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25th International Film Festival

for Children and Young Audience

10 – 17 OCT 2020
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100 min
Panorama

Rust

2018
2018
Brazil
from 16 years
Director: Aly Muritiba

Teenage girl Tati has an intimate video with her ex-boyfriend on her smartphone. Nobody should see it, not even sensitive Renet. But then her phone disappears and the next day everyone recognizes her at school. Who has leaked the video? Tati sees only one way out.

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Trailer
80 min
Panorama

Ploey – You Never Fly Alone

2018
2017
Iceland, Belgium
from 6 years
Director: Gunnar Karlsson, Árni Ólafur Ásgeirsson, Ives Agemans

Newly hatched plover Ploey is fine. Mum and dad lovingly take care of him and soon he is close friends with Ploveria, the little chick. But when hawk “Shadow” kills Ploey’s dad, the little one must grow up fast.

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94 min
Panorama

Grandpa More Dangerous Than Computer

2018
2017
Latvia
from 8 years
Director: Varis Brasla

Oskar spends too much time on the computer. So over the holidays, he is sent to his grandparents living in the countryside. Initially overwhelmed by rural life, he quickly adjusts and learns a lot about the history of his family. Grandpa Paul with his rebellious character particularly interests him.

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86 min
Panorama

I Am William

2018
2017
Denmark
from 9 years
Director: Jonas Elmer

William is a shy boy who does not think highly of himself. Life with his uncle Nils is pretty chaotic, he is being blackmailed in school and the cheeky girl Viola only likes cool boys. William finds himself in trouble one day and has to gather all his courage to save his uncle.

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87 min
Panorama

Barley Fields on the Other Side of the Mountain

2018
2017
Great Britain, India
from 14 years
Director: Tian Tsering

Teenage girl Pema and her family live in a farming village in Tibet. Her father is a resistance fighter for the liberation from Chinese rule. After his arrest, Pema attempts a dangerous escape through the Himalayas to India, where she can live in freedom.

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97 min
Panorama

The Best Friend

2018
2017
Czech Republic
from 7 years
Director: Karel Janák

Good-hearted Ondra lives on occasional work. When he is hired by the count, he gets to know his charming daughter Rézinka. Suddenly Matej appears, who turns out to be a demon and can fulfil Ondra’s wishes. But it is dangerous to get involved with the devil.

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82 min
Panorama

Behold My Heart

2018
2018
USA
from 15 years
Director: Joshua Leonard

While Marcus’ father is constantly present in his life, his mother is not. When Marcus’ father dies, the distance between Marcus and his mother cannot be more apparent. They both do not know anything about each other but maybe through this rough patch in their lives, they can try to close the distance towards each other.

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Trailer
91 min
Panorama

21 Days Later

2018
2017
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
from 12 years
Director: Mohammadreza Kheradmandan

Morteza dreams of making his own feature film. But since the death of his father, there is not even enough money to buy medicine for his terminally ill mother. The twelve-year-old must find a way to fulfil not only his obligations towards his family, but also his dreams.

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105 min
Panorama

Short Cut

2018
2018
Czech Republic
from 12 years

Jakub has never met his father. He only knows that he is supposed to live in Sweden. When Jakub watches his mother talk to a stranger, he is sure that his father does not live in Sweden, but very close by. So he runs away from home to finally meet him.

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Trailer
83 min
Panorama

Blossom Valley

2018
2018
Hungary
from 16 years
Director: László Csuja

Thinking is difficult for Laci. His uncle takes all decisions for him. When impetuous Bianka enters Laci’s life with a stolen baby, he steals the caravan of his guardian. The two youngsters experience a road trip of dreams, gangsters and infant formula.

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Trailer
98 min
Children´s Film

The Falcons

2018
2018
Iceland
from 8 years
Director: Bragi Þór Hinriksson

Jón and his team, the Falcons, compete in the youth tournament on the Westman Islands off the south coast of Iceland. In the first game it’s hard on hard. A teammate is badly fouled, the referee is biased and the falcons lose the match.

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Trailer
95 min
Junior Film

Old Boys

2018
2017
Great Britain, Sweden
from 13 years
Director: Toby MacDonald

“Cyrano de Bergerac” in England of the 1980s: Bookworm Amberson is the punching bag of Calderhouse boys boarding school, where success in the brutal sport “streamers” determines the pecking order. When the new French teacher and his daughter Agnes arrive, Amberson instantly falls in love with her.

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Trailer
95 min
Youth Film

That's Life

2018
2018
Italy
from 14 years
Director: Francesca Mazzoleni

Just quickly checking messages on Instagram, then off to school: Margherita “Mag” is a young woman in Milan. She goes to the sea and sometimes skips school with her friends Olimpia and Tom. When Olimpia's cousin Sam shows up, he falls in love with Mag, who rails against her feelings because her ex-boyfriend abandoned her.

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23 min
Short Film

Mia and the Owl

2018
2018
Germany
from 7 years
Director: Constantin Müller

Eight-year-old Mia takes to the road to catch an owl. She wants to redeem the last promise of her older sister who just has died of cancer.

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15 min
Short Film

Lili within the Clouds

2018
2017
France, Algeria
from 7 years
Director: Toma Leroux

During her holiday with her grandfather, Lili decides to build a plane.

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9 min
Short Film

Dear Major Tom

2018
2017
Germany
from 7 years
Director: Alisa Zellner

Lena’s biggest dream is becoming an astronaut. Her parents want to protect her from a possible defeat and lie to Lena. But she figures it out, builds a rocket and gives her parents the choice.

