07/12 20:00 SHORTS Fiction 6

Burqa City
Director Fabrice Bracq
20’07”| France | 2019 [B]

Synopsis
Souleymane and Leila just got married, for better or for worse. The better is that they love each other very much. The worse is that they live in an absurd and kafkaesque country.

Director
Fabrice Bracq started out filming “making of documentaries” for feature films. During that time he also directed short films and documentaries, of which several Africa. In 2012, he filmed “Love Birds”, a drama set in the near future. Between 2012-2017, then came the short films “Split time”, “Time 2 Split”, “Diagnosis”, “Dad in mum” and “A whole world for a little world”. This film won more than 250 awards around the world.


Hold On
Director Bart Schrijver
06’00”| Netherlands | 2018 [B]

Synopsis
Window cleaner Dennis falls from the 40th floor of a high rise and gets stuck outside the 33rd floor, hanging helplessly outside the window of Debbie. Because of the soundproof glass, the difficult conversation conducts the clumsy situations to build in this bizarre comedy.

Director
Bart Schrijver was born in 1990 in Netherlands and graduated from architecture at the technical university of Delft. He established his first production company ‘Bart Schrijver Production’. In 2015, he started his second company ‘It happened on a tuesday’(tuesdayfilm) with his sister Teuntje Schrijver.


G.D.P.: Grandmas’ Dangerous Project
Director Peeko Sio Nga Wong
22’00” | Macao | 2019 [B]

Synopsis
Three grannies have a crazy and dangerous idea. They are planning to do a real big monkey business which can send them to jail, so they don’t need to worry about the last days of their miserable lives anymore.

Director
Peeko Sio Nga Wong Filmmaker from Macau, also an assistant director, production manager, art director at different film projects. Her latest works, NEXT STOP IS (2016) focus on youngsters’ future goal at this fast-paced society, and GIN, SAKE, MARGARITA (2017) talks about the situation of local female artists.


Biba
Director Maja Prettner
25’31”| Slovenia | 2018 [B]

Synopsis
Biba always solves problems of everyone that sits in her therapeutic hairdressing chair. However, she needs to find a boyfriend before her mom turns 60. Her coworker Fredi starts setting her up with male customers as the salon quickly turns into a dating site. When Biba is imaging the scenes, a handsome stranger walks through the door.

Director
Maja Prettner graduated in Film Directing from the Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Her works have been shown at festivals at home and abroad. Home Sweet Home is her first documentary feature and was awarded SEEfest Best Documentary Award in Los Angeles (2017).


Kismet
Director Doğuş Özokutan, Vasvi Çiftcioğlu
03’00”| Turkey | 2018 [B]

Synopsis
When society gets to decide everything about your life and death, what’s left for you?

Director
Doğus Özokutan is a scriptwriter, director, and journalist. Vasvi Çiftcioğlu is a director, journalist, and instructor. Their debut short “Random Attempts” won 3 International awards and had more than 40 festival screenings worldwide, such as in Oscar-Qualifying Short Shorts & Asia 2016.