THURSDAY, APRIL 5 – 7:30 PM
SATURDAY, APRIL 7 – 7:30 PM
Amid the responsibility of taking care of her brother who is in a vegetative state, financial problems and the awakening of her sexuality, Florencia becomes obsessed with the comic “The Plants”, which is about the invasion of plant souls into human bodies during a full moon. Winner of two Berlinale prizes, Roberto Doveris’s debut reinvents the coming of age story with flourishes of comic book stylization and subtle embracement of thriller tropes. The result: a hallucinatory portrait of loneliness and a fearless depiction of female sexual desire.
Official Selection: Berlin, São Paulo
THE NIGHT I SWAM
dir. Damien Manivel, Kohei Igarashi, 2017
79 minutes, France/Japan
MONDAY, APRIL 16 – 10 PM
MONDAY, APRIL 23 – 7:30 PM
Snow covered mountains in Japan. Every night, a fisherman makes his way to the market in town. His 6 year old son is awoken by his departure and finds it impossible to fall back to sleep. In the sleeping household, the young boy draws a picture he then slips into his satchel. On his way to school, still drowsy, he strays off the path and wanders into the snow…
Official Selection: Venice, San Sebastián, São Paulo
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