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April 29-30, 2022, Mindszentkálla, Hungary

May 4-7, 2022, Kiscsősz, Hungary

June 4-5, 2022, Ravazd, Hungary

July 18-23, 2022, Somogyfajsz, Hungary



April 29-30, 2022, Mindszentkálla, Hungary

May 4-7, 2022, Kiscsősz, Hungary

June 4-5, 2022, Ravazd, Hungary

July 18-23, 2022, Somogyfajsz, Hungary



April 29-30, 2022, Mindszentkálla, Hungary

May 4-7, 2022, Kiscsősz, Hungary

June 4-5, 2022, Ravazd, Hungary

July 18-23, 2022, Somogyfajsz, Hungary



April 29-30, 2022, Mindszentkálla, Hungary

May 4-7, 2022, Kiscsősz, Hungary

June 4-5, 2022, Ravazd, Hungary

July 18-23, 2022, Somogyfajsz, Hungary


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Arnaud ZAJTMAN & Marlène RABAUD (Belgium):
In 2012, hundreds of thousand Tuareg civilians flee from the North of Mali which dives into war. Through the epic of Disco, a Tuareg singer committed for peace, and followed over a period of ten years, we discover the challenges to which face the Tuareg and the causes of the war in Mali.

Marcin LESISZ (Poland):
"Goran the Camel Man" - a short documentary presenting an excerpt from the ordinary life of a wanderer. Goran is a Swiss man who travels in his gypsy wagon with his dogs, goats and camel, recreating the Silk Road. He has been living his lifelong dream for 27 years now, traversing Mongolia, Iran, Tur...

Ines PONTE (Angola):
Set in the highlands village of Katuwo, the film is an intimate portrait of the day-to-day life of a family living in an agro-pastoralist farm in Namibe, Angola. Through the filmmaker's request to her host Madukilaxi to put her skills into the making of a doll, the film addresses a twofold notion of...



Werner BIEDERMANN (Germany):
Jamais-vu 4 min.
The found-footage film „Jamais-vu“ shows archetypical situations which, in this new montage, are perceived as different and strange. This panorama presents a gamut of emotional sensory impressions focussing on cinema as the means of expressing the condition of a culture. All about heart,...

Teymur DAIMI (Azerbaijan):
Window. A look through window. "He" beholds what happens behind a window: same landscape, change of time of day: night, morning, day, evening and again night. "He" beholds not movably, as if the released Witness. "He" continues to behold even after something is happened and it seems that the look wo...

Konstantin VIHREV-SMIRNOV (USA, Russia):
We hope that this short film, shot in Cambodia, will touch any viewer, from any country or social origin he or she may come from. It is not only about Cambodia and its history, but is a film made to touch and reveal a remarkable characteristic of man - the ability to revive life. It is is about the ...

Irvin CASTRO & Goga RIVEROS (Chile):
A geometrical-spatial human essay. The body runs through the natural route, the stairs to enter endless possibilities of combinations and patterns. An eye looks us in the city, a security camera watching us, giving an image, the minimum unit to compose with the multiplication of these geometries. ...

MÁTÉ Bori (Hungary):
The Headless Appearance is a hand painted film made from the negatives of old family photos. It is an abstract memento of the passing time.

Theodore USHEV (Canada):
Sonambulo 5 min.
With the shade around her waist / she dreams on her balcony, [...] Under the gypsy moon, / all things are watching her / and she cannot see them.A surrealist journey through colours and shapes inspired by the poem Romance Sonámbulo by Federico García Lorca. Visual poetry in the rhythm of fantastic d...

The Copyist - A Másoló
KŐSZEGI Tamás (Hungary):
The office photocopier sees much more than we can imagine. In the darkness of the copy room anything can happen. The Copyist is the first narrative film ever made with a copy machine.

Filipe MARTINS (Portugal):
Landing 16 min.
Metaphorical characters intersect in a story told through gestures, body and places. Life, from beginning to end. And the great conflict that runs through this route is the always incomplete landing: a landing that will not ultimately more than the arrival to a state of things, a definitive immobility...

