18:00–21:00 Garage Auditorium
Anna is thirty and lives in Tbilisi. She’s engaged to a man she trusts and has a lot of friends. Her peaceful life is interrupted when her ex-boyfriend Tengo comes out of prison earlier than expected. Anna has to make a decision.
The film was selected for the Best Short competition at the 15th Spirit of Fire International Festival of Cinematographic Debuts (2017) and the 10th Anniversary Edition program at Thess International Short Film Fest (2016).
Director Vita Geraskina (Dmitry Mamuliya studio)
Russia, 2015, 29 min.
Vlad and Anya are a brother and sister who have been left alone after their father’s death. A box is drifting in the water—what’s inside it? What is this deserted city they are in? And what are the silent characters not saying? These are their holy days, their two lines converging into one.
The film competed for the Best Short at 2morrow Festival in Moscow (2016). It was also shown in the main programs of Thess International Short Film Fest in Thessaloniki and Filmforum Hamburg (2016).
Director Alina Filippova (Dmitry Mamuliya studio)
Russia, 2016, 28 min.
A police officer stops a car with an old couple arguing inside. It is late at night and the fact that their daughter Rina is not picking up the phone adds to the tension. The family dinner that the couple is rushing to is bound to be a disaster.
The film was featured in the program Russian Film: Perspectives at the 39th Moscow International Film Festival (2017).
Director Artur Grigoryev (Dmitry Mamuliya studio)
Russia, 2017, 12 min
A suburban kid is having a hard time figuring out his life: unhealthy, betrayed by his girlfriend, misunderstood by his mother, and waging a quiet war against his stepfather, he lives by the rules of the streets and gets involved in gang fights with his mates. But his life is about to take an unexpected turn.
The film was shown at the International Film Festival in Montreal (2016), in short film program at the Spirit of Fire Festival (2016) and at SHNIT Short Film Festival (2016).
Director Igor Poplaukhin (Dmitry Mamuliya studio)
Russia, 2016, 32 min
Anna is a young student who living in university halls of residence in Moscow. She has not been back to her hometown to visit her parents and sister for a few years. Used to the city life, she is planning to move in with her boyfriend and seems to have forgotten about the past, until one day a man she remembers very well reappears in her life.
The film won the Best Short competition at the Moscow International Film Festival in 2015. It was also featured in Cinéfondation program at the Cannes Festival and the program of Andrei Tarkovsky International Film Festival Zerkalo the same year. It won the Viewers Choice award for the Best Short at the 12th Moscow Premier Festival of Russian Films (2015) and was shown at 2morrow Festival in Moscow and Filmforum Hamburg (2015).
Director Maxim Shavkin (Dmitry Mamuliya studio)
Russia, 2014, 38 min.