ZOOM SHORT FILM NIGHT 2014 in Skopje is an educational short film event aiming to introduce young international cinema (focus on short films) to wide Skopje audiences. All films will be screened in original languages with English subtitles. Entrance to all screenings at MAGOR BOOK CAFE is free.
20_00 >>> 21_00
OUT OF ERASERS_erik rosenlund_SWEDEN_2011_15min_experiment
A woman on her way home becomes a victim of a strange infection. She soon realizes that an epidemic is spreading and there are larger forces at work.
SNAIL IN SPACE_sanne hellberg_SWEDEN_2012_10min_animation
Mega missiles on a spaceship are pointing at Earth, ready to evaporate all humankind. The only one who can save the planet is a tiny, cowardly snail.
DIARY OF A JOURNEY_moona pennanen_FINLAND_2011_7min_documentary
An inner portray of a man who searches for reasons to live at the brink of life and death.
A poetic short story about becoming a mother. Based on archive footage.
WATER LILIES IN BLOOM_emil stang lund_NORWAY_2010_15min_fiction
The suspended synchronized swimming guru Labanosov entices overweight women to join him in his mission to prove Isaac Newton wrong at the Championships.
21_15 >>> 22_15
A plastic surgeon creates in real time the new Venus.
Tomas lives in a small trailer on the outskirts of the city. One day at school he is commissioned to write a short essay about his father…
RAKES' COMMITMENT_santi veiga_SPAIN_2012_14min_fiction
Rakes' commitment is a parable, with a lighthearted and humorous tone, about social commitment and love, an unusual and memorable character, who needs to find something in life to commit to.
»Opening our eyes each new day, we stare for a few minutes into space, seeing the first hearing the first sounds. It is neither night nor day something in – between.«
AB OVO_anita kwiatkowska – naqvi_POLAND_2013_5min_animation
Imagine your body stops being only yours. Someone starts to live inside you, changing the rules, taking more and more space, a milimeter every day, not caring that he almost makes you explode. Would you be able to love this thing and call it your child?
One morning, in a gravity-less surreal world, a "sniffer" at a deodorant factory, has to be saved from the ceiling by his wife.
NGUTU_felipe del olmo/daniel valledor_SPAIN_2012_5min_fiction
Ngutu is a newspaper street vendor who hardly sells any copies at all. Resentful, he starts watching the passerby closely in order to make progress in his business.
DJI. DEATH FAILS_dmitri voloshin_MOLDAVIA_2012_4min_animation
Dji is a terribly unlucky grim reaper. All he has to do is to collect the soul of a dying man.
»My grandfather is telling me a story that he made out, and asks me to make a film out of it: because of the pollution, pesticides, and other toxic substances, a bee decided to leave her hive, looking for a more comfortable place for her to move in.«
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