INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION #2

96 min . 16 anos

Fri, 5 nov 15h Estação Net Botafogo 1
Fri, 5 nov 17h Festhome TV

NEW ABNORMAL

DIR: Sorayos Prapapan . 14 min . Thailand . 2021

Based on true stories, New Abnormal is a reflection on human life during the Covid-19 pandemic and also under the Emergency decree. New Abnormal follow many characters from different scenario which share the same awkward situation.

I GOTTA LOOK GOOD FOR THE APOCALYPSE

DIR: Ayce Kartal . 6 min . Turkey . 2021

March 2020. After China, the whole planet locks itself in. Our world, which we call “real”, is drained of what used to be its substance, and forms of digital life multiply, like these couples whose avatars share a common life in a virtual universe.
But what if the crisis we are actually experiencing is not a pandemic, but an accelerated derealization of our lives?

PIKO I BRUNATNY

DIR: Przemek Węgrzyn . 13 min . Poland . 2021

A narrow strip of territory between three countries in the middle of Europe is almost entirely occupied by highly devastating for the environment, brown coal opencast mine. Surprisingly, the place is also a production center of methamphetamine, known locally as 'Piko'. Both activities, although different in nature, lead together to the destruction of people and nature.

HAIR TIE, EGG, HOMEWORK BOOKS

DIR: Runxiao Luo . 15 min . China . 2021

As a model student, 5th grader Lin Yuqi is assigned to give a speech about her family at the Parent’s Meeting tonight. But after Lin finds out that she shares the same secret with a mischievous classmate who takes away her hair tie, she starts to have second thoughts.

LOVE, DAD

DIR: Diana Cam Van Nguyen . 13 min . Czech Republic . 2021

She finds letters full of love her dad wrote her 15 years ago. Now she fights to get that love back.

NOITE TURVA

DIR: Diogo Salgado . 15 min . Portugal . 2021

As the afternoon light fades, two kids play in the woods by a lake. When one of them disappears, the lake and its inhabitants take hold of the narrative and, when the darkness sets in, build up the walls of a maze that encircles the two kids. While one wanders through the forest searching for his friend, the silhouettes, textures and sounds of the forest slowly exert their mysterious grip.

APALLOU

DIR: Niko Avgoustidi . 20 min . France, Greece . 2021

A grandson returns to his ancestors’ village for the winter. A grandfather returns from death to see his grandson for one last time. A village unable to cope with the returns that occurred out of love.