Paradocs Shorts 2

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    The films featured in Paradocs move between film and art. Innovative makers seek out the boundaries of the documentary genre. During Paradocs Shorts 2, see: to forgetUmbra and Palace of Colours.


    to forget

    • Lydia Nsiah
    • Austria
    • 2019
    • 17 min
    • Paradocs

    Memories fade and distort, also when they are recorded on film, which deteriorates over time. A collage of archetypal but damaged footage reveals the perishability of this medium for our collective memory. Read more


    • Florian Fischer, Johannes Krell
    • Germany
    • 2019
    • 20 min
    • Paradocs

    Fascinating sequences of optical phenomena—some familiar, some very mysterious—at the interface of documentary and experimental film. Are you seeing what you think you’re seeing? Read more

    Palace of Colours

    • Prantik Basu
    • India
    • 2019
    • 26 min
    • Paradocs

    While villagers prepare for the annual Sohrai festival, a woman from the Indian Santhali people tells her version of the creation story according to oral tradition. Read more

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