THE GRANDMA’S VILLAGE / SELOTO NA BABITE // Dragana Zarevska // 2007 // Macedonia // 18 min // documentary // English subtitles
A rustic, mountain village in Macedonia has a total population of 15 grandmothers. The mythological origin of the town and its slow pace (punctuated by energetic gossiping) are cleverly illustrated as the filmmaker inserts herself into the village and its grandmas.
DINNER // Blerta Zeqiri // 2009 // Kosovo // 17 min // short fiction // English subtitles
A usual dinner between the East and the West, where three young Albanian couples are having rice with bread, cold, red wine and ketchup. While the men lead the conversation, the women serve the food and repeatedly complain about their rights …
THE GIFT // Dora Slakoper // 2009 // Croatia // 3,5 min // experimental // English subtitles
Waldo lives separated from his girlfriend Marsha. He misses her a lot and one day decides to pack himself up in a cardboard box and send to Marsha by mail. Meanwhile, Marsha is having fun with her friend not caring at all about Waldo. The package arrives to their door, but Marsha and her friend can not open it, for this reason, her friend brings a knife…
8 FRAME GRID // Johan Rijpma // 2009 // Netherlands // 2 min // experimental // English subtitles
An animation of eight frames that together show one movement. In the course of this animation loop we see how this grid of movement tries to expand by taking in various types of material. But the organic material that is placed in the frames is not so easily captured and controlled. A struggle for control emerges and it becomes clear that all the materials go by their own rules and progresses along their own course.
INSIDE / VNATRE // Ivan Ivanovski // 2009 // Macedonia // 8 min // animation // no dialogue
Inside, in a space between four walls; Inside, in an individual world of hallucinations and expectations… The film Inside introduces the isolated world of a character, living in nostalgia of the past moments spent with his loved one.
ONE / EDEN // Vardan Tozija // 2009 // Macedonia // 19 min // sci-fi/mystery/thriller // English subtitles
Shutting out reality, a man is residing in a state of dream, but beauty can’t exist forever. One day one has to wake up from dreaming and be confronted with fear.