Festival Films By Keywords

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ABUSE & TORTURE

CLUBBED / dir. Neil Thompson / UK 95'
THE END / dir. Nicola Collins / UK & USA 70'
FLICK / dir. David Howard / UK 95'
GARDENS OF THE NIGHT / dir. Damian Harris / USA 110'
NO THROUGH ROAD / dir. Sam Barrett / Australia 85'
OBITUARY FOR ESCOBAR / dir. Milorad Milinkovic / Servia 91'
SENSELESS / dir. Simon Hynd / Scotland 85'
TAGLIARE LE PARTI IN GRIGIO / dir. Vittorio Rifranti / Italy 93'

ACTING/THEATRE

MAO TSE TUNG / dir. Besnik Bisha / Albania 90'
THE MILKY WAY / dir. Lina Chamie / Brazil 88'
NIGHTWATCHING / dir. Peter Greenaway / UK 134'
PRODUCTION OFFICE / dir. Deborah Marks, Steve Solomos / Canada 84'
THE TOUR / dir. Goran Markovic / Serbia & Bosnia & Herzegovina 110'

ADOPTION

GARDENS OF THE NIGHT / dir. Damian Harris / USA 110'

AFRICAN INTEREST

GUNNIN' FOR THAT #1 SPOT / dir. Adam Yauch / USA 90'
HIP HOP COLONY / dir. Michael Wanguhu / Kenya 93'
LAY DOWN YOUR HEARTS / dir. John Simpson / UK 57'
MIDNIGHT MADNESS / dir. Charles Henri-Belleville / UK 90'

ARTS, ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN

AFTER-CRASS / dir. Marian Wallace / USA 38'
ART AND APATHY / dir. Jessica Habie / Israel & Palestine 56'
CHRIS & DON: A LOVE STORY / dir. Tina Mascara, Guido Santa / USA 90'
KAROSTA / dir. Peter King / UK 50'
LITTLE ASHES / dir. Paul Morrison / UK 107'

BIOGRAPHY

CRAZY / dir. Rick Bieber / USA 106'
FUGITIVE PIECES / dir. Jeremy Podeswa / USA 105'
IST FAUST SCHON? / dir. Julien Perrin / France 82'
A LIFE IN THE DEATH OF JOE MEEK / dir. Susan Stahman, Howard S. Berger / USA 121'
LITTLE ASHES / dir. Paul Morrison / UK 107'
A MESSAGE TO THE WORLD / dir. Caroline Catz / UK 38'
NIGHTWATCHING / dir. Peter Greenaway / UK 134'
PATTI SMITH DREAM OF LIFE / dir. Steven Sebring / USA 109'

COMING-OF-AGE

DUMMY / dir. Matthew Thompson / UK 85'
FINE, TOTALLY FINE / dir. Yosuke Fujita / Japan 110'
NOW, I... / dir. Yasutomo Chikuma / Japan 87'
WILD BLUE YONDER / dir. Celia Maysles / USA 70'
ZEBRA CROSSINGS / dir. Samuel Holland / UK 140'

CRIME/THRILLER

ACOLYTES / dir. Jon Hewitt / Australia 91'
THE BLUE TOWER / dir. Smita Bhide / UK 87'
BONNE ANNEE / dir. Alexander Berberich / Costa Rica & Argetina 105'
THE END / dir. Nicola Collins / UK & USA 70'
IT'S HARD TO BE NICE / dir. Srdjan Vuletiç / Bosnia & Herzegovina 102'
NO THROUGH ROAD / dir. Sam Barrett / Australia 85'
OBITUARY FOR ESCOBAR / dir. Milorad Milinkovic / Serbia 91'

DISABILITIES

HEAVY LOAD / dir. Jerry Rothwell / UK 91'
INDESTRUCTIBLE / dir. Ben Byer / USA 113'

