Nerves on Nerves *

Ilze Ance Kazaka | Latvia 2018 | Animation | 3′ 30”

The main character finds himself frustrated and unconsciously crosses the line between “everyone is getting on my nerves” and “I’m getting on everyone’s nerves.

The Girls Were Doing Nothing ***

Dekel Berenson | UK, England 2017 | Fiction | 17′

The Girls Were Doing Nothing is a study into the conflicting nature of love and the human soul – our basic needs for stability, comfort and routine which clash with equality strong desires for novelty, variety and freedom.

Time Machine ***

Jan Bujnowski | Poland 2018 | Documentary | 25′ 56”

A 55-year-old street performer from Poland is living a lonely life in London. His parents decide to pay him short visit after years of not seeing him. He wants to take this opportunity to resolve long-term conflict with his father, but he doesn’t know that his real problem is more complicated.

Swoosh *

Heikki Ikonen, Leevi Ikonen | Finland 2018 | Fiction | 5′ 58”

Swoosh is a modern silent film about ageing. It combines modern editing styles, animation, progressive music and Kaurismäki-ish humor in the form of a 6 minute silent film. Swoosh is written, produced and directed by a father and son duo, and it took 35 years to make in total.

Despondency **

Pinky Alonso | Spain 2018 | Fiction | 7′ 38”

After having sex, a couple starts to have arguments and unspeakable secrets emerge, leading an end that they couldn’t have ever figured out.

Simbiosis Carnal **

Rocio Alvarez | Belgium 2017 | Animation | 10′ 11”

A poetic journey through the history of desire and sexuality where the female pleasure, long ignored and repressed, takes pride of place.

  • * Innovative Film Award nominee
  • ** Short Film Award nominee
  • *** Novella Film Award nominee