Zinema Ikasleen Nazioarteko XVII. topaketa : 3. saioa = XVII Encuentro Internacional de Estudiantes de Cine : Sesión 3 = 17th International Film Students Meeting : 3. Session
El verano del león eléctrico / The Summer of the Electric Lion.
Diego Céspedes, Chile, 2018, 22’. Carrera de Cine y Televisión – Universidad de Chile
Alonso and his beloved sister Daniela are hidden away in a house far from the city. She is waiting to become the seventh wife of El León, a prophet who (is said) to electrocute you when you touch him. Among deck chairs and whispers, they could be spending their last summer together.
Esther Niemeier, Germany, 2018, 30’. Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf
In his early twenties, Addai leaves his entire life behind and moves to Syria to help victims of the civil war. At first he is assigned kitchen duty together with Ilias. Addai writes to his mother: "Don't worry about me, I'm fine." Two years later Addai's mother receives a letter from prison. Ilias has been sentenced for terrorism by a German court. He wants to meet her and writes: "One thing you have to believe me, we went there with good intentions."
À chachun sa malédiction / Count YOur Curses.
Lorène Yavo, Belgium, 2017, 8’. ENSAV La Cambre.
In a town where supernatural beings are part of everyday life, two roommates face a recurring problem: their house spirit was devoured by an unknown creature overnight. They set out to find a replacement spirit and a solution to their pest problem.
Fragment de drame / A Piece of Tragedy.
Laura Garcia, France, 2018, 23’. La Fémis.
Emilien, a hypochondriac piano teacher living in a small town of Vercors, is going through a rough period of mourning: six months ago, his loved one died in an accident. Emilien's well-ordered everyday life is suddenly disrupted by the unexpected visits of his deceased beloved girlfriend.
Onde o verão vai (Episódios da juventude) / Where The Summer Goes (Chapters on Youth)
David Pinheiro Vicente, Portugal, 2018, 20’. Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema.
It’s summer. A boy and his friends go to the river. Over four episodes, the heat and humidity of the forest kindle desires between them.