Life and Death Matters

This programme is part of the International Competition. From 15 years of age.

WED 26/10, 11:00 FYRIS
FRI 28/10, 15:00 REGINA

From Here to There

An old and wise woman sits by the lake, reflecting on existence.

Rwanda 2021 / 3:44 / Director: Remy Ryumugabe / Producer: Deve Schema, Moise Ganza, Remy Ryumugabe

Money and Happiness

The hamsters live and work in Hamsterland, a perfect state with a perfect economy. The GDP grows steadily, there is no unemployment, and 100% of the population declare themselves to be happy.

Serbia, Slovenia, Slovakia 2022 / 9:48 / Director: Ana Nedeljković, Nikola Majdak Jr


Have you kept a record of your grey hairs? The number of houses you have owned or rented? The number of kisses you have exchanged? The number of times you’ve flown in your dreams?        

You may not have. It makes no real difference in a life lived beyond numbers.

Poland, Germany, Iran 2022 / 15:03 / Director: Mohammadreza Farzad/ Producer: Dagna Kidoń, Afsun Moshiry, Krzysztof Franek Franek, Kuba Mikurda, Stanisław Liguzinski


Diamond Kid

Daisy, a young soldier in the anti-terrorism brigade, patrols the city with her two team members. Suddenly, an explosion stops her in her tracks. She is in shock. Around her, no trace of life. Until a strange child appears…

France 2022 / 20:00 / Director: Pierre Edouard Dumora / Producer: Aurélien Deseez, Alejandro Arenas


A photograph appears at the bottom of a drawer and triggers memories of an entire childhood.

Spain 2022 / 10:11 / Director: Alba Esquinas / Producer: Mubox Studio, Daniel Peña


Haunted by a little thing, a man gets driven to the edge.

Germany 2021 / 4:32 / Director: Malte Stein / Producer: Malte Stein

Will my parents come to see me

An experienced Somali prison officer accompanies a young inmate once again through the procedures of the Somali justice system.

Somalia, Austria, Germany 2022 / 28:00 / Director: Mo Harawe