Dill Pickle – dir. Krzysztof Pietroszek

Original Film Title: Dill Pickle

Director’s Name: Krzysztof Pietroszek

Writer’s Name: Krzysztof Pietroszek

Producer: Krzysztof Pietroszek

Country of Origin: United States

Country of Filming: United States

Language: English

Runtime: 14 minutes 59 seconds

Film Description:

When WWI is abiut to end, Robert finds the love of his life, Vera. But their meeting does not go as one may expect.

Extreme Cuisine – Natyamba – dir. Alyona Shitikova

Original Film Title: Extreme Cuisine – Natyamba

Director’s Name: Alyona Shitikova

Writer’s Name: Alyona Shitikova

Producer: Andrey Chelyadinov

Country of Origin: Germany

Runtime: 32 minutes 56 seconds

Film Description:

The TV host puts on a blindfold on the guest, and with his eyes closed, he must cook a dish. In order to prepare his “culinary masterpiece”, the guest has 60 minutes. As a result, the guest will have to eat everything that he has cooked. And most importantly, he must find all the ingredients in special jars, in which could be animals, insects, paints, glue, nails, cacti and other unexpected surprises that can be found instead of ingredients.

This time, the famous presenter, millionaire blogger, author of the popular Instagram channel Yulia Natyamba came to the show for the thrill.

Floating Holidays -dir. Yumi Masuda

Original Film Title: Floating Holidays

Director’s Name: Yumi Masuda

Writer’s Name: Yumi Masuda

Producer: Daisuke Ito, Tetsuhide Mitsumine, Nobushige Urabe, Shinzo Matsuhashi

Country of Origin: Japan

Country of Filming: Japan

Language: Japanese

Runtime: 1 hour 42 minutes

Film Description:

Mika, who suffers from a mental disorder, suddenly has a visit from her young brother, Mah-chan who has always been a pain in her life. Meeting him after all these years after he was gone, gets her thrown around everywhere. However, by going to all kinds of places in Ukiha city, Japan with her brother, and talking things over, Mika regains her self back. Not just through medical treatment but also through her interactions with society and the people, also with the changes in her inner self, Mika’s mental health begins to improve within a few days without her even realizing it.

A Haircut for the Hina Doll – dir. Minoru Mizoguchi

Original Film Title: お雛様のヘアカット

Director’s Name: Minoru Mizoguchi

Writer’s Name: Minoru Mizoguchi

Producer: Tomoyuki Sagawa

Country of Origin: Japan

Country of Filming: Japan

Language: Japanese

Runtime: 29 minutes 50 seconds

Film Description:

The man who is an assistant hairstylist makes an effort to keep his promise by cutting his first love’s hair as his first customer. But she has little time to live due to her severe illness.

The Eclipse: Recognized by the Sound – dir. Elly Yae Li Cho

Original Film Title: The Eclipse: Recognized by the Sound

Director’s Name: Elly Yae Li Cho

Writer’s Name: Elly Yae Li Cho

Producer: Jun Han Lee

Country of Origin: Korea, Republic of

Country of Filming: Korea, Republic of, United Kingdom

Language: Korean

Runtime: 14 minutes 21 seconds

Film Description:

This film is a silent piece. In this film, the memories Cho has of growing up during childhood become fragments of imagery that compose the development of the story. Cho grew up traveling back and forth between the urban space of Seoul and the natural environment of Jeju Island. Her memories and feelings behind these experiences are depicted by traversing over the temporal boundaries of the present and past, as well as the line between reality and illusion.

Time Waits For No One – dir. Varoujan Froundjian

Original Film Title: Time Waits For No One

Director’s Name: Varoujan Froundjian

Runtime: 8 minutes

Film Description:

TIME is an abstract concept for some and it is an utmost necessity for others. We go through our daily activities always being aware of our deadlines, schedules and our commitments to ensure the ON TIME delivery of our promises and obligations.

This short 8 minutes long film uses digital drawings and fast paced animations and images to allegorically convey the reality and the triviality of TIME and how it affects people with a diverse temperaments and personalities.