Shortfilms Focus Experimental Film
Curated by Cristian Mărculescu (51 min)
N-15 | Not recommended for under 15s
Directed by: Ivan & Nicolas Escudero
The Leader of an ancient clan of vampires awakens from his long slumber hungry for the last touch of life.
- Blessin of the Mountain God
Directed by: Akari Sōma
An old woman who lost her partner in an accident lived a quiet life with her son and daughter-in-law.
One day, however, a plague broke out in the village, and the son and his wife abandoned the old woman in the mountains.
Directed by: Anastasia Grigore, Valentin Teodorescu, Diana Păun, Sarah Mitrofan
Defined by the past and their own identity, two characters are looking for a new beginning, a better life. A continuous process towards a different lifestyle, a better lifestyle, fighting for it while facing all the pain, the thoughts and the suffering, all of them in the name of hope. It is an experimental film inspired by the real stories of Romanian emigrants who left for Italy in the early 2000s.
Directed by: Antonis Doussias
In a machine dominated claustrophobic world, population has been turned into a passive mass, trapped in a vicious circle of work-obedience-reproduction-consumption.When someone out of the depersonalized crowd reaches the limits of his tolerance and endurance, an opportunity to escape is presented. Still, as it is ultimately revealed, even the very notion of escaping [Fuga] and feeling free, is part of the imprisonment.
Directed by: Bernard Winter
A man is tortured and tested upon seeks escape from a sinister facility – this escape is all part of the plan.