The selected films of the Jury Programme will be shown before Competition Programme screenings:
Max Morrison, a couch potato from New Zealand, lazily watches TV, slowly being consumed by the programme.
Musical Traumas came to fruition as the result of the director's obsession with music schools. It is a rhythmic compilation of traumatic, but amusing confessions of former students, as well as an attempt to visualise music with scrumptious, hand-drawn animation. The experiences may be documentary, but the image comes straight from the world of musical impressions.
A moody portrayal of the moment we stop loving others and fall in love with our fantasies. If we cannot understand each other, maybe our avatars can find a common language? But whatever lies below the surface should stay that way. We are fine. Our lives are milk and honey. Everyone pets their own bunny.
Tonight, Anna and her dad have decided to walk home through the forest. Anna takes a torch and dad lights it up for her. The silent forest is as enchanting as it is scary and the bright flame as protective as it is blinding.
Hrvaška, Francija, 2018, hd, 7:20
The cycling season is nearing its grand finale. During the final race, the two men in the lead are competing for more than the Grand Trophy; they are fighting for the affection of a lady and fulfilment of their erotic fantasies. Meanwhile, the small port town prepares for the arrival of a large ocean liner and its dashing captain.
Prikaz briljance v štirih dejanjih / Briljantsuse Demonstratsioon Neljas Vaatuses / A Demonstration Of Brilliance In Four Acts
Estonija, Hrvaška, 2018, hd, 15:03
People are waiting for someone special. Someone special is born – a grown-up man in a suit. They follow the man and cheer for his theatrical but utterly pointless performances. In the middle of a performance, he makes a mistake and the people who have so far adored him, leave. Left alone, he meets a woman who is made for him. The theatrical performances continue…
A non-narrative pixilation of the Czech landscape. An observer, who clears his mind and constrains his means to work only with time and motion in space, can not only find pixilation rapture, but what is more: if he connects to "the wave", his journey will consume him completely.
Eight-year-old Tilda’s memories of her family as surrealistic visions come to life: the circus member ex-mermaid grandmother, the erotically overheated mother and the disappeared father whose broken heart, anger and jealousy manifest as a rhino.