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International Competition (1)

1. ( NULL )

DIRECTOR - David Gesslbauer

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 04 mn 30 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Germany

SCHOOL FILM - Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

ENGLISH SUMMARY

The vicious circle got her.

 

International Competition (2)

2. BISHTAR AZ DO SAAT (More Than Two Hours)

DIRECTOR - ALI ASGARI

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 14 mn 50 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Iran

SCHOOL FILM - Università degli Studi Roma Tre (Roma Tre University)

ENGLISH SUMMARY

It’s 3 AM.A boy and a girl are wandering in the city.They are looking for a hospital to cure the girl.But it’s much harder than they thought.

International Competition (3)

3. Chevette 83

 

DIRECTOR - Luis Oliva

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 04 mn 00 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Canada

SCHOOL FILM - Institut national de l’image et du son, INIS

ENGLISH SUMMARY

Luis is ten-year old. His parents, divorced three years ago, decide to go with the whole family to Niagara Falls, aboard the Chevette 83. Luis doesn’t understand.



 International Competition (4)

4. Deserted (ניווט גולם)

DIRECTOR - Yoav Hornung

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 24 mn 56 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Israel

SCHOOL FILM - Tel Aviv University

ENGLISH SUMMARY

On the final assignment of their course as officer candidates in the Israeli army, two women trek through a harsh desert landscape when one suddenly remembers she’s forgotten something crucial…

 

 International Competition (5)  

5. Dios por el Cuello

DIRECTOR - José Trigueiros

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 16 mn 00 sec

 MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Spain

 SCHOOL FILM - Escola Superior de Cinema i Audiovisuals de Catalunya

 ENGLISH SUMMARY

 It’s Sunday, and Pablo, 8 years old, has an invitation to a very special but also forbidden birthday party. It’s Sunday, and for the first time, Pablo is going on a door-to-door preaching with his mother. It’s Sunday, and behind each door, there is a challenge, a test, a surprise. It’s Sunday. 

International Competition (6)

6. Een, twee, drie, piano!

 DIRECTOR - Nienke Deutz

 RUNNING TIME - 00 h 05 mn 05 sec

 MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Belgium

 SCHOOL FILM - University College Ghent

 ENGLISH SUMMARY

Rules of the game:

- the first player that reaches the gameleader wins.

- you can only move when she’s not watching.

- when she sees you moving you have to start all over again.

International Competition (7)

7. Fingerspiel

 DIRECTOR - Mauro Mueller

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 24 mn 55 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Germany

 SCHOOL FILM - Columbia University School of The Arts

 ENGLISH SUMMARY

A middle-aged woman struggles with the waning desire of her husband while forced to take care of his developmentally disabled nephew.

 International Competition (8)

8. Grand Canal (大运河)

 DIRECTOR - Johnny Ma

 RUNNING TIME - 00 h 19 mn 20 sec

 MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - China

 SCHOOL FILM - Columbia University School of The Arts

 ENGLISH SUMMARY

A Greek Tragedy told in a Chinese pop song. Tragic events of a boat captain trying to collect a debt to save his fleet of boats, as remembered by his ten year old son.

International Competition (9)  

9. Ich hab auch mit Sonja (I kissed Sonja)

DIRECTOR - Paul Ploberger

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 20 mn 38 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Austria

SCHOOL FILM - Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien

ENGLISH SUMMARY

“I kissed Sonja” is a story about longing for freedom and fearing to settle for somebody, without losing other opportunities. In just one night the protagonist goes through

a roller coaster ride of emotions which leads him to misdirected conclutions.

 International Competition (10)  

10. Isósceles

DIRECTOR - Michelle Garza

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 16 mn 00 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Mexico 

SCHOOL FILM - Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica A.C.

ENGLISH SUMMARY

David takes care of his ill father everyday. The questions he has from his past start being answered with the aparition of a wild being who inhabits the woods close to his house.

 International Competition (11)  

11. Jack

 DIRECTOR - Quentin Haberham

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 03 mn 00 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Netherlands

SCHOOL FILM - HKU University of the Arts Utrecht

ENGLISH SUMMARY

While looking for a missing limb on a junkyard, Jack discovers that what he really misses is a friend.

