Stories from the inner outside. The program focuses the
multivarious facets of the psyche. The movies visualize the unspeakable.
Let’s talk about it. The impressions on the movies will be the basis for the
following talk which focuses on "Animated film and the unconscious".
Signe Baumane (USA), filmmaker and directress of “Rocks in my Pockets”
Monika Pessler (AT), principal of the Sigmund Freud Museum Vienna
Elisabeth Skale (AT), specialist for psychiatry and psychoanalyst
Heidi Kumao, Regisseurin von “Swallowed Whole“
Moderation: Melanie Letschnig, film scholar and coworker at Tricky Women.
Obida / The Wound
A little girl‘s resentment is embodied in a shaggy creature that becomes her best friend. They grow side by side. Deeply settled in the mind of his mistress, resentment starts to completely control her life.
Elsewhere, the Survivors
Two connected figures wander endlessly through a desolate landscape, haunted by anxiety and doubt.
Anxious Cubeman is getting ready for his first date.
In Her Footsteps
Inbal Ochyon, Michal Spiegelglas
A complex mother-daughter-relationship in which the mother‘s anxiety is kindled by the presence of the daughter.
Three characters, three perspectives, three directors: a session between a psychiatric consultant, a schizophrenic patient and his mother.
Always Sometimes Monsters
A story about the contradictory relationship between humans, oneself and the surrounding world. The protagonist struggles with desire and depression, freedom and boundaries.
A short vignette about life in general.
Kalte• / Guilt
A lonely fox desires to isolate herself from the outer world to enjoy torture by her own Guilt. While the fox‘s small world crumbles Guilt just observes and continues to torment her hostess with uneasy dreams.
Out Of Bounds
Allan’s Asperger phobias and boundaries are challenged when he must brave the outdoors to save his only friend, a pet fish named Paul.
A movie about surviving extreme isolation and physical limitations as a result of traumatic injury. The director creates a desolate and disorienting dreamscape to express her own experiences.
Timo is a young boy who is fascinated by his friends’ phobias. Personally, he isn’t afraid of anything. Or at least that’s what he thinks.
Mo is afraid of growing up and does ridiculous things to avoid ageing.