International Competition / Shorts competition

Камалока

Title
Kama-Loka
Director
Yaroslav Korotkov
Duration
00:31:00
Year
2018

A lonely girl is coming back home from a cinema.

Time and place

Date
Place
Time
29 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Blue Hall
19:30
30 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Cinemateka
12:00
Tickets

Les petites mains

Title
Little Hands (Маленькі ручки)
Director
Remi Allier
Duration
00:15:00
Year
2017

Léo, 2, is the son of the acting manager of a chemical plant. When employees find out that the direction is about to close the factory, Bruno, a more radical worker, kidnaps Léo to negotiate. The film explores the world through Léo’s eyes as he experiences the adults’ violent reality.

Time and place

Date
Place
Time
29 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Blue Hall
19:30
30 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Cinemateka
12:00
Tickets

Pépé le morse

Title
Grandpa Walrus (Дідусь-морж)
Director
Lucrèce Andreae
Duration
00:14:45
Year
2017

On the windy and cloudy beach, Granny is praying, Mum is shouting, the sisters don’t care, Lucas is alone. Grandpa was a weird guy, now he’s dead.

Time and place

Date
Place
Time
29 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Blue Hall
19:30
30 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Cinemateka
12:00
Tickets

Splendida moarte accident

Title
The Blissful Accidental Death (Блискуча нагла смерть)
Director
Sergiu Negulici
Duration
00:15:10
Year
2017

Entering an antique shop, a young man finds an intriguing drawing that is hiding a secret love letter on the back, written 70 years ago. After finding out that the author of the drawing is still alive, 105 years old, and persuasive in finding out if the story is real, the man goes on an unusual journey to meet her, the painter who befriended many important Romanian artists at the beginning of the 20th century.

Time and place

Date
Place
Time
29 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Blue Hall
19:30
30 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Cinemateka
12:00
Tickets

Dependent

Title
Dependent (Залежні)
Director
Phil Sheerin
Duration
00:17:45
Year
2017

Josh is in a care home far from his mother. He finds solace in the one true friend he’s made there, Kyle. On Kyle's birthday, Josh has plans to do something special when a phone call from his mum changes everything. Josh breaks out of the care home to help her hour of need, but what she needs isn’t what Josh expects and he embarks on a dangerous journey and finally learns who is the true dependent – him, the child or his mother, the adult.

Time and place

Date
Place
Time
29 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Blue Hall
19:30
30 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Cinemateka
12:00
Tickets

Skin

Title
Skin (Шкіра)
Director
Inaam Attar
Duration
00:17:00
Year
2017

This is a story about Aline, a 17 years old girl rebelling against her mother who is also her teacher at school. The mother still treats her daughter like a child, provokes her to revolt. The girl and the mother, at home, end up having a very intense face-to-face argument after she embarrasses her in class in front of all the students.

Time and place

Date
Place
Time
29 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Blue Hall
17:00
30 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Cinemateka
14:00
Tickets

Petites filles

Title
Grams (Дівчатка)
Director
Camille Japy
Duration
00:16:00
Year
2017

Odile is not ready to let her mother Grams go, and is refusing to bury her. Instead, she moves into Grams’ house and watches over her in her own way. Caroline, Odile’s daughter, having arrived for the funeral with her own 8-year-old child Rosalie, disapproves of the unhealthy behavior. In what shapes up to be a very unusual cohabitation, the two women will have no choice but to bury the hatchet once and for all…

Time and place

Date
Place
Time
29 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Blue Hall
17:00
30 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Cinemateka
14:00
Tickets

Aya

Title
Aya (Ая)
Director
Moufida Fedhila
Duration
00:23:43
Year
2017

Seven-year-old Aya lives in an inner-city neighborhood of Marseille. Intelligent and obsessed with drawing, Aya is very close to her mother Meriem, a French convert to Islam. Her father Youssef, torn between his love for his wife and his fear of being banished from the Salafi community of which he is a member, feels he has no choice but to force Meriem to wear a niqab. One day, an unexpected turn of events disrupts the life of this fragile family.

Time and place

Date
Place
Time
29 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Blue Hall
17:00
30 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Cinemateka
14:00
Tickets

İkinci güllə

Title
The Second Bullet (Друга куля)
Director
Natig Rasul
Duration
00:18:49
Year
2017

A wedding celebration is under way. The male attendants go wild. After the wedding night, two rifle shots traditionally signify a successful wedding night and the intact virginity of the bride. But when the rifle malfunctions and only one bullet is fired, the bride’s virtue is scrutinized by the whole village.

Time and place

Date
Place
Time
29 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Blue Hall
17:00
30 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Cinemateka
14:00
Tickets

Rewind Forward

Title
Rewind Forward (Перемотай уперед)
Director
Justin Stoneham
Duration
00:23:46
Year
2017

Justin has always managed to escape his own story. But when he discovers his father’s VHS videos and sees his mother, young and healthy, his past catches up, triggering him to finally confront his family’s misfortune. When Justin was four, a stroke left his mother partially paralyzed and unable to speak. Now that his father is dead, she is the only person he can turn to for answers. While she has to communicate with the help of a computer, she is sharp and witty, and Justin begins to draw the connection between the mother he longed to have and the woman in the wheelchair.

Time and place

Date
Place
Time
29 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Blue Hall
17:00
30 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Cinemateka
14:00
Tickets

Andro

Title
Andro (Андро)
Director
Tornike Gogrichiani
Duration
00:25:00
Year
2017

A story of unemployed architect Andro, who goes to Turkey for trading second-hand household junk, together with his 11-year-old son Dato. On the road, they give a ride to a Turkish hitchhiker Taner. This meeting turns this harmless journey into series of unfortunate events for Andro.

Time and place

Date
Place
Time
29 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Blue Hall
12:00
30 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Cinemateka
16:00
Tickets

Ji yun

Title
Piled Cloud (Купчаста хмара)
Director
Wong Cheuk Man
Duration
00:25:00
Year
2017

Dong seems detached from this city. He used to be a sailor, who scarcely return to his family in Hong Kong. He lives alone in Sai Wan. One day, a film student Yang from Beijing came by and subleased one of Dong’s room. Since then, Dong shares a new stage of life with another outsider.

Time and place

Date
Place
Time
29 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Blue Hall
12:00
30 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Cinemateka
16:00
Tickets

Long bueno

Title
Long Bueno
Director
Abílio Dias
Duration
00:29:52
Year
2016

Mauro who lives in São Paulo and is in his 20s primarily lives at night, meets some acquaintances, and jogs through the deserted streets. Clearly, something is missing from his social media-dominated life. Will he ever find the place of his dreams?

Time and place

Date
Place
Time
29 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Blue Hall
12:00
30 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Cinemateka
16:00
Tickets

Ce qui demeure

Title
All that remains (Усе, що лишилося)
Director
Anne-Lise Morin
Duration
00:17:16
Year
2017

Pierrot is turning seven years old today and lost his first tooth. He celebrates his birthday with his brother, sister and father. Only his mom is missing, bedridden upstairs…

Time and place

Date
Place
Time
29 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Blue Hall
12:00
30 05 2018
Kiev Cinema/ Cinemateka
16:00
Tickets
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