A short film about former world champion karate and Japanese immigrant Nobuaki Konno. His daughter and fashion designer Lisa Konno asks him about cultural differences while he wears a collection she made for him.
Documentary, Portlate | Netherlands | 2019 | 0:09:20
Under the spell of mass entertainment at high sea.
Corina Schwingruber Ilić
Documentary | Switzerland | 2018 | 0:09:59
Venice International Film Festival, Italy (2018)
Toronto International Film Festival, Canada (2018) Short Cuts
Sundance Film Festival, United States (2019) Short Film Competition
TRAPPED IN THE CITY OF A THOUSAND MOUNTAINS
A new phenomenon of authentic Chinese rap has taken the internet by storm. But behind the unprecedented gains in popularity, there is a struggle for freedom of speech. Rappers are trying to figure out what they still can and cannot do after new censorship is announced.
Documentary, Portlate | Netherlands, China | 2018 | 0:23:32
A cinematic journey into the soundscape of the Alps. Idiom, song, as well as calls and commands of farmers and shepherds are condensed to create a motion picture driven by local character and rhythm.
Documentary, Video Art | Germany | 2019 | 0:29:30
the 65th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, 2019
Visions du Réel, Switzerland, 2019
Trento Film Festival, 2019
Motomiya, an older Japanese man, narrates the story of his life in Tokyo with Raquel, a university student from Spain, several decades his junior.
Documentary, Portlate | USA | 2019 | 0:13:06