Hiroshima City Cinematographic and Audio-Visual Library
(Eizo Bunka Library) / 2F Hall

Friday (National holiday in Japan) 3rd November, 10:30-, 14:00-

(1) Lost in Snow
Dir: Vladimir Leschiov 2007 / 7'28" / Latvia
HIROSHIMA'08 Special Prize

In winter some people go ice fishing. Excitement Intensified by freezing temperatures and strong drinks lead to unpredictable consequences.

(2) Swinging in the Seesaw
Dir: Tânia C. Cançado Anaya 1992 / 4'30" / Brazil
HIROSHIMA'94 CategoryB  [Second Prize]

Love is always a matter of grasping. Narcissus and his egocentric love could not escape this. The night is dark and mirrors no longer have a right or a wrong side.

(3) Chinti
Dir: Natalia Mirzoyan 2011 / 8'15" / Russia
HIROSHIMA'12 Special International Jury Prize

The world of the little ant is limited to the river on the one side and the wall on another. His shore is like a trush dump, and daily routine of ant's family seems unreasonable and boring. Suddenly his life changes when he finds an entrance ticket with Taj-Mahal image on it. The ant falls in love with the image, but realizes that he will never see this building. So he decides to build his own Taj-Mahal, not worse than the original one, certainly not even imaging the real scale of it. He makes own Taj-Mahal from rubbish, but all of his attempts are just ridiculous, and he destroys one copy after another. Is there any sense in his efforts?

(4) A Family Portrait
Dir: Joseph Pierce 2009 / 5'02" / U.K.
HIROSHIMA'10 Debut Prize

A family portrait goes horribly wrong as jealousy and suspicion bubble to the surface under the photographer's relentless gaze. As the session resches a disturbing conclusion, it's clear that this truly will be a day to remember.

(5) Madame Tutli-Putli
Dir: Chris Lavis, Maciek Szczerbowski 
2007 / 17'15" / Canada
HIROSHIMA'08 Special International Jury Prize

Madame Tutli-Putli boards the night train, weighed down by all her earthly possessions and the ghosts of her past. She travels alone, facing both the kindness and menace of strangers. As day descends into dark, she finds herself caught up in a desperate metaphysical adventure. Adrift between real and imagined worlds, Madame Tutli-Putli confronts her demons and is drawn into an undertow of mystery and suspense.

(6) Metamorph
Dir: Rastko Ćirić 2005 / 10'39" / Serbia
HIROSHIMA'06 Special International Jury Prize

An account of a life cycle of the Metamorph, a considerably strange, ever changing creature.

(7) Night Fishing with Cormorants
Dir: Betsy Kopmar 2009 / 4'12" / U.S.A.
HIROSHIMA'10 Special Prize

An abstract meditation, inspired in part by the screen painting of Kano Tanyu, "Night Fishing with Cormorants". I am not telling a naturalistic story - I have tried to make a work that will hold in equal reverence the spirit of the bird, the fish, and the fisherman.

(8) Wolf Daddy
Dir: Hyung-yun Chang 2005 / 9'22" / Republic of Korea
HIROSHIMA'06 Hiroshima Prize

A wolf who is a novelist comes to a serene countryside to write a masterpiece. One rainy day, a lady visits him with six-year-old girl, Young-hee. The lady says to Young-hee, "This wolf is your father." The wolf is shocked and the lady goes away leaving Young-hee behind. This is how the wolf novelist becomes the father of the six-year-old girl.