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Please note that the exhibition Spirit Labor: Duration, Difficulty, and Affect is for visitors aged 18+. To confirm that you are an adult please present the original of your identity document.

22 October 2021
19:30–21:30

DESCRIPTION

The DRAMATIC GREEN block of shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival 2021’s international competition features shorts made in extremely different genres and styles: a humane superhero story about a homeless girl (Geoffrey Uloth), a dark coming of age drama about a young pickpocket (Hristo Simeonov), an important story about violation of the principle of consent (Cristina Grosan), and others.

Friday, October 22

19:30–21:30Garage Auditorium

 

Along Came a Prince

At a theater camp party, a schoolboy named Alex gets drunk to a semi-conscious state. This circumstance is used by the adult counselor Vicky to persuade him to have sex. The next day, some praise Alex for his luck, but others blame his inappropriate behavior, while the protagonist himself does not understand what to do. A story about a violation of the mutual consent principle, where not a man but rather a young woman misuses her position.

Along Came a Prince
Dir. Cristina Grosan
Romania, Czech Republic, 2020. 22 min. 18+


A Stone in the Shoe

There is a new pupil in the class, different from the others since he is the only frog among rabbits. Éric Montchaud’s animated film was screened at the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen and IndieLisboa International Film Festival.

A Stone in the Shoe
Dir. Éric Montchaud
France, Switzerland, 2020. 12 min. 18+


When I Explode

On the eve of his 30th birthday surprise party, Chris finds out that he’s got a bomb in his belly. At first, he tries to conceal it from the guests, but when everything gets out of control, sapper Alim comes to the rescue. Bomb as a metaphor for the crisis of thirty-year-olds in a tragicomedy from the Netherlands.

When I Explode
Dir. Angelo Raaijmakers
Netherlands, 2020. 7 min. 18+


Nina

At the suggestion of her powerful patron Vassil, 13-year-old Nina steals money to move to Spain. But when the robbery victim Yana catches the pickpocket red-handed, she decides to help her rather than turning over to the police. A grim but hopeful coming-of-age story of a young girl, reminiscent of the Dardenne brothers' Rosetta.

Ninа
Dir. Hristo Simeonov
Bulgaria, 2021. 19 min. 18+


Moment

A homeless girl is attacked by three masked men. Two hapless superheroes— a brother and sister with the ability to slow down time and create astral projections—come to her aid. Having paused the moment for a while, they try to save the girl, jointly plotting ways to escape. A sci-fi film inspired by the video game Life Is Strange, Moment explores the themes of homelessness, domestic violence, and the war on drugs.

Moment
Dir. Geoffrey Uloth
Canada, 2019. 20 min. 18+

tickets

Standard: 400 RUB

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Tickets for seniors, veterans, large families, under 18s, and visitors with disabilities (with one carer): 200 RUB*

Films will be shown in original language with Russian subtitles.
Screening accessible for the deaf and hard of hearing.

*Please bring proof of eligibility

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