Friday 29th November | Zaal 4 | 19:00 - 20:30
Bit by bit scientists get a grip on how our human brain works but there are still some undiscovered spots. These films show the variety of our very own brain defects. Some are smaller than others and sometimes they put a smile on your face.
THIS SCREENING CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING FILMS
Panagiotis Kountouras | Fiction, Absurd, Obsessions | 09:30 | Greece
Can you consume your human nature in a meal? Becoming one with ‘another entity,’ both with the same basic needs? When the hidden instinct of a man is transformed into a morbid obsession, then self-preservation turns into a meaningless ritual of imitation. So who would like to have a solitary dinner for two in a dehumanized society that has a craving for itself?
Mind My Mind
Floor Adams | Animation, Love, Mental Health | 29:40 | The Netherlands
Chris and the man in his head have to face the most difficult and exciting challenges every day to be able to stand in their place. How to have a brain that thinks in a different way and live a normal life full of dreams? When relying on social scripts to survive the social world, it’s not easy to go off-script. Especially if you’re obsessed with German dive bombers and just want to date a girl.
Mirthe Fernandes | Documentary, Human Interest, Mental Health | 25:27 | The Netherlands
Mies is a seemingly normal woman in her early twenties who has been plagued by mental illness for years. At times, her reality is not ours. She lives a different life, thinks different thoughts, makes different decisions. What are her experiences and perceptions?
Short Calf Muscle
Victoria Warmerdam | Fiction, Comedy | 12:53 | The Netherlands
Anders is different. But he doesn’t know that. Anders – a rather tall 30-year-old – who finds out that the rest of the world is under the impression that he is a gnome. What starts with a seemingly insignificant visit to the physio, gets completely out of control within twenty-four hours.