They’re the Future


Cine 3 - 17/04/2020 - 18:30

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Festival 2020 cancelled.

They're the future (International student Short Films)

Basically, everything’s in the title. Cinema is like everything else, you need to start somewhere. Before having the chance to direct a feature film, you need to do a short first. And for a lot of folks, that starts at school. So here is our international selection of student films. Because they are the Future.

Balloon

Jeremy Merrifield / 17’ / United States / 2019 / Cast : Jonah Beres / Contact : Dream Three / Belgian Premiere

Exploring gender through the lens of the superhero myth, BALLOON questions how we raise boys when our concept of masculinity has become toxic.

Scars

Diego Di Iorio / 9’ / United States / 2020 / Cast : Charity Rose, Laura Meakin, Elijah Ungvary / Contact : Diego Di Iorio / Belgian Premiere

Late at night a young girl wakes up to find out what’s behind the strange events happening around her, unaware of the terrifying secrets and dangers lurking in the house’s darkest corners.

Simulacra

Yonatan Simelgor ; Daniel Shualy / 13’ / Israel / 2018 / Cast : Avia Hadida, Ruti Tamir, Michal Zys / Contact : Shusi Production / European Premiere

A grieving mother enlists her estranged daughter to build a robot replacement for her dead, older daughter. However, when the robot escapes they must face their traumas to find her.

Midnight Coffee

Jaime Levinas / 13’ / United States ; The Netherlands ; Germany / 2019 / Cast : Amos Poe, Sean Evans, Elena Noy / Contact : Jaime Levinas / Belgian Premiere

When a tragically-burnt coffee drives a barista past his breaking point, it unleashes a strange and unquestioned force…

The Chef

Hao Zheng / 20’ / United States ; China / 2019 / Cast ; Jim Lau, Quinn Von Hoene, Allen Theosky Rowe / Contact : Alias April Pictures / Belgian Premiere

An old Chinese chef teaches a robot to cook, which places him in a dilemma between artificial intelligence and the human race.

Hand in Hand

Ennio Ruschetti / 4’ / Switzerland / 2019 / Cast : Jürg Plüss, Jürg Bünzli, Urs-peter Wolters / Contact : Zürcher Hochschule Der Künste / Belgian Premiere

Two politicians shake hands. The Situation gets out of hand.

Influentia

Ivo Neefjes / 16’ / Belgium / 2019 / Cast : Arttu Kapulainen, Jemina Silanpää / Contact : Ivo Neefjes / World Premiere

A virus. A woman. A man in danger.

End of the Rope

Sibel Guvenc / 20’ / Canada / 2020 / Cast : Sarah Murphy-dyson, Ryan Hollyman / Contact : Kybele Films / World Premiere

After being crippled by a car accident, a former dancer enters a power struggle with an exploitative scientist who promises her creative freedom in an altered reality with his invention.

Audience CNA