UK Premiere/ KIMUAK 2016

Directed by Various

The latest edition of the KIMUAK collection of Basque short films.

Beti bezperako koplak (Couplets for an Everlasting Love) (12A)
Ageda Kopla Taldea, 5 mins
A denunciation of violence against women. Building on the couplets of bertsolaris (improvised verse-makers), twenty young Basque artists create a collective piece using different animation techniques.

Caminan (On the Path) (12A)
Mikel Rueda, 14 mins
A road in the middle of nowhere. A car. A bicycle. Two solitary figures searching for the same thing. Stars Maribel Verdú.

False Flag (15)
Asier Urbieta, 11 mins
A jeep drives through a port zone by night and enters an apparently abandoned warehouse…

Gure hormek (Our Walls) (U)
Las Chicas de Pasaik (Maider Fernández & María Elorza), 15 mins
A personal tribute to female family members and friends. Conceived as part of Hormek Diote (Speaking Walls), a San Sebastian-based project uniting street murals, dance and film.

Hileta (Funeral) (15)
Kepa Sojo, 20 mins
In a small Basque village in 1925 a wake is being held. Martín, the family patriarch, is concerned only by the absence of his son Joanes, who wanders the hills preaching about the resurrection of the dead.

Ihesa (The Escape) (12A)
Alejandro Diaz Castaño, 15 mins
When Maitane tells her husband Iosu there is a leak from the apartment upstairs, he decides to take it up with the neighbours. But the visit will hold some surprises…

Renovable (Renewable) (12A)
Jose Mari Goenaga & Jon Garaño, 13 mins
Years after their break-up, Tania and Josean meet again at a conference on renewable energy. She has a lot to tell him…

We are pleased to welcome director María Elorza from Las Chicas de Pasaik for a Q&A following the screening on Sat 8 Apr.

95 minutes

Basque, English, Italian and Spanish

Full English

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This screening has no adverts or trailers and starts at the advertised time