DRUGS, ADDICTIONS, OBSESSIONS

CHOKE / dir. Clark Gregg / USA 89'
CLUBBED / dir. Neil Thompson / UK 95'
DUMMY / dir. Matthew Thompson / UK 85'
IT'S ONLY ROCK N' ROLL (BUT I LIKE KEITH) / dir. Piergiorgio Gay / Italy 68'
THIS WORLD OF OURS / dir. Riyo Nakajima / Japan 90'
TODAY, THE SAME DAY IS DIFFERENT / dir. Xavier Baig, Oscar Moreno / Spain 102'

ENVIRONMENT

THE EARS / dir. Hiromu Nakamura / Japan 116'
WETLANDS PRESERVED / dir. Dean Budnick / USA 96'
ZEBRA CROSSINGS / dir. Samuel Holland / UK 140'

EXPERIMENTAL

ANO UNA / dir. Jonas Cuaron / Mexico 78'
PVC-1 / dir. Spiros Stathoulopoulos / Columbia 85'

FAMILY

THE BIRTHDAY / dir. Eugenio Moira / Spain 97'
THE DAISY CHAIN / dir. Aisling Walsh / UK 91'
THE END / dir. Nicola Collins / UK & USA 70'
FINE, TOTALLY FINE / dir. Yosuke Fujita / Japan 110'
GARDENS OF THE NIGHT / dir. Damian Harris / USA 110'
IT'S HARD TO BE NICE / dir. Srdjan Vuletiç / Bosnia & Herzegovina 102'
LAY DOWN YOUR HEARTS / dir. John Simpson / UK 57'
RUNNING WITH MUM  / dir. Martin Greaves / UK 53'
WILD BLUE YONDER / dir. Celia Maysles / USA 70'

FILM ON FILM

THE AUTEUR / dir. James Westby / USA 80'
FUJICA SINGLE-DATE / dir. Kenji Murakami / Japan 29'
L... LIKE LOVE / dir. Janja Glogovac / Slovenia 100'
A PERMANENT PART-TIMER IN DISTRESS / dir. Hiroki Iwabuchi / Japan 67'
PRODUCTION OFFICE / dir. Deborah Marks, Steve Solomos / Canada 84'

FOLK

CRAZY / dir. Rick Bieber / USA 106'
SEVEN SIGNS / dir. JD Wilkes / USA 53'
WETLANDS PRESERVED / dir. Dean Budnick / USA 96'

FRIENDSHIP

ADRIFT IN TOKYO / dir. Satoshi Miki / Japan 101'
ARCTIC MONKEYS AT THE APOLLO / dir. Richard Ayoade / UK 76'
BLACKSPOT / dir. Ben Hawker / New Zealand 83'
HEAVY LOAD / dir. Jerry Rothwell / UK 91'
ONE DAY REMOVALS / dir. Mark Stirton / UK 87'
TAGLIARE LE PARTI IN GRIGIO / dir. Vittorio Rifranti / Italy 93'
TURTLES ARE SURPRISINGLY FAST SWIMMERS / dir. Satoshi Miki / Japan 90'
UNDER THE SNOW / dir. Candela Figueira, Maitena Muruzabal / Spain 95'
WHO IS KK DOWNEY? / dir. Pat Kiely, Darren Curtis / Canada 87'

GLOBALISATION/ECONOMIC INTERESTS

ADRIFT IN TOKYO / dir. Satoshi Miki / Japan 101'
THE BLUE TOWER / dir. Smita Bhide / UK 87'
CRAWFORD / dir. David Modigliani / USA 73'
HIP HOP COLONY / dir. Michael Wanguhu / Kenya 93'
MAO TSE TUNG / dir. Besnik Bisha / Albania 90'
A PERMANENT PART-TIMER IN DISTRESS / dir. Hiroki Iwabuchi / Japan 67'

HEALTH & MORTALITY

AGILE, MOBILE, HOSTILE / dir. Tricia Todd, Eric Matthies / USA 88'
BONNE ANNEE / dir. Alexander Berberich / Costa Rica & Argetina 105'
DUMMY / dir. Matthew Thompson / UK 85'
FLICK / dir. David Howard / UK 95'
INDESTRUCTIBLE / dir. Ben Byer / USA 113'
LAY DOWN YOUR HEARTS / dir. John Simpson / UK 57'
9 TO 5 / dir. Jens Hoffman / Germany 114'
ONE DAY REMOVALS / dir. Mark Stirton / UK 87'
TODAY, THE SAME DAY IS DIFFERENT / dir. Xavier Baig, Oscar Moreno / Spain 102'
TENDER THROBBING TWILIGHT / dir. Shinji Imaoka / Japan 64'

