Immersive Criminology Episode 1: LOST - Taiwan 2022, 15:00, R: YI-CHUN KAO
Watching closely an exquisite marionette play and interact with the puppet in the story. A girl is lost, and you will be helping her to find her way home and learn what happened to her. The user will be the first and only person experiencing the story. Arriving on the last night, you realize the story of the little girl and feel really being part of the play, on an empty stage.
Lavrynthos - Brazil 2021, 20 min, R: Amir Admoni, Fabito Rychter
‘Lavrynthos’ places you at the heart of the labyrinth of Crete to tell you the story of the unlikely relationship between the Minotaur and his next meal: a girl named Cora. A contemporary Greek tragedy paying homage to the cradle of modern dramatic theory while challenging it at the same time. ‘Lavrynthos’ is a humorous take on a 3000 years old myth updating it with themes and topics that are relevant in this day and age.
Thank you for sharing your world - Japan 2022, 33:00, R: Yu Sakudo
Takashi lost his eyesight in grade school. Though he can recreate the world in his mind, he is losing interest with fewer things to enjoy. He had a friend, Shinji, who was autistic. One day, Shinji invites him to a steam locomotive ceremony. Due to some reasons, Takashi gets into a fight with Shinji and they become separated. Takashi looks for him, falling into a darker state of mind. With people’s support, Takashi finally finds Shinji at the ceremony. With the train passing by, Shinji's voice renders him the world one after another. Takashi learns how to enjoy the world with his imagination.
Surfacing - Italy, Portugal 2022, 20:37, R: Rossella Schillaci
A 360 immersive fairy tale, set amongst mothers and children who live in prison. A magical journey in their everyday life, with animations of their surreal memories of the past and dreams for the future, created through a collaborative process.
Swarm - Germany 2022, 14:31, R: Maarten Isaäk de Heer
"Swarming is a behavioral phenomenon to survive, but more than often, it is a prelude for extinction.
Fly with the flock as they travel from Germany, over the Alps, to the Mediterranean Sea.
Small birds migrating over exhausted and exploited landscapes.
Robins, tits and sparrows do not usually migrate this far, but in a near future, they might. Swarm offers a bird's eye's view over landscapes of threedimensional photocollages that show a part of Europe after climate change."