International competition 11

2 May 2017 – 21:30 – Vendôme

5 May 2017 – 16:00 – Flagey

Bitchboy

Måns Berthas

bitchboy
Country Sweden
Genre Fiction
2016 - 15' - Black & White
Lukas, a young dedicated metal head, visits his recently departed grandfather at the hospital. Despite being a blood relative, he doesn’t want the old man to be buried in the family grave. Dark secrets come to light, and when the opportunity comes, he seeks revenge.

Backstory

Joschka Laukeninks

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Country Germany
Genre Fiction
2016 - 8' - Color
As a young child our protagonist is left by his mother and has to live with his violent father. He fights his way through adolescence and falls in love with the woman of his dreams and just as everything seems to be finally working out for him, a sudden event changes the course of his life forever.

Debout Kinshasa !

Sebastien Maitre

debout kinshasa !
Country France, Ivory Coast
Genre Fiction
2016 - 20' - Color
No polished shoes, no school! Ten-year-old Samuel is about to discover how to muddle through in beautiful Kin(shasa).

כחול בירוק ( Blue in Green )

Leigh Heiman Pruzanski

Blue in Green
Country Israel
Genre Fiction
2016 - 17' - Color
Uri returns to Mika's house for his wallet, and is confronted with devastating, yet not so shocking news. An odd relationship is tested by circumstance, as they fumble their words in search of true meaning and an honest connection.

Na cherveno ( Red light )

Toma Waszarow

Na cherveno ( Red light )
Country Bulgaria, Croatia
Genre Fiction
2016 - 21' - Color
In 2015, in a small Bulgarian village, a bus stops at the only intersection, where the traffic light is stuck on red. Stoyan (63), the bus driver, refuses to move forward which provokes a conflict with the passengers and the local law enforcement. A story about the funny side of apathy, selfishness, and loneliness in a world where following the rules is a kind of misunderstanding.