European Agency for Safety and Health at Work Award for Best Feature-Length Film Dealing with Work from a selection comprising all sections with the exception of the retrospectives and Cinema of Urgency. 5000€
Juan Francisco González
2022 /Chile, France, Switzerland /14’
In the middle of the Atacama Desert, vestiges of the last nitrate industry are found, while the residents witness the crash of an industry located in the driest place on Earth.
14 Oct — 17:30 / 90’
2022 /France, Qatar, Serbia /90’
Smallpox is the deadliest disease in human history—it killed almost 500 million people in the 20th century alone—and it is the only deadly virus eradicated by humans. The 1972 epidemic in Yugoslavia is still remembered as one of its most horrifying chapters.
06 Oct — 18:30 / 87’
Liturgy of Anti-Tank Obstacles
2022 /Ukraine, United States /12’
In the nationwide resistance, every citizen tries to be helpful. Ukrainians change professions and adapt to the wartime needs. Sculptors fabricate anti-tank obstacles in their art workshops. Just like the Terracotta Army, silent figures of angels and multiple copies of Jesus Christ froze in anticipation of new creations. Craftsmen weld [...]
2022 /Poland /78’
Jola e Wiesiek gerem provavelmente a maior loja de penhores da Europa em Bytom, na Polónia. Com o encerramento de minas e o desemprego a crescer, os dias de glória já passaram. A loja dá prejuízo, mas torna-se num pólo importante para a comunidade local.
Death of a City
2022 /Portugal /116’
In the centre of Lisbon, the building of an old printing workshop is demolished to make way for luxury apartments. Seeing this as a perfect image for the death of a certain Lisbon, the director portrays the daily life of the construction site and those who work there.
Tattooed on Our Eyes We Carry the Aftertaste
2022 /Spain /26’
The shellfish gatherers of a small village in southern Galicia (Spain) strive every day of the tide to sow, dig and take care of the threshold between the sea water and the sand. In symbiosis, collective consciousness and affections emerge from their bodies, their gestures, and their words. Director Diana [...]
The Beach of Enchaquirados
Iván Mora Manzano
2021 /Ecuador /87’
Vicky is a fisherman by day and bar owner at night. When she was a little boy her dream was to be a radio soap opera star; nowadays she dreams of falling in love again. How is it possible that a small, barren place in the third world has managed [...]
08 Oct — 18:30 / 80’
Sun Under Ground
Alex Gerbaulet, Mareike Bernien
2022 /Germany /39’
A gravel path on the edge of a village. Between fields. Drawn into the map of former uranium mining areas in Saxony and Thuringia. From 1946 to 1990, the Soviet corporation SAG Wismut mined uranium there for the USSR’s nuclear weapons program. Above ground, socialism shines; below, the ancient rocks [...]
Your Bare Legs
2022 /France /71’
Numa quinta isolada no meio dos alpes franceses, o agricultor/engenheiro electrónico Jean-Philippe Valla desenvolve técnicas de auto-suficiência energética e alimentar. A coreógrafa Julie Desprairies junta-se-lhe para ensaiar com dançarinos e músicos.