MUSIC IN MOTION
Kurzfilm im Mai
With the shivering trees (a short holiday)
2018, 80 min
Dir: Ricardo Calil, Brazil 2018, Documentary Film, 80 min, English, French, Portuguese with English subtitles
A strange newsreel report is all that recalls the glamorous past of the Cine Marrocos in São Paulo today. We see Irene Dunne, Erich von Stroheim and Abel Gance at the International Film Festival of Brazil 1954, walking up the red carpet to the opulent cinema palace, and Fubuki Koshiji stumbling and “revealing her delicate eastern foot” (original voiceover).
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2018, 91 min
Per tutta la vita
Dir: Roberto Catani, France, Italy 2018, Animated Film, 11 min, without dialogue
Everything begins with a woman looking from a circus caravan at the magician and his rabbit in the snow. The look is followed by bathing in the nude, a wedding feast as gay as a fair, then the easy companionship of vaulting circus acrobats.
2018, 86 min
Dir: Arya Rothe, Hungary, India 2018, Documentary Film, 26 min, Hungarian with English subtitles
Ica is still in her prime, but fading. The 65-year-old lady, witty and with a dry sense of humour, increasingly stumbles over memory gaps, though the city offers her a safe banister through daily life.
2018, 84 min
Dir: Stéphanie Vasseur, Sandrine Terragno, France 2018, Animated Film, 17 min, French with English subtitles
Secrets live in the realm of the unsaid, creating despondency and euphoria. These opposites grow into a skilfully animated surrealist miniature here.
Dir: Werner Herzog, FRG 1962, Documentay Film, 10 min, German without subtitles
Werner Herzog’s heroes often have to face physical challenges. “Herakles” conjures up the mythical hero who had twelve labours to perform that called for extraordinary muscular strength.