Short films by cinema students from different countries.

FRIDAY 18TH AT 11 A.M.
FAVORITEN FAVOURITES MARTIN MONK 2019 / AUSTRIA / 18 MIN. - Lia Wilfing, Christian Dolezal

After falling out with her mother, juvenile Sofia hitchhikes southwards in search of the father she never had. When she meets grumpy engineer Michael, who reluctantly agrees to give her a lift, the two strangers develop an unlikely friendship on their shared journey through the Austrian south.

DCERA DAUGHTER DARIA KASHCHEEVA 2019 / CZECH REPUBLIC / 14 MIN -

Should you hide your pain? Close yourself inside your inner world, full of longing for your father’s love and its displays? Or should you understand and forgive before it is too late?

AVANT NOTRE HEURE BEFORE OUR TIME CHLOÉ TERREN 2019 / FRANCE / 23 MIN. - Marie Bray, Matthieu Sampeur

Raphaël takes care of his grandmother's flat as she stays in a nursing home. He tells her what happens to the neighbors, what he sees through the window. But an urbanization project is underway and the towers are strangely getting empty... Raphaël, who doesn’t dare to tell the truth, begins to lie.

CITY OF CHILDREN CITY OF CHILDREN ARANTXA HERNÁNDEZ BARTHE 2019 / UNITED KINGDOM / 16 MIN. -

What is it like to grow up in a place that has been forgotten by everyone? This film is a portrait of the youth of a village in the north of England. Tyler, a 16-year-old boy who has never attended school, guides us through this place where we will meet a series of diverse young characters, each making their own way in the village. Combining poetical and observational styles, this film provides a multifaceted experience, allowing the viewer to reflect on Tyler's future and on England's past.

ONDERHUIDS UNDER THE SKIN EMMA BRANDERHORST 2019 / FRANCE / 19 MIN. - Isis Braam, Yentl Meijer, Nisrine Aghrab Miou

The friendship between three young synchronized swimmers is plagued with vicious tensions. The desire to fit in destroys everything.


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