Ethel & Ernest
United Kingdom, 2016, 94 min.
director Roger Mainwood
producers Camilla Deakin, Ruth Fielding
scriptwriter Roger Mainwood
music Carl Davis
This hand drawn animated film, based on the award winning graphic novel by Raymond Briggs, is an intimate and affectionate depiction of the life and times of his parents, two ordinary Londoners living through extraordinary events.
USA, 2016, 75 min.
directors Jim Lujan, Bill Plympton
producers Bill Plympton, Wendy Cong Zhao
scriptwriter Jim Lujan
music Jim Lujan
A low-rent bounty hunter named Rod Rosse, The One Man Posse, gets entangled in a web of danger when he takes on a job from an ex-biker/ex-wrestler turned U.S. senator named "Deathface."
Teresa and Tim
Spain, 2017, 75 min.
director Agurtzane Intxaurraga
producers Elena Gozalo, Ricardo Ramón
scriptwriters Joseba Beristain, Juan Luis Carreras
music Joseba Beristain
Every year, the elves bring us a new spring. TIM is a new one this year. Distracted by the attractive sound of the fair, he wanders away from the other elves. And he will be captured by SAMUEL and VLAD, who will exploit him as a circus attraction.
TERESA, a 6-year-old girl, is jealous of her little brother. When visiting the fair, she will discover TIM while he is being exhibited and she will become infatuated with him. TIM, at the same time, will see in her an opportunity to escape.
The Girl Without Hands
France, 2016, 76 min.
director Sébastien Laudenbach
producer Jean-Christophe Soulageon
scriptwriter Sébastien Laudenbach
music Nicolas Sacco
In hard times, a miller sells his daughter to the Devil. Protected by her purity, she escapes but is deprived of her hands. Walking away from her family, she encounters the goddess of water, a gentle gardener and a prince in his castle. A long journey towards the light…
Made in Brachycera
Bulgaria, 2017, 70 min.
director Nikolay Todorov
producer Nikolay Todorov
scriptwriter Viktor Samuilov
music Iva Todorova, Danko Yordanov, Elena Todorova
The characters in this film are the flies.
Their leader – The Mother Fly - is determined to change the way of life of her citizens as she is about to die. She tries to remove the shameful public opinion that the flies are the grossest insects among the Brachycera.
Bulgaria, 2017, 100 min.
director Sotir Gelev
producer Penko Gelev, Sotir Gelev
scriptwriter Sotir Gelev
music Roumen Boyadjieff
Two robots – Primus and Decimus have to go through a labyrinth that is full of extraordinary objects. To find the right way or sometimes just to satisfy their curiosity, they examine and recover the stories of the objects. Thus they face strange characters, pursuing their aims. Sometimes the pursuing is impetuous; sometimes it is painful and desperate. The robots gradually realize that their efforts are accompanied by some kind of hopelessness.