The Unusual Bath of Mister Otmar


Arc-FF

Niko Radas | Croatia | 2019 | 14’
Dialogues

Croatian

Subtitles

English

Synopsis

Mister Otmar’s way of living is not aligned with the society he lives in. He’s been brought before court as being deemed as dangerous for the collective thinking and sentenced to a psychiatric treatment with the aim of returning him to socially acceptable frameworks. However, the prescribed therapy confronts with unexpected resistance.

After us, the Flood


Arc-FF

Christoph Hertel | Germany | 2019 | 19’
Dialogues

German

Subtitles

English

Synopsis

After a long time Franz returns to his hometown Klein-Reibach to play with his brassband. The big anniversary celebration is coming. But he learns, that his hometown is in danger because of the old dam, that is about to burst. To save the village he has to revolt against the other inhabitants, who do not seem to care about the oncoming danger. A three act play.

Fire in the basement


Arc-FF

Eva Vazquez de Reoyo | Mexico | 2019 | 8’
Dialogues

Spanish

Subtitles

English

Synopsis

Elisa, Leo and Ramos are students in 1968 in a Mexico City on the verge of hosting Latin America´s first ever Olympic Games. They bond over a shared love of great coffee and great books, in particular the political writings of Marcuse. When the army bursts onto their Campus, there is a huge strike and the three young friends get involved in the burgeoning student protest movement, focusing their efforts on the design and production of propaganda. They join thousands of their friends and colleagues in a march demanding peace and the immediate withdrawal of the army from the University; however, the government responds by slaughtering hundreds of protesters, bringing the march to a swift end.

Je Suis Comme Le Roi


Arc-FF

Louis St-Pierre | Canada | 2019 | 18’
Dialogues

French

Subtitles

English

Synopsis

In this allegory against fascism set inside a neighborhood family home, Charles - a young delinquent - comes back home to avenge himself against his mother, whom he blames for all his troubles.

The Unusual Bath of Mister Otmar

Niko Radas | Croatia

After us, the Flood

Christoph Hertel | Germany

Fire in the basement

Eva Vazquez de Reoyo | Mexico

Je Suis Comme Le Roi

Louis St-Pierre | France