People and things: an affectionate view of how they are connected unites the films in this programme. Always There: Romanian and Ukrainian couples offering private erotic performances via the website livejasmin wait – in sexy lingerie – for prospective viewers in their home bedrooms. Meanwhile, their conversations revolve around everyday activities. A “post-cinematographic documentation” of uneventful human occurrences. In Other Words requires virtually no words to lead us into a world of almost photographic images, the sequence of which creates a visual and narrative state of suspense. Fólk. Hreyfingar. Staðir, produced as a silent “mutual field study” on the north coast of Iceland, portrays a number of residents in their working environment, and their gestures. Are they any different to us? To be and to come back documents a journey back to the country to visit the young filmmaker’s parents, who are to act out their life and death in front of the camera. Cinema at its best! Ben Rivers always described his films as “portraits”. Things is a film about himself or, more precisely, the things in his apartment.