HISTORICAL

LITTLE ASHES / dir. Paul Morrison / UK 107'
NIGHTWATCHING / dir. Peter Greenaway / UK 134'
WINGS OF DEFEAT / dir. Risa Morimoto / Japan 90'

HORROR

BLACKSPOT / dir. Ben Hawker / New Zealand 83'
FLICK / dir. David Howard / UK 95'
HUSH / dir. Mark Tonderai / UK 90'
NO THROUGH ROAD / dir. Sam Barrett / Australia 85'

HUMAN RIGHTS & RACISM

ESTOMAGO / dir. Marcos Jorge / Brazi & Italy 112'
THE 4TH MAN / dir. Dejan Zecevic / Serbia & Hungary 107'
HABER / dir. Daniel Ragussis / USA 34'
RUNNING WITH MUM  / dir. Martin Greaves / UK 53'
SENSELESS / dir. Simon Hynd / Scotland 85'
WINGS OF DEFEAT / dir. Risa Morimoto / Japan 90'

IDENTITY

ACOLYTES / dir. Jon Hewitt / Australia 91'
THE BLUE TOWER / dir. Smita Bhide / UK 87'
FINE, TOTALLY FINE / dir. Yosuke Fujita / Japan 110'
THE 4TH MAN / dir. Dejan Zecevic / Serbia & Hungary 107'
GOLIATH  / dir. David Zellner / USA 81'
INDESTRUCTIBLE / dir. Ben Byer / USA 113'
LEFT EAR / dir. Andrew Wholley / Australia 79'
THIS WORLD OF OURS / dir. Riyo Nakajima / Japan 90'
TODAY, THE SAME DAY IS DIFFERENT / dir. Xavier Baig, Oscar Moreno / Spain 102'

IMMIGRATION

L... LIKE LOVE / dir. Janja Glogovac / Slovenia 100'
LEFT EAR / dir. Andrew Wholley / Australia 79'

JEWISH INTEREST

ART AND APATHY / dir. Jessica Habie / Israel & Palestine 56'
HABER / dir. Daniel Ragussis / USA 34'
FUGITIVE PIECES / dir. Jeremy Podeswa / USA 105'

MYTHS & FABLES

ANATOMY OF FAILURE / dir. Minou Norouzi / UK, USA 53'
THE DAISY CHAIN / dir. Aisling Walsh / UK 91'
THE EARS / dir. Hiromu Nakamura / Japan 116'
SEVEN SIGNS / dir. JD Wilkes / USA 53'

PERFORMANCE

ARCTIC MONKEYS AT THE APOLLO / dir. Richard Ayoade / UK 76'
CRAZY / dir. Rick Bieber / USA 106'
ELECTRIC APRICOT / dir. Les Claypool / USA 91'
HIP HOP COLONY / dir. Michael Wanguhu / Kenya 93'
IST FAUST SCHON? / dir. Julien Perrin / France 82'
A MESSAGE TO THE WORLD / dir. Caroline Catz / UK 38'

PHILOSOPHY

BONNE ANNEE / dir. Alexander Berberich / Costa Rica & Argetina 105'
THE RIND / dir. Carlos Ameglio / Uruguay, Spain & Argentina 105'

POLITICS & LAW

CRAWFORD / dir. David Modigliani / USA 73'
KAROSTA / dir. Peter King / UK 50'
OBITUARY FOR ESCOBAR / dir. Milorad Milinkovic / Servia 91'
THE PROJECT / dir. Ryan Piotrowicz / USA 87'
SENSELESS / dir. Simon Hynd / Scotland 85'
WETLANDS PRESERVED / dir. Dean Budnick / USA 96'