International Competition (12)

12.Ketchup Kid

DIRECTOR - Patrick Vollrath

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 19 mn 50 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION

- Austria

SCHOOL FILM - Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien

ENGLISH SUMMARY

11years old PAUL lives in his own world. When one day he meets a desperate boy named Aleksandar, he realizes that it’s easier to walk ones life’s path with a friend rather than alone.

International Competition (13)

13.Knocking (노킹)

DIRECTOR - Woo Geon Park

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 27 mn 10 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Korea (south)

SCHOOL FILM - Hanyang University

ENGLISH SUMMARY

An insurance salesman Dojin Choi, who is solitude and tired of his work is annoyed by some kind of noise from the next door. One day, he finds out that the noise was a sign of a woman trying to communicate with him. He starts to enjoy their covert communication using the wall.

 

International Competition (14)

14.Lothar

 DIRECTOR - Luca Zuberbühler

 RUNNING TIME - 00 h 13 mn 20 sec

 MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Switzerland

SCHOOL FILM - Zürcher Hochschule der Künste (Zurich University of the Arts)

ENGLISH SUMMARY

By sneezing, Lothar releases so much energy, that close objects explode. To protect the world he locked himself into a bunker. One day, when Lothar breaks his beloved toaster, he faces a dilemma.

International Competition (15)

15.MAIK

DIRECTOR - Aline FISCHER

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 24 mn 15 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Germany

SCHOOL FILM - German Filmschool Konrad Wolf

ENGLISH SUMMARY

Maikis finally free again. On probation. He returns to the village where he grew up. Back to his brother, the owner of an asparagus farm where 200 seasonal workers from Romania

and Poland dwell. Maik accepts to letto let himself be inprisoned in this remote place

in midth of meadows.

International Competition (16)

16.MATKA (THE MOTHER)

DIRECTOR - Lukasz Ostalski

RUNNING TIME00 h 30 mn 00 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Poland

SCHOOL FILM - Gdyńska Szkoła Filmowa

ENGLISH SUMMARY

Malgorzata – an important politician – is going to her home

at the lake. Her son – a drug

addict – needs her help. Malgorzata is asking her daughter for her support. At home they find

Malgorzatas semiconscious son and a massacred body of a young girl.

International Competition (17)

17.MEIN SOHN (MY SON)

DIRECTOR - Eliza Petkova

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 17 mn 47 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Germany

SCHOOL FILM - Deutsche Film und Fernsehakademie Berlin

ENGLISH SUMMARY

Leonard studied law. But he’d rather be in the fruit business than take over his father’s firm.

International Competition (18)

18.Mirage

DIRECTOR - Dana Terrace and Iker Maidagan

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 09 mn 19 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - United States of America

SCHOOL FILM - School of Visual Arts

ENGLISH SUMMARY

A young Inuit boy reaches waters no one has ever reached before while trying to fish in the Arctic wilderness. 

International Competition (19)

19.Mont d’Or

DIRECTOR - Karen Guadarrama

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 20 mn 18 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Belgium

SCHOOL FILM - KASK film school

ENGLISH SUMMARY

Nine-year-old Nina spends a short vacation with her older cousin Maren and her boyfriend Marco. As soon as the young girl meets 27- year-old Marco, she falls madly in love with him. When confronted with her new unknown feelings, Nina has no clue on how to hold herself.

 

 

International Competition (20)

20.Origami

DIRECTOR - David Pavon

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 05 mn 52 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Spain

SCHOOL FILM - Escuela Superior de Dibujo Profesional

ENGLISH SUMMARY

Once upon a time there was a paper boat, who lived in an abandoned toy store, that embarks on the journey of his life.

 

International Competition (21)

21.Para Poder Parar o Tempo

(Time Warp)

DIRECTOR - Marcelo Lee

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 19 mn 00 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Brazil

SCHOOL FILM - Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado

ENGLISH SUMMARY

Amelia lives in a bus station at the countryside of São Paulo. Lost into herself, she dreams about a distant love, a boy named Bruno who comes at night to meet with her.

