Mosaic explores evolution in its natural and artificial forms — the deliberate and random modifications of an organism. As a mixed genre, science-driven anthology film, Mosaic is the first of its kind featuring ten visionary, international filmmakers and stories from the most influential scientists of our time.
The Mask Task - Josephine Decker
With documentary audio material and Butoh dance, the multi-age performers are invited to take shapes, organize themselves in nightmare poses and free-form improvisations and create moving tapestries that allow our audience to create its own interpretation of the mysteries of human emotion, stress and fear.
Orfeo Nel Canale Alimentare - Rachel Mayeri
In this animated opera, Orpheus attempts to rescue Eurydice from a bout of indigestion by crossing the river of her inner-under world. But in the alimentary canal there are no heroes, only the multitudes.
Insān - Alexis Gambis
A young man with a stutter shares with us the story of the first speaking Arabian Oryx "Mozaik" that changed the course of his life and for that matter the future of humankind.
Random Legal Move - Noah Hutton
For years Clarice has kept her father’s work hidden, as she works a menial job at the local rec centre. But after a renowned neuroscientist makes her a tempting offer, Clarice must make a decision whether to guard his secret or give the last piece of her father’s genius away.
Lichen - Sally Warring
The journey of the Fungus on its hunt for the perfect Algal mate punctuated by events that occur in the Lichen lifecycle.
The Fortress - Miryam Charles
Four days after being declared dead, a young girl miraculously finds a way to communicate with her mother leading her to find a way to save her. With the help of a mad scientist, she and her husband will embark a journey to Haïti.
Caroni - Ian Harnarine
An immigrant in New York tries to become a Scarlet Ibis (Eudocimus rubber) bird so that she can travel back to the Caribbean for her child’s birthday party.
Mother, a fairy tale - Barry J Gibb
How far would you go to get what you want? In the near future, Jill is a rare survivor in a world nature tore apart, a woman whose powerful maternal urges are thwarted by a scarcity of men.
Realm of An Inner Child - Jeannette Louie
In a tale about fetal microchimerism, a woman experiences the persistent loss of her child who died in utero many years earlier. Her sadness is eased by the knowledge of their molecular bond as the child's fetal cells were absorbed by her body and a microchimera was created. During a brief interlude, they share a discourse that reveals their enduring physiological attachment.
The Breeder - Demelza Kooij
Always wanted an extra fluffy rabbit, a dog on two legs, or a legless cat? Dr Schönbacher's new app makes it easy for you to design and order your own!
Animation by Maya Edelman
Assistant Editor: Gergo Varga
Co-produced by Imaginal Disc