1. FyrisbiografenSaturday, 27 October 13:00


In an abandoned waterpark, a girl and a boy are hidden from the outside world. Between the graffitied ruins of the old swimming pools and blunt slides, they find a shelter to grieve their loss of hopes and dreams.


Immediately after a Palestinian man signs an online petition, he is thrown into a panic-inducing spiral of self-doubt. Over the course of a conversation with an understanding friend, he analyses, deconstructs, and interprets the meaning of his choice to publicly support the cultural boycott of Israel.


Alice sings, wears makeup. She is happy. Yet she is at the hospital, very ill and totally bald. However, she is in love with her surgeon. He is her saviour and comes to see her every evening. Each of his visits is a magical moment for Alice and helps her forget her unbearable situation. Alice escapes.


In the south of Spain, a race of colourfully painted pigeons rewards not the one who flies the fastest, but the one who knows how to seduce a female pigeon and to fly the longest time at its side.


Maryna and Tava are working shifts on a milk farm in eastern Germany. In the village, they are known as ’the two Poles’. They themselves ignore each other’s existence. When the farm manager goes on a business trip, Tava does not show up at work and seems to have disappeared. The next night a disturbing encounter takes place. Maryna wakes up in her container realizing that she is not alone: Tava is lying next to her, fast asleep, firmly clinging to her. But during the night shift Maryna withholds the news of her compatriot’s return. When she returns to her container, Tava has disappeared again.