PFF SPRING ONLINE MIGRATIONS & * DAILY FESTIVAL SUGGESTIONS *
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Catalogue PFF SPRING ONLINE MIGRATIONS: https://tinyurl.com/yacsche3
-> download the daily programme: https://tinyurl.com/y72le9oj
All films and activities of PFF this Spring can be followed for free. Register yourself on www.cinesquare.net/pff and share the joy of cinema with your friends and family! And since we cannot enjoy cinema from the same place, we suggest that #inthesametime, together, we watch the programme in the following days:
21/05 (Thursday) 20h00
ANDREY TARKOVSKY: A CINEMA PRAYER (2019)
dir. Andrey A. Tarkovsky, Italy, Russia, Sweden, 97′
introduction to the film by Atanas Chuposki (filmologist, Cinematheque of N. Macedonia), in Macedonian
A documentary about the corypheus of cinema, directed by his son, himself a filmmaker and also President of the Andrey Tarkovsky International Institute. Thanks to some extremely rare audio recordings, viewers are able to immerse themselves in the mysterious world of his cinematic imagery, allowing them to comprehend and reassess the work and inner life of the great director.
22/05 (Friday) 19h00, films / 21h30, encounter with Manchevski
1ST SHORT FILMS EVENING* & ENCOUNTER WITH MILCHO MANCHEVSKI
19h00, films / 21h30, encounter with Manchevski
Zoom conversation: https://zoom.us/j/91678007392
[the conversation with Manchevski will be in Macedonian, but questions can also be posed and answered in English]
The first part of the Official Selection of Short Films 2020 (selector: Dejan Zdravkov) and a special screening of Manchevski’s awarded experimental short film THURSDAY (2013).
23/05 (Saturday) 20h00
A DRAMATIC FILM (Un film dramatique, 2019), dir. Éric Baudelaire, France 114′
with introduction by Boshko Karadzov (professor and researcher), in Macedonian
What are we doing together, if it is neither documentary nor fiction? A dramatic film, perhaps, where time does its work on the bodies and discourse of the students from the film group at Dora Maar middle school, and which shows the transformative power of cinema and its unique possibility for self-reflection looking with eyes open wide to the world around us.
24/05 (Sunday) 20h00
2ND SHORT FILMS EVENING*
The second part of the Official Selection of Short Films 2020 (selector: Dejan Zdravkov), accompanied by special screenings of FACE by Professor Stefan Sidovski and BEING AND NOTHINGNESS by Bady Minck.
27/05 (Wednesday) 11h30
POINTS OF VIEW: COVID-19 AND THE SITUATION OF THE FILM SECTOR IN N. MACEDONIA
The Philosophical Film Festival invites you to the 1st webinar which will try to open dialogue, space for exchange of ideas and experiences, and open perspectives for collaborations of solidarity in the country in the time of the COVID-19 crisis. Cancellation, postponement or online film festivals? How the domestic and European institutions answered to the COVID-19 crisis? Restraints as a potential for creativity? The “New Normal” and rethinking the film industry? How do we want to imagine the film sector in the future? – are part of the questions on which we will discuss with our guests:
· Anita Stojceska (Agency of Film)
· Bistra Georgieva (МEDIA Desk MK)
· Vladimir Lj. Angelov (Cinematheque)
· Stefan Palitov (director)
· Atanas Georgiev (director / producer)
· Tatjana Janevska (Skopje Film Festival) and
· Darko Nabakov (MakeDox)
30/05 (Saturday) 20h00
MARCEL DUCHAMP: THE ART OF THE POSSIBLE (2019)
dir. Matthew Taylor, USA, 90′
with introduction by Kiril Trajchev (professor and PFF selector), in Macedonian
What is art? This was the question posed by the father of conceptualism, Marcel Duchamp, when he put a urinal in an art show in 1917. Documentary film which shows the singular impact of Duchamp’s philosophy and art, and, more importantly, examines how Duchamp’s revolutionary ideas from the early 20th century are still shaping art and culture in the 21st century.
31/05 SUNDAY 20h00
EMA POPIVODA with ACOUSTIC ELECTRONICS (in collaboration with the City of Skopje)
Musical performance of the renowned Macedonian pianist who performs the most famous electronic hits
of Kraftwerk, New Order, Bronski beat, Frankie Knuckles, Orbital… reworked for piano
19h00, филмови / 21h00, средба со Сакса
PFF MEDIUM LENGTH FILMS
ANIMAL IMAGE (Eläimen kuva, 2019) & ENCOUNTER WITH PERTTU SAKSA
dir. Perttu Saksa, poetic documentary film, Finland, 30’
A poetic documentary about the infinite relationship between man and animal. created around the original music of Finnish jazz musicians Verneri Pohjola and Mika Kallio.The music, based on improvisation, is like an emotional language between the man and the animal without the restrictions of written language or fictional stories, making the film а true multisensory experience in which image and sound are in perfect unity.
