6-10.12.2023 / Białystok

YOUTH Competition Set II

Rozpoczęcie: 9 December 2023 13:30
Zakończenie: 9 December 2023 15:00
Lokalizacja: Camera Cafe

YOUTH Competition Set II

YOUTH Competition Set II (75′)

9.12.2023, 13:30
Camera Café, ul. Lipowa 14 lok. 11
admission free

 

SIOSTRA
SISTER
director: Kasia K. Pieróg
Poland, 2022, 12’

Two sisters travel through the Land of Clouds in search of the Great Tree. In an expedition full of setbacks, sacrifices, joys and sorrows, they come closer to their goal and to themselves. A film about the dynamics of a sisterly relationship, mutual problems and growing up together.

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TUTAJ
director: Omer Ben Shachar
director of photography: Kai Krause
USA, 2022, 3’30’’

Film depicts a nightmarish scenario where everyone wears identical masks to fit in. But when one young man’s mask begins to peel off, he questions if hiding his true identity is really worth it.

DENISKA UMŘELA
DEDE IS DEAD
DEDE UMIERA
director: Philippe Kastner
director of photography: Philippe Kastner
Czech Republic, 2023, 9’

Death of a beloved pet is a difficult thing to deal with, and even though we try to prepare for it, it always seems to come too soon. This is the story of a boy and his dog Dede, who passes away suddenly and the boy is left alone with his grief. In the end, he finds out that just because Dede is dead doesn’t mean that she is completely gone.

DZIECI I RYBY
OUT OF WATER
director: Gracjana Piechula
director of photography: Aleksandra Kamińska
Poland, 2021, 14’

Zosia is a 13-year-old CODA girl – the hearing child of deaf parents. Together with her dad, she sets out to compete in her dream swimming competition, which her father’s oversight prevented her from entering. Along the way, the characters encounter complications that put Zosia in the role of interpreter and mediator between her deaf dad and the rest of the world. Having a voice becomes not only a privilege for the girl, but also a burden.

JESTEM BŁĘKITEM
BLUE
director: Weronika Szyma
Poland, 2023, 6’52’’

In this story, time stretches. A mother and a daughter are trying to find themselves after girl’s father has left. They spend a lazy time on a metaphorical beach where they are alone. They struggle with their insecurities and longing. Life on the beach is a test of their patience. Like a refrain, the image of the sea recurs, tempting with the promise of freedom, yet terrifying at the same time, because it is a different world, so different from the warm sand.

MAGDA
director: Adela Kaczmarek
Poland, 2022, 9’

Podhale, winter 1939. Magda, an accomplished skier, is active in the Polish resistance movement. She transports documents and fugitives through the mountains to Slovakia. One day, when a group of pilots urgently needs to cross the border because the Gestapo is trampling on them, she devises a risky plan to help them. Unfortunately, the Nazi soldiers are also experienced skiers…

PRÜGIPAL
TRASHBALL
PIŁKA
directors: Ida Lepparu, Andrei Bljahhin, Sameliina Paurson
directors of photography: Andrei Bljahhin, Ida Lepparu, Sameliina Paurson
Estonia, 2022, 6´52´´

A tiny bug is picking up trash in the grass and encounters giant hooves playing with a ball made out of garbage. Despite the fact that the unexpected characters are interfering with her cleaning work, the insect emerges victorious by calling the naughty hooved creatures to order.

LA REINE DES RENARDS
THE QUEEN OF THE FOXES
KRÓLOWA LISÓW
director: Marina Rosset
director of photography: Marina Rosset
Switzerland, 2022, 9’

The queen of the foxes is the saddest of them all. In order to make her happy, her worried gang swarms out at night to lay at her feet the secretly written, but ultimately unsent love letters retrieved from the city’s rubbish.

BALCONY CACOPHONY
KAKOFONIA NA BALKONIE
director: Quentin Haberham
director of photography: Marc de Meijer
Netherlands, 2023, 5’

When a rich lady with a passion for topiary must swap her mansion with lush gardens for a tiny council flat, she finds it difficult to cope with her new neighbour and his strange hobbies.