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Films are shown with the original audio and Ukrainian and English subtitles.

Short Matters is a unique project of European Film Academy, which shows a manifold panorama of the most important young contemporary European filmmaking. The initiative is organised in cooperation with a series of film festivals throughout the continent, at which the best films are selected for competition eligible for the European Film Awards. When the annual cycle is complete the members of the European Film Academy elect the overall winner. This time the audience will have the opportunity to see three exciting, jam-packed programmes presenting contemporary problems from the most diverse parts of the world.

 
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UGLY

Nikita Diakur

Germany / 2017, 12 min

 

An ugly cat struggles to coexist in a fragmented and broken world, eventually finding a soulmate in a mystical chief.
Inspired by the internet story ‘Ugly the Cat’.

THE PARTY

Andrea Harkin

Ireland / 2016, 14 min

 

Laurence invites his cousin and man-on-the-run Mickey to a party of drinking, dancing and young love. by morning, reality catches up with them.

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THE ARTIFICIAL HUMORS

Gabriel Abrantes

Portugal / 2016, 29 min

 

The Artificial Humors (2016), is a film about humor, anthropology and artificial intelligence. It focuses on how humor is central to human relationships across, used as a form of social control, and one of the most complex forms of communication.

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WRITTEN/UNWRITTEN

Adrian Silisteanu

Romania / 2017, 20 min

 

Because of ID issues, Pardica, a 50-year old Roma man, risks the authorities separating him from his underage daughter, who has just had a baby.

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FIGHT ON A SWEDISH BEACH!

Simon Vahlne

Sweden / 2016, 15 min

 

A western Swedish beach during high summer. A variety of people come together to socialise and enjoy the heat. A family with children, a watercolour artist, a group of upper middle-aged friends and a bunch of middle school adolescents.