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23rd Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

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Chasing Coral

director: Jeff Orlowski
original title: Chasing Coral
country: United States
year: 2017
running time: 6 min.

synopsis

Coral reefs are disappearing from the world at an unprecedented rate. An exploration of life under the surface of the ocean thanks to a team of scientists, cameramen, and divers is accompanied by the researchers’ narrative, documenting the heretofore unseen changes in the oceans, revealing their worlds and ways of life and extinction.

other films in the section

Zurich 2.0
An interactive video, created using 3D scans of streets and buildings, that constructs a hyper-realistic excursion through fragments of the Swiss city of Zürich, which the viewer sees from the perspective of freely floating in space while the city falls to pieces and builds itself up again in new impressive ways. The screening was supported by the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia.  

Zurich 2.0

Dirk Koy
Switzerland / 2015 / 3 min.
section: Virtual Reality
Iceman VR
Ötzi the Iceman is the most famous mummy in the world - 5300 years old. A look at the Neolithic period and, using scientifically verified reconstructions, how Ötzi most likely lived and what difficulties he met with in his life. 

Iceman VR

Eric Benz, Jan Krueger
Germany / 2017 / 6 min.
section: Virtual Reality
In the trenches of World War I
A reconstruction of the tumultuous events of 1916, when Russia is torn by war, its economy in ruins, and countless soldiers die every day on the front. People yearning for peace, dissatisfied with the current authorities, start thinking about revolution. 

In the trenches of World War I

Eduard Chizhikov
Russia / 2017 / 2 min.
section: Virtual Reality
Unrest VR
A stunning rendition of the situation - a person tied by disease to a bed, based on documentation of neurosensory responses to pain or fainting. The viewer goes through difficult-to-imagine situations while experiencing the freedom of floating in their own inner landscape. 

Unrest VR

Jennifer Brea, Amaury La Burthe
United Kingdom, France, United States / 2017 / 20 min.
section: Virtual Reality
Dinner Party
A hybrid narrative approach tells the true story of Betty and Barney Hill, a mixed-race couple, who reported the first known case of abduction by a UFO in 1961. They recount the supernatural events during a dinner with friends, telling the story while under hypnosis. 

Dinner Party

Angel Manuel Soto
United States / 2017 / 13 min.
section: Virtual Reality
Overview - Part 1
This stroll among objects in space, from the planets of our solar system to galaxies beyond the Milky Way, was created with the cooperation of scientists and based on NASA data. It addresses questions such as “how big is our galaxy?” or “how far are we from the sun?”. 

Overview - Part 1

Paul Mezier, Amaury Solignac
France / 2017 / 5 min.
section: Virtual Reality
HanaHana
A metaphorical journey through the physical awareness of your own body and its environment. In a post-apocalyptic-looking world, anthropomorphic fragments and clusters of molecules move through the physical landscape in which structures can replicate, returning to the existential question of what of the "I" remains.    The installation was supported by the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia.

HanaHana

Naëm Baron, Melodie Mousset
Switzerland / 2016
section: Virtual Reality
The Sun Ladies
A strong testimony about how Yazidis live and why they fight. Their unit came together after the Islamic State attacked a Yazidic settlement in Sinyar, massacred all the men, and abducted the women and children as sexual slaves. These brave women formed a combat unit called the Sun Ladies.

The Sun Ladies

Maria Bello, Christian Stephen, Celine Tricart
United States / 2017 / 7 min.
section: Virtual Reality
Home After War
The story of a father who returns to his home in the Iraqi town of Fallujah, where all around are makeshift explosives. When his son dies tragically, it shows the home as a place where you are afraid.

Home After War

Gayatri Parameswaran, Felix Gaedtke
United States, Germany, Iraq / 2018 / 20 min.
section: Virtual Reality
Proxima
A spatio-temporal loop immerses viewers into a potential infinity. Echoes of Charles Baudelaire’s poem “The Abyss” urge viewers on an imaginatively rendered journey, but these are only traces of images in the depths of darkness.

Proxima

Mathieu Pradat
France / 2017 / 8 min.
section: Virtual Reality
Through the Masks of Luzia
A celebration of Mexican culture based on the famous Cirque du Soleil show leads the viewer through Mayan ideas about life after life, a celebration of the Tarahumara people, spectacular wilderness and exuberantly imaginative images.

Through the Masks of Luzia

Paul Raphaël, Félix Lajeunesse, Francois Blouin
Canada, United States / 2017 / 14 min.
section: Virtual Reality
Make Noise
The fight for women’s suffrage is portrayed here through abstract animation, both literally and metaphorically emphasizing the power of voices. 

Make Noise

May Abdalla
United Kingdom / 2018 / 8 min.
section: Virtual Reality
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