Baltic Short Film Competition "WE HAVE A STORY TO TELL"

Cinema 'Kino Bize' / 30.11. / 21:00




Elita Kļaviņa
Fiction / Latvia / 2017

Andis doesn’t cut anyone’s way – he is a king as his fiancée Una tends to say. Few days before their wedding Andis receives a call from an old people’s home, where his father, who abandoned Andis in the childhood, spends his final years. Andis doesn’t have a particular desire to meet his father, however, he together with Una goes to the old people’s home. The short visit changes lives for all three.



Jevgenij Tichonov
Documentary / Lithuania / 2017

Vytis is a man whom, despite his young age, has been a drug addict for over a decade. After finding himself at the threshold of death, Vytis was checked in a rehab center by his godparents, where he is able to piece together the puzzle of his life. Now he faces the moment when everything depends on a simple choice that only he can make.



Juan Pablo Libossart
Animation / Estonia, Sweden / 2016

"Amalimbo" is the story of Tipuana, a five year-old girl who experiences the limbo when she tries to pass to ”the other side” in her desperate urge to meet again with her recently dead father. It is a short story that happens in an undefined place in an also undefined future.



Anna Hints
Fiction / Estonia / 2017

Harri is a lieutenant colonel in the Estonian army embarking on missions to Iraq and Afghanistan. He is divorced and only sees his 10-year old son on holidays from time to time. Struggling with the guilt of not being there for his estranged son, Harri decides to make up for lost time by going to an adventurous father-son winter trip to an island where he used to go with his father as a boy. Due to the slow queue in the harbor, Harri decides to take the quicker way — a local ice road over the frozen sea. While arguing with his ex-wife on the phone, Harri loses the tracks and an accident occurs. The car falls through the ice into the cold water.



Akvilė Žilionytė
Documentary / Lithuania / 2017

During the night, people in the largest Roma settlement in Lithuania don‘t sleep. They go out into the streets, talk, dance or stay at home and try to solve their problems. Two sisters, Zita and Liuba, have lived in this settlement their entire lives. “The daytime is not for me. For me it‘s night. At night I like my home and my life“ says one of the sisters. This film tells the story of a long winter night in their home.



Indrek Kaine
Spēlfilma / Igaunija / 2016

Indrek is a humble boy, who is a victim of school violence: he is forced to do a prank which leads him to police questioning.


All films are shown in original language with the English subtitles.