Previously at the ICA - Films
9 Mar 2007
A selection of the most diverse and extraordinary talent by women from developing countries – ranging from sensitive and hard-hitting innovative animation about rape in South Africa to slick and engaging Thai drama...
Where do Senegalese women get their beautiful smiles? Mon Beau Sourire observes the ritual of gum tattooing, punctuated by the tap of the djembe.
Dir Angèle Diabang Brener, Senegal 2005, 5 mins
A big city. A tiny apartment. There, in solitude, an old woman and her cat rummage through their collection of match-boxes.
Dir Gitanjali Rao, India, 15 mins
This profound film conveys the complexities of a small sweltering town burdened by an unspeakable act of violence. Shamed by the travesty, the storyteller lures the audience into Baby Tshepang's world.
Dir Lara Foot Newton and Gerhard Marx, South Africa, 2004, 7 mins
Sport, dance or martial art? This graceful Brasilian film tells the history of Capoeira through the eyes of 10-year-old Jaõ, last in a long line of Capoeira masters.
Dir Paola Barreto, Brasil, 15 mins
One night in Bangkok, Jon meets a mysterious woman. Together, they embark on a journey to a foreign land – the human heart.
Dir Anocha Suwichakornpong, Thailand 2006, 17 mins
Total running time: 90 minutes