THE SOUND OF FALLING, Dir. Chien-Yu Li
New Shorts

NEW SHORTS: Uncanny Valley

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13:00 Sun 12 Jan 2020

ICA Cinema 1

Traversing the globe in six short films, this eclectic selection delves into the emotional and physical relationships that people build, for better or worse, with their immediate surroundings.

Maneuver through Angel Barroeta’s real-time hood saga, following doomed Miami hustlers, and happen upon a Vietnamese street corner Pham Thien An’s vérité one take. Via body horror in the Brazilian city of Recife and rural Lithuanian vistas, this programme considers how the spaces closest to us might also be those most mentally and physically dangerous. Programmed by Philip Ilson 93’

This programme contains violence

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  • STAY AWAKE, BE READY

    Pham Thien An 14 mins (VN, 2019)

    A motorbike crash happening in front of street stalls is embedded in the mysterious story of three young men.
  • COMMUNITY GARDENS

    Vytautas Katkus 15 mins (LT, 2019)

    Patriarchal masculinity seems to catch its last breath in the sun as the bond between a father and son, plagued by coldness and indifference, disintegrates completely.
  • THE SOUND OF FALLING

    Chien-Yu / Lin 13 mins (TW, 2018)

    A tangerine orchardist makes a decision in his otherwise ordinary day, in the midst of his lost freedom and the slow fading of his life.
  • DIVA & ASTRO

    Angel Barroeta 9 mins (US, 2018)

    A streetwise posse idly roams the evening in the hood they call home. Diva and Astro follow parallel paths in real time, hurtling irrevocably toward the consequences of the habits they find hardest to overcome.
  • TWO END OF A BRIDGE

    Muhammed Seyyid Yıldız 6 mins (TR, 2019)

    A flag seller is having some trouble with his sales. As he walks too and fro, trying to find some buyers, all of a sudden he has sold out. At the end of the day, the seller needs to clean himself of the mess he’s gotten into.
  • THE KING CRAB

    Enock Carvalho / Matheus Farias 24 mins (BR, 2019)

    Eduardo has a mysterious disease and the appearance of crabs everywhere in the tropical city of Recife may have something to do with it.