February 14

Cinema Galeries (Studio)
Koninginnegalerij 26 Galerie de la Reine, 1000 Brussels

Free entry + popcorn. Reservation required:
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All films English spoken or subtitled.
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The Bitter with the Sweet (Germany)
by Ann Sophie Lindström

A love story on the verge of madness between Ricky, 62, an aging cowboy and Gretchen, 55, an eloquent former drug addict. Ricky and Gretchen live a thin line between love and hate as they try to grow old together.
Documentary Film // Duration: 00:23:48

Fragments 83 (United States)
by Richard Millen, Corentin Koskas

Fragments 83 rediscovers—and repurposes—Richard Millen’s 1983 experimental film If You Can’t Be with the One You Love, shot in Brooklyn and the West Village in the early days of the AIDS epidemic. The resulting documentary explores the hunt for sex/love, the joy of making cinema, and the inexorable passage of time.
Documentary Film // Duration: 00:19:09

Rita (Greece)
by George Danopoulos

Rita, an old-school prostitute, in Athens, talks about facts and aspects of her life and character.With her soft adorable voice she escorts an acute variety of images while wandering inside the whorehouses showing us the abrasive and strident world of the brothels in Athens.
Documentary Film // Duration: 00:20:50

The Ballad (Canada)
by Haya Waseem

The Ballad is a visual exploration of relationships, captured on 65mm film with unrehearsed couples.
Experimental Film // Duration: 00:03:50

Flora (United States)
by Chaerin Im

Experimental animation about gender and sexuality, the awkwardness of division. Uncanny sculptures of vagina and penis are the main element.
Animated Film // Duration: 00:04:17

Inventory of Time (Brazil)
by Khalil Charif

In a New York City subway journey, a sequence plan examines a social aspect, searching for a reflection about our new era of profound human and technological changes – and its challenges.
Experimental Film // Duration: 00:01:00

Koka, the Butcher (Germany)
by Bence Máté

A respected figure in Cairo’s pigeon fighting world is leading his area into a decisive battle. Under immense pressure from his conservative community to quit his passion and marry, he is faced with the possibility that the upcoming race will be his last one.
Documentary Film // Duration: 00:38:00