The choreographer Stine Marcinkowski Pettersson has the habit of picking up hats she finds on the street on the way home. She studies the menstrual cycle and suddenly she finds that she owns 28 hats that she has found in the streets, as many as the days in an average menstrual cycle! In an experiment dance movie, Stine presents four people's stories about the menstrual cycle. A film that concerns 100% of the population!
A lonely prostitute finds support in a single, drug dealing, mother. Their loyalty is tested after a traumatic incident.
Content Warnings: Adult Content, Adult Language, Mild Violence, Brief Nudity, and Strong Sexual Content.
Vaginismus is a condition in which involuntary contractions of muscles in the vagina makes penetration impossible. It has been considered a psychological problem without specific treatment but the protagonists of this shortfilm prove these theories wrong with their stories of overcoming vaginismus with physiotherapy.
Diana, Iraida and Jacqueline begin to shape an artistic project that they want to exhibit soon. Montse began years ago to organize an association. All of them want vaginismus to stop being invisible, and for that they have to name it and tell it. Because as they well know, what has no name does not exist.
When her best friend dies of the COVID-19, a girl reassesses her entire place in society.
This quarantine got me thinking about my place in society, the role of an artist in times of a crisis as well as all the simple every-day moments we used to enjoy before. I reflected on loss, what does it feel like to lose someone, particularly when you weren't with them during their last moments? Between New Orleans and Paris, I tried to reflect on some questions that were on my mind.
JADE is a short film taken from our 'Stories Untold' project which is a series of short films featuring London-based migrants. After almost a year in development, and an extensive casting process, we selected six diverse stories to help spread a positive message and challenge the current rhetoric surrounding migration in a post-Brexit Britain.
In our ever politically unhinged world we chat, moan, groan and celebrate our lives with likeminded people. People who have lived similar lives and share similar ambitions, successes and adversities. It seems that talking to people with the same views, and similar stories to our own, gives us the self-validation in today's world.
But, in a post-Brexit Britain, we think it's imperative that we start to share stories outside of our own bubbles. We want to remind people that whoever we are, wherever we've come from, we are all navigating the world and trying to get by as best we can. We are all human.
These collection of short films will speak to London migrants from all different social, political and economic backgrounds and ask them to tell us their story with their own words.
“Jeijay” begins where most romantic movies end. Two people try to repress the slow but inevitable decay of their relationship. Feeling isolated in their little home, more & more of the happy facade of their love life comes crumbling down. The profound melancholia of the subject is captured in everyday moments that intertwine with dreamlike sequences.
Content Warning: Nudity.
KINGS is a documentary part live action part animation, on the drag king community, that tries to offer a reflexion on gender and their representations.
A video-art about sexual oppression and loosing innocence
Content Warnings: Adult Content and Mild Violence.
“We knew they were building something in the parking lot outside. We felt the house shaking and saw how the door frame and the stairwell burst.” In a vibrant short film, Astrid Askberger tells the story of how it feels to get a new wall ten meters from her window.
The film depicts how people become tiles in a larger game, but also how they with their own initiatives can find ways to relate to the rules of the game. In a poetic view of an individual event, something larger is caught, about us as human beings, the system and a sneaky notion of urban infill projects.