Breaking Ground offers young filmmakers a stage to present themselves and their work. Below you'll find the films we have programmed at one of our festivals or events so far. Please note this is not a video channel, this is a showcase of interesting films. Would you like us to take an interest in your film, please submit it.

Director: Wiep Teeuwisse
Year of production 2015
Genre Animation
Length 4'

Depart at 22

'Depart at 22' is a poetic animated short about growing old and the fear of losing the beauty of youth.

Director: Raphaël Crombez
Sint-Lukas Brussels
Year of production 2015
Genre Fiction
Length 25’33”

Perdition County

Perdition County is an atmospheric story focusing on a foot soldier, named Desmond, who defects from his band of scalp-collecting pilgrims. He sets out on an odyssey to freedom, throughout the endless landscapes of a fictional county, and attempts to reclaim his humanity.

Director: Tamar Clapper
Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht
Year of production 2015
Genre Documentary

Zachar | Nekwa

The Wailing Wall...A place for prayers... A place where men and women are separated through a metallic barrier. Separated and yet conected. Zachar / Nekwa is a visual essay about the threads biding yet separating men and women relationwise.

Director: Sophie Koko Gate
Royal College of Art
Year of production 2014
Genre Animation
Length 10

Half Wet

We are all born as wet as a banana. 75% water. By the time we reach adulthood, that amount decreases to 54%. Gus is interrupted by Tiny Eyes at dusk, on the eve of his 25th birthday.

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