Length 65 min
Untold stories live in the shadows of our memories. By shedding light on these forgotten narratives, we find a connection to our past, from which comes strength and understanding. In this way, we create a complete self-image that shapes our future destiny.
Director: Jonathan Laskar
Production: Punched paper films
An antique music instrument dealer receives a magical vinyl record from a traveller: “It reads your mind and plays your lost memories”. Obsessed by this endless record, the antique dealer listens to it again and again and the forgotten memories of his childhood reemerge.
The Family Portrait
Director: Lea Vidakovic
Country: Croatia, France, Serbia
Production: Adriatic Animation, Vivement Lundi!, Biberche Productions
“Every family has its own set of circumstances and problems that only its members can fully understand” – Daisaku Ikeda.
As Austria-Hungary teeters on collapse, Andras and his daughter are taken aback by the visit from Andras’ unpredictable brother, Zoltan, who comes accompanied by his large family.
Love Me True
Director: Inés Sedan
Production: Lardux Films
Laurence is desperately looking for love. Advised by a friend, she connects to online dating sites to find her soulmate. She becomes addicted to her phone and addicted to a toxic man.
All Is Lost
Director: Carla Pereira and Juanfran Jacinto
Production: Mammut Films, Mansalva Films, Inaudita
The Pérez family are an almost normal family, although their behaviour is somewhat dysfunctional. The couple plans to fertilize an egg she laid last night.
The Angst and the Bliss
Director: Mangoosta (Lucia Malerba and Niccolò Manzolini)
Country: Italy, France
Production: Bo Film, Kilowatt, Ikki Films, Innervision
On the night of the 14th of July 1933, the writer Raymond Roussel closes the door of his room at the Hotel Des Palmes in Palermo. He swallows pills, drags the mattress to the centre of the room and lies down on it. The next morning his companion, accompanied by a valet, finds his corpse. But is he really dead? Or did he cross a border that he considered unacceptable, the border between reality and imagination?
The Garbage Man
Director: Laura Gonçalves
Production: Rodrigo Areias – Bando à Parte
On a hot August afternoon, the family gathered at the table to remember uncle Botão: the Colonial War and emigration to France, where he lived and worked for thirty years as a garbage man. Memories of each are crossed to tell the story of a man who lived a hard life through humour and fantasy, like when he returned to Belmonte, in a van full of trash, that turned into a real treasure.