Alexander STEWART (Croatia, USA):
Here There 5 min.
Here There gives graphic form to memory’s malleable, straying lines. It begins as a traveler’s sketchbook, drawn in Croatia in the summer of 2014, but details soon fade away into abstract impressions on the edges of memory. This film is a reduction to the essence, a condensed feeling of ...

Melanie BEISSWENGER (Germany):
A symbiosis of form, color and the flow of movement.

Machinae Novae 002
Darko VIDACKOVIC (Croatia):
A view of the ©ibenik harbour in the author’s home town. A film about the process of observing the outside world, the memory of it and the imaginative processes it incites. The recollections mix with reality, yielding unexpected results.

Boris SEEWALD (Germany):
Disco 2 min.
A handmade music video of approx 1250 paintings on paper. Movements of dancers appear seamless and smooth, which is simultaneously juxtaposed by the scratchy flickering variations in each new sketch, creating an interesting contrast of chaotic disarray and graceful linearity.

SZABÓ Réka (Hungary):

Boris SEEWALD (Germany):
Spark 2 min.
At the edges of boundaries, when opposing worlds collide; sparks fly. Light and shade. Slow and fast. Hope and pain. Tradition and innovation. Aural and visual. Classical and electronica. Opposing forces surround us. We live in constant contrast. A movement, a flow, a dynamic blend of dual aspects. ...

BOGDÁN Zoltán (Hungary):
Grouptango 4 min.



Próba és hiba
Antje HEYN (Germany):
A film about a lost shirt button, perfectionist aunts, busy cats, startled parrots - and a long-lost friend.

André RUIVO (Portugal):
When summer arrives the beaches by the countryside are taken by strange invaders.

Rafael SOMMERHALDER (Switzerland):
A scarecrow, a storm, a broken leg. The resonant sound of a sea shell. Leaving forever.

Tomasz POPAKUL (Poland, Japan):
‘Black’ (‘黒’) tells about a pair of astronauts trapped on an orbital space station because of a nuclear war that erupted unexpectedly on Earth. They lost contact with Earth and all attempts to communicate with their base or anybody else have failed. All they can do now...

Eric LEDUNE (Belgium, France):
Pornography 24 min.
What is pornography? Why is it more immoral to show sexual acts rather than murders? What is transgression or indecency? And what about the obscenity? Is it necessary to limit the freedom of expression? "Pornography" is a plea for freedom of expression and free will, even if it means displeasing some...

Piotr KABAT (Poland):
‘Super Film’ is an animated short film based on contemporary mass culture. It is a tribute to American movies, TV series and cartoons created in the second half of the 20th century. The plot takes place in an artist's sketchbook, where the clashing realities of doodles, special effects, ...

Utazó ország
Ivan BOGDANOV & Vessela DANTCHEVA (Bulgaria, Croatia):
Once upon a time, there was a country on the back of a giant horse, but it was ruined by stupidity and greed. Now, only the horse's tail remains of its former glory, while the people live in the shadow of what used to be a happy world. Travelling Co...

Karolina SPECHT (Poland):
One day, She notices, that something strange is going on with Him... Beside oneself it’s a short animation film about confrontation between ideas of things and a real world. Do we live with real people, or only with our imagination of them?

HORVÁTH Mária (Hungary):
Káló, the handsome Gypsy lad, lies among the wildflowers on the banks of a stream, lost in idle daydreams. He falls in love with the seductively beautiful queen of the underwater realm and finds himself mixed up in all sorts of adventures to win her hand...

Magdalena PILECKA (Poland):
A collection of adventures full of absurd, black humor, pastel colors and small creatures called dinos.

ULRICH Gábor (Hungary):
The world is a pillar, the human creature stands on it’s palm-sized top. This balance is sensitive - our roads are filled with beautiful series of failures and handholds. But by these life-struggles swing, they give more clear answers to our great questions. Where will we find moral soundness,...

