AUGUST 2017 (JULY COMPETITION)
Director: Hugo Pinto Runtime: 10 minutes 43 seconds Release date: December 11, 2016 Genre: Fiction Country: Portugal Synopsis: Y0U is a love story, that happens in a moment in which the last thing you want to do is to fall in love, but falling in love is probalbly the only way you have to go on with your live.
Director: Julien Hérisson Runtime: 35 minutes Release date: June 1, 2016 Genre: Fiction Country: France Synopsis: A young offender on probation, Brahim is working hard to give his younger sister, Sonia, a better future, away from the projects. But his salary, with which he intended to pay Sonia’s school fees, is withheld. At great risk to himself, Brahim is willing to go to any lengths to get the money he needs, even re-awakening his former demons.
Director: Edgar Baghdasaryan Runtime: 30 minutes Release date: January 1, 2017 Genre: Fiction Country: Armenia, France, Turkey Synopsis: Since 1993 the border between Armenia and Turkey is closed. The countries have no diplomatic relations, road and rail links, whereupon there are almost no economic relations.
Director: Andrii Andreiev Runtime: 7 minutes 23 seconds Release date: Genre: Documentary Country: Ukraine, Antarctica Synopsis: Antarctic is a short film about the beauty of this continent and its wildlife. In this film the audience will see the unique scene, we would call it 'gastronomic dance' - it is feeding of the whales with their unique technique 'bubble feeding net'.
Director: Sylvia Le Fanu Runtime: 25 minutes 15 seconds Release date: Genre: Fiction, Student Country: Denmark Synopsis: Sayid, a refugee doctor from Syria, has just received a Danish residence permit, and is about to embark on establishing a new life in rural Denmark together with his son Adnan. At the same time as having to learn a new language, he faces the challenge of maintaining his boy's respect, in a situation where Adnan's assimilation seems to be going somewhat faster than his own.
Director: Rautszko Panz Nikodem Runtime: 5 minutes 40 seconds Release date: March 1, 2017 Genre: Fiction Country: France Synopsis: At night in an empty skating rink, a young artistic skater launches on the ice, and begins a training. After a bad fall, she finds herself in blood, alone in the middle of the track. Unable to get up, she calls for help, when the ground starts to tremble...
Director: Samuel Maasho Runtime: 30 minutes Release date: January 1, 2017 Genre: Fiction Country: Germany Synopsis: Young Eritrean refugee Binjam lives in a container with asylum seeker Omid from Iran. The two work as cleaning staff in a sports club where by chance Binjam's great sprinting talent gets recognized by running coach Helmut. Out of different motives both men start to work on the career of Binjam as an athlete.