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Summer holidays. David, 16, is bored to death, alone at home. To help his father, absent, David has to deliver a microwave to a local resident.
An extravaganza of reconstruction starting with ships awash in the deep blue and ending in a solitary exit.
Documentary film about Zbigniew Kolakowski who got as a teenager to two concentration camps in
THE UNIVERSE IN US
Doctors find a sever anatomic abnormality in the body of young dancer Li – a second fully developed heart has grown in her chest.
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Esperanza waits for the sea to return her husband. Clinging to an old fishing net she tries to keep her memories from fading away, but her grandson Fabian is intent on destroying them tearing the net by playing football.
Claudia has a very special relationship with her daughter Elia. They share a fantasy world that appears when Claudia tells a story to her daughter. In that world, they are Stela and Zina, a queen and a princess from his kingdom.
CHILDREN OF THE RIVER
In the riverside neighbourhood of Oporto, all the children prove their courage by jumping from the stunning bridge Luis I into the Duero river. Leo has never done it before. He is different, but he is getting tired of everyone thinking he is a coward.
felix fernandez de castro_SPAIN_2013_fiction_11min
Chance mingles the fate of a vet from Barcelonas' ZOO, a skinhead and a female orangutan about to give a birth.
alberto ruiz rojo_SPAIN_2014_fiction/experiment_7min
When a man looks at the photo strip he just took of hilmself in a photo booth, he cannot believe what he sees.
david castro gonzalez_SPAIN_2013_fiction_2min
A man has a panic attack in the street overnight. Why?
THE LAST VOYAGE OF EVA JOCELYN
daniel burgui iguzkiza&andres salaberri pueyo_SPAIN&PHILIPPINES_2014_documentary_22min
Nine months after typhoon Yolanda ripped through the Philippines, the 3000-ton vessel Eva Jocelyn and three of its crew members are still stranded among the houses of the district 68 of Tacloban City. They still do not know what will happen to them.
alex julia rich_SPAIN&USA_2014_fiction_20min
A man works in a record shop in Detroit and lives a unique experience thanks to a mysterious record.
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BAHAR IN WONDERLAND
Where do you hide from danger, when you cannot hide anywhere? The Kurdish girl Bahar believes she has found a way. “Bahar in Wonderland” is a story of Bahar, little girl, who given circumstances she is in, is not able to be a child. She is escaping with her father from
In order to fight her fears and defend herself from danger she believes in
being able to get invisible by closing her eyes. Germany
A hand drawn film about failure, insomnia, a red motorbike, and pretty bargirls, the desolateness of
(even in summer) and waterproof socks. Berlin
A GIRLS’ DAY
An emotional and strongly subjective movie about the question of what happiness is. At 19, Yasmin is in search of her own happiness and trying to understand her life, as well as the difficult relationship with her mother, a former heroin addict.
elmar imanov&engin kundag_GERMANY&AZERBAIJAN_2014_fiction_22min
Two lives, two worlds: a man and a child. A kid who wants to be friend with the neighboring children. A man who has a date with a woman on a roof. The world of adults and the world of children. They are related but they are torn.
Short film INSTRUSION does not tell a classical story. The main focus lies on the visual design which has the intention to convey a mood.
Hannah, a young woman, wakes up locked in a dark wooden box. She has no clue how she got there. She pleads for her freedom. All she wants is out of the box until she watches a small crack while a gruesome surgery takes place just feet away.
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ELENA ASINS – GENESIS
alvaro gimenes sarmiento_SPAIN_2014_documentary_17min
Elena Asins has lived for over 20 years in Azpirotz, a small village in the northeast of Navarra. From there she develops one of the most significant artistic carriers in the Spanish contemporary art scene.
It is an ordinary day in an American high school, but that day will not be like the others…
I’M SO HAPPY
Fran is finishing the internship while she takes care of her sick mother. In two days, she will be under surgery and her brother appears to take over the situation.
A WHOLE FUTURE TOGETHER
Bankers. Harassment. Love?
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SHADES OF GREY
Early 20th century.
