ZOOM SHORT FILM NIGHT TIRANA, TIRANA EKSPRES
MAY 15th, 2015
19_00 >>> 20_00 ZOOM POLAND
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.
OF A FOREST
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.
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.
20_00 >>> 21_00 ZOOM NORWAY
Rolf and Turid are a married couple in their forties, living in a small village at the western coast of Norway. Rolf is a cabdriver and Turid a host at the local TV station. Rolf spends his days driving passengers, drinking coffee and smoking sigarettes. And he enjoys it. But this is all about to change thanks to Turid´s new co-host, the handsome and worldly Edvard. Every week the audience can see the warm chemestry between them. One day Turid gives Rolf a gift, a brand new pair of shoes. When he discovers Edvard has an identical pair he experiences a jealousy-driven fear of losing his wife. Instead of articulating his jealousy he tweaks the truth with the intention of making her jealous of him aswell…
Director: Dino Murselovic
I LOVE YOU TOO
Semir has spent the last two years living in his homeland Bosnia and in Norway. With a wife and child both in Mostar and Lillehammer, unaware of each others existence, the is living a double life.
Director: Liv Karin Dahlstrom
21_00 >>> 22_00 ZOOM ISRAEL
It is the night of the Jewish settlment masquerade party. Fifteen year old Samer insists on taking her older sister Ayat to collect her diploma from the Palestinian University.
Zohara is an Israeli soldier on an isolated military base who is about to get a much-anticipated transfer. Her hopes are shattered when her substitute appears to be suicidal.
It is a hot summer day. Israeli chicken breeder Marziano is driving his stock to the market with his worker. Upon arriving at Palestinian read – block, they are brought to a halt.
MAY 16th 2015
19_00 >>> 20_00 ZOOM NORWAY
Eva is 16 years old and falls in love with Inger. Inger is her fathers new girlfriend. Heartcut is a warm and humorous drama between a father, a girlfriend, and a daughter that didnt want to, but couldnt resist. A story about first love.
Director: Anne Sewitsky
A film about grief and soul-searching. About loneliness and partnership. About the process where the surviving party after a sudden, fatal accident scrutinizes their past life together in search of answers.
Director: Andreas J. Riiser
20_00 >>> 21_00 ZOOM ISRAEL
Natti, a rejected boy in a boarding school, is unaware of this true situation. He meets a girl he wants and learns some painful home truths.
On International Women's Day, when all his fellow alien workers call their distant wives to greet them, Tolya remains speechless as he calls Natasha, his wife. He can't pronounce anything but a whistling mumble with his toothless mouth.
Flora is born in the field, that's what she keeps telling everyone. She is a waitress in a coffee shop that requires complex acrobatic skills. Flora can not take it anymore. But she still hasn't lost her dramatic talent...
21_00 >>> 22_00 ZOOM FINLAND
Brothers Ingvar and Stig Palmen run a small grocery store in the suburbs of Helsinki. The store has persisted through six decades but is now faced with fierce competition from huge hypermarkets.
A poetic short story about becoming a mother. Based on archive footage.
Esther, 9 years, was born in the Middle East to parents who were illegal immigrant workers from Nigeria. The film is a portrait of Esther, a child ever prepared to pack her bags.