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International Competition IV

Festivalul Internațional de Film NexT, Ediția a 12-a

International Competition IV Festivalul Internațional de Film NexT, Ediția a 12-a

GABRIEL/ GABRIEL (Israel, France, 2018, 12’) Director: Oren Gerner

A teenager is walking through the forest with his classmates, looking for Gabriel, a kid from his boarding school who went missing. After a violent incident, he separates from the rest of group and starts to wander alone. He slowly drifts away from the searching crew, deeper into the forest.

 

TO PLANT A FLAG (Norway, Iceland, 2018, 15’) Director: Bobbie Peers

In preparation for the moon landing in 1969, NASA sent a team of astronauts to the lunar landscapes of Iceland. Their hi-tech training mission soon discovers what obstacles one can meet when facing an Icelandic sheep farmer.   

 

O ÓRFÃO/ THE ORPHAN (Brazil, 2018, 15’) Director: Carolina Marcowitz

Jonathan has been adopted, but it doesn’t take long until he is returned, because he is “different” from the other kids. Inspired by true events.

 

JE SORS ACHETER DES CIGARETTES/ I’M GOING OUT FOR CIGARETTES (France, 2018, 13’35’’) Director: Osman Cerfon

Twelve-year-old Jonathan lives with his sister, his mother and also some men. They all have the same face and nest in closers, drawers, TV set...

 

MIRAGEM MEUS PUTOS/ MIRAGE MY BROS (Portugal, 2017, 24’) Director: Diogo Baldaia

A 4th grade class without a teacher, a contract signing with a giant football club and a New Year’s Eve party. Three tales tinged with aspiration and the desire to escape express a look into a youth absorbed by the power of dreams and the harshness of reality. A generation facing growth in tension with the future.

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