The Kurdish text BÎRA MIRIYAN (The Well of the Dead) by YILDIZ ÇAKAR follows different mothers in search of the bones of their disappeared sons through the totalitarian state bureaucracy of modern Turkey. Bashar Murkus and his ensemble of the Palestinian Khashabi Theatre have selected one of the stories for the video reading and staged it in a furious rhythm in Haifa.
Text Yıldız Çakar Directed by Bashar Murkus
ON NOAH'S BLOODSTAINED RAINBOW, WE DANCE. by MONAGENG »VICE« MOTSHABI deals with a judicial system based on colonial heritage. A post-Mandela plot, partly filmed in Berlin by the collective Label Noir, directed by Lara-Sophie Milagro, in which many references to German post-colonial history appear.
Text Monageng »Vice« Motshabi Directed by Lara-Sophie Milagro
CAMPO (Field) written by the Mexican author Laura Uribe is staged in a desktop format video by Anestis Azas in Athens. The documentary piece asks what a field is in a country where mass graves are sought underground in the hope of finding the bodies of disappeared family members.
Text Laura Uribe Directed by Anestis Azas
GRADUATION by Dalia Taha is about a girl who, in a Palestinian city under Israeli control, learns hard truths about herself and the history of her family between the end of puberty and adolescence. Laura Uribe stages a demonstrative video reading with three masked women on the streets of Mexico City.
Text Dalia Taha Directed by Laura Uribe