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10 min
Short Film

Fish

2018
2017
Spain
from 7 years
Director: Javier Quintas

Dani and Martina live with their mother in a modest neighborhood. Dani never sees his mother have dinner, but he already has a plan …

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7 min
Short Film

Barefoot

2018
2018
New Caledonia, France
from 7 years
Director: Loup Bouchet

Two children live with their father in the middle of the forest. Every morning, they walk through the forest to go to school.

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3 min
Short Film

Bottle Battle

2018
2018
Germany
from 4 years
Director: Tatiana Mikhailova, Varvara Shtikova, Sofia Kondrasheva

Everything could be so simple …

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10 min
Short Film

Vaikiki

2018
2017
Latvia
from 4 years
Director: Maris Brinkmanis

Evening time in the pastry shop. A dark brown chocolate guy falls from the shelf into a plate full of macaroons. There he meets a sweet pink girl. Together they make a journey through the cake rack.

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18 min
Short Film

Rebirthing

2018
2017
Spain
from 14 years
Director: Jorge Naranjo

If the “birthday” is the anniversary because of the birth of a person, the "rebirthing" is a very special event: the celebration of each year after the transplant.

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8 min
Short Film

Ratio between Two Volumes

2018
2018
Portugal
from 14 years
Director: Catarina Sobral

Everything in which Mr. Full engages himself daily remains within him. He never forgets a memory, a thought or an emotion. On the other hand, regardless of his constant efforts, nothing fulfills Mr. Empty.

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12 min
Short Film

Poles Apart

2018
2017
Great Britain
from 14 years
Director: Paloma Baeza

In a harsh Arctic landscape, a hungry and solitary polar bear has to decide if a naive Canadian grizzly bear is her food or her friend.

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4 min
Short Film

Teenage Threesome

2018
2017
Germany
from 14 years
Director: Arkadij Khaet

One Boy, One Girl and her Stepbrother. A date goes wrong.

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18 min
Short Film

Neverland

2018
2017
Norway
from 14 years
Director: Håvard Fandrem

Markus is a 15-year-old boy who feels something no one wants to feel. Feelings he knows are wrong, and which he fears can make him into a monster if he loses control.

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10 min
Short Film

The Little Princess

2018
2018
Great Britain
from 14 years
Director: Jason Maza

A man going through a deep depression has a chance and random encounter with a little girl that reminds him of the beauty and simplicity of life.

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15 min
Short Film

A Sure Sign

2018
2018
Finland
from 14 years
Director: Marjo Viitala

Jarno lives an easy-going live with his girlfriend in the countryside. One day, his friend tells him that a certain Roxette song predicts the end of any relationship. “It must have been love”…

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2 min
Short Film

Catastrophe

2018
2017
Netherlands
from 14 years
Director: Jamille van Wijngaarden

When a little bird suddenly drops dead in it’s cage, all eyes are on the cat. Desperately he tries to make everything right again, but actually making everything worse in the progress.

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14 min
Short Film

The Boy with the Teddy

2018
2018
Germany
from 14 years
Director: Alessandro Schuster

A small boy walks alone with his teddy bear in his arms through the city and meets a young man on his way, who takes him into his apartment.

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15 min
Short Film

The Visit

2018
2018
Germany
from 14 years
Director: Christian Werner

Klaus works voluntary as a Santa Claus in a shopping mall. After an exhausting day, he considers to hang up his job. But then, he gets a call from the children's intensive care unit.

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12 min
Short Film

To Me You Are Beautiful

2018
2017
Netherlands
from 14 years
Director: Bouwine Pool

A sweet granny looks forward to her granddaughter’s visit. But when the little girl arrives, things don’t go as smoothly as she had hoped for.

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7 min
Short Film

Stuffed

2018
2018
France
from 14 years
Director: Élise Simoulin, Édouard Heutte, Clotilde Bonnotte, Anna Komaromi, Marisa Di Vora Peixoto, Helena Bastioni

An emotionally unstable cat makes a strange encounter that helps him to grow up and learn to overcome his anger.

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4 min
Short Film

The Station

2018
2017
Great Britain
from 14 years
Director: Jocelyn Wat

The granny awaited her little girl at the train station but turned out she had got onto the wrong platform! To rescue her, she had to get through horrifying obstacles.

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4 min
Short Film

Macarooned

2018
2017
Ireland
from 14 years
Director: Alan Short, Seamus Malone

A desperate castaway navigates shark-infested waters to reach a nearby island paradise, and pits his wits against an escalating run of extraordinary bad luck…

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4 min
Short Film

Sloth

2018
2017
Germany
from 14 years
Director: Julia Ocker

The sloth wants to buy an ice cream. Unfortunately, it is too slow.

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10 min
Short Film

Farta

2018
2018
Germany
from 14 years
Director: Silvia Cannarozzi

Theresa is a single mother and has documented all of her daughter's childhood on social media without considering the full consequences.

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13 min
Short Film

A Family Tale

2018
2017
Spain
from 14 years
Director: José Corral

While his mother prepares dinner, little Rubén narrates the adventures of Galactic Lighting, a brave space hero who fights Dr. Evil.

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3 min
Short Film

The Princess Ball

2018
2018
France
from 8 years
Director: Julie Rembauville, Nicolas Bianco-Levrin

The fairy Babette is finally invited to the very appreciated “Princess ball”. Therefore, she needs a prince charming or knight for attendance. Out in the forest, Babette is searching a toad to transform.

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6 min
Short Film

The Princess and the Pea

2018
2017
Germany
from 8 years
Director: Nikolaus Hillebrand, Kyne Uhlig

A prince wants to marry a princess but is having difficulties finding a true one.

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