08.09 | 22:00-23:15
Poland | 2018 | 03:41
A short animation based on Adam Mickiewicz's ballad. The unfaithful wife decides to kill her husband in order to avoid severe punishment for adultery she commited. She buries him in the backwoods, so no one can ever find the body. Soon after, the ghost of the husband starts to seek revenge for what she has done.
USA | 2017 | 06:50
“Phototaxis” draws parallels between Mothman, a prophetic and demonized creature in West Virginia lore, and Narcotics Anonymous, the main treatment program in West Virginia’s addiction epidemic. Rooted in nonfiction, this film contemplates synchronicity and the role of belief systems in perception; the tendency to assign supernatural meaning to tragedy and the unknowable; anonymous and apocryphal oral histories; and the moth to the flame.