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HARVEST 10’ Chaja and Nir Hertog & Nadler Netherlands 2013
An abnormal phenomenon occurs in an olive grove as one of the trees suddenly shakes its branches rapidly, thereby evoking an uprising. As the natural protest rises, a police squad rallies through the landscape and seeks to suppress the rebellion. This film is inspired by the ancient labour of olive harvest, which encompasses both cultivation and aggression at the same time.
BANG! BANG! 12’ Julien Bisaro France 2014
Bang! Bang! It’s hunting season. As well as Eda’s 25th birthday. As a present, her father offers her an apartment under seizure. Enjoy…Eda flees. She drives fast. Too fast. A pink dog gets caught in her headlights, causing an accident. Frightened by the strange animal, she escapes the scene. She literally takes to the woods, those primal grounds where her father is meanwhile leading the hunt. A prey among other preys, Eda will have to find the strength to finally confront her father.
SEA VIEW 24’ Anna Duffield, Jane Linfoot UK 2013
Jess and Jason meet at the bus station of a seaside town, seeing each other in daylight for the first time. What at first seemed exciting, forbidden, and divinely careless soon threatens to be a regretful experience for both. This is not how things were meant to be.
PRIDE 30’ Pavel Vesnakov Bulgaria Germany 2013
Manol, a retired grandfather, is a patriarch of firm morals and fixed beliefs which he has always upheld in his household. But on this day he learns that the boy he’s raised is gay. The life choices of his loved ones challenge his values in a battle he has lost by default.
KILLING AUNTIE 30’ Mateusz Głowacki Poland 2013
Jurek is 23 years old and he is a history student. He lives with his loving auntie, who raises him and supports him. Feeling that she is a cause and a symbol of his existential boredom, monotony and malaise, he reaches for the hammer… But will his life without his aunt reach brighter colours? Killing Auntie is a movie about fighting your own demons, based on an unfinished novel written by Andrzej Bursa in 1957.