Play-off I

Competition screenings
For adults
Short films


competition films screening; film with the number of votes by the audience enters the International Competition

Kiirehessä Liikkumatoin / Still Lives, reż./dir. Elli Vuorinen, Finlandia / Finland, 2019, 6’02”

An experimental stop motion animation starring traditional figurines from folk art from various times and places, accompanied by a soundtrack of narrators facing the pressures of modern life.

گرسنگی / Starvation, reż./dir. Zahra Rostampour, Iran, 2018, 7’12”

A Hungry wolf gets stuck in stereotypes about being the big bad wolf of the story. She has to flee when everybody accuses her of violence and murder.

Ükskord igavuse väljadel / Once in the Fields of Boredom, reż./dir. Teele Strauss, Estonia, 2017, 5’20”

This film is about a couple whose life together has come to an end – they struggle with boredom. It’s about existential void and yearning for something different.

The Origin of Sound, reż./dir. Paul Driessen, Holandia, Belgia / Netherlands, Belgium, 2018, 13’13”

Genesis, the seventh day, early in the morning. The Creator realizes he forgot to add sound to the world! He starts fixing this by using his weird collection of animated cartoons.

Hedge, reż./dir. Amanda Bonaiuto, Stany Zjednoczone / USA, 2018, 6’05”

A family visits a funeral home.

Hänen päänsä / Her Head, reż./dir. Emma Louhivuori , Finlandia / Finland, 2019, 7’

A woman’s life is difficult, because her head is a cat.

Wild Love, reż./dir. Paul Autric, Quentin Camus, Maryka Laudet, Léa Georges, Zoé Sottiaux, Corentin Yvergniaux, Francja / France, 2018, 6’59”

While on a romantic getaway, Alan and Beverly cause a fatal accident. This crime won't remain unpunished…

Hello Emptiness, reż./dir. Louison Chambon, Beliga / Belgum, 2018, 4’56”

Eli has lost a part of his being somewhere and now he has a huge void in him. He will seek comfort from his family, look for a cure from a doctor and his friends will try to react somehow.

Chemicals - Parker Bossley, reż./dir. Joseph Wallace, Wielka Brytania / United Kingdom, 2018, 4’12”

Parker Bossley takes a psychedelic trip, metamorphosing into exotic animals and traveling through colourful landscapes in this cut-out animated music video.

Les lèvres gercées / Chapped lips, reż. /dir. Fabien Corre & Kelsi Phung, Francja / France, 2018, 4’51”

In a kitchen, a mother and a child struggle to establish a dialogue.

Fishboy, reż./dir. Anita Bruvere, Wielka Brytania / United Kingdom, 2018, 8’42”

FishBoy lives in darkness, his guilt is slowly consuming him. His girlfriend Laura is a glimpse of light in his dark world, but despite her best efforts, FishBoy is unable to let go of his troubled  past.

Bald, reż./dir. Luc Petterson, Holandia / Netherlands, 2018, 2’27”

A young man has to come to a terrible conclusion; he is going bald. A quartet of jolly good barbershop singers guide him towards his inevitable fate.