. A boy and a girl meet at the Tsarskoselsky
railway station, but get separated a few moments later. As they grow up, they
two walk the same streets of Saint
However, only 20 years later the mystical connection that emerged between them
in childhood, bring these young people back to the place where they had first
A sailor returns home to
for s single night and tries to track down his lost love, whom he left many years
ruper holler&bernhard wenger_AUSTRIA_2015_fiction_7min
Look away or intervene? When a black man is victim of unfounded, racial abuse in a packed bus, there is only one passenger who will not ignore the situation like everyone else.
barbara s. muller_AUSTRIA_2014_fiction_15min
In a bar, Martin, the cop, runs into his girlfriend Eva. Their small talk soon turns serious and Martins’ intentions become very clear: but neither here nor with his current girlfriend does he find any answer. Furious, he drives through the lonely winter night lit up by neon lights. Just avoiding an accident, he ends up in a brothel. However, reality soon catches up with him…
Forced to be alone: Whenever Lothar sneezes, nearby objects explode. To protect the world he locks himself into a subterranean home, isolated from the outer world. One day, an accident happens. Despite all of the care taken, he breaks his beloved toaster, an early gift from his mother. The broken toaster compels him to leave his residence. Shortly after taking this risk, Lothar runs the world into great danger.
NIGHT WINTER PEOPLE
– So will you show the bomb? – Have a look. – Will you let me hold it? – Take it. You know, it’s boring to live in this world, gentlemen. When there’s nothing to blow up. And so what, really? Well, mansions with the dead, well, the sick in a taxi… A small hive in a box on the wheels.12 souls in a cold piece of iron. And now it’ll blow up! And here is the feat and holiday and an inexplicable anguish is gone… And maybe something will clear up with love. Because how else? Some evening anyway should be the last. Why not this? Well, we’ll have a talk then. How, where and why? And who those winter night people are…
ME TUBE: AUGUST SINGS CARMEN HABANERA
MeTube, a homage to thousands of ambitious YouTube users and video bloggers, gifted and less gifted self-promoters on Internet, has attracted international attention. No less than George Bizets' Habanera from Carmen which has been reinterpreted for MeTube and enhanced with electronic music.
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miguel angelo pate_GERMANY&USA_2015_fiction_26min
A mysterious asteroid crashes into the Pacific Ocean, causing all the adults on Earth to degenerate and lose all human values. A young girl, Sweetheart, fights for the survival of herself and her infant brother in this brutal new world, where her own parents are no longer who they appear to be, and nowhere is safe.
SUN SUN SUN
Impressions of a day of an addicts' monotonous life, always with the same cycle of running, finding money, gambling and taking drugs.
At the end of Washington Boulevard, where Los Angeles' streets merge into ocean, the Venice Pier begins. The rough concrete pier braves Pacific storms and provides stillness and stablity to its visitors. Here we meet two immigrants who take us on their journey through history.
In an idyllic village a poet is living between intoxication, desperation and prayer. But what is it that made him a broken man? The personal fate of the protagonist becomes an universal anti-war-story.
DREAM TO BE A DIVER
A story about a girl who dreams of becoming a diver and who carries out all necessary preparations to reach that goal, but in the end never takes the last step: the dive.
The time stands still, the moments are everlasting.
An animation short story about puberty, based on real life interviews with teenagers.
DEJA – MOO
It could have been a nice Saturday…were it not a mad cow, hysteric mother and two ambulance men, who are all good at one thing mainly: Creating chaos.
HERMES & APHRODITE
What happens if you have to find out first whether you are a boy or a girl? The story of a child who begins to discover his true indentity in puberty.
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A narrated animation in the form of a journal produced as a combination of drawings and graphics. An attempt to find visual equivalents for decomposition and mental deconstruction of personality/person as well as to show desperate efforts aiming at its reconstructing, merging. It’s a peculiar game of graphic representations of mental states which accompany daily struggle with reality, including questions such as: "who am I?, "what do I consist of?".
FROM BED THOU AROUSE
A comically absurd parable that tells the story of a furniture-beds maker who, after the fall of communism, expands his business, from camp beds right through to run-ins with the mafia. He pays a price in his private life for getting drunk on freedom and capitalism. The Polish transformation from a bed point of view, or 20 scenes from the groundbreaking events in
’s recent history. Probably
the first film in the history made only from the top shots. Poland
Fish Boy is a teenager facing the challenges of growing up. His problems are especially severe, as he is different from all others: He is half boy, half fish. His drama is set against the background of a seemingly idyllic fishing village, where his father wants to teach him how to become a fisherman. The boy‘s struggle with the stigma of rejection takes place in several dimensions of interpersonal relationships. Ultimately, it also affects Fish Boy‘s relationship with himself.
