Emi, a young girl with a stomach upset, enters the magical, microscopic world inside a zebrafish and aids the defenders of her cells to outwit the invading Shigella bacteria. At a time when there is increased anxiety around the viral attack on our cells by Coronavirus, this enchanting fairytale film decodes and celebrates the research happening in The Mostowy Lab at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. In an accessible and engaging way it aims to convey cutting edge research about how our cells defeat invading pathogens, and how these scientific discoveries can improve wellbeing and save lives around the world.
This is a story about a bride who is separated from her soldier husband by life and death. At the end of the Eastern Han Dynasty in China, a civil war was launched in order to compete for power and positions, and the people suffered from exile and exile. The man, Wang Hui, had been married for less than a few months and was forcibly conscripted into the army. Newlywed wife Zhang, who has been waiting at home all day long, accompanied by the birds in the garden, unknowingly becoming a dream. Dreaming of Wang Hui's return from dismantling his armor, Zhang was both happy and sad. All of a sudden, the drums of war were terrifying, and the soldiers were in chaos, all of which were skeletons of flesh and blood. Zhang suddenly woke up with fright, only to realize that it was all a dream.
Bi The Way is a short, funny, and intimate animated film about Amir’s life-journey as a bisexual cis man - made in a Stop-Motion animation technique. The film tells Amir’s story from early childhood until present day, highlighting his struggle to fit into binary culture making him unacceptable to the heteronormative community and invisible in the LGBTQIA community. Dr. Maya Lavie-Ajayi and PhD candidate Zeinab Nobowati join in on the films historical-social discussion, providing background knowledge in queer and feminist theories to the subject matter of the film. They also shed light upon the hidden mechanisms of the modern western binary culture and why non-binary people struggle to fit in.
A shift in the routine inevitably disrupts the harmony between Io and the Sphere causing the irreversible destruction of their coexistence by creating a new, seemingly different reality that will set new rules, a new routine.
During WWII, in the ghetto of Przemysl, in Poland, Bernard and two comrades hide in a bunker dug under the roadway to escape deportation.
Machines and robots take care of almost all human activities. The world is automated, and meaningful individual employment isn't possible anymore. A workforce simply is no longer needed – except for some monitoring activities – and humans are doomed to carry out completely insignificant, absurd and repetitive work. The monotony of everyday life blends with suppressed desires resulting in a conflicting existence between reality and fiction.
In the not so far future, a little girl lives alone in a junkyard. One day, another girl appears, and life is not so lonely anymore. A big event occurs, and they will never be the same again…
High above the clouds, a Dragon is teaching his granddaughter the last vestiges of his craft - Cloud Weaving. A magical art form, it takes time and patience to learn, and although Skye’s ambitions are soaring, her skills still need practice. As the sun sets over the horizon and day turns to night, she slowly comes into her own, shouldering the responsibility of creation and accepting the passage of time.