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The Offscreenings program presents a fine selection of special, new and unreleased films, giving a platform to independent, non-conformist filmmakers as well as to movies at the cutting edge of contemporary cinema. These films are noted for their artistic originality, unique vision and inventive approach to the medium and the genre. Come and see the cult films of tomorrow.

Two other recent films, never shown in Brussels, are presented in the Cannon Films and Botanicals sections:
- Electric Boogaloo, The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon films
- The Creeping Garden


A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence

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Roy Andersson, 2014, SE, HD, ov st fr & nl, 101'

A kaleidoscopic, absurd tale of everyday and out-of-the-ordinary stories, portraying our human existence in its grandeur and pettiness, beauty and tragedy, exaggeration and sadness. Roy Andersson (“Songs from the Second Floor”) was awarded the Golden Lion in Venice for his film.

04.03 > 20:00 + 07.03 > 18:00
5€ / 3,5€

Leigh Janiak, 2014, US, HD, ov 87'

A newlywed couple on their honeymoon heads to a cabin by the lake. At night, Bea suddenly starts to sleepwalk. Paul finds her wandering in the woods, in a state of confusion. What has happened to her? Creepy body horror featuring Rosie Leslie (“Game of Thrones”).

+ Rabbitland

Ana Nedeljkovic & Nikola Majdak Jr. , 2013, RS, HD, ov ang 7'

Brainless rabbits live in Rabittland. They are intensively pink, have holes in their heads instead of brains, and they are happy regardless of what happens to them.

05.03 > 20:00
5€ / 3,5€

Peter Strickland, 2014, GB, HD, ov st fr & nl, 101'

A lesbian couple plays sado-masochistic power games. Peter Strickland (“Berberian Sound Studio”) lets comic absurdity seep into this sharply accurate portrayal of the delicate balance in a relationship. Giallo-esque atmosphere in a gorgeously shot masterpiece featuring Sidse Babett Knudsen (“Borgen”).

Personally introduced by director Peter Strickland

06.03 > 20:00  
5€ / 3,5€

Miroslav Slaboshpitsky, 2014, UA, HD, ov st no subtitles, 130'

A newcomer at an institute for deaf-mutes has to fight for his place in a hidden world of brutal violence, teen prostitution and human traffic. With all dialogues in sign language, action speaks louder than words. This price winner of the Cannes festival is an astounding achievement that will leave you speechless.

08.03 > 17:00
5€ / 3,5€

Sono Sion, 2014, JP, HD, ov st ang, 116'

After “Why Don’t You Play in Hell?”, the Japanese enfant terrible turns Offscreen on its head once again - this time with an insane yakuza hip-hop musical! In a colourful, cartoonish version of Tokyo, street gangs go at it head-to-head – with rhythm ‘n rhyme, but also with swords, revolvers and... tanks!

14.03 > 20:00
5€ / 3,5€

Eskil Vogt, 2014, NO, HD, ov st fr & nl, 91'

After losing her sight, Ingrid has to rely on her memory to retain a visual connection with her surroundings. But when those memories fade away, her imagination starts to fill in the blanks and the line between reality and fantasy becomes unclear. Engaging drama with a Charlie Kaufman-like complexity.

15.03 > 18:00
5€ / 3,5€

Ruined Heart

Another Love Story Between a Criminal and a Whore

Khavn, 2014, PH-DE, HD, ov st ang, 73'

The joined forces of punk director Khavn’s rebel energy, Wong Kar-wai’s regular cinematographer Christopher Doyle’s elegant camera work and cool-ass actor Tananobu Asano (“Ichi the Killer”) result in a hypnotic descent into the neon-lit underbelly of Manila.

15.03 > 20:00
5€ / 3,5€

Shinya Tsukamoto, 2014, JP, HD, ov st ang, 87'

Dantesque imagery on a Pacific island during the last days of WWII. Between mutilated bodies and rotten corpses, a lonely soldier is on a quest for redemption, only to descend deeper into hell. A hard-hitting anti-war film by cult director Shinya Tsukamoto (“Tetsuo”, “Tokyo Fist”).

21.03 > 20:00
5€ / 3,5€

The Mole Song

Undercover Agent Reiji

Takashi Miike, 2013, JP, HD, ov st ang, 130'

Incompetent police agent Reiji gets ordered to infiltrate a gang of criminals. His superiors hope that, thanks to his clumsiness, no one will ever suspect him of being an undercover agent. But then he winds up in a power struggle between the gangsters. Takashi Miike’s newest is an outrageous comedy.

+ The Planets

Andy Martin, 2014, GB, HD, ov 12'

An intergalactic animated journey through twelve distinct worlds. In them we find plasticine battles, bored sheep, robots in love, ghostly fish & chips, superhero kids, as well as lots of other shenanigans.

22.03 > 17:00
5€ / 3,5€

Ana Lily Amirpour, 2014, US, HD, ov fa st fr & nl, 99'

The dark streets of an imaginary Persian town called “Bad City” are haunted by a female vampire, her black chador draped over her shoulders like a cape. This feminist art-horror film lies bare an Iranian underworld of pimps, hookers, drugs and decadence.

22.03 > 20:00
5€ / 3,5€

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