Future Shorts Spring Season 2018

Future Shorts Spring Season 2018

May 30th, 6:15 PM
Forum Cinema, 5 Legionowa Street
tickets: 14 PLN

Films in Polish and English


THE FALL OF LENIN, dir. Svitlana Shymko
Ukraine / documentary / 11 min.
Ironic documentary film about the farewell to the phantoms of the USSR in Ukraine. The spiritual session with the ghost of Lenin guides us through our past, present and future. The film presents the dawn and the twilight of idols, and the curious afterlife of history’s ghosts. “The Fall of Lenin” is inspired by laws adopted in 2015 by the Parliament of Ukraine, which condemn the Communist totalitarian regime and ban the use of the communist symbols.

ENCARNACION, dir. Chloé Bourgés
France, Venezuela / feature / 24 min.
Jack returns to his family apartment in Encarnacion, a small village in Paraguay, after the death of his grandmother. He wanders the streets of his childhood, marked by the passage of time, remembering her stories.

TOUGH, dir. Jennifer Zheng
United Kingdom / animation / 5 min.
Some things can only be understood with maturity. New light is shed on childhood cultural misunderstandings when a Chinese mother and her British-born daughter speak as adults for the first time.

AFTER SCHOOL KNIFE FIGHT, dir. Caroline Poggi, Jonathan Vinel
France / feature / 21 min.
Laëtitia, Roca, Nico and Naël are in a band. As per usual, they meet late afternoon before rehearsal in a vacant lot. The group will soon no longer exist; they will be forced to disband because Laetitia is moving away to study. This is the story of four young adults who do not want to say good-bye.

WANNABE, dir. Jannis Lenz
Austria / feature / 30 min.
As a crossmedia project, connecting film with the online video scene, WANNABE tells the story of a young YouTuber, who builds herself a fictitious world on the Internet. Watch Coco‘s Videos she produces in the film and more on YouTube and follow her blog.

Total duration: 91 min.

Białystok Cultural Centre – “GAG” Film Debating Club
Ad Arte Foundation / www.adarte.pl
Future Shorts / www.futureshorts.com


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