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SHORTS: Short film Competition 1

Synopsis

ÉCLAIR / Ekler. MCD 2016 | 30 min. | Macedonian with Engl. sub. | Marko Gjokovik. The Macedonian town of Ohrid is where Tito has his summer residency. Every day a multi-course menu is served, just in case the Marshall comes to visit. One day, Marko, the cook’s son, gets the chance to taste from the delicious, yet forbidden meal.

 

FORGIVE ME. KOS 2018 | 15 min. | Albanian with Engl. sub. | Besim Ugzmajli. After being manipulated by a radical imam, the young Kosovar Bujar joins a Syrian terrorist militia. He asks his brother Agron for help to get his wife Mimoza to join him. Agron wants to protect his sister-in-law, but Bujar blackmails her by threating to leave her for a war widow.

 

THE HITCHER / Poputchik. BLR 2017 | 20 min. | Russian with Engl. sub. | Anastasiya Miroshnichenko. Strangers on the train who discuss problems they would never dare to tell anyone else about. This is the perfect setting for a young man who tries to come to terms with the death of his estranged father. Trapped between hate and sadness, Alex questions whether it really was paternal love that he had felt as a child.

 

THE BEST FIREWORKS EVER / Najpiękniejsze fajerwerki ever. POL 2017 | 29 min. | Polish with Engl. sub. | Aleksandra Terpinska. In a fictitious European city three friends plan in the morning to go to a party in the evening. Before they can do act on their plans, a military conflict plunges the city into chaos. In a single day, the protagonists’ futures are changed forever.

 

HIDE AND SEEK / Bújócska. HUN 2017 | 14 min. | Hungarian with Engl. sub. | Benő Gábor Baranyi. Matyi is a bright child, but knows no boundaries.Only his father has patience with him. His mother suffers from the family’s extreme poverty and from her husband’s drinking addiction. After her husband leaves the family during a fight, her exhaustion leads her to a desperate act.

Guests

Benő Gábor Baranyi

Benő Gábor Baranyi

Director Hide and Seek
In Vienna: April 15-22

Ilya Yasinsky

Ilya Yasinsky

Actor The Hitcher
In Vienna: April 15-22

Moderator

Draga Dramicanin

Draga Dramicanin

Moderator film program

Anne Petersen

Anne Petersen

Moderator Film Programme

SHORTS: Short film Competition 1

Original Title

Kurzfilm-Wettbewerb 1

Category

Short Film Competition

Country

Kosovo, Macedonia, Poland, Hungary, Belarus

Language

Original version with Engl. sub.

Dates

Tuesday 17.04.

16:00 Urania Kino

Friday 20.04.

16:00 Actors Studio 3