Tue 16th 6 pm

Zsolt Keserue HU “Dreams Come True” 24min 00sec 2009

Zsolt Keserue Dreams Come True

In Dunaújváros, a city inhabited primarily by workers, most forums of culture are practically unknown to the majority of the population. The number of puplic spaces that feel authentic to young people are – similarly to any settlement of this size – meagre. Thus, what is left is playing music together, primarily in a genre wich, once stood for freedom but is, by now, barely definable, wich speaks to “everyone”, and seeks directness in its lyrics: rock music.

Only garages have offered a suitable site for rehearsing; it is there that bands gather to make music after working hours. Their attitudes regarding this fact are very varied: merciless self-critique, hope concealed by disillusionment; great and confusing plans can be found in parallel within the same band. There are some for whom garage music is self-actualisation in itself, others hope for large stages and audiences of ten thousand people. Upon taking a closer look at the community, we can also discover an interesting mesh of dynamics: passions, “master-apprentice” relationships, perfectionism, envy – almost everything that would come into play in a “high stake game” milieu. In this particular niche, a strange flavour is added to the mix by the fact that most of the bands play almost only for themselves.

The first interviews were made in 2002 involved 16 bands whose members spoke about their past, their everyday lives, their plans, and their ars poetics. When, in 2008, on the apropos of a garage rock festival, the interviews were continued, only 3 of the 16 bands were still active, and with significant changes as regards band members. The film endeavours to explore the system of relationships within this community, examining the reasons and motivations of those who dedicate their time, energy and considerable sums of money to this particular experiment in self expression which, under the diguise of a hobby, promises the realisation of the rock and roll dream, and which, more aften than not, is doomed to failure.

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Tue 16th 7 pm

Nezaket Ekici DE Names And People In Georgia 44 min 22s 2009

“Invited by the Goethe Institut Tbilisse in Georgia, I created an art work about the people and their country. I decided to make a documentary, with the aim to learn a little bit about the people and the culture.

The documentary  “names and people of georgia” is about the inhabitants of Georgia. In interviews they explain their names and start telling stories about their lifes. By explaining the etymology and meaning of their names, different and colourful anecdotes develop. Sometimes names sound so abstract, particulary when you hear a name in another language and from another cultural background. By the explanation, one has a chance to understand.

The film combines the people and the landscape of Georgia. You’ll see different people with different ethnics, some people are originating from Azerbaijan and live in Georgia, some are tourists or temporary work in Georgia."  Nezaket Ekici

In attendance of Nezaket Ekici

Tue 16th 8:30 pm

Festival Videobardo – Buenos Aires selected by Javier Robledo

presented by Jakob Kirchheim

Javier Robledo - Diogenes Fortuito

Trailer Videobardo 1min 10s
Javier Robledo AR Primera Necesidad – Tercer Milenio 4min 29s 2006  
Javier Robledo AR Diogenes Fortuito 4min 18s 2004
Silvana Franzetti and Jakob Kirchheim DE Cables 3min 32min 2005
Mark Sutherland CA Poem In Memory of Jack Donovan Foley 2min 35s
Christian Panebianco IT Città Velate 4min 2004
Dana Wegman IL Windows 10min 42s 1999

Overall 31min 46s

Festival VideoBardo

Tue 16th 9:30 pm

Lemeh 42 IT Possible Cities 30 min

Possible Cities is  composed by 26 short animations. Each animation lasts 60’’ and corresponds to a letter of the alphabet. The Possible Cities cannot be recognizable, we have called them starting from a letter of the latin alphabet with names that we have invented, each of them corresponding to its particular nature and peculiarity.

Tue 16th 10 pm

The back side of our record: Coldplay plays with the road, Devendra Banhart stars in Bollywood movie, Oi Va Voi cut into pieces, Metallica fights zomies. Mix some dancing hair, depressed animals, watercolors, mosaic and Lily Allen singing a lovely song with a bit of explicit lyrics — and you’ve got a program.

Shynola GB Strawberry Swing 4min 14s 2009

Ilya Коlesnikov RU Automatic 4min 27s 2009
Everything is Made in China & Aerofall

Skinny GB Carmensita 5min 04s 2008  
Devendra Banhart

Katarzyna Kijek & Przemyslaw Adamski PL – GB Everytime 3min 19s 2009
Oi Va Voi

Andre Maat NL The Fantastic Journey of the Underground Man 3min 26s 2008  
De Staat

Alan Poon CA In Our Talons 3 min 53s 2008 The Bowerbirds

Milos Tomic CZ Dlake 3min 15s 2007
Ridina Ahmedova

Hiro Murai US Signs (Armand Van Helden Remix) 3min 24s 2009
Bloc Party

Salazar CA Old World Lies 3min 37s 2009

Julia Pott GB White Corolla 2min 05s 2008
Casiotone for the Painfully Alone

DREE LV Pilseta Naktis 3min 46s 2008
Ozols & Natre

David Mahler AU All The Jokes Are On Me 2min 53s 2009
Firefly Effect

Johan Söderberg SE Det Snurrar I Min Skalle 3 min 51s 2007 Familjen

Dirk Rauscher DE Sansula 3min 39s 2009 Dominik Eulberg

Pasha Е RU Stiletto 3min 43s 2009
The Cutler

Chrisophe Collette CA Ce Soir 3min 20s 2009

danXzen IT Ah! Oh! Aficionados 2min 56s 2009

Simon Laganiere CA Les Peaux de Lievres 3min 16s 2008
Tricot Machine

Gena Buto BY Panters 3min 39s 2007

Dan Lowe GB In Context 3min 46s 2008
Field Music

So-Me DVNO FR 2min 59s  2008  Justice

Thomas Hicks Grown Up and Away 2 min 05s 2008  Paul Steel

Nima Nourizadeh GB  L.E.S. Artistes 3min 30s 2008

Roboshobo US All Nightmare Long 9min 04s 2008

AB/CD/CD FR Fuck You 3min 25s 2009
Lily Allen