International Competition 5

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Friday 26.08.2022
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Saturday 27.08.2022
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Screening time: 1 h 20 min

CW: Themes of sexual and domestic violence and scenes of bestiality and animal abuse

Films in this screening:

Hugo Covarrubias:


Chile, 2021. 16 minutes.

Based on true events, Bestia explores the life of a secret police agent during the military dictatorship in Chile. Her relationship with her dog, her body, her fears and frustrations reveals a grim fracture of her mind and of the country.

Nata Metlukh:


USA, 2022. 5 minutes.

The story is set in a graphic design world where fonts are the main characters. They interact with the environment according to their properties: Bold makes everything thicker, Italic tilts things, Monospace equalizes objects by width, etc. Fonts are assigned to build a garden, and the five boxing wizards jump in quickly to inspect their work. A negative space storm flushes everything away, but Regular comes and fixes the garden.

Máté Horesnyi:

Lesser of Two Evils
(A kisebbik rossz)

Hungary, 2021. 10 minutes.

The Eastern-Europian mentality and relations exposed through Attila Hazai’s pen. Raw and life-a-like stories which are turning into absurd scenes.

Magda Kreps:

I Want To Be Bored

United Kingdom, 2021. 4 minutes.

I Want To Be Bored is a hand-drawn short film, visualizing a wandering mind during the experience of doing absolutely nothing.

Elizabeth Hobbs:

The Debutante

United Kingdom, 2022. 8 minutes.

A spirited young woman persuades a hyena from London Zoo to take her place at a dinner dance held in her honor. Their plan requires a surprising amount of artistry and violence. Based on a story by artist Leonora Carrington, this film celebrates her startling tale with paint and collage.

Fabio Orlando, Tommaso Zerbi:

Graziano And The Giraffe
(Graziano E La Giraffa)

Italy, 2022. 6 minutes.

A man hungry for sausages buys a microwave oven that will drag him into the wild.



Pauline Morel:


Belgium, 2021. 7 minutes.

Colin, Charlie and Martin are three children who are meeting in a park to play together. Colin suggests to play family with masks. That’s when playing pretend can become more than real.

Honami Yano:

A Bite of Bone

Japan, 2021. 10 minutes.

A little girl reflects on her last summer with her father at his funeral.

Urška Djukić, Émilie Pigeard:

Granny's Sexual Life

Slovenia, France, 2021. 14 minutes.

Four old women reflect on their memories of old times when they were young and how different the relationships between men and women were back then. Their voices merge into one single voice, that of the grandmother Vera, who tells her story in proper detail. A trip into grandmother’s youth and the memories of her intimate life illustrate the status of Slovenian women in the first half of the 20th century.

Event Timeslots:

Friday 26.08.2022
8€ Buy tickets

Saturday 27.08.2022
8€ Buy tickets