POP

AFTER-CRASS / dir. Marian Wallace / USA 38'
AGILE, MOBILE, HOSTILE / dir. Tricia Todd, Eric Matthies / USA 88'
ALL TOGETHER NOW / dir. Adrian Wills / UK 84'
ARCTIC MONKEYS AT THE APOLLO / dir. Richard Ayoade / UK 76'
HEAVY LOAD / dir. Jerry Rothwell / UK 91'
A LIFE IN THE DEATH OF JOE MEEK / dir. Susan Stahman, Howard S. Berger / USA 121'
THE VIRGIN WILDSIDES VOL. 2 / dir. Tetsuaki Matsue / Japan 34'

POVERTY

AGILE, MOBILE, HOSTILE / dir. Tricia Todd, Eric Matthies / USA 88'
ESTOMAGO / dir. Marcos Jorge / Brazi & Italy 112'
KAROSTA / dir. Peter King / UK 50'
MIDNIGHT MADNESS / dir. Charles Henri-Belleville / UK 90'
THE PROJECT / dir. Ryan Piotrowicz / USA 87'
A PERMANENT PART-TIMER IN DISTRESS / dir. Hiroki Iwabuchi / Japan 67'
ZEBRA CROSSINGS / dir. Samuel Holland / UK 140'

QUEER

CHRIS & DON: A LOVE STORY / dir. Tina Mascara, Guido Santa / USA 90'
L... LIKE LOVE / dir. Janja Glogovac / Slovenia 100'
A LIFE IN THE DEATH OF JOE MEEK / dir. Susan Stahman, Howard S. Berger / USA 121'

QUIRK

AFTER-CRASS / dir. Marian Wallace / USA 38'
THE BIRTHDAY / dir. Eugenio Moira / Spain 97'
GOLIATH  / dir. David Zellner / USA 81'
MAO TSE TUNG / dir. Besnik Bisha / Albania 90'
TENDER THROBBING TWILIGHT / dir. Shinji Imaoka / Japan 64'
TURTLES ARE SURPRISINGLY FAST SWIMMERS / dir. Satoshi Miki / Japan 90'
THE VIRGIN WILDSIDES VOL. 2 / dir. Tetsuaki Matsue / Japan 34'
WATCH OUT / dir. Steve Balderson / USA 90'

RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY & WITCHCRAFT

ANATOMY OF FAILURE / dir. Minou Norouzi / UK & USA 53'
THE BIRTHDAY / dir. Eugenio Moira / Spain 97'
THE DAISY CHAIN / dir. Aisling Walsh / UK 91'
THE MILKY WAY / dir. Lina Chamie / Brazil 88'
SEVEN SIGNS / dir. JD Wilkes / USA 53'

ROAD MOVIE

BLACKSPOT / dir. Ben Hawker / New Zealand 83'
ELECTRIC APRICOT / dir. Les Claypool / USA 91'
HUSH / dir. Mark Tonderai / UK 90'
WELLNESS / dir. Jake Mahaffy / USA 90'

ROCK

IST FAUST SCHON? / dir. Julien Perrin / France 82'
IT'S ONLY ROCK N' ROLL (BUT I LIKE KEITH) / dir. Piergiorgio Gay / Italy 68'
A MESSAGE TO THE WORLD / dir. Caroline Catz / UK 38'
PATTI SMITH DREAM OF LIFE / dir. Steven Sebring / USA 109'
WHO IS KK DOWNEY? / dir. Pat Kiely, Darren Curtis / Canada 87'

ROMANCE

ANO UNA / dir. Jonas Cuaron / Mexico 78'
CHOKE / dir. Clark Gregg / USA 89'
CHRIS & DON: A LOVE STORY / dir. Tina Mascara, Guido Santa / USA 90'
FUGITIVE PIECES / dir. Jeremy Podeswa / USA 105'
GOLIATH  / dir. David Zellner / USA 81'
THE MILKY WAY / dir. Lina Chamie / Brazil 88'

