SlottsbiografenMonday, 22 October 13:00
SlottsbiografenWednesday, 24 October 19:00
ReginaFriday, 26 October 19:00
A man steals a wooden fence from a tall residential building. A neighbour’s child falls down from the fence and dies. A man finds an eraser which fell from the pocket of the deceased child. He tries to confess his guilt to the deceased child’s father.
STILL WATER RUNS DEEP
Within a small Nigerian family, the father is the patriarch and protector of his flock. The film tells the intimate story of a man whose concealed emotions begin to stir when faced with the portent of a missing son.
BIRDS IN THE EARTH
In this short film based on dance, the main characters are two young Sámi ballet students: Birit and Katja Haarla. The movie tells a melancholic story through their dance performances. At the same time it examines the deeper questions of the ownership of Sámi land.
Russa returns to Bairro do Aleixo in Porto to visit her sister and her friends with whom she will celebrate her son’s birthday. In this brief reunion, Russa returns to the collective memory of her neighbourhood where three of the five towers still remain standing.
Almost all the men in the village have left for greener pastures in Europe. A bride is torn between two possible futures. Through the support of her maid of honour, she navigates her past love and pending commitment.