1. FyrisbiografenWednesday, 26 October 17:00

  2. FyrisbiografenSunday, 30 October 13:00

SYMBOLIC THREATS

Inspired by the heated debate over the two ”White American Flags” that appeared on the towers of New York City’s iconic Brooklyn Bridge, the film asks what kind of societal scope art has in the present day. Poetry or threat?

FIELD STUDY

A tale about power, knowledge, and innocence, Field Study tells the story of a shy young student on a research trip to post-communist Poland who comes of age very abruptly when he decides to withhold a truth.

PICNIC

Sarajevo, rush hour. Emir (15), accompanied by a social worker, is on his way to meet his father Safet for a weekend picnic at Igman, a semi-open penitentiary. Due to the heavy traffic they are late …

SMILE, AND THE WORLD WILL SMILE BACK

One cold December night, Israeli soldiers come up to the al-Haddad family home in the Palestinian neighbourhood of Hebron and knock on the door. They have come to search the house. Diaa, the teenage son, reaches for the family’s video camera. As the search unfolds, a strange power struggle evolves, pitting gun against camera. The soldiers take Diaa outside and order him to face the wall. They won’t leave until he stops smiling.

WASHINGTONIA

Washingtonia starts when the giraffe’s heart can no longer be heard. Washingtonia is an alternative name for Athens, a place where people, like animals, fall into summertime sadness because of the heat. Washingtonia is the only palm tree whose heart is not devoured by the red beetle. Because its heart is small and dry and no one likes small and dry hearts.

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