Showcasing distinctive voices in Swedish short film, this program puts forward the adventurous, the esoteric and the experimental, as well as recent festival favourites by Swedish directors.
Astrid (15 mins) follows an 11-year-old rebelling against her mother and getting an unexpected problem to solve.
In Fungus (9 mins) the noisy protests of a neighbour whose husband just died compel Katrin to face her ex.
Saddam Hussein's red Ferrari Testarossa is ghost riding through the desert in Axel Petersén's dreamily experimental The Tracks of My Tears 2 (12 mins).
While dad and daughter prepare the evening meal, mum gets kinky in Family Dinner (15 mins).
Bogland (15 mins; pictured above) is a quirky tale of two Sápmi girls seeking answers to their heritage.
Former war photographer Jens Assur brings us a story of a young teacher in China whose life is unravelled by national politics in Killing the Chickens to Scare the Monkeys (24 mins).
A solitary mole man's routine existence is rocked by the arrival of a potential companion. With his desire for contact at war with his suspicion of others, the mole man makes a series of attempts to … More »
'Abbas Kiarostami has had extensive influence on world filmmaking over his 30-year career, particularly in Iran and developing countries. 10 on Ten,a self-contained masterclass on cinema, succinctly … More »
Singapore'Growing up in the world's most oppressive nanny state can be bad for your mental health, and 15 tells it like it is. 26-year-old Royston Tan's social satire has given local censors their bi… More »
Hong Kong/China, 2004
20: 30: 40 Hong Kong/ChinaSex and the City Taipei-style. Nominated for the Golden Bear at this year's Berlin Film Festival, this irresistible film from Sylvia Chang is a fun and entertaining romantic… More »
2D or Not 2DNetherlands/Canada When Paul Driessen unleashes his legendary imagination, things are never as they seem to be. 2D or Not 2D is a love story that illustrates the human capacity to spin fi… More »