PROJECTS in THe SiDeCar » Mircea Bobînă 1989, Chisinau. e Afghanistan war veteran Vova wants to escape from a psychiatric hospital. His comrade Andrej ruthlessly obtains the necessary keys, but Vova can't escape his posttraumatic hallucinations. He rides a motorcycle home to finally see his wife and daughter and finds himself back at war. JuLieT » Marc-Henri Boulier In a near future, the SEED company launches with great fanfare JULIET, the 1st generation of synthetic pleasure beings. ese hyper-realistic looking android women become a huge success very quickly. But as technology evolves, new models keep succeeding and mankind has more and more diﬃculties finding its own place. Mr.THe FaSTeST » Anton du Preez Bryce Edwards, a guilt-ridden ex-drag racer that has sworn never to race again, must confront his past and race an old rival when his son becomes the target of gang ridicule and is forced into a night race and hospitalised. Bryce must rebuild his dragster and settle unfinished business once and for all. PLaCeS » Bálint Erkel Peter and Sarah are best friends. Sarah loves Danny. Peter also loves Danny. Danny only loves himself. ey live happily in their city, until one slip turns their world upside down: the swindlers lose the money, the bitch loses the bull, the mannequin loses an arm, neighbours lose their heads and friends become strangers. 50 WOSH by Daazo.com
THe DOG CaTCHer » Daria Woszek ‘e Dog Catcher’ tells the story of a man who kidnaps dogs for ransom and practices his own brand of emotional terrorism. He meticulously plans each kidnapping and deprives whole families of their beloved pets (who are oen their true friends and lifelong companions). Bru benefits from this state of things – he’s the eponymous dogcatcher. He cynically uses the emotional bonds between the owners and their dogs: he kidnaps the dogs in order to feel the fleeting gratitude and glory once he delivers them back to their owners. en one day he kidnaps a dog who has no owner... THe CHiraL rOOM » Ivana Radmilovic Anna and Marc.ey have known each other for three months. ey sit hidden under the itchy, dark blue cover on the sofa. "Would you like to see the film?” he had asked her. He has gone to get bread and cigarettes and to park the car elsewhere. As she waits in the room, she looks at the treasured record collection, the black and white photos and the door. e door with the yellowed film poster from the 70s. She raises her hand to the.... a WeeKenD in PariS » Jakub Pączek She has achieved all that the word success stands for. She holds a key position in a huge international corporation. She also has a secret well kept from anyone else, she’s a highfunctioning alcoholic. If anyone should find out, she might well lose all she has. Therefore she pursues extremely well-crafted actions in order to cover up for her weekend drinking. Yet another weekend is about to begin. This time round it’s not going to be like so many of those before. As no matter how clever her system is, she is actually the one who also happens to be its weakest part.
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