PROGRAM 1 | 8 films | 84 min

by Lorenz Wunderle, 9, Switzerland 2018

A coyote loses his wife and children from an attack of wolfs. Anguished from human emotions he‘s trying to process the experience. Besides grief and delusion, evil takes up more and more space.

by Doğuş Özokutan & Vasvi Çiftcioğlu, 3, 2018, Turkey 2018

In a Muslim country, a man’s last wish to be cremated after his death, leaves his wife and son with an impossible task to complete… Kismet seeks answers to a simple question: When society gets to decide everything about your life and death, what’s left for you?

by Richard Gorodecky, 13, Netherlands | United Kingdom 2017

Paul has an attitude. He’s the kid you cross the road to avoid. The no-hoper you pray your children never become. But there’s more to Paul than meets the eye or the ear. A side that he only finds when he’s truly lost. Little Shit is a child’s journey to discover his and London’s hidden nature.

by Iyabo Kwayana, 10, China | USA 2017

Filmed at the Shaolin temple in Henan, China, “Practice” reflects my love of individuals engaging in collective practice and the possibility of ecstatic Union that can emerge through such an exercise.

by Dusan Kastelic, 12, Slovenia 2017

You have probably heard of the phrase “To think outside of the box”? Well, this is a story about such a box. The box is full of miserable creatures. One of those creatures doesn’t belong there. He’s thinking outside of the box…

by Sarah Heitz de Chabaneix, 12, France 2017

In a small Florida town, a young French woman goes with her mother to a routine medical check-up to act as her interpreter. However she is taken by surprise when she learns that it is actually a gynecological examination she is attending. But, the biggest revelations are yet to come…

by Mohammad Baghi, 12, Iran 2017

It is dawn and Erfan (soldier and prison guard) have the duty to remove the footstool on which the condemned man rests. The mother of the victim, gives grace and forgive the murderess of her son during the hanging thanks to a omen given by the Koran.

by Carlo Francisco Manatad, 13, Philippines | Singapore 2017

Jodilerks is on her last day of duty as a gas station attendant. But her night is just getting started.

PROGRAM 2 | 7 films | 76 min

by Axel Courtière, 15, France 2017

Oscar Mongoût, a gourmet cannibal, burns with love for the neighbor in his building, the very vegetal Miss Carrot. This passion seems destined to fail: she is a vegetarian, while he suffers from a total phobia about vegetables. Things take a drastic turn the evening she invites him to dinner.

by Ian Morgan, 10, South Africa 2018

Good Mourning is a dark comedy about Ted, a professional mourner, who loves his job to death. Until one day he is challenged by a disbeliever, Sandrine, who questions his morals and ethical standpoint and the conversation take an unlikely turn.

by Sam Friedlander, 6, USA 2017

Two New York Mafia hitmen sent to whack an informant discover technology is The Mob’s real enemy.

by Olivier Magis & Fedrik De Beul, 22, live action | fiction, Belgium 2017

In Thierry’s living room, several people have gathered. None of them know each other but they are all there to try and fulfil the same dream. They want to find a job…and quickly. But we’re in Brussels, so nothing goes quite as planned.

by Frederic Hambalek, 8, Germany 2017

A team of alpinists is stuck in an apocalyptic snow storm in great heights. When one of them goes missing, they have to conduct a hazardous search.

by Jamille van Wijngaarden, 2, Netherlands 2017

When a little bird suddenly drops dead in it’s cage, all eyes are on the cat. Desperately he tries to make everything right again, but actually making everything worse in the progress.

by Ruslan Bratov, 13, Russian Federation 2017

The restaurant is closing, and Oleg Maratovich wants to celebrate. Taking along three of his employees, who are no longer able to resist his charm, he sets off in search of adventure. The story then has a completely unexpected twist.