Final Group 1: International Competition / The International Competition
Where the Summer Goes (Chapters on Youth)
Portugal20 min.Fiction Portuguese2018

It is summer, a boy and his friends go to the river. On their way, a story is told about a man and his pet snake that tried to eat him. The boy falls from a tree trunk and gets hurt. A girl follows him.

Director: David Pinheiro Vicente
Script: Rita Jorge, David Pinheiro Vicente
Camera: Joana Silva Fernandes
Editor: Laura Gama Martins
Actors: Miguel Amorim, Joana Peres, Rodrigo Tomás, Joana Petiz, André Simões, Rodolfo Major
Production: Raquel Rolim Batista
Lisbon Theatre and Film School
Canada 22 min. Documentary French2017

Exploring visual impairment through the daily life of Chloe (11), Alex (17) and Salma (21), all with partial or complete blindness. An intimate journey centered on their personal and existential concerns, dilemmas and difficulties.

Director: Alexandre Lefebvre
Script: Alexandre Lefebvre
Camera: Emile Desroches-Larouche
Editor: Samuel Caron
Actors: Alex Bourguignon-Casavant, Chloé Pelland-Lambert, Salma Bella Moudrika
Production: Léonie Hurtubise
Université du Québec à Montréal
Israel 32 min. Fiction Hebrew2017

Hila (14) is an empathic and sensitive girl, trapped in an inappropriate relationship with a woman who is older than her by more than a decade. The two are trapped in a whirlwind of intense nighttime sessions. When the emotional demands escalate, Hila is shaken and tries to keep her distance.

Director: Yair Fridman
Script: Hadar Saifan, Yair Fridman
Camera: Emmuna Aigen Anker
Editor: Hadar Saifan, Yair Fridman
Actors: Yuval Carmel, Ma’ayan Turgeman, Gal Amitai
Production: Hadar Waksman
Beit Berl College, Israel
Apollo Javakheti
Georgia 16 min. Documentary Georgian, Armenian2017

Bandura is a young, socially challenged boy who lives in the mountains of Javakheti. He spends his days working hard but dreams of being an astronaut and flying to space in a spacecraft he built himself.

Director: Bakar Cherkezishvili
Script: Bakar Cherkezishvili
Camera: Julien Diebel
Editor: Bakar Cherkezishvili
Actors: Sergei Banduri
Production: Julien Diebel
Shota Rustaveli Theater and Film University, Georgia
An Act of Love
Australia 11 min.Fiction English2017

A close bond between identical twins is tested when one sister rebels against their shared sense of oneness.

Director: Lucy Knox
Script: Lucy Knox
Camera: Sky Davies
Editor: Paul Rowe
Actors: Rachel Awonusi, Rebekah Awonusi, Judy Hellier, Darcy Kent
Production: W.A.M. Bleakley
Film and Television Department, Melbourne University
Cinematheque TLV, Theatre 4
Friday, 11:00
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