A Father's Job
Germany / Drama / 20 minutes
Director/Writer/Producer: Frank Christian Wagner
Cast: Christian Harting, Dorothee Frauenlob
Step by step connections become apparent and result in an overall view that doesn't just comes up with an unexpected counterpart but also turns temporal orientation upside down.
A Wish Upon A Satellite
Estonia / Drama /17 minutes
Director: Leeni Linna
Writer: Leeni Linna, Leana Jalukse
Producer: Karin Reinberg, Merja Ritola
Cast: Otto Samuel Kahar, Anne Reemann
On the eve of his tenth birthday, a lonely boy wishes upon a falling star… right before it crash lands in the forest next door! With pulpy tales of aliens in his head and his trusty toy ray gun at his side, he excitedly wanders into the night to investigate.
Sudan / Drama / 20 minutes
Director/Writer: Suzannah Mirghani
Producer: Suzannah Mirghani, Eiman Mirghani
Cast: Mihad Murtada, Rabiha Mohammed Mahmoud
In a cotton-farming village in Sudan, 15-year-old Nafisa has a crush on Babiker, but her parents have arranged her marriage to Nadir, a young Sudanese businessman living abroad. Nafisa’s grandmother Al-Sit, the powerful village matriarch, has her own plans for Nafisa's future. But can Nafisa choose for herself?
Hungary / Drama / 19 minutes
Director/Writer: Benő Baranyi
Producer: Csaba Pék2
Cast: Erik Major, Frigyes Kovács
A young medic, Levente, spends his internship at a rural hospital in Hungary. He starts to question his trust in his teacher, professor Kovacs, after a case with a Gypsy woman who had just given birth.
Based on a true story.
Spain / Drama / 15 minutes
Director: Yolanda Centeno
Writer: Yolanda Centeno, Jesús Luque
Producer: Tay Sánchez
Cast: Alexandra Jiménez, Fele Martínez
When Paula´s painful breakup with Raúl causes her to stop seeing his son Dani, Paula will have no choice but to challenge a hypocritical legal system that ignores the custody rights of a loving, non-biological parent.
Back To Zotteken Waes
Netherlands / Drama / 20 minutes
Director: Lobke de Boer
Writer: Tom Bronsema
Producer: Marrit Greidanus, Pien Maat
Mathis returns to his native village to collect an early inheritance from his dying father, the infamous criminal Nicolas. His father is willing to give him the money, on one condition.
Argentina / Drama / 18 minutes
Director/Writer: Reed Purvis
Producer: Marcelo Vitali
Cast: Florencia Salas, Mónica Córdoba
A teenage girl from a poor rural village in northern Argentina moves to Buenos Aires to pursue a life with more opportunities and the hopes of helping her family back home. Sharing a small room in a large informal settlement with her older cousin's family, she must quickly adapt to this radically different urban environment.
Switzerland / Drama / 15 minutes
Director/Writer: Christian Wehrlin
Producer: Magdalena Welter, David Fonjallaz
Cast: Robert Mika, Peter Jecklin
Four European truckers meet at a rest area in Switzerland when news interrupt the cosy atmosphere: Italy has closed the borders for Eastern European workers. Suddenly, two of the friends are unable to continue their journey. The search for a solution puts the group’s strength to the test and the rest area becomes the centre of European politics. "Borders" reflects the challenges of coexisting in Europe using this micro-community of truck drivers as a metaphor.
France / Drama / 16 minutes
Director/Writer: Yannick Karcher
Producer: Marie Sonne-Jensen
Cast: Tchéky Karyo
Freshly retired, a man doesn't know how to occupy his days. For fear of being killed by boredom, he gets involved in the crazy project of building a boat in the cellar of his suburban house.
Russia / Drama / 20 minutes
Director/Writer: Ruslan Bosenko
Producer: Ruslan Bosenko, Konstantin Loshatetskiy, Irina Persikova, Evgeniy Bosenko
Cast: Yuri Loparev, Vitay Khodin
A desperate father who is struggling to find his daughter’s killer meeting a stranger asking for help at the river's bank. This encounter turns to be a fatal one for both men.
Romania / Drama / 16 minutes
Director: Florin Babei
Writer/Producer: Constantin Cosma
Cast: Anisia Drumea, Lulia Lumanare
A 9-year old orphan girl with the Down syndrome, named Eliza, who is taken from the orphanage by Magda over the winter holidays. Magda is a woman with severe health problems and she will have to abandon Eliza for this reason. However, in her heart, Eliza never stops seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.