Wonderfully developed difficult topics offered with filmmaker’s sense and staying on top of things, that will open your eyes, hearts and discussion. All that are the best short films from around the world nominated for Oscar and awards from A class film festivals at Venice, Karlove Vary, Tallin, Locarno, Sundance and Clermont-Ferrand, compiled by our art director Maroš Hečko.
AVERTED SIDE OF THE WORLD III. will bring four films. In Polish film “The Dress” Lilliputian Julia fights the rejection of her community that doesn’t want to accept her for her appearance and besides loneliness she suffers from longing desire for intimacy she yet never experienced. 17 october 1961, “Algerian workers” get down the streets to manifest against the mandatory curfew in French film “The Seine’s Tears”. Kyrgyz-Swiss drama “ALA KACHUU – Take and Run” follows destiny of a young Kyrgyz woman, that is kidnapped and forced to marry and her desire for freedom in the clutches of tradition. Whole shortlist will be closed by a documentary from Great Britain “Haulout” following Russian marine biologist on a remote coast of Siberian Arctic that witnessed the greatest gathering of walruses on the planet as a result of global warming.