original soundtrack: https://verneripohjolamusic.bandcamp.com/album/animal-image
EDGAR MORIN, A THINKER IN PARIS (Edgar Morin, un penseur à Paris, 2019)
dir. Momoko Seto, documentary & animation, France, 40’
French documentary-animated story about the sociologist, philosopher and “planetary humanist” Edgar Morin, his intimate link to the city of his heart – Paris and the foundations of his “complex thinking”, through the voice of the author.
dir. Ivan Koroman, comedy, Bosnia & Herzegovina, 24′
In a small registry office of a local government department, there is nothing new under the neon lights. The manager of the office and his employees shuffle through the routine. One employee decides to break the status quo.
PFF SHORT FILMS 1 (125 min.)
You can watch and share the films with your friends in here: https://cinesquare.net/#/collection/168
THURSDAY (2013), dir. Milcho Manchevski (US), 1’30’’
Official Selection 2020:
1. ONE (Uno, 2018), dir. Javier Marco Rico (ES), 10′
2. BEING MORE LIKE BAGSY (2018), dir. Mikkel Storm Glomstein (NO), 16′
3. THIEVES (2018), dir. Julius Christian Telmer (DK/US), 14′
4. RE.MIND.ME,(2019), dir. Filip Twardowski (PL), 4′
5. ALL THESE CREATURES,(2018), dir. Charles Williams (AU), 13′
6. LES HOMARDS IMMORTELS (Night Song, 2017), dir. Kate Voet (BE), 13′
7. PINKY PROMISE (2019), dir. Sophie Linnenbaum (DE), 15′
8. ASHMINA (2018), dir. Dekel Berenson, (NP/IL/UK), 15′
9. WHO TALKS (2019), dir. Elin Övergaard (SE), 15′
10. WEEKEND (2019), dir. Ario Motevaghe (IR) 7′
PFF SHORT FILMS 2 (145 min.)
You can watch and share the films with your friends in here: https://cinesquare.net/#/collection/169
FACE (2011), dir. Stefan Sidovski (МК), 13’49’’
Official Selection 2020:
1. WHEN THE ANDROGYNOUS CHILD (Cuando El Niño Andrógino, 2019), dir. Melina Pafundi (DE/AR), 9′
2. OSLO (2019), dir. Shady Srour (IL/DE) 15’50”
3. SEEPING BLUE (Un sorbo de azul, 2019), dir. Deja Gordon (US), 13’05”
4. BOJE (2019), dir. Andreas Cordes & Robert Köhler (DE), 10′
5. TICKET (2019), dir. Nikita Tanadzhy (PL), 16′
6. LOOK AT ME (Mírame, 2019), dir. Ana Torres (ES), 5′
7. 2ND CLASS (2018), dir. Jimmy Olson (SE), 13′
8. BORDER CROSSING (Przejście graniczne, 2019), dir. Agnieszka Chmura (PL), 15′
9. PERMANENCE (Permanencia, 2020), dir. Camilo Palacios (CO), 13′
10. DRIVE, A POEM TO MY FATHER (Vožnja, pesem za očeta, 2018), dir. Irena Gatej (SI), 13′
BEING AND NOTHINGNESS (Das Sein und Das Nichts / L’Être et le Néant, 2007), dir. Bady Minck (LU/AT), 10′
Short Films Jury: Stefan Palitov (MK), Stanisław Liguziński (PL/NL), Stefan Vidikov (MK)
“Golden Owl” for Best Short Film on PFF 2020 (& symbolic financial award)
Special Mention “Stefan Sidovski – Sido”, an award inaugurated for the first time this year in the name of our dear professor, amateur filmmaker and once a colleague of ours, Professor Stefan Sidovski, who was acknowledged as a “Master of Amateur Filmmaking” and the first person to explore academically the area of Film and Philosophy in Macedonia.
E-BOOK ” PHILOSOPHY & FILM”
As part of the publishing activities of the Festival and the Philosophical Society of Macedonia, and in the framework of the PFF SPRING ONLINE MIGRATIONS as a cultural action of solidarity, the Society and the Festival will share widely with the audience the first work in the area of film-philosophy in Macedonia as an e-book. The 1st “Philosophy & Film” issue of the national philosophy journal Philosophical Debate was published by the Philosophical Society of Macedonia.
-> download the journal here: https://tinyurl.com/yafq6e3m
All films are with Macedonian and English subtitles (except for the film about Edgar Moren, MK only).
All events will be recorded and made available on the YouTube channel of the Festival: Philosophical Film Festival
The programme, with a few more surprises, is still open and events might be added in the next few days as confirmed.