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.
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.
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