Professional Competition 9
Sunday 05/12/2021 09:00 - 10:00, Monday 06/12/2021 00:00 - 01:00
Total Duration: 0:58:01
- WHISPER DOWN THE LANE / تليفون خربان 04:43 Saudi Arabia 2021
Created: Raghad Albarqi Screenplay: Leila Belkacem Production: Khawlah Alhalawani
An experimental, animated short movie that takes us on a linear journey, following a string of interconnected phone calls between five individuals that eventually escalate to a bigger conflict. The short explores the concepts of communication, self-destruction, and the domino effect.
- Behind the Door 05:05 Taiwan 2021
Created: Wei-Lin Zhu Production: Hsien-Yuan Chiu
The story describes a boy who is afraid of the unknown and is unable to face the world outside the door. In the video, through the boy's repeated attempts and abandonment, the inner struggle and entangled mental state are shown.
- Black Slide 11:12 Israel 2021
Created: Uri LOTAN Screenplay: Uri Lotan Dialogue Language: Hebrew
Eviah, a young and timid kid on the brink of puberty and his best friend sneak into the Black slide, the most terrifying ride in Aqua Fun. There Eviah will gain insight to prepare him for events about to unfold at home.
- Flowing Home / Comme un fleuve 14:25 France 2020
Created: Sandra Desmazieres Screenplay: Sandra Desmazieres Production: Dora Benousilio / Julie Roy
Flowing Home is the story of two sisters separated after the Vietnam war. Thao, the youngest, is 15. She’ll flee Vietnam by boat to a refugee camp on the island of Pualu Bidong, Malaisia. Sao Maï, the eldest is 17. She will stay in Vietnam with her parents. In her loneliness she lives with the ghosts of the past. An epistolary relationship will feed their lives for over 15 years and will be the story of their journey until their reunion.
- "Azrar" Animated Short Film 09:00 Jordan 2021
Created: Ahmed Jaber Screenplay: Ahmed Jaber Production: Muhammed Al ruqab
"Azrar" (Buttons) old Ice cream van wandering through the old alleyways. (Abu al-Abd) A fat man, known to most of the neighborhood's children, he puts a red kufiya on his head. lack of interest, boredom and sadness on his face.
- TOY / ИГРУШКА 10:50 Belarus
Created: Rita Shagray Screenplay: Rita Shagray Production: National film studio Belarusfilm Dialogue Language: English
War is the worst thing that could happen in the life of every person, but for a child it is a tragedy at all. The pain of losing the closest people and trying to survive in a bloody dispute between adults is what remains with a small person for his whole life. Three of kids get into a chaos of war. All three lost their parents, one of them is a teenage girl, didn't abondon the kids in trouble, she attempts to rescue them. The difficult and dangerous roads of war are going kids with their young teacher. There is only one hope of salvation for three. And one toy - a battered hare, who sometimes sees things that children's eyes shouldn't see.