SHORT FILM PROGRAMME B
‘Half a Man’ – Krisitina Kumric (Croatia,France) 20min
A war is raging nearby. It’s a huge day for 10-year-old Mia and 12-year-old Lorena whose father is being released from the camp where he spent the last three months as a war prisoner. The family will finally be back together, but will they be able to find happiness again?
‘Happy Family’ – Eden Junjung (Indonesia) 24min
After many unanswered phone calls, mosque caretaker Ahmad (65) who lives alone in the countryside of Indramayu (West Java), decides to go to Yogyakarta to find his daughter, Kusuma (27).
‘Le Petit’ – Lorenzo Bianchi (France) 25 min
In a remote village, young Luka has already seen the worst. His father’s disease and a very close relationship with his mother have made him the man of the house. During the male nurse’s daily visit, an unexpected invitation to have lunch awakens his jealousy. He decides, then, to bring his own guest. Freely inspired by Georges Bataille’s childhood
‘Moby Dick’ – Nicola Sorcinelli (Italy) 13 min
A night out at sea Bianca’s path crosses that of a young immigrant woman. Two parallel journeys towards impossible salvation.
‘Prickly Pear’ – Alex Camilleri (Malta, USA) 12min
Feeling guilty that he told his sister she could eat the prickly pears that were meant for his grandmother’s birthday, a boy embarks on a mission to secure replacement fruit. But finding the fruit in the offseason isn’t as easy as he expects, and his quest to right his wrong means quite a distance to travel.
‘Rabbit Blood’ – Yagmur Altan (Turkey, USA) 5min
Just an ordinary day at an old mysterious Turkish country house where the residents have an extraordinary way of brewing tea.