SHORT FILM PROGRAMME D
Quartz by Odeta Riškutė (Lithuania) – 5 min – Fiction
In wintertime, school authorities introduce quartz lamp sessions – so that children could receive a missing vitamin D amount. But sixth-grader Jokūbas, cares more about a cool classmate, sadly this is a one-sided feeling. During the first quartz lamp session, the boy bravely violates the rules in order to impress his crush.
Chasm by Ana Trebše (Slovenia) – 25 min – Fiction
After ending a long term relationship, Klara moves to her own place. She maintains contacts with Jure, her ex through occasional friendly phone calls. But when Klara senses a trail of a new woman in Jure’s life, she gets pulled into a whirl of overthinking, doubts in her decision and herself.
New Neighbours by Riho Västrik (Estonia) – 15 min – Documentary
Two political eras meet in the Estonian town of Tapa. The descendants of the soviet military find themselves next to a NATO base where in the spring of 2017 allied forces moved in.
Fence by Lendita Zeqiraj (Kosovo) – 15 min – Fiction
Several women from different generations of the same family loudly confront each other with their views on life, love, desire, and the patriarchy.
O Land of Wrath by Adrian Camilleri (Malta) – 23 min – Documentary
The film’s narrative revolves around Maltese folk music: Ghana and the musicians Ghanejja with underlying themes that explore the Maltese landscape and psyche.
Misplaced Memories by Ivana Radić (Croatia) – 6 min – Animation
In a cabin, deep in the woods, days are filled with light, peace, freedom and order. But night brings about a change of scenery and a thirst for all things raw, violent and natural.