Meanwhile, Romaria and João, candy shop owners, start taking care of her out of compassion. 

International Competition (22)

22.Rab da Vaasta…

(For God’s Sake…)

DIRECTOR - chakravarty devulapalli

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 10 mn 45 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - India

SCHOOL FILM - Whistling Woods International – School of Media & Communication

ENGLISH SUMMARY

Must you kill in order to live…? When a no typical customer walks in and demands a shave, a small time barber with a traumatic past deliberates and faces an epiphany of sorts.

International Competition (23)

23.Rabbit and Deer

DIRECTOR - Péter Vácz

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 15 mn 00 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Hungary

SCHOOL FILM - Moholy-Nagy University of Art

ENGLISH SUMMARY

The friendship of Rabbit and Deer is put to the test by Deer’s new obsession to find the formula for the 3rd dimension…

International Competition (24)

24.Retirement

DIRECTOR - Lucy Campbell

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 06 mn 24 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Australia

SCHOOL FILM - Hamilton Secondary College

ENGLISH SUMMARY

What is the glue that keeps us together? Retired couple Gil and Julia live a nice, comfortable life. But Gil is anything but normal, hiding a secret that threatens to tear their marriage apart. A funny, poignant exploration of fantasy, mortality and the sacrifices that we make for

the ones we love.

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25.Rote Flecken

DIRECTOR

Magdalena Lauritsch

RUNNING TIME

00 h 11 mn 10 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION

Austria

SCHOOL FILM

Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien

ENGLISH SUMMARY

Tommi wants to shoot. While he walks into the woods to practice with his fathers gun he just can’t get rid of his annoying little brother Simon who is also deeply fascinated by the weapon. But their naive games turn deadly serious and bit by bit events are overturning.

International Competition (26)

26.Sacred Defense

DIRECTOR - Nima mohaghegh

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 28 mn 28 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Netherlands

SCHOOL FILM - Nederlandse Film en Televisie Academie

ENGLISH SUMMARY

Reza Motaheri is fighting a holy war and is willing to give up everything in order to free his

country. When his 13-year-old son shows up amongst the volunteers, ready to sacrifice his live, Reza is forced to make an impossible choice between fatherhood and faith.

International Competition (27)

      27.Sayeha Harja Bekhahand

(Shadows Roam Wherever They Will)

DIRECTOR - Milad Sotoudeh and Sajad Sotoudeh

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 25 mn 00 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Iran

SCHOOL FILM - University of Tehran

ENGLISH SUMMARY

This film is the story of shadows which are residents in a city. They wander around from morning till night.

International Competition (28)

28.She Comes in Spring

DIRECTOR - Antoneta Kastrati

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 16 mn 10 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Kosovo, USA

SCHOOL FILM - AFI Conservatory – American Film Institute

ENGLISH SUMMARY

A mysterious young woman visits a middle-aged father in a Serbian village, compelling him to uncover a dark secret buried in his wartime past.

International Competition (29)

29.Spring Equinox

DIRECTOR - Yinuo Wang

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 12 mn 41 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - China

SCHOOL FILM - Columbia University School of The Arts

ENGLISH SUMMARY

In 1990s China, Haijing, a quiet 14-year-old girl living with her single mother and rebellious

sister, is thrown into a whirlwind of emotions upon a new teacher’s arrival at her authoritarian school.

International Competition (30)

30.Tejo Mar

DIRECTOR - bernard lessa

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 19 mn 58 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Brazil

SCHOOL FILM - Universidade Federal Fluminense

ENGLISH SUMMARY

João’s stay in Rio is close to the end. In his last week in Brazil he feels the ansiety of his girlfriend as he begins a journey of rediscovering the city he arrived 10 months ago.

