Director: Rob Smits, Britta Hosman
Best in Beef juxtaposes surreal visions of hell in a slaughterhouse against abattoir workers eating at lunchtime. Images of blood-splattered faces between mouthfuls sit uneasily alongside the upstairs executive in suits, methodically eating while doing business on the phone. With a detached observational style and haunting score, Best in Beef as a moving documentary mediation on the nature of consumption.
No Mess is a documentary about two ordinary women and their extraordinary cleaning business. Clean Scene provides 'Forensic Restoration Services'—they clean up after death, whether it be the ph… More »
In winter the Arctic fishing settlement of Shoina is blanketed by polar night; in summer, endless windstorms cover the settlement in sand. This film is a metaphysical reflection about Russia: the rol… More »
In interviews with her son, Fela Ravett recalls the 1945 'Death March' from Auschwitz. With deconstructive images and editing, the footage spans 13 years. The March reveals more of the process of age… More »
An extraordinary portrait of the daily lives of homeless peoples, / Could've Been Human allows each individual to tell their story, their dreams and hopes. A sense of survival and great loss is revea… More »
Sinister, seemingly empty car parks, unnervingly quiet. These curious allotments, viewed from a driver's perspective, are visually distorted behind a soaked windscreen. All becomes chillingly apparen… More »