FILM REVIEW

Bad Habits

Bad Habits

Directed by Emilios Avraam Avraam’s short film tells the story of a young man who works as a library cataloger. The story unfolds in a tremendous library during night time, when he suddenly finds something odd in one of the books. The character becomes paranoid and aroused as he feels that is being followed by someone. Maybe he has the right to feel that way, but, at the same time, he can also suffer from a mental situation.

Where We Stand

Where We Stand

Directed by Lindsay McIntyre Shot on a handmade 16mm iodo-bromide emulsion, Lindsay McIntyre’s short film tells the distressed story of the old theaters that are being abandoned and went bankrupt thanks to the less demand of movie tickets that couldn’t cover the seats of the grandiose cinema halls.

Long Yearning

Long Yearning

Directed by Elliot Spencer “Long Yearning” tells the story of the less paid work force and the hard work this people have to perform, even if they don’t get the appreciation they deserve. Day after day, workers from different rural factories and industries work hard, until exhaustion.

Dziwna Śmierć

Dziwna Śmierć

Directed by Monika Olszewska & Patrycja Kuracińska Shot in a very artsy and hipster like style, this music video resemblance the famous 'Nowness' short films style, very organized and with a well defined manner of filmmaking. The quality of the images is quite nice and it has an interesting texture which makes this piece fascinating to watch.

Sandhills Cowboy

Sandhills Cowboy

Directed by Brigitte Timmerman Brigitte Timmerman has done an amazing work in structuring this short film, which we really enjoyed watching. We definitely recommend it and we are glad to have it in our selection.

Revolution

Revolution

Directed by Maxim Rozkov Maim Rozkov’s music video tells the story of a little girl whose purpose is to take a deeper outlook into the choice between danger and curiosity.

Can't Sleep

Can't Sleep

Directed by Aaron Moloney "Can’t sleep" is an emotionally strong film and a true piece of filmmaking that manages to create a moving portrait of a young boy who suffers of insomnia, but all this in a very artistic way.

Eventide

Eventide

Directed by Muriel Paraboni The picture composition, the visual effects, the odd structured narrative and all the other details from this short film beautifully blend in an atmosphere full of nostalgia that gradually grows while the man is mirroring its image back.

Somewhere, Tomorrow

Somewhere, Tomorrow

Directed by Andre Siqueira A simple story of a man and a woman that get the chance to meet in a book store, gradually becomes a real confession with some powerful meanings.

Orbiting Without Sugar

Orbiting Without Sugar

Directed by Mariusz Brozek “Orbiting Without Sugar” is indeed a thought-provoking dark love story, that talks about the limits of a relationship and what are the higher interest of both partners. The film is surely worth watching, being filled with very powerful and beautifully expressed material.

Dochia and Trajan

Dochia and Trajan

Directed by Amalia Vornicu Romanian folk tales have always been fascinating and a great source of inspiration for many art forms. We’ve seen them mostly in fiction films and not that often in animation movies, but Amalia Vornicu’s short film is a very intriguing and provocative one.

The Film Festival

The Film Festival

Directed by Jan Chramosta From mocking the established film directors while they talk about the inexplicable process of making their art to portraying the life of the members of the worldwide film industry with their tumultuous and always on the go lifestyle, this short collection has it all.

Skin

Skin

Directed by Panos Katsimperis If you are interested in another kind of a journey through the depths of life, together with a young girl and her thoughts, this short film will definitely be one of your favorites.

Meat Blue

Meat Blue

Directed by Lucas Leônidas This short film unfolds with the story of two lovers who don’t feel the same love for each other anymore, but who are willing to review how the relationship affected or made them grow as individuals.

Time Is Over

Time Is Over

Directed by Leonidas Stănescu In a world full of filmmakers who aspire to make complex and sophisticated movies, Leonidas Stanescu’s short film tries to stand out from the crowd and, in a brazen manner, he presents himself and his work as it is, without any claims.

A Break in the Clouds

A Break in the Clouds

Directed by Tristan Heanue The film depicts an honest chapter from the experience of two young parents and we really appreciate the honest and very emotional perspective of it. Being a skillful and moving piece of filmmaking, we strongly recommend this film to everybody.

2BR02B - To Be or Naught To Be

2BR02B - To Be or Naught To Be

Directed by Marco Checa Garcia With an intelligently written title, the main plot focuses on the idea that the population is controlled by carefully balancing the number of deaths and births through the Federal Bureau of Termination.

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