Prolog

Thursday 04.05
Time: 7 PM
Admission: free


Mózg Club

Language: original
Subtitles: english

Play-off I

Competition films screening. Film with majority of audience votes will enter main competition.

Parfum Fraise (Strawberry fragrance)

Alix Arrault, Martin Hurmane, Jules Rigolle, Samuel Klughertz / France 2017 / 6’29”

Makoto is doing his best to raise his 7 years old son Kazuki. Despite his best intentions, the violence that was once his life comes back to bite him, and he will have no choice but to face it, before the eyes of his son, who he always tried to protect.

12 złotych (12 zlotys)

Nofar Schweitzer, Yael Reisfeld / Israel 2017 / 1’56”

In a Polish deli, a tough, introverted butcher softens when a steady customer comes in and gets carried away with her to a herring scented fantasy.

Ja Mina Nagu Linnukene… (As a Little Bird I…)

Yyhely Hälvin / Estonia 2016 / 7’25”

Birdcage Girl has come to the forest to pick up some berries. Then she meets with a dark and beasty cat. What will happen with the bird in the cage…?

I can’t wait

Belgium 2016 / Medard Simon / 3’01”

Freely inspired by Esther Pearl Watson’s works, this music video gives life to the small characters that populate her paintings.

Hooked

Lucil Lepeuple, Margot Cardinael, Zoé Caudron, Benjamin Bouchard, Camille Gras, Marine Boudry/ France 2017 / 7’50”

April is a young fish-headed woman and she is obsessed with water. But the problem is, the more she touches it, the more it gets dangerous and toxic for her. When she thinks she is finally trapped by her addiction, hope appears and a bear fishes her out…

Sarah

Moran Pe’er Raviv / Israel 2017 / 2’16”

An ageing woman comes to terms with herself.

Orient City: Ronin & The Princess

Zsombor Huszka / Hungary, USA 2017 / 18’56”

An opium-addicted ronin is hired by his old friend to protect a little girl in the unforgiving Orient City, a vertical tangle of rock and skyscrapers interconnected with waterways and cable cars. Although reluctant at first, the girl’s belief in him to teach her the ways of the samurai lead him to recover from his addiction. When her family is assassinated by ninjas, the ronin must get revenge on the man responsible…

Wycięci (Cut out)

Małgorzata Janas / Poland 2016 / 2’

„Cut out” is a story about people cut away from world. Given the title, film takes on a new whole meaning as every frame is made with spray and templates cut out of paper.

À Chacun sa Malédiction (Count Your Curses)

Lorène Yavo / Belgium 2017 / 8’30”

In a town where supernatural beings are part of everyday life, two roommates face a recurring problem: their house spirit was devoured by an unknown creature overnight. They go on their way to find a replacement spirit and a solution to their pest problem.

Taboek

Dario van Vree / Holland 2016 / 2’47”

While browsing the bookstore 19-year-old Gwen is unexpectedly drawn to a volume of kinky erotica, earning her disapproving glares from the other customers. Will Gwen follow her deepest desires or will she let her embarrassment restrain her?

Prošlost RASTE (Pas is Growing)

Dea Jagić / Croatia 2018 / 8’22”

Using a subjective camera, this atmospheric film portrays a journey of the main character and his guide, the red fox, through surreal rooms symbolizing his life.

Consume Pedagogic

Tobias Rothacker / Germany 2016 / 2’32”

Introduction text: presents … presents… presents!!! It scratches, it smacks, it will delight itself. No no! There are my gifts and must give me what I want to have in life!

ARThopods

Chen Libman / Israel 2017 / 3’48”

A collection of 18 short stories about meetings between humans and insects. Insects are an integral and influential part of our culture as illustrated by their infiltration to our language, arts, history, philosophy, and religion. However, as human society has become progressively more urbanized, insects have become progressively more estranged.