Whether it be the monotonous passing of a day spent under house arrest, the adrenaline fueled pace of an emergency services operator, or the minute-by-minute stretch before a possible suicide, this diverse selection of films explores the relativity of time in all its ephemeral ambiguity.
Seven Days a Week
UK | Tal Amiran | 10 min
From his paper stall, Paul’s watched the world around him change – seven days a week, for 36 years.
Germany | Tim Ellrich | 10 min
Two neighbors jump into an unexpected friendship outside their windows.
Germany | Silke Meya | 20 min
The 70 year old ‘Djado Ivan’ lives in Grivitsa, a small bulgarian town close to the romanian border. In close communion with nature and his many animals, he spends his life on his small farm and thereby maintains his very own rhythm of life.
The Backgarden Meteorologist
UK| Emily Cussins | 5 min
A glimpse into the world and mindset of a man who can predict the weather, six months ahead, by simply looking at nature.
Switzerland | Matthias Sahli | 13 min
Hausarrest tells the story of Max, who was sentenced to six months of house arrest. An electronic ankle bracelet called Percy helps him trough his new daily life.One day Max is shocked to discover how far Percy is willing to go to assist him in his needs.
UK | Caroline Bartleet | 6 min
Gemma wakes to find her house on fire. Trapped with her son, she dials 999. The operator who answers holds Gemma’s life in her hands.
Footprints On The Moon
UK | Serkan Nihat | 9 min
Footprints On The moon is a day in the life/fly on the wall film centred around a group of wonderful elderly Turkish Cypriots living in North London.
Germany | Julia Tielke | 15 min
The last day of a journey, a young couple has spent the night at a service area on the autobahn. While an ordinary day passes, the two travellers are brushing their teeth, take down their tent and ask people for a ride. Something unspoken sizzles beneath the surface.