Previously at the ICA - Films
11 Oct 2014
Sex and mutual attraction make the world go round. However, love and sex don’t always go hand-in-hand. Moreover, what is acceptable for one person is intolerable for another. These hard-hitting films question how we interact physically and emotionally with each other. Philip Ilson
FLORA AND FAUNA Dir Piotr Litwin. Poland 2013. 30min A middle-aged high school teacher and a young girl have a deal in place – he’s buying and she’s selling, so a contract is made.
GHOST TRAIN Dir Kelly Hucker, James Fleming. Australia 2013. 15min An elderly man dealing with his wife’s dementia becomes captivated by a young burlesque dancer at Dracula’s bar.
HE TOOK HIS SKIN OFF FOR ME Dir Ben Aston. UK 2014. 12min A man takes his skin off for his girlfriend. Not the best of ideas.
HOLE Dir Martin Edralin. Canada 2014. 15min A daring portrait of a disabled man’s pursuit of intimacy.
A NEW FAMILY Dir Simone Manetti. Italy 2014. 12min Chantrea is banned from home for contracting HIV, so she works as a prostitute. Encountering Shrey, the two Cambodian women create a new family together. OUR SKIN IS GOING TO GRAY Dir Ivan Bakrac. Serbia 2014. 13min An intertwined story of sex and loneliness as various characters experience the universal fear of rejection.
TZNIUT Dir David Formentin. USA 2014. 11min A Hasidic woman discovers she has an STD and decides to seek out the truth of its origin.
Total running time 108min
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