For its 26th edition, La Cinef selected among 2000 films submitted by film schools from all around the world, 14 short fictions and 2 animated short films, among which 10 films are directed by women and 7 films by men.
13 countries from 4 continents are represented including Morocco, for the first time in selection. The Jury chaired by Ildikó Enyedi will give out 3 La Cinef awards, during a ceremony that will be followed by the screening of the awarded films, Thursday, May 25, in the Buñuel theatre.
AL TORAA’ by Jad Chahine
High Cinema Institute – Egypt – 12′
A young boy goes to a cursed brook and witnesses something that will seal his fate.
THE LEE FAMILIES by Seo Jeong-mi
Korea National University of Arts – South Korea – 25′
The country house, the only inheritance left by the grandfather, was bequeathed to the eldest grandson. But Young-Seo’s mother cannot just stand by and let it happen.
UHRMENSCHEN by Yu Hao
Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF – Germany – 6′
It seems only natural to exchange labour for reward. But not everyone is satisfied with their work. Had Primitives similar problems as people in modern society? We interviewed five of them, let’s see what they said.
NORWEGIAN OFFSPRING by Marlene Emilie Lyngstad
Den Danske Filmskole – Denmark – 44′
A mother passes away, and her estranged son – obsessed with theories about the repression of male sexuality in modern society – starts longing for offspring of his own.