1. Clean (Čistoća), dir. Neven Samardžić, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2. A Handfull of Stone (Kamen u ruci), dir. Dušan Kasalica, Serbia
3. SOA (SOA), dir. Dušan Kasalica, Montenegro
4. Quiet (Tiho), dir. Barbara Zemljič, Slovenia
5. Would You Look at Her? (Vidi ja ti nea), dir. Goran Stolevski, Macedonia
BH // 2017 // 38'
DIRECTOR Neven Samardžić
SCREENPLAY Neven Samardžić
CINEMATOGRAPHY Amel Đikoli
EDITOR Saša Peševski
CAST Nerman Mahmutović, Mirela Lambić, Aleksandar Seksan, Davor Golubović, Benjamin Bajramović, Sanin Milavić, Mirvad Kurić, Admir Šehović, Edin Avdagić Koja, Ivana Vojinović
PRODUCERS Snežana Marić
COMPANY Academy of Performing Arts Sarajevo, Refresh Production
After his best friend dies, Fudo decides to quit heroin and reconcile with his mother. However, people still perceive him as an addict and doubt he has changed. Estranged from society and tortured by feelings of guilt, he is at risk of returning to his old life.
Neven Samardžić (Sarajevo, 1986) graduated from the Academy of Performing Arts in Sarajevo. His graduation film Clean was awarded with the Heart of Sarajevo for Best Student Film at Sarajevo Film Festival 2017.
Sarajevo Film Festival 2017 (Best Student Film), Zagreb Film Festival 2017, Karlovy Vary Interational Film Festival 2018 (Future Frames)
A HANNDFULL OF STONE (Kamen u ruci)
RS // 2017 // 14'
DIRECTOR Stefan Ivančić
SCREENPLAY Stefan Đorđević, Andrijana Stojković
CINEMATOGRAPHY Stefan Đorđević
EDITOR Dragan von Petrovic, Milena Z. Petrović
SCORE Nikola Jovanović, Boris Mladenović
CAST Ognjen Zlatić, Dubravka Kovjanić, Igor Benčina, Nikola Stanulović, Mihajlo Petković, Lazar Dinić, Jovan Dinić
PRODUCER Mina Đukić
COMPANY Film House Kiselo Dete
Ivica is an 11-year-old who spends his days among friends, roaming around unexplored grounds of an industrial town. Bitter and disquieted, he's about to find out that today his parents are separating.
Stefan Ivančić (Belgrade, 1985) has studied at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade. His short film Moonless Summer (2014) premiered at the Cinéfondation section of the Cannes Film Festival.
Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival 2017, ACID Cannes 2017, Vukovar Film Festival 2017, interfilm Berlin 2017, Tampere Film Festival 2018
ME // 2017 // 22'
DIRECTOR Dušan Kasalica
SCREENPLAY Dušan Kasalica
CINEMATOGRAPHY Igor Đorđević
EDITOR Nataša Pantić
CAST Boban Čvorović, Zorica Terzić
PRODUCERS Meander Film
COMPANY Dušan Kasalica
On an isolated farm in the mountains of Montenegro, a man and a woman lead a monotonous life. However, in the routine of endless everyday tasks and wanderings through wild landscapes, a hideous crime is being prepared.
Dušan Kasalica (Nikšić, 1987) is a Montenegrin award-winning short film director. His film A Matter of Will (2015) was awarded the Heart of Sarajevo for Best Short Film.
Sarajevo Film Festival 2017 (Special Jury Mention), Cottbus Film Festival 2017, Zagreb Film Festival 2017
SI // 2017 // 15'
DIRECTOR Barbara Zemljič
SCREENPLAY Milica Piletić, Barbara Zemljič, Miloš Petričič
CINEMATOGRAPHY Marko Brdar
EDITOR Ivana Fumić
CAST Tisa Škabar, Silva Čušin, Dare Valič
PRODUCER Zoran Dževerdanović
COMPANY Blade Production
Vida is an experienced psychologist who cares for her ailing father. When young Zaria is sent to her office at school the next day, Vida immediately recognises in the young girl the same emotional trauma she has spent her lifetime running from. Is it too late now for either of them, or has the damage already been done?
Barbara Zemljič (Slovenj Gradec, 1978) is a Slovene film and TV director and writer. She has directed several short films, as well as a feature comedy Panic (2013).
WOULD YOU LOOK AT HER? (Vidi ja ti nea)
MK // 2017 // 18'30''
DIRECTOR Goran Stolevski
SCREENPLAY Goran Stolevski
CINEMATOGRAPHY Naum Doksevski
EDITOR Goran Stolevski
CAST Sara Klimoska, Igor Angelov, Pirunika Kiselicki, Antonija Belazelkoska, Milica Stojanova, Goran Ilik, Izabela Novotni, Zarko Jovanovik, Ivo Antov Larsson, Viktor Arsov, Simon Manaskovski
PRODUCERS Kristijan Burovski, Dimitar Minov, Tomi Salkovski
COMPANY Black Cat Production
PREMIERE STATUS Croatian premiere
Aneta is an 18-year-old girl teased by her peers at school because of her tomboy attitude. In order to solve her problems, she decides to convince the village priest to let her participate in a centuries-old all-male church ritual. If allowed to take part, she will have to compete with the savage high school bullies.
Goran Stolevski (Tetovo, 1985) has a Masters in Film and Television from the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne. He has directed more than 20 short films, which were screened at over 100 international film festivals.
Sundance Film Festival 2018 (Short Filmmaking International Award), Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival 2018 (Grand Prix – International Programme), Let’s CEE Film Festival Viena 2018 (Urania Award), Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2018, Vilnius International Film Festival 2018.