• Emergency calls / Hätäkutsu

    Emergency calls / Hätäkutsu

    Being human is a fragile and fleeting opportunity to experience life and the universe around us. In the face of overwhelming darkness all we can do is to rely on and find solace in one another. This film is based on authentic emergency calls and radio traffic.

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  • Aissa

    Aissa

    Aïssa is Congolese. She is in an illegal immigrant in France. She says that she is under eighteen, but the authorities consider her as an adult. To determine if she can be deported, a doctor is going to examine her anatomy.

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  • Whale valley / HvalfJord

    Whale valley / HvalfJord

    Synopsis The film shows a pure love story between two brothers who live in a remote Icelandic fjord with their parents. When the younger brother, a little boy, witnesses a life or death moment involving his big brother it sets in motion the possibility of either a great tragedy or a turning point to better times in both of their lives. . Denmark & Iceland 15 min 2013 Fiction Ghent Short Film Nominee DIRECTOR: Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson Screenwriter: Guðmundur Arnar GuðmundssonProducer: Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson, […]

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  • Wall / fal

    Wall / fal

    Laci is a 16-year-old gypsy boy, who lives off casual jobs. One day, he gets picked up from the streets, along with a small group of workers, for a construction job. He has to participate in the completion of a wall that surrounds a series of tenement buildings. The film follows the various stages of the construction as Laci helps out the other workers. In the end, Laci is asked to complete the work. He now takes his first look beyond the wall, which holds an unusual revelation for him.

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  • The missing scarf

    The missing scarf

    George Takei narrates this multi-award-winning fable about a wise squirrel on an increasingly existential quest to find its scarf.

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  • The chicken /

    The chicken /

    As a present for her 6th birthday, Selma gets a live chicken. When she realises the animal is going to be killed to feed the family, she decides to save it and set it free, unaware of the high stakes such action will lead to. While trying to bring back the missing chicken, Selma’s mum becomes the target of a sniper shoot. It’s Sarajevo, year running 1993.

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  • Summer 2014 / Lato 2014

    Summer 2014 / Lato 2014

    A pessimistic view of the human fate, a universal tale of the world possessed by evil. The same piece of land is shown multiple times in different scenes. At the beginning, there is a bloody battle of swords, axes and spears, followed by plagues and conflagration. Next it becomes an arena of war, uprising and famine – observed through a cemetery wall.

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  • Still got lives / Ich hab noch auferstehung

    Still got lives / Ich hab noch auferstehung

    Marco and Lisa are in love. Online, they fight side by side against dreadful monsters. However, Lisa refuses to meet Marco in real life. When one day she stops showing up for the game, Marco decides to go searching for her. He finds a new world. And learns real dread.

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  • Shipwreck

    Shipwreck

    On 3 October 2013, a boat carrying 500 Eritrean refugees sunk off the coast of the Italian island Lampe- dusa. More than 360 people drowned. Abraham, one of the survivors, walks through a graveyard of ship- wrecks and vividly remembers the nightmarish experience. Meanwhile, chaos breaks loose at the har- bour, whilst hundreds of coffins are being loaded onto a military ship.

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  • Pride / Yect

    Pride / Yect

    Manol − a retired general, a loving grandfather − is a patriarch of firm morals and fixed beliefs, which he has upheld in his household. But on this day he learns that the boy he raised is gay. The life choices of his loved ones challenge his values in a battle he has lost by default.

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  • Little block of cement with dishevelled hair containing the sea / Pequeño bloque de cemento con pelo alborotado conteniendo el mar

    Little block of cement with dishevelled hair containing the sea / Pequeño bloque de cemento con pelo alborotado conteniendo el mar

    A dog and a mare embark upon a voyage together. With every step they take, the differences between them become inevitably clearer, and yet the profound mutual knowledge they develop over time shows the potential to suddenly produce a luminous moment between the two.

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    EUSFF Asia 2015: 4 events in Shanghai on 9 and 10 October 2015

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  • EUSFF Asia starts its 2015 tour in Ningbo (China)

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  • EUSFF Asia 14: second screening in HK on Dec 20 at HK Poly U!

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  • European shorts in Asia: second screenings session in Shanghai on December 2014!

    European shorts in Asia: second screenings session in Shanghai on December 2014!

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    EUSFF Asia 14: first screening in HK on Nov 25 at HK City U

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  • 3 Europeans short films on letv in November 2014

    3 Europeans short films on letv in November 2014

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    EUSFF Asia : first screening in Beijing on Friday 30 May 2014

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  • Hu Wei (Butter Lamp) received the best director award at Shenzhen Kingbonn 2014

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