European Young Talents Competition
A miserable hotel performer learns to express herself when she falls in love with a walrus.
The film depicts the morning routine of a man. Memories seep into these present moments as he is remembering his childhood.
Mahmut, an old Kurdish goatherd, wanders in the Qandil Mountains with his goats as is his custom. Despite the quiet life he leads, he cannot escape from the conflict between the separatist guerrilla and the Turkish armed forces.
The film presents the way in which the native population of a round-shaped planet reacts at the encounter with a character of a different physical appearance. Being square in shape, the character is not accepted by the inhabitants of the planet and is physically changed by force to be one of them.
Croatia, 2019, hd, 4:21
I see an animal with memories. It doesn’t have a tail, it has protruding eyes, strong limbs and slimy skin. I try to catch it but it’s impossible. It’s a frog. It is accompanied by four beings. They have arms, no tail, and are not humans. They love eating at the table. They are not frogs but could easily be mistaken for them.
Handmade is an experimental exploration of animation processes. The film uses a hand reacting with a book to instil a sense of aggression and as a vessel to explore each of the techniques (ranging from charcoal, to pixilation to cut out).
Our character has a pitiful life. He works in a petrol station selling burnt hot-dogs and coffee from a broken coffee machine until, one day, he can make his biggest wish come true.
Switzerland, 2018, dcp, 5:50
Where people meet, the brave ones discover that with enough confidence pupils turn into doorknobs, opening up worlds where horizons dissolve into nothing. The film tells eight short, interlaced stories about friendship.
Crackling sugar skies and sweet cookies dancing their ritual to tribal drums of purity. Her Cookie is a celebration of femininity sparkling in the dark.
Partners on stage and in life, acrobats Alec and Theo find each other in a perfect balance between lifting and flying, between leading and following, until this fragile balance is turned upside down in an accident. While Alec has to understand his physical situation, Theo climbs into the depths of his being, looking for the strength to deal with reality.
After a young woman is responsible for a hit and run, strange and spooky things start to happen... A little thriller about people who are not always the best at making decisions.