Director – Boriša Simović, Kosta Rakićević
A five-year-old boy spends a day with his father, whom he only occasionally sees, in nature, with the game of calling Echo.
After a great emotional charge that the play and the presence of his father create in him, he returns to his mother’s house, where there is no place for such outbursts of ‘irrational’ attitude towards the world.
Director – Tadeusz Łysiak ( Warsaw Film School )
Ryszard – a sixty years old farmer living in a small, Polish village in complete seclusion takes care over his wife, who struggles with Alzheimer’s. A young girl from a big city who he stumbles upon by accident introduces him to a world of techno music which, for at least a brief moment, helps him forget about the grave responsibility he has to carry on his shoulders.
Diretor – Daniel Marenco
Um documentário sobre a superação pela música. Mais do que ensinar música clássica onde o som dos tiroteios amedronta e deixa vítimas, a Orquestra Maré do Amanhã transforma perspectivas no conjunto de favelas da Zona Norte do Rio. Conheça a história do projeto e de seus protagonistas, jovens que descobrem novos rumos com partituras, instrumentos e sonhos a realizar.
Director Olivier Magis, Fedrik De Beul
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.
SOUND OF THE SOMME
Writer – Alexander Menu, Thomas Besançon
The last day in the journal of 20-year-old bagpiper James C. Richardson that awarded him the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award, for his bravery and action during the Battle of the Somme in WWI.
EXTRA CONSIDERATION – WINNERS 2018
ACTRESS – AMANDA MAPLE-BROWN
Tim, putting the final touches on his ‘Vol 7 – Songs for and about Em’ CD mix (his annual anniversary gift to the love of his life), joyfully discovers a letter from Emma’s gynaecologist. It can only mean the good news that she is pregnant – something they have been trying to do for a long time.
CINEMATOGRAPHER – MALIK BRAHIMI
BY BLOOD – PAR LE SANG
Once a ruthless warlord who won his land by his sword, Mort-Lieu is now a sick old man. A mysterious knight appears ; Mort-Lieu believes the stranger is Death himself coming to get him. Facing his own end, Mort-Lieu has to confront his legacy.
DIRECTOR – JUSTIN OLSTEIN
Awakened in the dead of night by a frantic young woman on the run, Naomi grapples with a situation that defies belief and must decide how far she will go to protect her visitor from rapidly encroaching danger.