Beer, cigarettes or margarine, the corner store in Sirča has it all. It’s the meeting point of those who didn’t emigrate. No work, no money, but a lot of humour and friendship. Everyday life in central Serbia and maybe soon all over Europe?
From the heart of Serbia comes an Eastern Asterix and Obelix saga: Pranjani is a small village in central Serbia. Locals earn their living abroad or as farmers. Many count themselves among the Tschetniks, Serbian patriots and WWII resistance fighters. So far, so normal. But every May, the Rakijada takes place – a championship that is all about who can drink the most, balance on wooden poles and brew the best magic potion – Rakija, plum brandy. A portrait of a sleepy village that shines a new light on the Serbian soul, while never losing sight of the typical humour of the
A young woman returns to Kigali after 20 years of living abroad.
The state of things, as told by Tarrak.
In a dystopian, post-apocalyptic Britain, a young punk discovers true rebellion when she meets a radical old dandy.
A touching story about friendship between a small cloud and a big whale.
A story about a dachshund who is going through five different feelings. The paper-folded dog is looking for a suitable friend, because not everyone is suitable, as he has to find out. He gets in touch with four other animals; a tortoise, a runner duck, a lion and a fox.
Through the rigours of the blizzardly winter, a boy is met by two yetis on a snow covered mountain.
Matti is 15. He really wants to make out with his girlfriend Paula or to go to the lake with his mates. But again he has to stay at home. The reason why should be kept secret. A short film about growing older and about love.
Pushed beyond her breaking point by an endless routine of duties and lessons, princess Maria is swept into a dark, dark woods full of monsters.
Through the rigours of the blizzardy winter, a boy is met by two yetis on a snow covered mountain.
Madeleine has a craving for children’s teeth. She creeps into their bedrooms at night to collect their teeth. One night she is nearly caught, leading her to explore a new world and question who she is.
A story of a girl who spent her early childhood in nature but then had to grow up in a big city. Days in the garden are full of joy, play, creativity and love. The little girl learns how to love, feel, imagine, observe and do many things in that place.
A surreal story about three friends who exchange heads by accident and are forced to adapt to each others life. This leads to funny but also enriching situations. Will they be able to keep it secret? And will they ever get their own head back?
A man is in a difficult situation. He calls the only one who could possibly help him, but will he help? Can he help? The elementary question is, can you really help yourself?
Two couples meet at their children’s school one night to plan a class outing. But things take an unexpected turn when they end up playing “spin the bottle” instead and become kids themselves.
In a world where the original nature is widely disappearing, there seems to be a new forming: artificial nature. This essayistic documentary examines the context, experience and various forms of this simulated nature in an experimental way.
A touching story about the friendship between small Cloud and big Whale.
Chika the dog and the five-year old Mikasch are the heroes of this story which is set in a Jewish ghetto in an unnamed Polish city. The little dog helps Mikasch to develop as a child despite the persecution of the Jews and the threats of the 2nd World War.
A story about a dachshund who is going through five different feelings. The paper-folded dog is looking for a suitable friend, because not everyone is suitable, as he has to find out. He gets in touch with four other animals, a tortoise, a runner duck, a lion and a fox.
Odd is terrified out of his head, until one day he falls in love with Gunn who is both fearless and joyful about life. Odd’s life is turned upside down and he is freed from his worries in the most unexpected way.
In a winter landscape where colours are gone, we find a place where with a inscription ”Land for everyone”. This poetic film opens up the questions; who owned the land? And who took it so violently?
A filmmaker befriends a young Cuban girl on the cusp of womanhood. Fascinated by her expression of innocent girlhood pleasure, she attempts to make a film to capture it. But when she directs the girl to perform for the camera, the delight she is searching for is unseen.
A forensic exploration of our cultural obsession with images of the dead woman on screen. Interspersing found footage from police procedural films and television shows and one actor’s experience of playing the part of a corpse in the film “the River’s Edge”, the film offers a meditative critique on the trope of the dead female body.
Nine-year-old Henri recently lost her beloved namesake and pen pal, Grandpa Henry. She misses him
deeply – but could their correspondence continue? One summer day, Henri “sends” a series of letters, as
she imagines the magically circuitous route her messages take. Will she ever receive a response?
