1. FyrisbiografenSaturday, 27 October 17:00

SHAME

Macho is a poor boy who skips school to work on a construction site. The only ray of light for him is his girlfriend, Donna, but she is ashamed of his mother, who works as janitor in their school. Macho has to choose between his mother and his love, and he finds his own way to deal with his emotions.

THE YEARS

A woman gives voice to Annie Ernaux’s text, The Years, through a few collected fragments from the shores of a timeless Sardinia. Neither the words nor the images, drawn from family films, are expected to complete the narration of her story: places from her past. The mountains on the coast, a seascape, gardens, terraces, and rooms of an apartment emerge like reflections of a fragmented and ever-changing memory, uncovered by a new light. The details in each gesture and each face, of scenes of a life lived amongst family, are reassembled and freed from their original context. They become expressive elements of a confession that is both a personal discovery and collective narration.

PRISONER OF SOCIETY

What does it mean to be a stranger in your own home and country? This film is an intimate journey into the world and mind of a young transgender woman, trapped between her personal desire for freedom and the traditional expectations of her parents that threaten their unity.

WHAT’S THE DAMAGE

A proposition and provocation, answering back to ongoing crises under white patriarchy, relaying and augmenting feelings and gestures of chronic unease, protest, and dissent.

RELEASE THE DOGS

Anouck is a resigned girl, torn between two loves, two violences: her man, an attractive watchdog, and her little brother, a mad young pup. The night of the boy’s 18th birthday, this delicate triangle explodes, and Anouck’s revolt is on its way.

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