Official Section 2019

8th Nature and Cinema Exhibition ForadCamp 2019


All inclusive, Corina Schwingruber Ilić (Switzerland, 2018, 10’)

Under the spell of mass entertainment on the high seas.


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Becoming, Jan van Ijken (Netherlands, 2018, 6’)

A short film about the miraculous genesis of animal life. In great microscopic detail, we see the ‘making of’ a salamander embryo in its transparent egg from the first cell division to hatching.

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Dead Sea dying, Katharina Rabl & Rebecca Zehr (Germany, 2019, 29’)

A kaleidoscopic look at a dystopian place where people revolve perpetually around themselves.

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Estereotipia, Inés Espinosa (Spain, 2019, 15’)

Animal captivity is a decision of the human being. An apparently invisible pattern of behavior, that anyone can see though, questions this deprivation of freedom through a paranoid choreography.

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Floureja, Pablo Heuson (Belgium, 2017, 12’)

On top of a roof, above our heads, the buzzing of bees overrides the sounds of the city. Facing two worlds closely tied yet in perpetual conflict, how to qualify the relationship between humans and bees?




Ionas dreams of rain, Dragoș Hanciu (Romania, 2017, 28’)

Ionaș is an old man who guards his cornfield against the starving boars coming to eat his crops. In his nocturnal taciturn meditation, Ionas might win the battle against the boars, but soon realize he cannot stand against something as big as time.

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Laatash, Elena Molina (Spain, 2019, 14’)

Saharawi women face every day the thirst of hamada, the curse of the desert. They have built their refuge where they only predicted death. But even more terrible than the shortage of water that dries their throats, there is another thirst for which they find no relief.

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Lionel, Juan Renau (Argentina, 2018, 14’)

Argentine animal photographer Lionel Falcon returns to Buenos Aires to reintegrate into the labor market after succeeding in Sao Paulo.

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Los que desean, Elena López Riera (Switzerland, Spain, 2018, 24’)

In the south of Spain, a peculiar race of hand-painted pigeons will reward not the fastest, but the one who manages to seduce a pigeon and fly as long as possible at her side.

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Los rugidos que alejan la tormenta, Santiago Reale (Argentina, 2019, 15’)

Michel has chosen to leave the city, his family and friends behind to live alone in an idyllic lagoon, where he fishes and climbs, listening to the sounds of nature and savoring its indomitable beauty. This film is a portrait that speaks of freedom.

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Lotus, Mohammadreza Vatandoust (Iran, 2018, 14’)

In April of 2010, after the construction of the dam, several villages were flooded under 80 meters of water. An old woman has waited 12 years for permission to cross the lake to an island where the last resident waits for her.

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Plágan, Koldo Almandoz (Spain, 2017, 10’)

plague: from the latin word “plaga” meaning ‘blow’, ‘wound’. Meaning. Massive, sudden appearance of living beings of the same species that cause serious damage to animal or plant populations.

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염(殮) Requiem, Yimyun (South Korea, 2019, 12’)


Here is the path of human life and death.





Shadows, Noemi Sjöberg (Spain, 2018, 3’)

At the harbor in Essaouira, children are diving while fishermen are working, women hanging around, seagulls flying and construction works going on. Past and forthcoming future are mingling, a transformation is being testified.

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Sisyphe, Driss Aroussi (France, 2018, 12’)

In the desert, a man extracts stones from a mountain and breaks them. In his perpetual labour, he meditates upon life and death.


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Sub terrae, Nayra Sanz Fuentes (Spain, 2017, 7’)

Shadows are not always underground.

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Vlnění (Waves), Vojtěch Domlátil (Czech Republic, 2017, 3’)

Animation work done entirely on the Czech landscape. An observer, who clears his mind and reduces the number of his means only to work with time and space, achieves a certain ecstasy of pixelation and, if he joins the «wave», his path will absorb it completely.

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