4-8.12.2024 / Białystok

EASTWARD WINDOW Competition set I

Rozpoczęcie: 8 December 2023 18:30
Zakończenie: 8 December 2023 20:15
Lokalizacja: Camera Cafe

EASTWARD WINDOW Competition set I

8.12.2023, 18:30
Camera Café, ul. Lipowa 14 lok. 11
admission free   

directors: Ivana Hucíková, Igor Smitka
director of photography: Dušan Husár
music: Mikuláš Příhoda
Slovakia, 2023, 17’27’’

Short film that follows a day in the life of the Kiki House of Velvet members. Scattered moments from their everyday experiences in the outside world dissolve when everyone meets again in the safety within their chosen family. Scripted scenes merged with authentic and lived experiences of the characters show how the ballroom culture intertwines with their lives & vice versa.

director: Flóra Anna Buda
director of photography: Flóra Anna Buda
music: Mári Mákó & Rozi Mákó
France, Hungary, 2023, 10’39’’

Alice is 27 years old today. Even though she is suffocating a bit, she still lives with her parents and tends to live in her dreams to escape her dreary everyday life. After a psychedelic party on a factory roof, she has a serious drunken bike accident. Will this give her the courage to become an adult?

director: Rino Barbir
director of photography: Rino Barbir
music: Vinko Pelicarić
Croatia, 2022, 15’40’’

Zof’s pathological jealousy leads him to irrational actions and psychotic states. After his girlfriend leaves him, Zof feels closest to his female Stafford dog Lota with whom he spends most of his time. His relationship with the dog reflects his behavior towards people close to him.

director: Lea Vidakovic
directors of photography: Lea Vidakovic, Damien Buquen
music: Miroslav Jovancic
Croatia, France, Serbia, 2023, 14’

A quiet Sunday afternoon in the aristocratic, family home, just before the fall of the Austro-Hungarian empire. Andras and his daughter Zsofia are caught by surprise when Andras’ brother Zoltan intrudes in the intimacy of their home, along with his big family. A poetic, dark, and somewhat humorous social observation, in which family ties and relationships are broken down and dissected to pieces.

director: Péter Dóczé
Hungary, 2023, 27’

Janka and her family spend a few days in a beautiful weekend house. Their idyllic holiday is interrupted when Janka catches her son masturbating to a picture of her own sister. The previously ordinary family scenes take on new meaning for Janka and she begins to question the relationships within the family.


directors: Morten Tšinakov, Lucija Mrzljak
directors of photography: Morten Tšinakov, Lucija Mrzliak
music: Morten Tšinakov
Estonia, Croatia, 2022, 15’58’’

It’s pouring down with rain at the funeral. There’s a lot of crying, too much wine, several woodpeckers and a couple of dreams that fill in the gaps.