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Next Generation Competition 7

29.04.2023 – 18.30 – Flagey
04.05.2023 – 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.

Maman fait dodo (Mom is sleeping)

Solenn Crozon

Pays Belgium
Genre Fiction
2022 - 17'10" - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO FR ST EN/NL

Alone at home, Maya wanders and waits for her mother to wake up.

Hermit Island

Gábor Mariai

Pays Hungary
Genre Fiction
2022 - 17'03'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO EN ST FR
On her way back from a mission, Cassi gets stranded on a mysterious island. She meets an eccentric hermit, and they set off to find her a new boat. The depths of the island force Cassi to reevaluate her quest, while the hermit must face someone from his past.

Alkibiades (Alcibiades)

Robert Kwilman

Pays Poland
Genre Fiction
2021 - 25'36'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO ST FR/EN
Struggling to enter an ancient philosophy class, Lidia meets an intriguing competitor, Hana, and confronts her to get the professor's approval.

Voyage en amnésie (Journey in amnesia)

Anouk Kilian-Debord

Pays Belgium
Genre Animation
2021 - 05'00" - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO FR ST EN/NL
Loïc, formerly worker in a gravel quarry, has lost all his memory after an accident. Ever since, he has cut himself off from the world. One day, an event pushes him to go outside, where he witnesses the first snowfall since his amnesia. Loïc gets absorbed by long forgotten sensations and wanders. In his mind, he finds the way back to his quarry.

أبواب (Talk to me)

Ribal Chedid

Pays Lebanon
Genre Fiction
- 21'02" - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO ST FR/EN
Farid, who works abroad, locks himself on the last day of his stay in Beirut in his son Rawad's room, to find what he is hiding there. Separated by a locked door, the dysfunctional dynamic between them intensifies, and the past resurfaces.