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October 27, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - October 29, 2017 @ 3:30 pm
The Super8000 Film Festival offers you an exclusive chance to see 39 films by young, European filmmakers from 18 different countries. The films have been chosen by a jury, on the basis of their level of uniqueness, curiosity and innovation. Three films have extraordinarily been chosen to receive this year’s The Rethink Award, as they in particular are examples of films that have found their unique artistic language. The three award winners will be announced at the Super8000 Film Festival
Friday 16:00 to 17:30
Saturday 18:00 to 19:30
Sunday 14:00 to 15:30
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Title: Seven Awkward Sex Scenes, Part one (25:30)
Director: Liene Linde
Synopsis: A young film director attempts to make her first film using her own sexual experience as an inspiration. As a result, the re-enactment of the awkward sex scenes gets mixed with the awkwardness of the low-budget film making process.
Title: January Hymn (12:32)
Director: Katherine Canty
Synopsis: A reflection on grief, January Hymn sees Clara return home for the first anniversary of her father’s death.
Taking the form of a fractured narrative, the film considers how Clara’s experience of grief shapes her poetic relationship to a home which has been forever altered by loss.
Shot on location in the director’s home county of Laois, Ireland, January Hymn is an all-female led production.
Title: Carga (14:26)
Director: Luis Campos
Synopsis: In a small fishing village, two kids play an active role in the traffic of illicit substances. When the oldest prepares an escape plan, the youngest has to deal with the adversities of being left behind.
Title: Drops (5:00)
Director: Sarah Jungen and Karsten Hoop
Synopsis: In the story we discover a small community of rain drops in the cycle of water, chasing the clouds to keep up with the rain. We see their lifetime unfold as they indulge in the rain and are confronted with the inevitable: the rain will come to an end. The greatness of their existence is revealed when the sun comes out and they find that there is nothing to be afraid of.
Title: Copyrette (9:00)
Director: Marc de Leeuw
Country: The Netherlands
Synopsis: The nude body of a young woman lies motionless on a kitchen floor. In a nearby forest a man calls out for his dog. Their paths cross at a copy shop where it appears that the outwardly shy woman has a strange obsession with her body image.
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