4-8.12.2024 / Białystok

Eastward Window Competition set 1

Rozpoczęcie: 12 June 2021 15:45
Zakończenie: 12 June 2021 17:45
Lokalizacja: Forum Cinema

Eastward Window Competition set 1

Screening schedule:
NINA dir. Hristo Simeonov, Bulgaria 2019, 19′
HELFER dir. Anna Szöllosi, Hungary 2020, 9’45”
THE TROPHY OF YOUTH/TROFEUL TINERETTI dir. Razvan Oprescu, Romania 2019, 16′
EVERYTHING IN ITS RIGHT PLACE/SVE KAKO TREBA dir. Nikola Stojanovic, Serbia 2020, 22′
IMBUED LIFE/UDAHNUT ZIVOT dir. Ivana Bosnjak, Thomas Johnson, Croatia 2019, 12’15”
PLACES/MIEGAMASIS RAJONAS dir. Vytautas Katkus, Lithuania 2020, 11′
SORROW/KAIMOS dir. Sarra Tsorakidis, Romania 2020, 28′

director: Anna Szöllosi
director of photography: Gábor Rádi
Hungary 2020, 9’45”

Film is about a young woman who is struggling with anxiety and recurring nightmares that she wants to end. She is seeking a helper who offers an alternative solution but in the process she must confront her biggest fears.

director: Sarra Tsorakidis
director of photography: Radu Voinea
music: Sarra Tsorakidis
Romania 2020, 28′

A 40 year-old woman has to come back to her native country to say goodbye to her dead mother. Surrounded by family, she feels more alone than ever and the guilt of having been gone for so long makes her want to turn back time and be a teenager again. But time only moves forward and the reality is her mother will never be there to lovingly scold her again, no matter how bad she will behave.

director: Vytautas Katkus
director of photography: Vytautas Katkus
Lithuania 2020, 11′

It is the story of two childhood friends who are spending their last days in the places where they grew up. This is how they are trying to postpone their farewell to the district, which is changing.

director: Hristo Simeonov
director of photography: Vesselin Hristov
music: Goran Andrich
Bulgaria 2019, 19′

A 13-year-old Nina is feeling trapped in her relation with the bossy Vassil, who is preparing her to be a skilled pickpocket in Spain. There are days when she is almost ready to run away from him.

director: Nikola Stojanovic
director of photography: Mladen Teofilovic
Serbia 2020, 22′

Jovana, a single, working-class mother, wants to spend her birthday with her daughter Sara, but her plans are ruined when Sara invites her father to come.

director: Razvan Oprescu
director of photography: Vlad Ghinea
Romania 2019, 16′

Remembering childhood whilst retracing grandparents’ footsteps through the old communist thermal spring resorts, triggers nostalgia of forgotten times for a grandson searching for his own identity as an adult.

directors: Ivana Bosnjak, Thomas Johnson
director of photography: Ivan Slipčević
music: Andrea Martignoni
Croatia 2019, 12’15”

Film about a young woman’s connection with the life force of nature. She uses her talent for taxidermy to “return” the animals to their natural habitat. However, the true search for the answers begins when she starts finding a roll of undeveloped film in each of the animals she treats. Her obsession drives her to seek the explanation of the connection she feels, haunting her dreams, as well as her waking moments.