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International Competition: Youthquake

International Competition: Youthquake

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Youthquake /ˈjuːθkweɪk/

noun

A significant cultural, political, or social change arising from the actions or influence of young people.

 
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Waiting for Jupiter

Agathe Riedinger

France / 2017, 23 min

 

Liane, a 21-year-old girl, has just learnt that she was cast to be part of a reality TV show. Certain that her life will finally start, she burns everything surrounding her to embrace this long-awaited shake-up.

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The Hunger

Kenneth Karlstad

Norway / 2017, 20 min

 

An expressive suburban gothic tale which enters the mindset of a teenager and explores the phenomenon of sensation seeking at a young age.

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Babylon

Keith Deligero

Philippines / 2017, 20 min

 

In a time before mobile phones, postmodern Erinyes come to Barangay Babylonia in order to kill a local dictator. A tricky job, one that causes several fatalities in the process. Strange things occur in this far-off land.

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After School Knife Fight

Jonatan Vinel & Caroline Poggi

France / 2017, 21 min

 

Laëtitia, Roca, Nico and Naël are in a band. As per usual, they meet late afternoon before rehearsal in a vacant lot. The group will soon no longer exist; they will be forced to disband because Laetitia is moving away to study. This is the story of four young adults who do not want to say good-bye.

International Competition: Around The World

International Competition: Around The World

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Aria

Myrsini Aristidou

Cyprus / 2017, 13 min

 

Athens, today. Seventeen-year-old Aria, who is working at Jimmy’s local kebab place is waiting for a driving lesson with her father.

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WASTE NO.1 Money

Jan Ijäs

Finland. Zimbabwe / 2017, 17 min

 

Inflation has resulted in the Zimbabwe dollar completely losing its value. Banknotes are literally recyclable goods, turned into tablecloths and lampshades, for example. In the Harare slums, which are rife with crime, valuable US dollar banknotes must be concealed in clothing, which means that the notes quickly become breeding grounds for bacteria.

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Big Sister

Michal Gassner

Israel / 2017, 13 min

 

Gili has a clear and violent agenda towards male sexual offenders. When she discovers her younger brother is suspended from school for a similar violation, she finds it difficult to comprehend the limits of her power to repair the world.

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FARPÕES, BALDIOS

Marta Mateus

Portugal /2017, 25 min

 

After the Carnation Revolution the peasants in the Alentejo region occupied the huge proprieties where they were once submitted to the power of their masters. The protagonists of this film, resistants of this struggle, tell their story to the youngsters of today, in their own words.

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SIGNATURE

Kei Chikaura

Japan / 2017, 13 min

 

An innocent young man from China is anxiously memorizing "his hope" in the middle of the noisy crowd in Shibuya, Tokyo. Something that might change his destiny awaits him.

 
International Competition: Post Depression

International Competition: Post Depression

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Salvation

Thora Hilmarsdottir

Iceland / 2017, 24 min

 

Katrín wakes up in the hospital after a serious car accident to find that she has received a life-saving blood transfusion. However, the religious cult she belongs to forbids such things.

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DRZENIA

Dawid Bodzak

Poland / 2018, 22 min

 

Imagine that you are in a forest which is dark, quiet and empty. You do not know why you are here. Suddenly you hear a howl. You feel you do not want to be here. You are afraid. You see a wolf, and a second one, and a third. They come closer and closer to you and surround you. What are you going to do?

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Coyote

Lorenz Wunderle

Switzerland / 2018, 10 min

 

A coyote loses its mate and pups in an attack by wolves. Plagued by human emotions, the coyote attempts to process what it has experienced. Alongside grief and delusions, however, savagery gradually escalates.

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Taking Stock

Duncan Cowles

UK / 2017, 5 min

 

Using his failed attempts at creating profitable stock footage, a filmmaker reflects on the absurd, mundane and funny side of being trapped inside your own head as an out of work, self-employed freelancer.

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Fucking killas on speed dial

August Aabo

Denmark / 2017, 17 min

 

Thomas, his friends, but not Rakel
The rules, the province and a world that only allows murder and suicide
All who is yet to understand that Jakob is a ticking time bomb waiting to explode
Yes, fuck it all
But most of all, fuck being small, ugly and without FUCKING KILLAS ON SPEED DIAL