Fairytales & Dystopia

20:30 – 22:30 | Saturday | April 22 | Loft22 | Hong Kong | Get Tickets
Androids, abductions, Armageddon and amorous universes. Bodysuits and the exchange of body parts. Worlds rendered in 8-bit, life reduced to 8-bit games and the return of Red Riding Hood.

Add Contact | David Oeo | Spain | 2016 | 3m 0s
Like every weekend, Jaime returns home after partying, but this time, it will take a little longer to get there.

Inside | Mattis Dovier | France | 2016 | 2m 52s
Dive into Parisian artist Mattis Dovier’s dystopian monochrome 8-bit animation detailing the end of humanity as we know it.

IM perfekt | Zsuzsanna Koszti | Hungary | 2016 | 6m 53s
It’s 2046. What if technology can make someone else controls your senses?

The Return of Red Riding Hood | Raja Tawil | Lebanon | 2016 | 9m 11s
An old woman in a Lebanese village receives a mysterious night visit that awakens her inner struggles. She sees herself at a younger stage, wild and tormented. Mistaking her own identity with her grandmother’s tale of the little Red Riding Hood. Will she return from the belly of the wolf?

Love | Réka Bucsi | Hungary | 2016 | 14m 35s
LOVE is a short film describing affection in 3 different chapters, through an impact on a distant solar system. Abstract haiku-like situations reveal the change in atmosphere on one planet, caused by the change of gravity and light. This pulsing planet makes the inhabitants become one with each other in various ways.

May you never die | NOMATTSLAND | Hong Kong | 2017 | 15m 0s
When the world is on the brink of the apocalypse, a man secludes himself in an alleyway, trying to find a sense of peace with himself and the reality that surrounds him before death takes him. His nightmares manifest into his companions, and he dreams of travelling the universe, wishing that out there he might exist in another form once again.

Superbia | Luca Tóth | Hungary | 2016 | 15m 43s
The native people of the surrealistic land of Superbia, where men and women form separate societies, face the changes sparked by the first equal couple in their history.

The New Politics | Joshua Wong | Hong Kong | 2016 | 5m 53s
It is the year 2056, and the two major political superpowers are on the brink of war with one another. To settle their major disputes, they choose to elect some of their best and most promising candidates to battle on behalf of the nation. These are The New Politics.

Vicarious | Danna Grace Windsor | USA | 2016 | 6m 3s
Two grieving friends pass a long subway ride to a funeral by exchanging haunting visions of an impending outbreak – in which a mandatory skin suit uploads every bodily sensation to a government cloud.

Juliet | Marc-Henri BOULIER | France | 2015 | 11m 30s
In the near future, the SEED company launches with great fanfare, JULIET1, the first generation of synthetic pleasure beings. But as technology evolves and new styles come and go, it becomes more and more difficult for mankind to maintain their own place.

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