An old, poor woman sells honey by the roadside. She does not conceal her displeasure at the nearby presence of prostitutes. It so happens, however, that she gets to know one of them closer and helps her to avoid serious trouble. Will the girl show gratitude for the selfless help?
In her subtle animation Katarzyna Melnyk draws a portayal of a dog living among people. Its life is ruled by the rhythm of the human day which sets the time for eating or training. At night, when the lights in the neighbourhood go down, the forest brims with sounds. Little by little the dog’s repressed instincts start to call out. This hand drawn animation, “Of a forest”, is a film about longing for freedom.
Moko is a dynamic story about shapes, colours and ornaments. It’s a variation on a theme of Polynesian myth of the Creation. A story of first parents and first lovers imerges from the multicoloured artistic and musical impression. The hypnotizing ornaments teem with life and affect the characters.
TO THY HEART
There’s a candy bubble gum, there’s a swing, so there must be love as well - somewhere. A secular litany and a story of a relationship, resounding through a tower block estate.
Jurek, who is twenty three, lives with his aunt who does her best to provide the boy with everything he may need. Tired by the stability and security of life under constant care, he decides to change his fate. To quiet down his aunt’s incessant jabbering he reaches for a hammer. The film, based on the unfinished novel ‘Killing Auntie’ by Andrzej Bursa, is a story about the need of deliverance, full of unobtrusive absurd and black humour.
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THE VOYAGE (In the end: The Beginning)
A visual poem rich in symbols that brings to mind a journey through space and time. By combining linear and circular concepts of time, “The Voyage” attempts to enable viewers to experience the eternal cycle of birth, death and rebirth.
Ex-convict tries to start a new life with his family on a remote island in the labor to get seaweed. Surrounded by forest and sea together with companions in misfortune, they live in their “concentrated” world according to their rules. Challenging the system and society, they prove that they are able to preserve human dignity, ingenuousness, kindness and faith in people despite the twists and turns of life.
The old man Lyosha and his ladie Christie decided to die happily in one day. But Lyosha has to finish something very important first…
Masha has anartriya disease. One day she woke up with a dead tenants and decided never to talk.
Based on a story of Charles Bukowski “Something About A Viet Cong Flag”.
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The world as we know ended, only its ashes are left. In a desperate attempt to bring the family together, Ana and her mother begin a dangerous journey where they will face the monsters that now rule the Earth and an even more dangerous one: the one we all carry inside…
WHEN GIRLS COLLIDE
Experimental pop music band whose music is characterized by soft vocals, electronic beats, glitch beats effects, and variety of traditional and unconventional instruments. Mum was formed in 1997.
Arid soil, sun, wind. A procession crosses the landscape. The echoes of their prayer brings the rain.
vuk jevremovic and collective _SPAIN_2014_animation_5min
The Sailors’ luck is drawn on his skin.
HUBERT LE BLONEN AZKEN HEGALDIA
Life and death of a 20th century Icarus.
Don’t take your clothes off, please. Not tonight.
Samuel, Marta and her enigmatic boyfriend, always present on the telephone, are part of a love triangle.
Joey is with his friends at a party in a park when he sees his ex-girlfriend there. He decides to go talk to her and tell her he still loves her, but a giant snail interrupts them!
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WHY DID THEY COME BY TRAIN
One Sunday afternoon, every day at the same time the train is arriving at the train station which is at the main square of a small town. Hundreds of strange beings took off the train. City residents will experience magnificent and mysterious encounter from which almost all the people fear the most.
Laika, a female dog, is kidnapped and then launched into outer space. Choban, her owner, starts to search for her and ends up in an underground city where he accidently embarks on a singing career. Meanwhile, Laika ends up on a planet inhabited by a mysterious black grandmother called Moira who tailors fate and bends time and space. Moira turns Laika into an anthropomorphic being that yearns to return to her master.
