Play-off II

Short films
For adults
Competition screenings
7.30 pm
free of charge
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Competition films screening; film with the highest number of votes by the audience enters the International Competition.

Real Human Being (Ryan Martin), Anna Samo & Michaela Mueller, USA, 2020, 4’50’’

Painton glass—the technique for this music video requires hours in a dark room, every frame has to be painted by hand, recorded, wiped away, then painted again.

Millenium / Millennium, Daria Godyń, Polska / Poland, 2020, 8’17’’

It's New Year's Eve 1999 - "The end of the world" is approaching.

Dnevnik od blata / Mud Chronicles, Vuk Palibrk, Serbia, 2020, 9’45’’

Acompilation of short adventures and impressions inspired by the author's everyday life, arranged in the form of a surreal animated diary.

Coffin, Yuanqing Cai, Nathan Crabot, Houzhi Huang, Mikolaj Janiw, Mandimby Lebon, Théo Tran Ngoc, Francja / France,2020, 5’23’’

A man comes home and wants to go to bed. A bunch of noisy roommates. A crowded city in southern China.

Machinal, David Bombardier, Kanada /Canada, 2020, 5’35’’

The omnipresence of the mobile phone in everyday life.

D5, Wiesława Ruta, Polska /Poland, 2020, 2’41’’

Abstract experimental music video for a song by Dynasonic, combining stop motionanimation, tradistional film techniques and computer postprodutction.

Friend of a Friend, Zachary Zezima, Francja / France 2019, 14’04’’

Ayoung man is sexually assaulted and subdues, punishes, then be friends his own attacker while confronting his past and the ambiguities of sexuality. Partfiction, part non-fiction, part autobiography and part dream, „Friend of a Friend” attempts to broaden the conversation around abuse and its motivations and implications, as well as the survivor vs. assailant dynamic and results ofostracism.

Incognito, Júlia Lantos, Węgry /Hungary, 2020, 7’35’’

Ayoung girl works in an office, lives alone in a small flat in a crowded city and her only companion is a yellow bird. One day a cloud appears above the flat, which brings rain endlessly.

A little too much (Kai), Martina Scarpelli, USA, 2020, 3’44’’

A woman lets go of herself and overcomes the fear of her own greatness. She learns to own all the parts that make her who she really is.

One Left, Sebastian Doringer, Austria, 2020, 6’12’’

Several patients are waiting in a doctor’s office to hear test results regarding their remaining lifetimes. In most cases, the allotted time is not as long as theyhad hoped for.