April 12 – 20, 2024


Glocal Images Competition

All films screening in the Glocal Images - International Competition programme are suitable for 18+ years.


Directed by: Edoardo De Angelis
100′, 2016 Italy

SCREENINGS: RIALTO (28/4), ZENA (1/5), 20:00

Two conjoined twins and singers manage to support their entire family on what they earn from their performances. All is well until they discover they can be separated.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJzZuoXZlR4


Directed by: Argyris Papadimitropoulos
104′, 2016 Greece, Germany

SCREENINGS: RIALTO (29/4, 20:00), ZENA (2/5, 22:00)

On a hedonistic Greek island, a doctor becomes obsessed with a young tourist when she lets him tag along with her group of hard-partying friends.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNJhayR0lB4

In the presence of the director

I Still Hide to Smoke

Directed by: Rayhana Obermeyer
90′, 2016 France, Greece, Algeria

SCREENINGS: RIALTO (30/40), ZENA (2/5), 20:00

In the heart of the hammam, far from the accusing gaze of men, mothers, lovers, virgins and Islamic fanatics, butts and burqas, mingle and mix, confront one another, with laughter, tears, rage, the Bible and the Koran…

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DS5XbDxaJU

In the presence of the director


Directed by: Adonis Florides
112′, 2017 Cyprus

SCREENINGS: RIALTO (27/4, 21:00), ZENA (29/4, 20:00)

A burned out soap opera writer turns his gaze upon his dysfunctional neighbours, but gets more than the inspiration he bargained for.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1c7O1ZIpmLk

In the presence of the director


Directed by:Mahdi Jafari
80′, 2016 Iran

SCREENINGS: ZENA (30/4), RIALTO (1/5), 20:00

The story is about 13-year-old Damon, who is engaged in illegal fishing with his father. But their fishing boat is stopped and seized by the Coast Guards of the Environmental monitoring department.

Trailer:  https://vimeo.com/187560008 

In the presence of the director

A Wedding

Directed by: Stephan Streker
98′, 2016 Belgium, Pakistan

SCREENINGS: RIALTO (3/5, 20:00), ZENA (4/5, 22:00)

Eighteen-year-old Zahira, a Pakistani girl with jet-black eyes, wants to keep the baby growing inside her. Amir, her brother and confidant, promises to help her. But the parents have other ideas for the young girl.

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/199171227

In the presence of the director


Directed by: Ori Sivan
98′, 2016 Israel

SCREENINGS: RIALTO (2/5, 20:00), ZENA (5/5, 22:00)

Harmonia is a modern adaptation of the mythological triangle between the childless Abraham and Sarah and young Hagar. Sarah is the harpist of the Jerusalem Philharmonic; Abraham is its almighty conductor. When Hagar, a young horn player from East Jerusalem joins the Western Side Orchestra, she bonds with Sarah and a unique friendship evolves between the two women.

Trailer:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABwGpET-RdM

In the presence of Danon Moshe – producer.

Butterfly Kisses

Directed by: Rafael Kapelinski
89′, 2017 UK

SCREENINGS: ZENA (28/4, 20:00), RIALTO (1/5, 22:00)

Everyone has their demons, but Jake can never reveal his. The film portrays the life of a teenager whose increasing isolation takes on a sinister form under the burden of a secret he cannot tell anyone.

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

In the presence of the director


Directed by: Ralitza Petrova
99′, 2016 Bulgaria, Denmark

SCREENINGS: RIALTO (4/5), ZENA (5/5), 20:00

A nurse traffics the ID cards of demented patients on the black market of identity theft. Driven by easy cash, and an addiction to morphine, she struggles to keep tabs on her emotional void, and a growing fear of punishment.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QnxgAdPDYZ0


Directed by: Ivan I. Tverdovskiy
83′, 2016 Russia, France, Germany

SCREENINGS: ZENA (3/5), RIALTO (5/5), 20:00

Middle-aged zoo worker Natasha still lives with her mother in a small coastal town. She is stuck and it seems that life has no surprises for her until one day… she grows a tail and turns her life around.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Unl0-h0jh8

In the presence of the director

Boy on the Bridge

Directed by: Petros Charalambous
85′, 2016 Cyprus

SCREENINGS: ZENA (4/5, 20:00), RIALTO (6/5, 20:00)

In a seemingly idyllic Cyprus village, twelve year-old Socrates finds himself involved in a murder investigation that will tear his life, and the lives of his family apart.

Trailer:  https://vimeo.com/166856228

In the presence of the director