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Next Generation Competition 5

28.04.2023 – 21.30 – Vendôme
03.05.2023 – 16.00 – 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.


Morgane Frund

Pays Switzerland
Genre Documentary
2022 - 19'06" - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO ST FR/EN
An amateur filmmaker has filmed bears for years. A film school student edits the images. But when she digitises his archive, she discovers that the recordings are not only about bears. A discussion ensues about the power of gaze and its voyeuristic violence.

Fox Tossing

Zénó Mira

Pays Hungary
Genre Animation
2023 - 08'00'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO EN ST FR
In 17th-century Europe, there was a now-forgotten aristocratic pastime/bloodsport called "fox tossing".

Fortunes de mer (Sea Fortunes)

Armelle Fouat, Elisa Mezquita

Pays Belgium
Genre Documentary
2022 - 16'50" - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO FR ST EN
A journey to the sea through the ex-votos of the South of France. A dive into the life of 19th century sailors and its dangers. The evolution of their beliefs towards a society where religion is erased by pragmatism.


Håkon Anton Olavsen

Pays Norway
Genre Fiction
2022 - 29'00'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO ST FR/EN
Vebjørn (29) has never had a girlfriend. He works as a mascot and ski instructor at a skiing resort. One day he crashes into a ski tourist. While he tries to make up for the accident, unexpected chemistry between the two arises, but his anxiety soon catches up with him.