for 31 years.
  • WHERE THE EUPHRATES AND SAVA FLOW TOGETHER

    Adreas Muggli 15 mins (CH, 2017)

    Mid-February 2016, a few days before the closure of the Greek - Macedonian border. Along the Sava river, the last stage of a long trip on the refugee’s route through the Balkans.
  • OUR GHOSTS

    Hannah Ruddle 4 mins (UK, 2017)

    Two married Yorkshire pensioners have built up a garden of memories as they grow plants amongst their old bed, childhood bikes and pots and pans. Our Ghosts explores the physical garden and the one built from memories and experiences which exists only inside their minds. What happens when they have to leave it behind?
  • MOUNTAIN VILLAGE

    Sebastian Acker / Phil Thompson 30 mins (UK, 2017)

    A surreal journey through anachronistic copycat towns in China and their European originals blurring place and time, ultimately questioning what is considered original or copy, authentic or fake.