Glocal Images Competition

Baba Joon

Director: Yuval Delshad
91 min Israel, 2015

Yitzhak wants to pass the farming trade down to his 13-year-old son Moti, but the arrival of Moti’s flashy uncle from America threatens to upset the family for good.

In the presence of the director Yuval Delshad.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBsGhF1Pgo4

Losers

Director: Ivaylo Hristov
97 min Bulgaria, 2015

The concert of a famous rock band shakes up a small provincial town in Bulgaria, giving birth to new love affairs, disappointments, and complicated relationships between four high school friends who see themselves as losers.

In the presence of the producer Assen Vladimirov

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/138965812

All The Best

Director: Snježana Tribuson
102 min Croatia, Slovenia, 2015

Pastry-shop worker Verica, opera singer Brankica and Martin are the protagonists of this story about loneliness and search for love. An accidental series of events, involving cockroaches and beetroot soup, entwines their destinies and makes unsolvable situations solvable.

Trailer: http://www.kinorama.hr/en/filmovi/All-the-Best/36

Our Everyday Life

Director: Ines Tanovic
89 min Bosnia-Herzegovina, Slovenia, Croatia, 2015

The story of a middle-class Sarajevo post-war family which struggles with all the problems typical for their society – unemployment, the advance of ruthless liberal capitalism, immigration, and illness.

In the presence of the director Ines Tanovic

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/153134222

SMAC

Director: Elias Demetriou
110 min Greece, 2015

SMAC is a protein that promotes cell death. Without this protein our cells become immortalised but unfortunately we die from the uncontrolled cell multiplication. When Eleni is diagnosed with cancer she takes the chance to have another look at her life.

In the presence of the director Elias Demetriou.

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/142991253

The Gulls

Director: Ella Manzheeva
87 min Russia, 2015

Elza is a fisherman’s wife who lives in Kalmykia, a seaside town. She wants to leave her husband but doesn’t, fearing uncertainty. When her husband suddenly dies, Elza has to think everything over and reconsider her views on life, happiness and liberty.

In the presence of the lead actress Evgeniya Mandzhieva

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/116666065

Let Them Come

Director: Salem Brahimi
95 min France, Algeria, 2015

A chronicle of a family that has been let down by history. This is the story of Yasmina and Noureddine, who have to contend with the pressures of a domineering mother, a country that is adrift and the ruthless barbarity of extremism.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zplu_MO8e_c

Parisienne

Director: Danielle Arbid
119 min France, 2015

Lina moves from Beirut to Paris in the 90’s to study and find freedom. Her magnetic charm quickly draws people to her. It’s not long before she gets offered a place to stay and she begins her immersion in Paris life.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TlkYkUdOfic

Interruption

Director: Georgios Zois
109 min Greece, France, Croatia, Italy, Bosnia-Herzegovina, 2015

Fiction and reality merge as the action on stage of a live performance of Euripides’ Orestes becomes increasingly perilous and the limits of performance are tested. We, like the theatre audience, ask ourselves what is real and what is staged.

In the presence of the director Georgios Zois

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itk-J3QfQvo

Mellow Mud

Director: Renãrs Vimba
106 min Latvia, 2015

Loneliness, disillusionment and the experience of first love reveal the character of Raya, a teenager living in rural Latvia with her grandmother and her little brother. A staggering turn of events shakes up their lives, and Raya must make difficult decisions.

In the presence of the director Renars Vimba

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/152436971