Short But True 

The screening of short documentaries sheds light on the dark side of the ice cream business in Ireland and the privileged life of the French Ambassador’s wife in Burkina Faso.

Excess Will Save Us

In a small village of the North of France, an attack alert has been set off due to the combination of two events: the beginning of the hunting season and an argument between drunk Polish workers.

Director: Morgane Dziurla-Petit
Country: Sweden
Year: 2018
Duration: 14 min
Newstime

Newstime is a found footage film which discusses cultural differences, being an outsider, the Namibian independence struggle, and Finland’s long-term ties with the southern African country. Ellen Namhila recites her autobiography “The Price of Freedom”. Namhila spent seven years in Tampere in the 1980s as a refugee on a scholarship, studying library science.

Director: Laura Horelli
Country: Finland, Germany
Year: 2019
Duration: 40 min
99 Problems

The inside scoop on the murky world of the ice cream business. Through the eyes of Pinky, the self declared ‘king of the ice-cream men’, we’re taken into this unregulated industry where rival drivers will stop at nothing to protect their livelihoods.

Director: Ross Killeen
Country: Ireland
Year: 2018
Duration: 14 min
The Ambassador’s Wife

We find ourselves in an extravagant garden in Ouagadougou. The French Ambassador’s wife dreamt about becoming a famous opera singer. Instead, she is now using the singing as a ventilator to survive her seemingly privileged life surrounded by workers. This film raises questions about power structures, class, intersectionality, post colonialism and feminism in a poetic, subtle and seductive way.

Director: Theresa Traore Dahlberg
Country: Sweden
Year: 2018
Duration: 20 min