International Competition (31)

31.The grape garden (باغ_آغشته_به_انگور)

DIRECTOR

Golnaz Payani and Mona Najafizadeh

RUNNING TIME

00 h 22 mn 46 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION

Iran

SCHOOL FILM

Ecole Supérieure d’Art de Clermont Métropole and Azad University of Tehran

ENGLISH SUMMARY

In an unthinkable residence, rich soil feeds sweet grapes. A film of a family and their everyday life.

International Competition (32)

32.THE HARVESTER

DIRECTOR - Abhilash Chandra

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 13 mn 11 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Malaysia

SCHOOL FILM - New York University’s Tisch School of The Arts

ENGLISH SUMMARY

A contemplative Indonesian harvester, Tonton, escapes the palm oil plantation he slaves in to

return to his woman. He however gets caught by the plantation men, and now has to deal with the disappointment of his close friend, Juwito, who feels abandoned by Tonton.

International Competition (33)

33.The Lost Voice

DIRECTOR - Bavi Yassin

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 19 mn 50 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Belgium

SCHOOL FILM - RITS School of Arts

ENGLISH SUMMARY

Salma, an Iraqi singer, is forced to leave her native country. She ends up in an asylum centre in Europe. She still conducts herself as a diva, but when she meets Hassan, a young Iraqi refugee, she gets confronted with the reality.

International Competition (34)

34.Tryouts

DIRECTOR - Susana Casares

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 13 mn 52 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - United States of America

SCHOOL FILM - UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles)

ENGLISH SUMMARY

Being a teenager isn’t easy, especially for Nayla, a Muslim-American girl who wants to join her new high school’s cheerleading.

International Competition (35)

35.Un sueño recurrente

DIRECTOR - Santiago Esteves

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 23 mn 00 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Argentina

SCHOOL FILM - Universidad del Cine

ENGLISH SUMMARY

Ignacio has the same dream every night. This dream is destroying everything from the inside of his mind: his job, his romance, his personality, his world. Is it a vision, a sickness, or a simple.

International Competition (36)

36.VIER FÜNFTEL NICHTS

DIRECTOR - Florian Röser

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 20 mn 00 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Germany

SCHOOL FILM - Deutsche Film und Fernsehakademie Berlin

ENGLISH SUMMARY

Moritz had a nervous breakdown. His friend Paul persuades him to travel to the countryside. Paul wants to do some cosmetic repairs to the cottage of his girlfriend Hanna. He

is convinced that physical work is the best treatment for Moritz. Until it turns out that Paul and Hanna have already split up.

International Competition (37)

37.Wedding Cake

DIRECTOR - Viola Baier 

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 08 mn 37 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Germany

SCHOOL FILM - Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

ENGLISH SUMMARY

The unique story of a marzipan couple who tries to make the marriage perfect on top.

International Competition (38)

38.WELKOM

DIRECTOR - Pablo Munoz Gomez

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 17 mn 34 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Belgium

SCHOOL FILM - Institut des Arts de Diffusion de Louvain la Neuve, Belgium

ENGLISH SUMMARY

Jorge loves his father. His father loves a chicken. Jorge doesn’t like the chicken, he wants it in a henhouse. Before building the henhouse, Jorge needs a license. But it’s hard to

 get something when your garden is in Flanders and you don’t speak dutch.

International Competition (39)

39.Xe tải của bố(My Father’s Truck)

DIRECTOR  - Mauricio Osaki

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 15 mn 00 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Brazil

SCHOOL FILM - New York University

ENGLISH SUMMARY

My Father’s Truck is a part comingof-age part road film about 10-year-old Mai Vy as she skips school to help her father with his passenger truck for hire. Mai Vy is soon confronted with shades of morality and some harsh realities as she learns how things, outside the classroom, really are.

International Competition (40)

40.Zar (The Heat)

DIRECTOR - Bartosz Kruhlik

RUNNING TIME - 00 h 23 mn 30 sec

MAIN COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION - Poland

SCHOOL FILM - Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Filmowa, Telewizyjna i Teatralna im. L.Schillera (National Film School in Łódź)

ENGLISH SUMMARY

THE HEAT – 1. Coal or wood afire to redness, 2. High air temperature, 3. Vehemence of feelings.