COMPETITION

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Vitamins of Laugh

Short films

Suoliukai Nr. 0458 / Benches No. 0458

2016

Director Ivan Maximov

Russia

How to sit on a park bench if... Strange shapes run amok in a city car park. They interfere in each other’s business in the most absurd ways, sit together on a bench and generally get on each other’s nerves.

Bingo!

2016

Director Patrick Schoenmaker

The Netherlands

The seclusive retirement home Afterglow is a depressing end station. Fortunately,

feisty elderly Gerda has one spark of joy: the weekly Bingo night. When she is one
blank short of winning the game and the tiny ball suddenly disappears, she starts
an absurd search in which she is willing to go to extreme lengths in order to get
the outcome of that night's bingo game.

Švarkas pilnas plunksnų / Full Feather Jacket

2016

Director Liz el Saadany

France

Through a twist of fate, clumsy seagull Manfred unwillingly joins the Air Force on a highly dangerous mission.

Vienas, du, trys / One, Two, Tree

2016

Director Yulia Aronova

France

It’s the story of a tree, a tree like any other. One day, it jumps into a pair of boots and goes off for a walk inviting everyone it meets to follow. Boring everyday life fades as they all skip and dance along happily.

Panika / Panic

2016

Director Joost Lieuwma

The Netherlands

In the car Marja has a sudden rush of panic: did she turn off the gas? Did she leave the water running? Is the window locked? In her mind her imaginary mistakes grow to absurd proportions.

Paradas / Parade

2016

Director Digna van der Put

The Netherlands

Six fanfare flute players explore the landscape of the uniform. A journey that does not go unscathed.

Pitonas ir sargas / Python and the watchman

2016

Director Anton Dyakov

Russia

История о похождениях двух, на первый взгляд, несовместимых героев: сторожа зоопарка и питона. Странная парочка попадает в непростые ситуации, но в конце концов преодолевает все. Наградой им становится дружба.

Kraštas / The Edge

2016

Director Alexandra Averyanova

Russia

An elderly woman lives at a small station. There’s not a single living creature for miles away. Every day, during many years, she is making the round of the metals. The only event in the woman’s life is a train that passes her station without a stop.

Šeimininkas / The Master

2016

Director Riho Unt

Estonia

Popi, the dog, and Huhuu, the monkey, await the return of their Master until one day they realize he isn't coming back. From that day on they begin their life together. Popi, although smarter and stronger, gives in to the monkey's whims demonstrating his obedience and subservience. Huhuu, on the other hand, proves himself to be licentious and silly. A reality more phantasmal than a dream, and more dreadful than truth. Based on the short story Popi and Huhuuby Friedebert Tuglas.

Tik-Tak

2016

Director Ulo Pikkov

Estonia

Animated film “Tick-Tack” is visualizing time and it’s fatal nature. In order to underline the time as a metaphysical phenomena there are a lot of clocks and watches and its part to characterize it. We all are given “our time”, this “our time consists in reality in thousands of different “times” since even every cell in our body has its own time given to live and to die.

Watchmaker controls the time, but the mouse living in the watchmaker's workshop controls the clocks... This is a film about time and its ephemeral nature.