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Through Women’s Eyes 

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Életemet Írországért
Kieron J. WALSH (Ireland):
Easter, 1916. In Dublin Patrick Pearse leads an armed rebellion against British rule, inspiring patriots throughout Ireland to join the fight for freedom.

Sötét szirén
The Dark Siren lives in the sewers beneath the city, hidden away in her lair. This is her story.

A legférfiasabb férfi
Anuj GULATI (India):
When the village potter fails to produce a son, the community Chief calls for a “manlier” man to help the family bear a male offspring.

Erkin visszatér
Maria GUSKOVA (Russia):
Erkin gets out of prison and wants to return to his former life. But everything has changed and he does not know if he can live as a free man.

El Medhi AZZAM (France):
On the eve of the Festival of the Sacrifice, Kamal is kicked out of his uncle’s place, where he used to live, in Marrakech’s suburb. He seeks refuge at his father’s, an old misfit…



Izabela BARTOSIK (France):
A man and a woman are doing up a boat in order to go on a cruise together. This common project brings them together. They are passionate, become very close. Their relationship is sensual and tender. Yet they grow weary after a long period of relentless work, and both their life and the boat go adrift.

Ülo PIKKOV (Estonia):
Documentary-based animation about a dream that eventually comes true in a film. A 10-uear old girl longed for a puppy as a birthday present. Her dissappointment was very big when instead puppy she got father she had no idea he was still alive. This documentary based film tells a story about a very ...

Thibault CHOLLET (France):
A night in an almost deserted city. A man falls prey to his shadow.

Rao HEIDMETS (Estonia):
The newborn butterfly Bruno flies into the wide world to look for something better, not realizing that he was born at the best place ever. A vicious bush is drawing Bruno like a magnet. And just before landing on a leaf, Bruno is eaten up. Only the wings remain fall from the leaves. Through a mist,...

Piotr LOC HOANG NGOC (Poland):
Gyros Dance 15 min.
In a city where it's crowded and a lot of sunshine two mice live together under one roof, close to each other and very different. The house is also their place of work, the work is boring and hard. He is fine with that, she dreams of being a TV star.

Jasmine ELSEN (Belgium):
Kastaars 5 min.
What if your window is your view. Would you like it to be cleaned or would you cover it? Do you have a choice? Hidden in our own world, our own illusions about outthere. 'Kastaars' is about seeing and being seen.

Daria KOPIEC (Poland):
Cosmos is an animated film about body. Muscles, skin, heart which wish to be touched. About body wanting to experience closeness with other body.

Kristjan HOLM (Estonia):
Story about a diligent postman who performs his work duties in an exemplary manner and then meets his future wife.

BUCSI Réka ( Hungary, France):
Love 15 min.
LOVE is a short film describing affection in 3 different chapters, through an impact on a distant solar system. Abstract haiku-like situations reveal the change in atmosphere on one planet, caused by the change of gravity and light. This pulsing planet makes the inhabitants become one with each othe...

Coke RIOBÓO (Spain):
A miniature surrealist portrait of epic dimensions takes place in a sunny Spanish beach. Stop motion short made with scale H0 miniature figures

Alice GUIMARãES & Mónica SANTOS ( Portugal, Germany):
In this story we are guided through the relationship of Amélia and Duarte, two people that felt out of love and are trying to cope with the feelings that come after a relationship has ended. Their relationship has the shape of an archive box and t...



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.



Balint ERKEL (Hungary):
Virág gains strength from an intimate relationship with a fitness machine, to face her abusive husband.

PÜSÖK Botond (Hungary, Romania):
Kendeffy 12 min.
Transylvania, 1833. With the support of Count Ádám Kendeffy, a youngster of humble origin wins a bursary to the First Hungarian Fencing Academy. Expectances are huge while it is unlikely to find a better athlete than the Count, who is a limitless reform politician as well. In this short film, inspi...

KÖLCSEY Levente (Hungary):

KONKOL Máté (Hungary):

Reszkető Gerenda
NAGY Kálmán (Hungary):
Anna, the young girl travels to the international gymnastics tournament with her team mates. Anna has to make a decision which could bring a major change in her life. The film reveals the sensible releation between Anna and the coach.

OROSZ Dániel (Hungary):
Anna an impulsive girl curses her ex-boyfriend wishing his death after a break-up. Being scared she put Benjamin's life in real danger, she pulls him with a trick to visit her granny who is a fortune-teller and can see his destiny.

SZABÓ Zoltán (Hungary):



Elena BRODACH (Russia):
Next 7 min.
Another night, another naked body in her bed. She feels no love, just passion. A sharp lancet in her hands and a hidden box with her secrets. Only she knows how it all will end and who will be her next victim.

A fa és én
Lukasz NOWAK (Poland):
‘The Tree and Me’ is a story of a father who passes on a few simple life lessons to his son. At the same time it is a reflection by the already grown-up son on how those lessons have impacted his life. The story is set in the recent past, where the travails of everyday life contrast with...

A rothai harkályok
Pooja GURUNG & Bibhusan BASNET (Nepal):
Atimaley and Devi’s village is haunted by memories. When a dear friend leaves the village without saying “goodbye”, the old couple faces a dilemma; to keep living with the memories or to leave the village for good?

Lármás csajok
Cleo SAMOLES-LITTLE (United Kingdom):
Set in the late 1990’s in Kentish Town, North London, when teenagers were playing out on the streets instead of engrossed in social media - our story follows 15-year-old Sarah-Lee. New to the estate and befriended by her neighbour she finds herself hanging out with a gang of rowdy street girls...

Konstantina KOTZAMANI ( Greece, France):
Limbo 29 min.

Alban CORET (France):
Fever 5 min.
Paris. 1953. Under the cloak of a warm bedroom plunged into intimacy, an illegitimate couple is slowly drifting into the forbidden. Submerged by their growing desire, they can’t hear the husband coming home and heading to the bedroom. The atmosphere is getting more and more unconmfortable, ...

Az etűd
Martin RATH (Poland):
La Etiuda 7 min.
A prisoner murders his guard and tries to hide the body in the forest. When a woman accidentally witnesses this, the killer pursues her. Against all odds, she refuses to become another easy victim. It turns out that disposing of a body is not that easy.



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 ...












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