European Young Talents Competition
Alcohol, boobs, despair. And in the middle of it, a perfect horse love story.
When, mindlessly, you make five steps too many, you can get stuck in the place with no way out. How to free yourself when you have no strength left and all ideas – literally – bounce off the wall?
A mousetrap snaps shut, a market place awakens. A group of men heatedly discuss how to kill the animal in the little box. One after the other, they try to trump each other’s sadistic fantasies, and even a stranger’s suggestion to let the creature loose turns out to be a sick manipulation. But as the macabre game unfolds and spirals out of control, both victim and tormentor suffer the same fate.
Ghetto is like a bucket full of crabs. When fishermen catch the crab, they never cover the lid. They just let the crabs be there, in the open bucket, because instead of helping each other get out of the bucket, the crabs keep pulling each other down.
REM: the stage of sleep which invokes dreams. The film attempts to depict these hypnagogic visions, which are presented without narration. Fragments of the unconscious overtake and dismantle one another in the process of obliterating the dream from memory.
A group of tired playground visitors meet at night for a last contest.
Based on Bruno Schultz's short story of the same title, this is a compilation of literary world and authors' own emotions and experiences. Loneliness is a stab taken at mirroring tangles of undescribed emotions and internal feelings of a man in his metaphysical experiencing of life.
Flipped explores the absurdity of a world where the roles of kids and adults are switched. The story follows a day full of bizarrely reversed interactions, unravelling the dynamics of this relationship. The kids are challenged to deal with the big size difference and unpredictable nature of the childish adults, while adults gain back kids’ qualities, let go of all responsibilities and become children once again.
The reality presented in the film might be described as inertia or chaos. The characters feature a lack of willingness to take any action, they are passive and indifferent, unable to create their own reality. The author presents a world that loses its original shapes, loses its identity. “Oh God” as the main theme combines it all: grimace, sigh and a quiet whisper of despair over our own impotence.
An animated film that presents a journey of a queer person where he explores his sexuality and the queer community; the film illustrates an observation of the modern queer society and fantasies toward the freedom of gender fluidity. This work is to reflect the real situation of the community where discriminations, freedom, and love coexist.
Melancholic and minimalistic narration in the form of animation about the transience of being and the levity of the time, about the illusion of freedom and the loneliness of a little man in the sea of life.
Santo Domingo, 1780. Toussaint, an old slave, escapes to the forest to free the spirit of his dead wife.
Barbeque is a visceral journey about coping with the post-traumatic stress disorder, exploring and visualizing feelings of shame and disembodiment.
A beautiful red flower stands in the middle of the forest. When it suddenly disappears, Mouse is very sad. Bird takes Mouse around the forest to search for the flower and other animals join in too. Then they think they've found the flower and things quickly get out of hand.