Short fiction films marathon (south)

CinEast 2016

4:15 P.M. The End of the World / 4:15 P.M. Sfârsitul Lumii

Romania, 2016, 15 min, directed by Gabi Virginia Sarga & Catalin Rotaru

A courier takes a hitchhiker on the road. This accidental encounter will change his life forever.

Cannes IFF 2016 (Short Film Official Competition), Sarajevo IFF 2016 (Special Mention of the Jury)

 

A New Home

Slovenia, 2016, 14 min, directed by Ziga Virc

What is the biggest danger Europe faces: the crisis on its borders, or its own paranoia and fear?

Toronto IFF 2016 (Short Cuts)

 

A Night in Tokoriki / O noapte in Tokoriki

Romania, 2016, 18 min, directed by Roxana Stroe

In an improvised night club called ´Tokoriki´ the whole village celebrates Geanina's 18th birthday. Her boyfriend and Alin will give her a most surprising gift, one that nobody will ever forget.

Berlinale 2016 (Generation 14Plus - Special Prize)

 

Belladonna

Croatia, 2015, 18 min, directed by Dubravka Turic

Three women of different ages and backgrounds meet in the waiting room of an ophthalmologist's office.

Venice IFF 2015 (Orizzonti Award for Best Short Film)

 

End of Puberty / Kamaszkor Vége

Hungary, 2015, 13 min, direcetd by Fanni Szilágyi

On a beautiful summer day, teenage twins meet a boy who acquaints them with sexuality, jealousy, and a real anger that drives them apart.

Toronto IFF 2016

 

Goodbye / Auf Wiedersehen

Bulgaria, 2015, 16 min, directed by Yordan Petkov, Eddy Schwartz

A middle-aged German couple on a second honeymoon at the resort where they first met 20 years ago - Sunny Beach, Bulgaria.

Warsaw 2015 (Best Live Action Short)

 

Import

The Netherlands, 2016, 17 min, directed by Ena Sendijarevic

A slightly absurdist film about integration told from the perspective of a young Bosnian refugee family.

Cannes FF 2016 - Quinzaine des Réalisateurs

 

Limp Like That / Csoszogj Úgy

Hungary, France, 2016, 14 min, directed by Petra Szöcs

A woman hires a young actor as a substitute for her deceased husband, in an effort to help her grieving daughter move past the death of her father.

Raisa

Moldova, Austria, Romania, 2015, 15 min, directed by Pavel Cuzuioc

One winter day, Raisa travels into the city hoping to get something that could change her life.

 

The Beast / Zvir

Croatia, 2016, 14 min, directed by Miroslav Sikavica

A rashly accepted job at a construction site in a coastal resort becomes a pain in the neck of a backhoe loader operator.

Sarajevo IFF 2016 (Special Mention), Cannes IFF 2016 - Quinzaine des Réalisateurs (Illy Prize - Special mention)

Transition / Tranzicija

Serbia, 2016, 21 min, directed by Milica Tomovic

Jana is going away to have her sex change. She says goodbye to her family, friends and her life as she knew if.

Locarno IFF 2016, Sarajevo IFF 2016 (Best Short Film)

Organisation: CinEast / Collaboration: neimënster