TUESDAY, 3 OCTOBER 2023
This screening session features 5 films. All films are in English and/or have English subtitles.
Velvet Room, Alpacastraat 29, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Entry is free and includes a drink! Reservations are not required, but optional. Reserve your seats here.
The Seven Cults (Netherlands) by Jerom Fischer
Super short experimental films that give us a glimpse into the world of seven fictitious cults. Each with their own system of belief, rituals and objects of worship.
Running time: 00:01:00
Generation (United Kingdom) by Riccardo Fusetti
A brief journey through the human experience as seen by the eyes of an Artificial Intelligence.
Running time: 00:02:13
After a room (Netherlands) by Naomi Pacifique
Nights are long inside Naomi and Ram’s room. Tonight, they’ve invited Marina over and their messy space is under scrutiny. Exploring intimacy as personal playground, skin as intimate map, Naomi’s docile body is coming lose amidst the tension inside a room she continues knowing and unknowing. The small expressive child inside her is itching to ring its giggle through the night, before day breaks.
Running time: 00:21:36
Slaps (United States) by Angela Chen
The mysteries of love and relationships boiled down to 90 seconds.
Running time: 00:01:30
Rouge (Belgium) by Mieke Daneels
When the umbilical cord is cut between Rouge and her child, she struggles with an empty gut feeling, loneliness that triggers and anxious tension. Rouge conducts an inner dialogue with Mieke Moes, the other Rouge in her head. She helps Rouge through her dark moments and loneliness. Her psychiatrist penetrates her emotional ballast and maybe goes just that little bit too far. Mieke Moes watches over Rouge. Rouge takes matters into her own hands again and gets rid of her blockages through sexual discharge.
Running time: 01:18:00