THE DARK I MUST NOT NAME.
The Dark I Must Not Name is an exploration of the city of Bhopal, 15 years after the worldâ€™s worst industrial accident ravaged the city. The film is an examination of Shaan Khatauâ€™s interface with a city that lives on, even as it has been irrevocably altered by the tragedy.
India Shaan Khataau 65 mins
Five people who work on the outskirts of Barcelona and whose paths cross every day: Iurie, a Moldavian wrestler who is waiting for Spanish papers and is working on the harvest with farmer Ra端l. Ra端l took over the farm from his parents. The situation is precarious, as an insect plague has infested his fields and is threatening to ruin the yield.
Spain Neus Ballus 2013, 85 mins
In the film, acclaimed experimental filmmaker Amit Dutta returns to North Indiaâ€™s Kangra Valley,the lush mountain setting featured in his previous work Nainsukh .As in the prior film,here Director Considers the regionâ€™s rich visual arts tradition through the perception of a native artist,in this case the contemporary landscape painter Paramjit Singh.
India Amit Dutta 70 mins
LOST IN BOSNIA
Eleven film.factory filmmakers began an eleven-week experiment with 6 rules: The film must be shot on a small electronic device; the filmmaker must hold the device at all times; the film must contain one line of voice-over from the filmmaker; the film must be shot and edited in one week; the film must not be in black and white; and, the filmmaker is free.
Bosnia & Herzegovina Film.Factory 2014, 95 mins
SONGS FROM THE NORTH
An essay film which looks differently at the enigma of North Korea, a country typically seen through only through the distorted lens of jingoistic propaganda and derisive satire. Interweaving footage from the filmmakerâ€™s three visits to North Korea with songs, spectacle, popular cinema and archival footage, the film tries to understand on their own terms the psychology and popular imagination of the North Korean people.
EU/ South Korea, Portugal Soon-Mi Yoo 72 mins
Lamb is a troubled veteran and his girlfriend,M, is tormented as well, when heâ€™s not working as a security guide in an old warehouse with other unstable vets, Lamb haunts a nightclub frequented by wounded and traumatized ex-soldiers. There he meets a one-armed vet, Thrill, who starts a strange story about the effects of his post-traumatic stress, which unsettles Lamb.
US James Fotopoulous 2014, 103 mins
An Amtrak train pulls out of Penn Station in New York on a cold, sunny February morning. The train moves forward as the landscape changes-the East Coast giving way to the Midwest. Passengers fill their roles,the snow begins to fall and the next train station is announced, all while the light continues shifting,bouncing,swelling and slouching into eventual darkness.
USA Gina Telaroli 58 mins
The film follows the young marginalized musicians and their never before seen sub-culture, while also painting a striking, moody and intimate portrait of Indonesiaâ€™s frenzied capital city. It traces their elusive quest for identity and love in the day-to-day of a city overrun by the effects of globalization and corruption.
Indonesia Daniel Ziv 2013, 108 mins
LAJWANTI: THE HONOUR KEEPER
Lajwanti/The Honour Keeper is a love story set in a village in the Thar desert in Rajasthan,India. A group of women in their daily long walk collect water recite songs and exchange words that reveal their hidden desires.
India Pushpendra Singh 63 mins
HISTORY OF FEAR
Christian spends his days trimming grass and taking care of a football court at a Gated Community in the most distant suburbs of Buenos Aires, not far from the blur point where the green wilderness begins.
Argentina Benjamin Naishtat 2014, 85 mins
MY CAMERA AND THE TSUNAMI
The film shares special moments that the filmmaker experienced with his camera, a special bonding over a period of 4 years, in terms of creating cinematic imagery, relating, exploring, seeking and interpreting notions of his reality.
India RV Ramani 90 mins
THREE MEN AND A BULB
It is the story of three men who earn a livelihood from their gharat(watermill)in foothills of Himalayas(Uttaranchal),India. The gharat becomes a site, which each character wants to own and sometimes disown,in the quest for a better life.
India Pankaj Rishi Kumar 2006, 74 mins
Published on Feb 6, 2015
The third edition of Lightcube Film Society’s festival of independent cinema from around the world, Transmissions, is slated to take place f...