IFFH | 11 november | Block 5 Let’s Dance and Be Emotional!
This film block takes you on a multifaceted journey through the expression of human emotions, the power of satire, and the depths of nostalgia.
17.30 – 19.00 | Block 5 | Let’s Dance and Be Emotional!
This film block takes you on a multifaceted journey through the expression of human emotions, the power of satire, and the depths of nostalgia. Four films celebrate the universality of emotions through the art of dance, while two others provide a satirical lens on society, and one delves into the profound memories of the human experience.
CREATURE [Bulgaria; 7 min]
Director: Nevena Nikolova, Petar Gerzilov
Mysterious and monstrously contorted dance of reverse creation
Eggshells [Republic of Ireland; 9 min]
Director: Natasja Schaafsma
Nick and Bianca are pretending to be happy in their absolutely miserable relationship. Their world of make-believe comes crashing down when an egg appears on the kitchen table of this strictly vegan household.
Endurance [The Netherlands;12 min]
Director: Imre van Opstal
A film about the power of perseverance and the resilience of the human spirit in the face of challenging circumstances. It examines the journey of life itself, the physical and emotional aspects of endurance, exploring the ups and downs, the triumphs and failures, and the moments of joy and sorrow that define the human experience.
Caroline on the roof [Luxembourg; 15 min]
Director: Alejandro Bordier
On National Day, a woman neglected for too long by those around her decides to desperately draw attention to herself.
Words like violence [The Netherlands; 11 min]
Director: Arjan Gebraad
Three dancers are in the same room, but each in their own space. Each character shows glimpses of who she is and how they relate to a monologue-soundtrack.
GUEST [Czech Republic;10 min]
Director: Regina Hofmanova
A short film that mixes genres, blending dance, absurd comedy and drama with the inclusion of dialogue in the native languages of the cast.
Daisies [USA; 13 min]
Director: Andrés Emedan
A poignant and meditative film about a man’s journey into the afterlife. The film is told with no dialogue, through a series of haunting and dreamlike images, with an original score that creates an immersive and emotional journey through memory and into the unknown
Q & A with filmmakers
Note: Show times, screening or sequence of films may change at IFFH management’s discretion for technical or unforeseeable circumstances