A long story short
A snail has a journey. He meets a lost mirror and he thinks that his life has an important purpose. The snail is curious about his own reflection until everything gets lost in his mind and the dream of the snail becomes confusing.
Romania, 2017, 10 min.
Genre: Drama, Experimental
Director: Andrei Olănescu
A black-and-white one-shot about a woman returning to her boyfriend’s place after disappearing for several days without any explanation.
Romania, 2017, 11 min.
Director: Alexandru Mironescu
Screenplay: Andrei Șendrea, Alexandru Mironescu
Director of photography: Zoran Simulov
Editor: Cosmin Marius Stângă
Producers: Alexandru Mironescu
Cast: Ioana Anastasia Anton, Istvan Teglas
It’s Getting Darker in the Danube Delta
The City of Sulina isn’t anymore what it used to be during the 19th century. The huge harbour that served as a strategic point for all the European water transport is gone now, and all that has remained to the local people after the Communist era is fishing. The only problem is that young people don’t have the patience to do it, the laws aren’t helping them at all, and all that has remained to them is to leave town.
Romania, 2017, 16 min.
Director: Andrei Tache Codreanu
Screenplay: Andrei Tache Codreanu
Director of photography: Mihai Drăghici
Editor: Andrei Stoian
Producers: Andrei Tache Codreanu
Horses don’t Die on the Dog’s Wish
The famous poet Nichita Stănescu talks about a strange phone conversation he had a few days before.
Romania, 2017, 2 min.
Genre: Animație (Animation)
Director: Cristian Radu
Voice: Nichita Stănescu
The Mystery of a Simple Case
A cook that goes by the name Grișa (48 years old) is happily married with Eliza (45 years old), but all of the sudden, he develops a crush on the young woman next door.
Romania, 2017, 17 min.
Director: Vera Surățel
Screenplay: Vera Surățel
Director of photography: Lorincz Lorand
Editor: Alex Pintică
Producers: Vera Surățel, Angi Istrate
Cast: Mihai Călin, Ioana Abur, Nicoleta Hâncu, Virginia Rogin
A Small Detail
After a wife’s funeral, an old man talks his daughter into driving him to visit an old friend. He keeps the reason and the intent of his visit a secret. He uses the time it takes to get there to try and reconcile with his daughter. However, the reason of his sudden visit to a forgotten friend remains a mystery, just like the secret he’s carrying with him.
Croatia, 2017, 23 min.
Director: Mladen Stanic
Director of photography: Sara Bernarda Moritz
Editor: Marko Klajic
Cast: Mate Gulin, Natasa Kopec
Alex’s girlfriend left him without an explanation, and now he is trying to find out what the reason was, by asking his closest people. As the conversations with them progress, we see him as a kind-hearted guy, but ultimately very annoying and invasive. He doesn’t get to understand the way he alienates people, although it’s clear for the others.
Bulgaria, 2017, 12 min.
Director: Elena Toncheva
Screenplay: Trendafil Dimitrov
Director of photography: Marin M. Marinov
Cast: Vladimir Zombori, Valentin Tanev, Maria Statulova, Tsveta Doycheva
Milica comes to the pub with the intentions to renew her relationship with a married man, Milan. The evening passes in a tense atmosphere full of sexual tension between them. Milan is being cruel to Milica in order to chase her away. Despite the inability to keep a beloved man, Milica realizes she has a whole life ahead of her.
Serbia, 2017, 15 min.
Director: Tamara Todorovic
Director of photography: Vidoje Vujatovic
Editor: Kristina Todorovic
Cast: Jsidora Simijonovic, Aleksander Dindjic, Gala Salipur, Nikola Vostinic
Janka is on the verge of puberty. While attending dance class with her friend, Zorana, who is preoccupied with topics such as kissing, new clothes and parties. Janka is trying to retain her childish innocence for as long as possible, but she can’t escape the inevitable changes every girl has to undergo.
Croatia, 2017, 21 min.
Director: Tajana Bakota
Director of photography: Mario Pucic
Editor: Denis Golenja
Cast: Nika Dolusic, Klara Kovacic, Natasa Dangubic