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Next Generation Competition 7

  • Sunday 28 april 2024 – 19:00 – Studio 5 (Flagey)
  • Thursday 2 may 2024 – 16:30 – Studio 1 (Flagey)

The Next Generation Competition offers each year a selection of films made by students from Belgian and international film schools.

Fisher Boy

Nam Dong-Hyun

Pays South Korea
Genre Fiction
2023 - 24' - Color - Sous-titres: OV ST KR FR/EN
On a hot summer day, a boy comes home thirsty and drinks up all of his grandfather's water, forcing the boy to leave the house to fetch water. He buys a bottle of water and returns home, but on the way the water gradually disappears.

Byc kims (Be Somebody)

Michał Toczek

Pays Poland
Genre Fiction
2023 - 27' - Color - Sous-titres: OV PL ST FR/EN
A common guy, an electrician named Wiktor moves in with his family to a new apartment. Soon they find out that the apartment used to belong to Lech Walesa, a former Polish President and a Nobel Peace Prize winner, who started out as an electrician. Wiktor's wife, Sylwia, starts to make money on foreign tourists, turning their new home into a museum and her husband into Walesa's impersonator.

Love, Your Neighbour

Jethro Westraad

Pays Belgium
Genre Documentary
2023 - 8' - Color - Sous-titres: OV EN ST FR/NL
In this wry love letter to South African suburbia, a local filmmaker attempts to connect with his upmarket neighbours through their intercom systems, starting conversations about guard dogs, racial profiling and home security.

De Geboorte van een Hysterisch Wijf (The Birth of a Bitch)

Nick Verkroost

Pays Netherlands
Genre Fiction
2023 - 12' - Color - Sous-titres: OV NL ST FR/EN
54-year-old Liesbeth is an everyday woman with an everyday life. However, she is pushed to a new extreme when the men crossing her path don't seem to take her seriously. Told through a fragmented narrative, that does not shy away from uncomfortable moments, it is painfully clear that a woman's life in a men-made world is not all about roses.

Muscle Masqué dans: Ferraille Pagaille (Muscle Man in: Metal Mayhem)

Nicolas Gemoets

Pays Belgium
Genre Animation
2023 - 8' - Color - Sous-titres: No dialogue
Muscle Man, the world's cleanest superhero, embarks on a thrilling battle against a giant robot determined to reduce the city to rubble, but his obsession with order could lead him to his downfall.