31 May - L'Entrepot
16:00 The Visitor – Jamil Hendi (ROM)(110 min.) (Le Visiteur)
Credits:Jamil Hendi - Director, Writer
Luca and Otilia,two young people just beginning their lives, move in the big city, helped by their childhood friend, Vlad. They rent a flat in an old building, in which only one old man lives, Felix.
One night, Luca notices that his wife has disappeared, just like the previous tenant of this house, without any warning. A crazy game begins and Luca has to find out what happened to his wife.
31 May - L'Entrepot
18:00 91.1 - Mustafa Haktanir (TUR) (115 min.)
Mustafa Haktanir - Director,Writer
Fatih Arzum - Producer
Alper, his girlfriend Hazan and his best friend Soner are friends from college. Alper and Hazan’s relationship hasn’t been going well lately. Alper always talks to Soner about breaking up with Hazal. Meanwhile, Soner tries to convince him otherwise.
At the same time, in another part of the city twenty something guys Hakan, Barkın and Serhat make plans for a holiday even if it’s necessary to steal money from their families. Hakan steals his father’s car and Barkın steals his mother’s purse so that the holiday begins.
Twelve year old Mustafa and his mate Emre’s problem is to create a radio show which has been started to be popular these days. Thanks to Emre’s father, they have an interview with one of the radio stations in the city. However, Mustafa is not accepted for the job. Following this, Mustafa’s father begins to develop a receiver for his son that can broadcast nearby places.
Three generations, in the same city, at different places…
Their lives cross unexpectedly.
Nothing will be the same again for Alper, Soner and Hazan…
31 May - L'Entrepot
20:00 Golden Five - Goran Trenchovski (MK)(83 min.) (Les cinq d'or)
Director: Goran Trenchovski
Screenplay: Eleonora Veninova
Co-Screenwriters: Biljana Garvanlieva, Goran Trenchovski
Cinematographer: Apostol Trpeski
Editor: Andrija Zafranovic, Aristid Filaktov
Music: Darko SpasovskiI, Goran Kerkez
Producer: Dejan Miloshevski
Principal Cast: Igor Angelov, Jana Stojanovska, Aleksandar Ristoski ,Nenad Milosavljevic, Biljana Taneski, Slavko Stimac
Maki, Kata and Jiji are loyal friends who believe in their youthful ideals. However, when Maki and Kata announce their engagement, Jiji becomes jealous. In the period of communist liquidations, there is an unsolved murder of five students, one of them being Maki. A half century later, Alavantie, as a witness and a researcher, returns to his homeland with the "Golden Five" dossier. His secrets and knowledge bring additional tension in Kata's and Jiji's married life.
1 June - L'Entrepot
16:00 Invisible – Dimitris Athanitis (GR)(84 min.) (L'Invisible)
Director: Dimitris Athanitis
Writers: Dimitris Athanitis, Yorgos Makris
Cast: Yannis Stankoglou, Christos Benetsis, Menelaos Chazarakis
When Aris, a 35 year-old worker in a factory gets fired without any warning, he becomes obsessed with the idea to take justice in his own hands. He is ready to proceed with his goal when his ex-wife dumps their 6 year-old son on him.
1 June - L'Entrepot
1 June - L'Entrepot
20:00 Lowdown – Pavle Simonovic (MNE)(80 min.)
Director: Pavle Simonović
Screenwriters: Sehad Čekić, Stefan Bošković
Producer: Sehad Čekić
Director of Photography: Dušan Grubin
Editor: Hrvoje Mršić
Production Designer: Đorđije Kalezić
Costume Designer: Jelena Đukanović
Cast: Miloš Pejović, Stefan Bošković, Jelena Đokić, Marko Baćović, Branimir Popović, Mišo Obradović, Dejan Ivanić, Radmila Škuletić
In the center of Podgorica, under the bridge on river Moraca, the corpse is found. Quickly we learned that it is well known member of a criminal organization. In a very difficult day for him, Salo, police detective, has to investigate the crime. Anger outbursts and problems with the media are his everyday routine, lately. As it is not already enough, in this particular day he has to deal with the microcredit company which charges him for not paying his due, his relationship with the girlfriend is falling apart and he is not able to be at the ballet training of her daughter from ruined marriage. Suddenly, one call changes the game and its rules. Everything changes. The old saying that states that during the investigation, detective finds himself gets the new, twisted meaning.
2 June - L'Entrepot
16:00 Glory - Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov (BUL,GR)(101 min.) (Gloire)
Directors: Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov
Writers: Kristina Grozeva, Decho Taralezhkov, Petar Valchanov
Cast: Stefan Denolyubov, Margita Gosheva, Ana Bratoeva
A reclusive railway worker in Bulgaria finds millions in cash spilled on the tracks and turns them in to the police. When Julia Staikova, the PR executive for the Transport Ministry, decides to use him as a diversion from a corruption scandal, his simple life falls victim of the chaos of bureaucracy.