Paulina WYRT (Poland):
Does an animated film that deals with the widely unknown incidents may have any documentary value? This animation has been produced within a poetic cinema pardigm. Despite documentary aspirations, its ephemeral form corresponds with the transience of the event itself. The intimate reconstruction of ...



Slawomir WITEK (Poland):
At the end of Gdynia there is a small fishing settlement. A young angler is dreaming about working as his father and grandfather did. A few seasons of fishing with his father made him realise that this dream may never come true.

Nadine BOLLER ( Switzerland, Kyrgyztan):
In the middle of the steppes of Kyrgyzstan an old foundation dating back to the Soviet era is gaining more and more importance in the nomads' daily life.

Karol PALKA (Poland):
Two brothers, Marian and Kazimierz, have lived together under one roof for forty years. Staunch bachelors, they’re as different as chalk and cheese, yet, despite their endless quarrelling, they couldn’t live without one another. The seaso...

Vladimir MOROZOV (Russia):
A person’s life is accompanied by subtle melodies coming from unknown places. These melodies are few, and all of them could fit on one side of a conventional stereo vinyl... The music of the world accompanies all of us throughout life, so peop...

Wojciech KASPERSKI (Poland):
Ikona / Icon 52 min.
Documentary portrait of a provincial psychiatric hospital. For the first time in the history of one of the largest psychiatric hospitals in Siberia a film crew could see the daily life behind high walls. Five doctors look after them who are mostly gray old men who have spent their best years in this...



Toby FELL-HOLDEN (United Kingdom):
Balcony 17 min.
In a neighborhood rife with racial tension, a local girl falls for a recent immigrant who is the victim of prejudice and shame.

Caramel szavai
Juan Antonio MORENO AMADOR (Spain):
In a refugee camp in the Sahara desert lives a deaf boy who wish to learn how to write. Welcome to Kori and his best friend the camel Caramel's silent world.

7 juh
Wiktoria SZYMANSKA (Poland, Mexico, United Kingdom):
A lonely little girl is hidden in the mountains. Together with an elderly man and his sheep she tries to create a new world around her. 7 sheep is a journey to the magic moments of childhood, overcoming fear and solitude.

Szymon KAPENIAK (Poland):
Moloch 32 min.
Roma, Stach and Chudy illegally earn extra money in a run-down steel mill in Ukraine. Roma, the oldest of the gang, has fallen in love and wants to quit in order to start a new better life far away from everyday problems. When Stach and Chudy learn about his plan, they try to talk him out of it, yet to no avail...

A bárány törvénye
Lotfi ACHOUR (France, Tunisia):
While driving along a road in the Tunisian desert in an old battered van on their way to market to sell their sheep, an old man and his grand-son are stopped by two policemen. In order to be allowed to leave, they have to accept a strange and unusual deal.



Martinus KLEMET (Estonia):
Fatcula 9 min.
A mystical beauty surgery clinic is built next to a sports club which threatens to ruin the club's owner. What is going on in this clinic? The solution seems to be inside a bottle of "Fat Burner".

Ken KEISO (Australia):
Paracosm 2 min.
A surreal adventure of limbless torso, delving into the concept of life and death through a paracosm.

Sa'Adat RAHIMZADEH (Iran):
"Children of Oak" Animation narrates people’s daily life at one of Iran beautiful villages of Kurdistan, Western part of the country from sunrise to sunset. It shows their greatest occasion for celebration, marriage, its ethnic ceremonies, traditions, their dresses, dance, music and games. It...

Mélody BOULISSIÈRE (France):
Suffering from consumer’s fever, a young man starts a journey to discover the world, only to find that the trip feels predictable and every place looks familiar.

Shunsaku HAYASHI (Japan):
Remember 9 min.
"Leaving home, 'I' got a phone call. As 'I' answered it, the house exploded. 'I' went to work and continued as normal"...

Paul KUSMAUL (Germany):
E is for Evolution is an animated short. It consists out of 26 short episodes about evolution. Each Episode has its own point of view and interpretation due to evolution.