In a small town in the north of Senegal, two young avid cinephiles, Baba and Sembene, are desperate to
see a movie on the big screen of their local cinema before it closes its door forever.
Odd is terrified out of his head, until one day he falls in love with Gunn who is both fearless and happy in
life. Odd’s life is turned upside down and he is freed from his worries in the most unexpected way.
Chika the dog and the five-year old boy Mikasch are the heroes of this story set in a Jewish ghetto in an
unnamed Polish city. The little dog helps Mikasch to develop as a child despite the persecution of the Jews
and the threats of the 2nd World War.
Calle is a boy who wants to look nice in a princess dress, but it’s not as easy as it seems.
Zoe is entering first grade and is confronted with her first social relationships in school.
Erik’s boyfriend Marely left him. Now, the last chance for Erik to get him back is to make this movie to explain that the only reason why he sold sex was so they could afford to become parents one day.
Sabina has traveled from Romania to Holmsund to look for work together with her brothers. Elin has just finished school and is celebrating the first day of the summer holidays. They meet and their meeting lasts forever.
A woman drifts around with a feeling that something is wrong. She questions her existence and the long lasting relationship with her partner. At the same time, she meets a man. It develops into a situation where she is forced to face her inner self.
“Corona Radiata” is a film about the first three months of a pregnancy and a miscarriage. Ambivalent feelings, strange facts about foetus development and the fragile balancing between life and death.
Elina joins her new colleagues for a drink after work. A simple answer to a simple question all of a sudden turns the local bowling alley to an interrogation room.
Elpiniki tries to fill her days with a meaningful activity. She is learning the accordion. In the street below, Maryana is dissatisfied. She calls up to Elpiniki until she comes to her window. They start an everyday conversation which takes on new dimensions as it is completely carried out in screams.
Her left eye sees only the past. Her right, only the future. Like a terrible curse, Vaysha’s split vision prevents her from living in the present. Blinded by what was and tormented by what will be, she remains trapped between two irreconcilable temporalities.
Fatma and her mother are Kurdish refugees in Italy. On their visit to the doctor, Fatma is supposed to translate what the doctor tells her mother but she keeps silent.
Aminata works as a hairdresser in an afro hair salon in Marseille. Badara is a mechanic. When they meet, their love story will change their lives.
Ebba and Marius are a couple in their late 20s. They fight constantly even though they love each other deeply and, every New Year’s Eve, they try to break up. Their story is a melancholy comedy about love and dysfunction, told over the course of three years.
An unidentified man sits in a dark room, watching an obscure film called Flowers and Bottoms, a surrealist story about longing and loss, a narrative of still lives with flowers and bottoms.
The year is 1968 and Marianne is 19 years old. She is placed in a home, far from her family and friends. There, she meets other young women whose common secret has shaken the foundations of their social standing.
A child has to leave its hut to collect wood for the fire that went out. The search becomes a life’s work.
In a distant solar system, relationships illustrate different forms of affection. Gravity and light cause changes in the atmosphere and the inhabitants become one with each other in various ways.
A hand-drawn experimental animation composed of virtual events with scenes and episodes transplanted from the author’s frame-painting creations. The relationship between one scene and the next is not so much causal as rhythmic.
Anton is sitting on a park bench, looking for someone to play chess with. Meanwhile, a gardener finds out that her flowers have been sabotaged. A lot of things are happening in the park today!
Originally from Cameroon, Seyna is almost 18 years old and wants to acquire French citizenship. But her father disapproves.
Made for the performance project Cool For You, this video follows the artist’s and director’s research on thermal vision and the enhanced gazes in modern warfare. She uses these technical means to discuss intimacy and the body.
Mori spends her time giving roadkills a proper burial, something her older sister thinks is a waste of time
Some pain cannot be seen by the human eye
Based on interviews with former prisoners, this animated documentary provides a glimpse into the most notorious women’s prison in East Germany.
Two girls are driving home in the middle of a deserted industrial area when their car gets hit by a stone. Their different reactions to the incident ignites a series of misunderstandings
A young Armenian bride’s relationship with her husband is put to the test on the first day of their marriage when her mother-in-law interferes.