SATIRE

THE AUTEUR / dir. James Westby / USA 80'
CHOKE / dir. Clark Gregg / USA 89'
ELECTRIC APRICOT / dir. Les Claypool / USA 91'
ONE DAY REMOVALS / dir. Mark Stirton / UK 87'
PRODUCTION OFFICE / dir. Deborah Marks, Steve Solomos / Canada 84'
THE TOUR / dir. Goran Markovic / Serbia & Bosnia & Herzegovina 110'
WATCH OUT / dir. Steve Balderson / USA 90'
WHO IS KK DOWNEY? / dir. Pat Kiely, Darren Curtis / Canada 87'

SEXUALITY

THE AUTEUR / dir. James Westby / USA 80'
LEFT EAR / dir. Andrew Wholley / Australia 79'
9 TO 5 / dir. Jens Hoffman / Germany 114'
TAGLIARE LE PARTI IN GRIGIO / dir. Vittorio Rifranti / Italy 93'
TENDER THROBBING TWILIGHT / dir. Shinji Imaoka / Japan 64'
WATCH OUT / dir. Steve Balderson / USA 90'

SPORT

CLUBBED / dir. Neil Thompson / UK 95'
GUNNIN' FOR THAT #1 SPOT / dir. Adam Yauch / USA 90'
MIDNIGHT MADNESS / dir. Charles Henri-Belleville / UK 90'

TECHNOLOGIES

ALL TOGETHER NOW / dir. Adrian Wills / UK 84'
FUJICA SINGLE-DATE / dir. Kenji Murakami / Japan 29'
THE RIND / dir. Carlos Ameglio / Uruguay, Spain & Argentina 105'
WELLNESS / dir. Jake Mahaffy / USA 90'

WAR & TERRORISM

ART AND APATHY / dir. Jessica Habie / Israel & Palestine 56'
CRAWFORD / dir. David Modigliani / USA 73'
THE 4TH MAN / dir. Dejan Zecevic / Serbia & Hungary 107'
HABER / dir. Daniel Ragussis / USA 34'
PVC-1 / dir. Spiros Stathoulopoulos / Columbia 85'
RUNNING WITH MUM  / dir. Martin Greaves / UK 53'
THE TOUR / dir. Goran Markovic / Serbia & Bosnia & Herzegovina 110'
WINGS OF DEFEAT / dir. Risa Morimoto / Japan 90'

WOMEN'S INTEREST

ANATOMY OF FAILURE / dir. Minou Norouzi / UK & USA 53'
PVC-1 / dir. Spiros Stathoulopoulos / Columbia 85'
PATTI SMITH DREAM OF LIFE / dir. Steven Sebring / USA 109'
TURTLES ARE SURPRISINGLY FAST SWIMMERS / dir. Satoshi Miki / Japan 90'
UNDER THE SNOW / dir. Candela Figueira, Maitena Muruzabal / Spain 95'
WILD BLUE YONDER / dir. Celia Maysles / USA 70'

WORK

ADRIFT IN TOKYO / dir. Satoshi Miki / Japan 101'
ESTOMAGO / dir. Marcos Jorge / Brazil & Italy 112'
FUJICA SINGLE-DATE / dir. Kenji Murakami / Japan 29'
IT'S HARD TO BE NICE / dir. Srdjan Vuletiç / Bosnia & Herzegovina 102'
9 TO 5 / dir. Jens Hoffman / Germany 114'
THE RIND / dir. Carlos Ameglio / Uruguay, Spain & Argentina 105'
UNDER THE SNOW / dir. Candela Figueira, Maitena Muruzabal / Spain 95'
WELLNESS / dir. Jake Mahaffy / USA 90'

YOUTH

ACOLYTES / dir. Jon Hewitt / Australia 91'
ANO UNA / dir. Jonas Cuaron / Mexico 78'
THE EARS / dir. Hiromu Nakamura / Japan 116'
FUGITIVE PIECES / dir. Jeremy Podeswa / USA 105'
GUNNIN' FOR THAT #1 SPOT / dir. Adam Yauch / USA 90'
NOW, I... / dir. Yasutomo Chikuma / Japan 87'
THE PROJECT / dir. Ryan Piotrowicz / USA 87'
THIS WORLD OF OURS / dir. Riyo Nakajima / Japan 90'