Shunsaku HAYASHI (Japan):
Railment 10 min.
In a continuous scenery, his physical movement stays in the same position. The speed of the continuity and his movement have accelerated and gradually cause a distortion.

Stephanie CADORET (France):
A young woman comes back home. She gets undressed, puts on her swimsuit, and sinks into the underwater depths of her apartment. Overcomed by a baroque aquatic flora, her home has become the ecosystem of her spouse: an octopus. Until the following mor...

Gerhard FUNK (Germany):
Fruit 7 min.
Rise into being, mature, perish - Fruit tells a creation story. As the animated short film unfolds, it brings forth a play of shapes illustrating the dialog between two mythological forces - the West and the East. In it the vibrating entities of black and white are constantly being split apart and r...

Franck DION (France):
Jacqueline has lost her mind a bit, but whatever, for her trip to the seaside, she has decided to take the train by herself, like a big girl!

Patrick BUHR (Germany):
"My wife doesn't like my movies. She says they are a waste of time. But she is an ignorant and hateful person. Don't be like my wife."

Jean-Jacques PRUNES (France):
Unwittingly promoted to whistleblower in case of toxic gas attacks, a country rat tells about his daily life in the trenches during the Great War. The point of view is original, critical and humorous, and at the same time compassionate with the «...

Péter erdeje
Martina MESTROVIC (Croatia):
A universal parable about differences, told in three colours. A story about the natural and the excluded, the normal and the uncommon; a duel between learned binary oppositions. The film reflects on an important issue: If our nature isn't a threat to anyone, then who or what prevents us from living ...



Ebéd előtt
SZABÓ Simon (Hungary):
In 1944, in a suburb of Budapest, a family is preparing their lunch. The little daughter realises that people are pushed on by gendarmes on the street. The family wants to help with food, water and clothes but not everybody approves the action.

ODEGNÁL Róbert (Hungary):
Noiré 19 min.
At daytime Ervin works as a teacher in a suburban school where he tries to survive among the deviant students and apathetic teachers. At night he spends every minutes to finish his first comic book for a little publishing house. He tirelessly draws his noir world where gangsters and corrupt policeme...

KÁRPÁTI György Mór (Hungary):
The return journey on a train from a freshman summer camp, where 18-year-old Dóra has just been sexually abused. Now the president of the students’ union wants to talk with her.

Fizetős nap
BERNÁTH Szilárd (Hungary):
In Eastern Hungary, powerful usurers keep residents of the poorest Roma communities in a permanent debt spiral. Young parents Feri and Gina try a different strategy to get relief from local boss Simon.

BÁNOVITS Ottó (Hungary):
Jozsef & Kati have been living in the middle of nowhere on a small farm for their entire lives and nobody else is living there anymore. They have a minimal relationship with the world which surrounds them. Their son, Sanyika is a true cosmopolitan, who always calls his parents on the mobile phon...

Tilos és életveszélyes
BOZZAY Balázs (Hungary):
The authority orders to establish a quarantine. The designated area does not respect people's private sphere. Because of the pervasive apathy and fear no one is opposing. The film is characterized by satirical and absurd tones.

Donkey Xote
BÁNOVITS Ottó (Hungary):
Donkey Xote 24 min.
Felix Cox (28) is an internationally renowned American skydiver attempts to land in central Budapest. Felix screws up his jump and, instead of landing in Budapest, he ends up in a tree, on an isolated farm in the Hungarian countryside, where he meets Ivan (70) and Benő - Ivan's beloved donkey...



Diana FRANKOVIC (Germany):
The Sad Monk 12 min.
In Western culture, when we find ourselves in crisis, it's natural to question our existence and the meaning of life. We are suffering; we want to change. Eastern philosophies, yoga and meditation are keys to happiness, or so preach the countless Western adherents of these far Eastern practices. Bud...

Soul Exodus
BERECZKI Csaba (Hungary):
Soul Exodus 92 min.
Five secretive characters in mood of their own identity through aunthentic klezmer music. A long journey from America until Moldova, a movie about identity, faith and unfaith, truths and believes, jewishness, emigration and inner emigration.




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