France, Poland, Mexico, Great Britain / 2015 / 21 min
In this, her fictional debut, documentary filmmaker Wiktoria Szymańska enchants with a wonderful dreamscape captured in black and white as a lonely girl, surrounded by forests, mountains and animals, discovers a magical new world.
I close my Eyes
Ja zakryvayu glaza
Russia / 2016 / 25 min
“Close your eyes. What can you hear? What are you thinking? What do you feel at this exact moment? Where are you? With whom, and why?” This fantastically shot portrait provides insight into the inner life of a young woman due to undergo an ...
4:15 p.m. The end of the world
4:15 p.m. sfârșitul lumii
Gabi Virginia Șarga, Cătălin Rotaru
Romania / 2016 / 15 min
A young delivery man reluctantly takes pity on a hitchhiker trying to catch a lift on a rainswept country road. Quickly the unusual nature of the encounter comes to light, as the driver is forced to confront some strong, though long-suppressed ...
Serbia / 2016 / 22 min
Jana sits in front of the mirror, where she combs her hair and then tenses her muscles. Her face speaks of strength and determination, as well as vulnerability and self-doubt. In two days' time she is to leave family and friends behind to start a new ...
György Mór Kárpáti
Hungary / 2016 / 9 min
Drinking bouts and vulgar behaviour amongst first-year university students on weekend breaks is by no means solely restricted to Hungary and yet the country has witnessed a growing number of female victims of abuse in recent years, with the number of ...
Poland / 2016 / 24 min
There are good and evil deeds. Yet how is one to tell these apart at the age of ten, whilst playfully imitating a serial killer? The only hope is the advice of his fellow altar boys or, failing that, the experience of a challenge that unexpectedly ...
Russia / 2016 / 14 min
Welcome to Nastya's world, a place where everything has its price. A powerfully eloquent, dystopian comedy on life, death and the consequences for the mortgage.
Bulgaria / 2015 / 29 min
A youngster lives together with his parents in an old trailer in the Bulgarian hinterlands, where he has to compensate for his father's absence when the latter heads to the city to scrape together a living. The boy's only companion is a stray dog ...
All Rivers Run to the Sea
Toate fluviile curg în mare
Romania / 2015 / 25 min
Mourning, emptiness, anger; the hours and days that follow the death of Radu's mother turn out to be an emotional roller-coaster in this portrayal of the emotional havoc wreaked by a relative's passing away.