Competition Programmes

È FINITA LA COMDEDIA  
È FINITA LA COMDEDIA
Year: 2007
Director: Jean-Julien + Olivier Collette + Tollet
Country: BELGIUM
Description: Car is parked in a residential neighborhood. A father and his son slowly set up a discussion. Love, sex, mother and death. Atypical connivance, fusional relationship. Time goes by, tone rises and some questions stay in abeyance: what are they waiting? And above all... what are they about to accomplish?
MAMMAL  
MAMMAL
Year: 2007
Director: Astrid Rieger
Country: GERMANY
Description: Greed grabs hold of the young man who lives alone with his mother as he dives head first into the fresh dough laid out on the kitchen table. Away from this smothering symbiosis, this is a melancholy dream of being a giant, displaying his riches of the soul.
MAZAL  
MAZAL
Year: 2008
Director: ROY SHER
Country: ISRAEL
Description: A small sailors bar next to the Mediterranean port of Haifa. It is closing night. The hostess and the bar owner pack up and bring about memories from the past. An unexpected visitor arrives. Ana Laszlo (best actress in Cannes Film Festival 2005) in a touching tradicomic performance.
ROMANTIC COMEDY  
ROMANTIC COMEDY
Year: 2007
Director: Veronica Kedar
Country: ISRAEL
Description: A nightly encounter between a young introvert and one, who poses as a serial rapist, proves to them both that people are never what they seem to be.
ELEFANT BOY  
ELEFANT BOY
Year: 2007
Director: Willehad Eilers
Country: NETHERLANDS
Description: A short film about digging holes, spare time and a black elephant boy growing up.
DARK HEROES  
DARK HEROES
Year: 2007
Director: Jeanne Hadorn
Country: FRANCE
Description: Three losers and an ostrich running a failing circus are threatened with being kicked off the land.
DIGITAL SCULLER  
DIGITAL SCULLER
Year: 2007
Director: Lukas Matejka
Country: SLOVAKIA
Description: Digital video object.
FREQUENCY MORPHOGENESIS  
FREQUENCY MORPHOGENESIS
Year: 2007
Director: Onni Pohl
Country: GERMANY
Description: In the shapeless space of pure thought there appeared for the first time a golden embryo of sound. It was a sound vibrating through the void, returning to itself. At the crossing of the waves of sound water and wind emerged, playing with each other, weaving the foggy body of the world. A musical visualization of the creative power of audio frequencies.
A MOUSES TALE  
A MOUSES TALE
Year: 2007
Director: Benjamin Renner
Country: FRANCE
Description: In a forest, a lion catch a mouse and tries to eat it. But the mouse suggests a deal.
VADATA  
VADATA
Year: 2007
Director: Manuel Lebelt
Country: GERMANY
Description: The content of the envelope a man finds one day seems to make no sense at all. But more envelopes follow, and something comes into existence that is far more than just the sum of its parts...
FIVE MINUTES  
FIVE MINUTES
Year: 2008
Director: Konstantin Ivanov
Country: RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Description: Before New Year, the habitants of one house do the most various things.
L.H.O.  
L.H.O.
Year: 2007
Director: Jan Zabeil
Country: GERMANY
Description: Texas, November 1963: An employee in a school book depository. A rifle. An accident makes history...