International Competition 4

Screening schedule & online ticket shop:
Aurinkobaletti, Fri 8 pm
Jo-Jo, Sat 4.30 pm


Work In Progress – Faces
Tamás Patrovits
Hungary 2015 | 3 min

Graphic faces morph into one another to the rising rhythm of the music, which was played on found and recycled objects. The original charcoal drawings were made blindfolded by an artist collective.


Ines Christine Geißer
Germany 2015 | 11 min

Lucky is looking for happiness. This animated short is questioning our search as well as its aim: What does luck mean for the individual? Is failure the only possibility?

Three Fitted Flies
María Álvarez, Elisa Morais
Spain, Lithuania 2015 | 8 min

Scorching summer in the village, an old woman tries to bring her late husband back by means of twisted rituals.

Waiting For the New Year
Vladimir Leschiov
Latvia 2016 | 8 min

A lonely woman street cleaner’s letter to unknown person, written on the first day of the New Year: a year spent observing the seasons and dreaming of a miracle for the following New Year.

Soil Is Alive
Beatrice Pucci
Italy 2015 | 8 min

Soil Is Alive is a dark tale, without heroes, and is like a lens which lets us look under the leaves.

How long, not long
Michelle & Uri Kranot
Denmark 2016 | 5 min

A visual journey that challenges us to think about a universal belonging that doesn’t confine itself to a city, region or national boundary in an age where xenophobia, nationalism and intolerance are ubiquitous.

Life with Herman H. Rott
Chintis Lundgren
Estonia, Croatia, Denmark 2015 | 11 min

Herman is a rat who lives alone in his messy apartment. One day, a very tidy cat decides to move in.


Ships of years past
Georgiy Boguslavskiy
Russia 2015 | 15 min

This is his last day on the ship as a sea captain before two lanky and nasty bureaucrats writing him off ashore. And now the old captain is left on a tiny island, with enough place only for the Lighthouse.