International Competition IV

Competition screenings
Short films
For adults
5 pm


Ciervo, Pilar Garcia-Fernandezsesma, USA, 2020, 10’15’’

An emotionally haunting and visually beautiful experience, ‘Ciervo’ tells the story of a young girl who holds violence, submission, and independence in an uneasy balance as one morphs into the other.

Any Instant Whatever, Michelle Brand, Wielka Brytania / United Kingdom, 2019, 5’13’’

A man in a room, in a film – it is the becoming of something and simultaneously becoming in itself. Nothing is as solid as we believe.

Pračka / Washing Machine, Alexandra Májová, Czechy / Czech Republic, 2020, 5’02’’

Wash and love.

The Expected, Carolina Sandvik, Szwecja / Sweden, 2020, 14’30’’

A man finds his pregnant partner drained of all her blood in the tub. He decides to pour the blood from the tub into the aquarium. Hours, days or weeks pass. Something is moving in the aquarium.

Pile, Toberg (Toby Auberg), Wielka Brytania / United Kingdom, 2019, 3’23’’

Water then food. Agriculture then industry. Old then new. Critical then extra. Simple to complex. Concrete to abstract. Dirt to clouds. Real to unreal.

Pięć Minut Starsza / Five Minutes Older, Sara Szymańska, Polska / Poland, 2020, 5’57’’

A day in the life of twin sisters going to the lake to spend the afternoon together and escape the problems that haunt them.

The Bike, Diana Gong, USA, 2020, 1’

Flaccid noses, stock images, and a bike come together to tell a story about memory and dissociation.

SH_T Happens, Michaela Mihalyi & David Stumpf, Czechy, Słowacja, Francja / Czech Republic, Slovakia, France, 2019, 13’10’’

The caretaker is exhausted by everything including his frustrated wife and one totally depressed deer, that he comes in contact with. Their mutual despair leads them to absurd events, because... sh_t happens all the time.

MOVIE FROM PLAY-OFF - film, which received the highest number of votes from the audience

Dziewczyna z filmu porno / The girl from the porno movie (Hiob Dylan), Janek Koza, Polska / Poland, 2020, 4'44"

Animated music video for a song by Hiob Dylan. An urban legend of a girl in a pornflick.