OFFICIAL LINEUP 2022
We can still be friends
An urequited love for a friend grows out of control. An intimate look into processing emotions through the lens of BPD.
In no rush to get anywhere
A man follows a group of workers coming for daywork in an industrial area. Soon, he’s stripped from his clothes and identity, dressed in a military uniform and armed. His determination not to fall behind the others is then tested by a series of unsettling events.
The Van finally stops, the doors open and Ben comes out alive. A few more fights and he will be able to pay his way out of Albania, and hopefully, take his father with him.
Float was created during the forced isolation of the Covid 19 lockdown when the issues of both being out of control of one’s own daily life and the compulsion to maintain in control was and is a daily struggle. My line of vision shifted from the eye level landscape transformed by the pandemic to the […]
Aleksandar Krisnjev got lost in the Unknown. Misled by enigmatic characters, he must reach the Ceremony and meet his Shadow.
Princess of Jerusalem
Working at the office during the day, taking care of his father at night: Peter is a simple and endearing bachelor, and this is his routine. For the past few weeks, he has been chatting online with a young woman. One day, she asks for his help.
21 days of quarantine
I spend 21 days in Hongkong in Quarantine. One room, 21 days, a visual diary.
Soutien de Famille
Soutien de Famille is a cinematographical essay based on the artistic project Hogshead 733 that includes a journey, a sea adventure, a story of heritage, friendship & whiskey. The process follows the restoration of a typical 1941 wooden fishing boat, her last 733 miles sailing journey, and the final transformation of the boat, soaked with […]
Time spent with cats is never wasted
A small town artist must fight his community as they clamber for a share of the fortune his creation promises to deliver.
A child is being tormented by a voracious well demanding food from him. But as he proves unable to satisfy its hunger, he drags himself to find another way of feeding it.
Romane and Clemence are between 25 and 30 years old, they are sisters and live together. Romane has to look after Clémence, who is disabled since they had a car accident, when teenagers. Romane was not hurt, but Clemence had a cerebral vascular accident which lets her completely unable to speak and to walk in […]
Sandra is a struggling single mom. But today, she holds her revenge. Her son Ryan will catch the pompon!
Iris Madison is a woman who has it all: a Hollywood house, a handsome husband, a thriving acting career. But she feels empty, lost, and longing for meaning. Something deeper is calling to her…
The last people of Chernobyl 3
The Last People of Chernobyl is an emotional documentary showing the lives of samosely – people who still live in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, created after the 1986 nuclear power plant disaster. In their abandoned villages, there is no running water or stores, often no electricity. Many of them are fighting the hardships of old […]
A factory worker assembles an enigmatic machine that produces liquid drops from the moonlight.
Tom is 15 years old. He’s staying at his father’s house for the weekend, to spend an oppressive father-and-son moment under the looming shadow of a deceased brother. However, Tom has come with a bottle of Bluestar, a product that exposes blood trails. With his friend Kevin, he wants to visit an abandoned house at […]
A girl struggles with her past until this one moment.
Eight colleagues fish on a mountain lake. Medhi knows that several positions will be eliminated from their fish compagny. Then, one of the fisherman falls into the water… and doesn’t go up. Then a second one disappears. There’s something underneath that’s trying to get them to the dephts…
Dora turns 16. Strangely, for some time now, she has been eating like an ogre and locking herself with her friends for long hours around a strange thing, stirring up her mother’s sick curiosity.
The brutal biker comes to the barbershop when it was already closed, but the barber still agreed to make the last cut…
OUT OF COMPETITION
HANS IM PECH – (HAPLESS HANS)
The grumpy factory employee Hans Himmelreich has to travel behind the Iron Curtain into a profoundly communist Czechoslovakia of the sixties to have his deceased grandmother buried. Despite prejudice he unexpectedly finds happiness in this Sudeten German province.
Being surrounded by the dark political events in Kurdistan of Turkey at 1990’s as a child, Mirza cannot escape from being a victim of those devastating events that have been in existence for a long time. He is overclouded with deep misery and after his mother’s death, Mirza becomes a passive and introverted child who […]
While she appears inconsolable from her dad’s death, a young girl wakes up one morning with a strange appendix between her legs…
The film takes place in the universe of H.P. lovecraft. A museum director tries to find out the secret of an old door. “The Book was written by the man benhind the door. But if you just have the book, you can not see him anymore. And if you just have the door, without the […]
The young Iranian woman had not been expecting this kind of examination. She only wanted to renew her driver’s license, but when the officials noticed a scar on her wrist and her tattoo, they began looking at her with suspicion. Suddenly she is trapped, forced to answer personal questions and exposed to insinuations. The camera […]
WALL OF DEATH
Brankica was the central attraction at country-fairs, when she was just 10 years old. Her big brothers were star acrobats on the wall of death, legends in former Yugoslavia, she was the princess on the wall. Now, her brothers are long gone, she is the only one left behind. A 43-year-old grandmother of six grandchildren, […]
HURRY SLOWLY – (SKYND DEG SAKTE)
Hurry Slowly is a warm slice-of-life film about Fiona and her younger brother Tom, whom she takes care of. We follow Fiona over a few life-changining summer months on the north-western coast of Norway, where she juggle the care of her brother, her job at the local ferry and her interest in music.
MAKE ALIENS DANCE
Gillingham, UK, 2018. Mike, a music producer in free fall, Dan, a sound engineer who is tired of his job, Murphy, the autistic brother with his headphones fixed to his ears, and, Lilli, the mother, are going through a rough time in their lives. Mazzy, the youngest sibling, a singer with a superb voice, has […]
THIS NO LAND
Lisa Lelieur BEST ACTRESS
An old cowboy mourns at a little girl’s grave. He returns to his pickup, to take a seat next to 8 year old Laura. He promises her to take her to Disneyland. It’s the beginning of a peculiar journey where they come across two couples in a gas station shop. But all is not what it seems …
O MÀ !
Marc Riso BEST ACTOR
Vincent Launay-Franceschini BEST DIRECTOR
Ange-Marie is a 45 years old fisherman in Cap Corse in Corsica. He lives with his brother and his old mother in a secluded place, where women are becoming scarce. One day, on returning from fishing, Ange-Marie finds himself alone on the “cow beach” and sees three beautiful swimmers. The image of these women then haunts him and draws him out to sea.