While waiting for her brothers to come home with meal, little she-wolf is taking care of house. Sometimes she likes to play while being alone. Even pretend to be someone else.
SECRET LABORATORY OF NICOLA TESLA
In a hidden lab, after Tesla's death, tremors caused by passing train, woke the robot.
The robot soon becomes aware that he is Tesla's creation, and in anticipation of his arrival is spending his time watching TV. Due to the life as single, robot becomes depressed, so when he sees a strange relationship between man and woman on tv, decides to make his life partner.
The town sleeps under the even grey clouds. There is rarely a person left who remembers clear blue skies. Although the song, wind will tear them all clouds down, when thousand suns light up the town, can still be heard in harbor inns, it looks like no one truly counts on the return of the brightness any more. Only sailors stop by these inns, anyway.
zlatko bourek&pavao stalter_CROATIA_2014_animation_8min
The film represents an author's own memory of the dawn of the World War II in
Sarika is leaving to a Jewish retirement home, something what should have been
a quite and peaceful end of life, turned into a terror of holocaust and she
becomes a victim as well. Germany
Young man is working on railroad as shunter. He lives in the house near by railroad. One day mouse comes into his house. Shunter feeds him and becoming friend with him. Days go by. One day pretty woman comes of the train straight in to his house. He falls in love with her but she is scared of a mouse…
irena jukic pranjic_CROATIA_2014_animation_7min
The film is about how women idealize and romanticize love relationship and are prepared to take and bear in order to be loved.
LOVE & VEHICLES
World full of different vehicles, with different couples, all travelling on a path filled with bizarre meaningless relationships. Two characters, who are almost like twins, just opposite gender. Throughout Love and Vehicles the two of them are mirroring each other, but still, they don’t meet. The vehicles, like a boat, a huge ship, a bicycle, a train and an airplane host little visual gags with different couples. At the final act, we see our main couple for the first time together, waiting for a bus. Are they going to get on the bus together and be as the other couples? Or does fate have other plans?
EVEN MONKEYS DIE
I have always been interested in that moment between living and non-living, the moment in which our existence comes to an end; in such a context He discovers his true self.
"Arcadian Febra" (Dubrovnik Febra or temperature, fever) is a short film about the life cycle of parasitic alien species. The film includes a love story.
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY YOUNIS
mohammed all otaiba_United Arab Emirates_2013_fiction_16min
Younis is a taxi driver, who has passed the age of retirement. He drives an old car, which has never dissapointed him. Today is his birthday…
nayla al khaja_United Arab Emirates_2014_fiction_19min
Sara has just moved to
to a new job and the prospect of a fresh start, leaving behind a tragedy that
has scarred her for life. The transition to her new world is not easy and she
finds herself secluded and lonely at work and home, until one night she
receives a knock on the door from her neighbour. She is confronted by an
elderly Emirati woman, visibly annoyed at her playing her piano during prayer
time yet not understanding a word that she speaks. Dubai
NO WOLF HAS A HOUSE
Sandra loses control of her frightening fantasies at her husbands’ birthday party, surrounded by his family.
Mother tries to keep together a family that is falling to pieces. It is nearly an impossible task if the other side is not making an equal effort. Also the child will miss love, while still trying to trust and love a person that might have never existed. There has been only imagination and hope, that this person is alive, or that he might be. He is being waited for... endlessly. And when he is finally there…would it then be the right time?
When similar fates meet in the middle of everyday rush.
ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WOODS
anu laura tuttelberg_ESTONIA_2014_animation_10min
A fairy tale full of light, magic and nostalgia. A clay doll awakens in her surroundings, which become a surreal world in a constant flow of change. Shot with natural light, the visible changes of daylight emphasize the passing of time in the film.
The film is about loneliness in the society. An old woman does everything with her cat, which is more like a toy for her. Sharing ice cream and knitting sweaters…but the cat decides to run away and she tries to replace it.
The essence is a film about life, love and scent that can wear off quickly. The protagonist is a young woman, a performer who loses the essence she loved in her life. She decides to bring it back for a while, even if the scents are unstable and they wear off quickly.
DJI. DEATH SAILS
Dji is a terribly unlucky death, who doesn’t seem good at his job. This time he has to take the soul of a pirate, but that is easier said than done!