National film schools competition

Peter Sand Magnussen
The same pain
An evening in Łódź. Two friends, Maciej and Peter, are having a walk, conversing about themselves. Both were left at a very young age by their fathers, which is really painful. They decide to make a film about it. Maciej is planning to meet his da
Michał Hytroś
Sisters
Behind the mighty eighteenth-century wall of the oldest enclosed convent in Poland – Benedictine convent in Staniatki, near Krakow – the life of twelve nuns in their 70s goes on. Despite their age and the world of rapid change, they try to comply
Klaudiusz Chrostowski
Call me Tony
Konrad, an 18-year-old bodybuilder who wants to be an actor, desperately fights for his absent father's attention. He lives in a small mining town in southern Poland. In his attempts to get noticed he looks up to his favorite action movie heroes,
Justyna Mytnik
How to become a pope?
A warm-hearted comedy about a ten-year-old boy who wants to become a Pope. The protagonist is an altar boy, who finds out about an audition for a part of John Paul II in a musical. The boy approaches this task as if it was a holy mission, but his
Alena Buyakova
A day from the life of Ales' and Alesya
It is a story of a couple living in an isolated homestead. The place is cut off from the rest of the world, but the life here is in full swing, the material and the spiritual collide. What do these people, representatives of utterly different
Domnikiia Levchuk
The way
In Ukraine the number of children with autism increases by 30% annually but the state practically doesn’t help families with special kids. More than 20 thousand children suffer from cerebral palsy but just a few hospitals can offer them help. Ther
Ksenia Shkreba
Jammed
After college, Nikita, 22, goes to work at one of the best factories in Kostroma. Now, his challenge is learning how to shake up veneer sheets and feed them into the drying machine properly. But if his colleagues' concerns do not go much beyond re
Fan Wu
A roof in common
In an empty village where death and loneliness seem to be looming over, old neighbours Inacio and Francisca resist the melancholy by accompanying each other. They share the same roof after they both lost their life partners. Now a new challenge o
Mirna Everhard
Bruno jumps
Bruno travels with a troubled past, three bags and his dog Kazuza from place to place, to jump wherever he can with his parachute, hoping it will save his life. The film is a journey into the world of BASE jumping and explores how Bruno’s salvatio
Aragon Yao
Hotel Fremon
What is the feeling of being nowhere without a root? Four Ukrainian men work at the biggest factory of Central Europe, in a small Hungarian town. They don’t feel at home there, however, they have to work hard to support their families. They share
Yimeng Zhang
Eastward go
In traditional Chinese culture people are not afraid of death, but they care a lot about the world of the deceased. The Chinese believe that it functions the same way as the real word. You still need to make a living and money is a basic need
Claudia Negro García
Concert in F
After leaving his job as a recorder teacher at the conservatory, Fernando Paz leaves for a remote village in northern Portugal, where he begins his career as a flute maker. The director says: "It's been six years since Fernando stopped being my r

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