Within the ŻUBROFKA International Short Film Festival we have the pleasure of inviting you to the
Kids 13+ Competition
Kino Forum, 5 Legionowa St.
Screening schedule (83′):
Angel’s Mirror / Xiao Jing Zi
director: Cheng Chao
director of photography: Liu Lianjie
music: Motohiro Nakashima, The Tumbled Sea, Goldmund
China 2018, 14’
In China, in the early 1990’s, a little boy and his family have just come to live in a large factory complex. As he explores his new surroundings, he comes across other boys his age playing ping-pong – and discovers that they are fascinated by a cute little girl who spends her days looking out from the window of an upstairs apartment. Wanting to know more about the girl, he comes up with his own unique way of starting a friendship with her.
director: Michael Frei
music: Olav Lervik, Riga Cathedral Boys Choir
Switzerland 2019, 9’
An animated short exploring group dynamics. How do we define ourselves when we are all equal?
director: Ido Weisman
director of photography: Michael Miroshnik
Israel 2018, 13’
A warm spring morning in the kibbutz’s public swimming pool. Despite being an adult, Aryeh (60) does not know how to swim, so he is led to the deep water by the swimming instructor who, in his opinion, was the most worthy – his 13-year-old son, Yoav. In the early hours of the morning, when the pool is relatively empty, Aryeh and his shameful presence are easier to carry for Yoav. But what will happen with the arrival of Yoav’s classmates?
directors: Otalia Caussé, Geoffroy Collin, Louise Grardel, Antoine Marchand, Robin Merle, Fabien Meyran
directors of photography: Otalia Caussé, Geoffroy Collin, Louise Grardel, Antoine Marchand, Robin Merle, Fabien Meyran
music: Cyrille Marchesseau, David Gana
France 2019, 5’18”
In Lisbon, a german married couple is about to get aboard the legendary n°28 tramway, but how should you ract when the brakes let go and embark you on a vertiginous race… with a baby on board.
Lola zhivaya kartoshka / Lola the Living Potato
director: Leonid Shmelkov
director of photography: Leonid Shmelkov
music: Didier Falk
Russia, France, Estonia 2018, 17’18”
The little Lola’s family is forced to leave for good from theirs old house, with which much is connected. It happens that the time comes to part the things that you love so much, and Lola will get it easy because she has become older.
Sans Gravité / No Gravity
directors: Charline Parisot, Jérémy Cissé, Fioretta Caterina Cosmidis, Flore Allier-Estrada, Maud Lemaître-Blanchart, Ludovic Abraham
directors of photography: Charline Parisot, Jérémy Cissé, Fioretta Caterina Cosmidis, Flore Allier-Estrada, Maud Lemaître-Blanchart, Ludovic Abraham
music: Arslan Elbar
France 2018, 8’
An astronaut comes back to Earth and tries to fit in again.
Fuenf / Five
director: Peter Kaboth
director of photography: Peter Kaboth
music: Ludwig Goetz, Karsten Scheunemann
Germany 2019, 7’
The starting point is a nursery rhyme about a carefree community in which everything runs according to fixed rules. But this community gets out of hand as two dare to break out of the structures.
director: Nicolas Deveaux
music: Yannis Dumoutiers
France 2018, 10’
Wild animals compete in athletic events. They are judoka hippos, gymnasts ostriches, elephants playing basketball or referee seals. From table tennis to fixed bar, archery and high jumping, the animals of Athleticus react according to their personality and the peculiarities of their anatomy, creating comical or poetic situations, but always offbeat.