SELECTION 4 : MAGIC, MYSTERY AND HORROR
Curated by Marko Milićević
Kamila Kuc | 2020 | 03:29 | United Kingdom | Super 8
Ominous 35mm cinegrams of Albrecht Dürer’s 1514 Melencolia print are intercut, like cascading scythes, with saturated super-8 film of a woman in a fresh-cut farm field, evoking repetitions that exist in harvest rituals, as well as in gestures of madness. Specters of familial anxieties creep into this loose take on the myth of Poludnica (noonwraith or Lady Midday), a Slavic harvest spirit that could cause madness in those who wandered the fields alone.
Betty Blitz | 2019 | 04:27 | Austria | 16mm
Surfaces that sparkle.
Distortion of reality.
Inner and outer world.
An interplay between perception, dream and reality
Paulo Pécora | 2020 | 18:00 | Argentina | 16mm
In a house hidden in the middle of the jungle, a clairvoyant is visited by three strangers who ask for her help in invoking an ancestor at a séance. This unwanted encounter soon turns into a nightmare