European Young Talents III

Length: 72′

A competition strand reserved for students at European universities. They are in the running for the Young Talent Award, presented jointly by the School of Arts (University of Nova Gorica), Academy of Fine Arts and Design (University of Ljubljana) and Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television (University of Ljubljana).

It’s Just a Whole

Directed by: Bianca Scali
Short synopsis:

She knew this day would come and the choice she’d have to make. But as it finally comes, Maya cannot wrap her head around it. A mole – it’s so small, so insignificant, just a mark... How can it be so hard to part from it? Can Maya ever feel whole again when a bit of her is taken away?

Aria in Vanitas

Directed by: Maria Sierra, Valentina Catanho, Mélanie Fernandez, Francisco Máximo
Short synopsis:

An exploration of life using mold, the very living thing that grows on decay, as both the conductor and material.

Mano

Directed by: Toke Madsen
Short synopsis:

Trapped in a neglectful family situation, a protective older brother takes care of his younger sibling and confronts his absent mother, leading to a rash decision.

Prebijanje ledu / Probijanje leda / Breaking the Ice

Directed by: Tara Klepac
Short synopsis:

Two seemingly different characters meet in an unusual way in a snowy desert. The destined meeting changes the lonely character’s life completely; he is alone no more. By working together, they conquer many obstacles and finally live together in the snowy desert which doesn’t look as empty as before.

The Last Bar

Directed by: Arne Hain
Short synopsis:

When 21-year-old Melvin finds himself on a misty cliff, an old lady in a wheelchair pulls him into ‘The Last Bar’. Conflicted about what he wants from life, Melvin struggles with his inner demons.

Meje / Limites / Limits

Directed by: Simon de Diesbach
Short synopsis:

In a forest he digitized, Simon runs.

V plesu / Dans la danse / In the Dance

Directed by: Katya Mikheeva
Short synopsis:

Four friends get together for a freestyle dance session.

Dan rakovice / Crab Day

Directed by: Ross Stringer
Short synopsis:

As part of a fishing community’s annual ritual, a young boy must kill his first crab in order to become a man and gain his father’s approval.

Smetnjak / Trash Can

Directed by: Greta Semionovaitė
Short synopsis:

A lonely raccoon tries to survive another day in the busy city. When he finally finds some food, his happiness doesn't last long.

The Eastern Rain

Directed by: Milly Jencken
Short synopsis:

If the rain were to fall indoors and never outdoors... where do we begin to look for shelter?

European Young Talents III

Length: 72′

A competition strand reserved for students at European universities. They are in the running for the Young Talent Award, presented jointly by the School of Arts (University of Nova Gorica), Academy of Fine Arts and Design (University of Ljubljana) and Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television (University of Ljubljana).

It’s Just a Whole

Directed by: Bianca Scali
Short synopsis:

She knew this day would come and the choice she’d have to make. But as it finally comes, Maya cannot wrap her head around it. A mole – it’s so small, so insignificant, just a mark... How can it be so hard to part from it? Can Maya ever feel whole again when a bit of her is taken away?

Aria in Vanitas

Directed by: Maria Sierra, Valentina Catanho, Mélanie Fernandez, Francisco Máximo
Short synopsis:

An exploration of life using mold, the very living thing that grows on decay, as both the conductor and material.

Mano

Directed by: Toke Madsen
Short synopsis:

Trapped in a neglectful family situation, a protective older brother takes care of his younger sibling and confronts his absent mother, leading to a rash decision.

Short synopsis:

Two seemingly different characters meet in an unusual way in a snowy desert. The destined meeting changes the lonely character’s life completely; he is alone no more. By working together, they conquer many obstacles and finally live together in the snowy desert which doesn’t look as empty as before.

The Last Bar

Directed by: Arne Hain
Short synopsis:

When 21-year-old Melvin finds himself on a misty cliff, an old lady in a wheelchair pulls him into ‘The Last Bar’. Conflicted about what he wants from life, Melvin struggles with his inner demons.

Meje / Limites / Limits

Directed by: Simon de Diesbach
Short synopsis:

In a forest he digitized, Simon runs.

V plesu / Dans la danse / In the Dance

Directed by: Katya Mikheeva
Short synopsis:

Four friends get together for a freestyle dance session.

Dan rakovice / Crab Day

Directed by: Ross Stringer
Short synopsis:

As part of a fishing community’s annual ritual, a young boy must kill his first crab in order to become a man and gain his father’s approval.

Smetnjak / Trash Can

Directed by: Greta Semionovaitė
Short synopsis:

A lonely raccoon tries to survive another day in the busy city. When he finally finds some food, his happiness doesn't last long.

The Eastern Rain

Directed by: Milly Jencken
Short synopsis:

If the rain were to fall indoors and never outdoors... where do we begin to look for shelter?

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