Dogs Barking at Birds
Portugal, fiction, 2019, 20'
Director: Leonor Teles
Screenplay: Leonor Teles, Vicente Gil, Salvador Gil
Cinematography: Leonor Teles
Editing: Leonor Teles
Sound: Rafael Gonçalves Cardoso
Cast: Vicente Gil, Salvador Gil, Maria Gil
Production: Uma Pedra no Sapato (Filipa Reis), Leonor Teles, João Miller Guerra
School is over and there's a bustle in the air. In Porto, tourists fill up the streets and cafés. The old and decadent are now highlights of the city’s gentrification. Vicente moves around town on his bike, watching the urban landscape modify day by day. The town is no longer the same, the world is changing and so is he.
The Christmas Gift
Romania, Spain, fiction, 2018, 23'
Director: Bogdan Mureşanu
Screenplay: Bogdan Mureşanu
Cinematography: Tudor Platon
Editing: Andrei Bălășoiu
Scenography: Ramona Vârtosu
Costumes: Ramona Vârtosu
Sound: Sebastian Zsemlye
Cast: Adrian Văncică, Ioana Flora
Production: Kinotopia (Bogdan Mureşanu)
On the 20th of December, 1989, a few days after Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu's bloody repression in Timisoara, a father’s quiet evening turns to the sheer ordeal as he finds out that his little son has mailed a letter of wishes to Santa. As far as the child understood, his father’s desire was to see Ceausescu dead.
Spain, fiction, 2019, 22'
Director: Irene Moray
Screenplay: Irene Moray
Cinematography: Irene Moray
Editing: Ana Pfaff
Scenography: Marina Pérez
Costumes: Helena Contreras
Sound: Xavi Saucedo
Music: Nico Roig
Cast: Elena Martín, Max Grosse Majench
Production: Distinto Films (Miriam Porté)
Barbara and Pol spend a few days on holiday with a group of friends in a house surrounded by nature. They want to have a good time and find a peaceful space where they can enjoy their intimacy. With the support of Pol, in the midst of nature, between tears and laughter, Barbara will heal old wounds and redefine her sexuality.
Greece, fiction, 2018, 12'
Director: Thanasis Neofotistos
Screenplay: Thanasis Neofotistos, Yorgos Angelopoulos, Pavlos Sifakis
Cinematography: Yannis Fotou
Editing: Panos Aggelopoulos
Scenography: Thanasis Neofotistos
Costumes: Eva Gaitanidou
Sound: Alejandro Cabrera
Cast: Marina Symeou
Production: Argonauts Productions (Ioanna Bolomyti)
Yanni’s mum is on her way to audition for a role as Shakespeare’s Viola when she learns that her young son has been left home alone. Through a series of phone calls, she fights to balance the most important roles of her life, whilst walking in the most controversial area of central Athens, Patision Avenue.