Balkan shorts

BALAVICA 17’ Igor Mirkovic Croatia 2013

Top of a sky scraper, two kids on the edge of the world with a sea view. He is Tom Sawyer and she is Alice in Won- derland, walking the edge of the roof. She spent that summer at her grand- ma’s place and experienced love for the first time.

BOTEV  IS AN IDIOT 9’ Deyan Bararev Bulgaria 2012 

Vasko has written an essay that offends and questions Hristo Botev, who is widely considered by Bulgarians as a national hero. When the headmaster of the school herself interrogates him in front of the whole class, Vasko explains that he wanted to say something entirely different.

BALCONY 20’ Lendita Zeqiraj Kosovo 2013

Jeton, a 10-year-old boy is sitting on the edge of a balcony on the 4th floor. Neighbors and passers-by, terrified by this situation, call the police and firefighters for help. But the situation quickly becomes unmanageable.

45 DEGREES 14’ Georgis Grigorakis Greece 2012

Athens, August 2012. 45 degrees. The fridge is empty. The situation is very tense. A father changes under the burden of the economic crisis. It’s getting dark and its still boiling hot. A capital at the border of exploding.

VISITOR 9′ George deChev Bulgaria 2013

The story of a man who can walk through walls, but despite his extraordinary gift he doubts himself. Based on a story by Yuri Vladimirov (approx. 1921)

BOYS WHERE ARE YOU 12′ Jelena Gavrilovic Serbia 2012

Even though she still doesn’t know what is the right thing to do, Lena made a decision.

BOLES 12′ Špela Čadež Slovenia/Germany 2013

Filip lives in a poor neighbourhood. He dreams of writer’s glory and luxurious lifestyle in a more prosperous part of town. One day Filip gets a knock on the door. His neighbour Tereza, an older prostitute that Filip tries to avoid by all means, asks him to write a letter for her fiancé.

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