7-11.12.2022 / Białystok

Eastward Window competition – programme 1

Rozpoczęcie: 6 December 2013 17:00
Zakończenie: 6 December 2013 20:00
Bilety: Bezpłatne
Lokalizacja: Camera Cafe ,14/11 Lipowa St. ,Białystok

Eastward Window competition – programme 1

blue dogTHE BLUE DOG, reż. Sinkevich Ruslan, Lukyanova Marina, Białoruś, 2013, 4’16”
cinematography: Sinkevich Ruslan, Lukyanova Marina

A musical story about a boy Jimmy who accidentally created an evil plasticine dog. The Blue Dog turned everything upside down inside of the magic box, broke the harmony and peace of defenseless dwellers. But with the power of art and Jimmy’s courage the world was saved.

pride (2)JUMP, reż. Petar Valchanov, Kristina Grozeva, Bułgaria, 2012, 30’
cinematography: Mihail Boevski

The old bachelor Gosho receives an offer from his rich cousin Joro to take care of Joro’s luxurious penthouse. For the poor relative, still living with his mother and grand-father, this is the perfect opportunity to have some peace and quiet in luxury and richness. But as early as his second day in the apartment, the water meter reader arrives, performing her monthly inspection.

my_name_is_boffer_bings_still_06MY NAME IS BOFFER BINGS, reż. Laszló Csaki, Węgry, 2012, 20’, animacja
cinematography: Árpád Horváth

Some things are best kept secret and should stay hidden forever. A chalk animation based on one of Ambrose Bierce’s short stories. A darkly-humorous thriller drawn with white chalk, telling the contemporary version of a timeless tale of greed and obsession to a modern audience.


isaac (1)ISAAC IS STILL SLEEPING, reż. Alexandru Ponoran, Rumunia, 2012, 17’41”
cinematography: Alexandru Ponoran

The attempts of a boy brought up by a very religious mother to control his dreams and change that world into one that he can be free in. Elements of reality appear exaggerated, composing a plastic and bizarre world with surreal accents.


move-to-guardTO GUARD A MOUNTAIN, reż. Izer Aliu, Norwegia/Macedonia, 2012, 25’
cinematography: John – Erling Holmenes Fredriksen

The only yearning 12-year-old Isa has is for his father to perceive him as a man – and men don’t cry. When Isa looses one of the poor family’s sheep, he and his little brother Hamid, must obey their father’s order and get the sheep back. On the top of the mountain Hamid becomes life-threatening hurt and Isa finds himself in a dilemma: Should he be a man and abide by his father’s order, or should he get his little brother down from the mountain as soon as he can?


kiosk (1)KIOSK, reż. Anete Melece, Szwacjaria/Łotwa, 2013, 7’
cinematography: Anete Melece

For years now, the kiosk has been Olga‘s little home simply because her sweet tooth and monotonous life has made her bigger than the exit. To distract herself, she reads travel magazines and dreams of being far away. An absurd incident starts the beginning of her journey.

mariaMARIA, reż. Claudiu Mitcu, Rumunia, 2013, 19’
cinematography: Claudiu Mitcu

Maria passes away gently and peacefully, surrounded by relatives and friends. Quiet voices of women fill the room – a room with a TV, tiled stove and lit candles. Maria sleeps peacefully. Her companions eat, laugh quietly and talk all the time. Maria passes away round their friendly and cheerful voices…

LIsa, GO HOME_1.73.1LISA, GO HOME, reż. Oksana Buraja, Litwa/Estonia, 2012, 27’
cinematography: Kristina Sereikaite

Lisa has a secret. It will be there, that place somewhere high above where nobody hurts anybody, where everything is beautiful. „That’s where we will live, my family and I”. Liza whispers to herself when she expresses her feelings. The girl regularly runs away from home, away from this world of subalterns which is depicted as so deficient, disgusting and horrible that it feels like more than borderline voyeurism.

tajemnica dlugiego zycia (3)WHAT’S YOUR SECRET OF LONG LIFE, reż. Eszter Jánka, Węgry, 2013, 1’

The animated short film tries to find the secret of long life. 13 lovely elderly animals are ready to share their secrets and give you tips how they managed to live for such a long time. A short but heart-warming interview, which contains the truth about life.

running time 150′