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Next Generation Competition 2

27.04.2023 – 22.00 – Flagey
03.05.2023 – 18.00 – Flagey

Each year, the Next Generation competition presents a selection of films made by students in Belgian and international film schools.

34 films were selected amongst the 895 films received.

Remanence Macula (Macula Afterglow)

Marcus Heine

Pays Belgium
Genre Documentary
2022 - 14'17" - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO FR ST EN/NL
Agnes, 75 years old, suffers from macular impairment and has visual problems. Her sleep is disturbed by black spots that only she can see. Her grandson tries, with her, to recreate these "little beasts", while questioning her about her fears and difficulties.

Unfertiges Land (Unfinished Ground)

Jonathan Schaller

Pays Germany
Genre Fiction
- 22'57'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO ST FR/EN
The day has come for 18-year-old Liana and her father Stancu to return to Romania after having lived in Germany for several years. But Stancu hesitates, and Liana has to risk both her family's livelihood and her relationship with her father to make it home.

En cualquier lugar (Any place)

Minerva Rivera Bolaños

Pays Mexico
Genre Fiction
- 13'00'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO ST FR/EN

Azalea and her grandfather are best friends, they spend most of their time together because Azalea’s parents are always working. One day Azalea is raped by her grandfather, having no way to communicate it or who to tell, the impotence will make her take desperate measures.

La chute (On its way down)

Sebastian Schaevers

Pays Belgium
Genre Fiction
2022 - 22'58" - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO FR ST FR/NL
When a paraglider mysteriously falls from the sky, the people of Zinal, Switzerland, don’t seem to be bothered. But what to do? The world's ending, but when the threat is so immediate, and the powerlessness so great, how to react otherwise than with nihilistic and cynical indifference?


Tessa Moult-Milewska

Pays United Kingdom
Genre Animation
2022 - 10'00'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO EN ST FR
Curiosa tells the story of overly curious Mary, who visits her boyfriend's flat for the first time, just to discover it’s been stripped bare of all personal belongings. After being denied explanation, she climbs into his head.