2 June - L'Entrepot
18:00 Home Sweet Home - Faton Bajraktari (KOS,MK) (90 min.) (La douceur du foyer)
Cast:Donat Qosja, Arta Muçaj, Shkumbin Istrefi, Lea Qosja, Susan Mustafov, Albin Bajraktari
Cinematography: Latif Hasolli
Film editing: Blaze Dulev
Producer: Trim Musliu
Agron was long considered dead. His army buddies saw him die during the Kosovo conflict, and thus his return home is beyond surprising. Joy, however, soon shifts to a consideration of practical problems, and the man is forced by a variety of circumstances to remain dead – at least officially. His home thus becomes the backdrop for a portrayal of the myriad problems facing postwar society
2 June - L'Entrepot
20:00 You Carry Me - Ivona Juka (CRO)(160 min.) (Tu me porte)
Director: Ivona Juka
Screenplay: Ivona Juka
Cast: Lana Baric, Vojislav 'Voja' Brajovic, Natasa Janjic
Three daughters battle for acceptance, redemption and new opportunities. Dora is a neglected girl, who dreams about becoming a football manager. Suddenly, her outlaw father enters her life and they build a close relationship. Ives, a director, nurses her father who suffers from Alzheimer’s. As she loses him, she gradually loses the ground beneath her feet. Nataša, successful producer, is pregnant. When things go awry for her, she decides to confront her estranged father. All three carry their fathers, yet they need them to confront themselves.
2 JUNE 2017
Life on a Carousel - Elkjana Gjipali (AL) (14 min.)
They are different. They are friends. They tell us their story from a carousel. Luiza travels back in time while Viola leaves the past behind and lives with expectations of the future. Sometimes you're up, sometimes you're down and sometimes you just go round and round...
Bon Appetit - Erenik Beqiri (18 min.) (AL)
A man hungry for power finds a new way to satisfy his appetite.
Transition – Milica Tomovic (2016) (22 min.) (SER)
Jana says goodbye to her band members, friends, ex girlfriend and her family. They all share a feeling of regret saying goodbye to her, but also joy for her bright future in Germany, where she’s going on post graduate studies. Only her sister knows a secret, that Jana is not going away to study, Jana is going away to have her sex change.
These are her two days to say goodbye to her life.
Untouched by the sun - Andro Martinovic (11 min.) (MNE)
The worry and the fear of a mother whose son is in the war take her into delusion in which the distinction between reality and fiction is blurred.
The Escape - Nicolae Negara (2015) (20 min.) (MOL)
The Escape is a story about two boys with disabilities that escape from a countryside orphanage in search of a better life in a big city. They go through an experience that changes their lives. The film is inspired by a true story that happened back in the 90's in the post-Soviet Moldova
Blaha Lujza square - Antonin Blanc (27 min.)(2016) (HUN, FR)
The National Theatre of Hungary no longer stands at the heart of Blaha Lujza square, yet the play continues... There is an invisible barrier that separates the stone faces of the passers by, the whispers of those who wait, and the music from the deep end of the square. At the crossroads of a heavy past and a bitter present, the masks hold still and the pavement seems to disturb.
Shok - Jamie Donoughue (22 min.) (2015) (KOS)
Based on true events, ‘Shok’ is set during the escalation of the Kosovar War when the country was occupied by Serbia...Two young Kosovar boys, Petrit and Oki, are the best of friends. After Oki buys a bike, Petrit is desperate to have one of his own. Ever the businessman Petrit finds a niche dealing cigarette papers to the occupying Serbian troops.
3 JUNE 2017
As Trains go By - Aleksandar Vujovic (6 min.) (MNE)
Laden with the past love story the protagonist can't forget his ex girlfriend, with the new relationship he is trying overcome his inner dissatisfaction.
The Pain Remains - Vladimir Talevski (13 min.) (MKD)
100 years since the beginning of First World War. French cemetery in Bitola. An old man arrives in Bitola for the first time. According to correspondence and information from the French army, his predecessor with the same name must be located somewhere nearby.The ceremony ends and Jean fails to find the name of his grandfather.In front of the great monument, the old man is left alone. He falls down on his knees, and lays on his back holding an open letter.Seasons are changing. Time passes by, but the pain remains.
Sarajevo - Symbol of Civil Courage - Adnan Kapetanović, Mirko Kurilić (2015) (90 min.) (BIH)
Documentary from a screenplay by Svetlana Broz. The film is built on testimonies and statements from some fifty Sarajevans who remained in the occupied city throughout the siege and runs along two trajectories.
Whirlpool - Bojan Vuk Kosovcevic (2012) (110 min.) (SER)
The film is set in the second half of the 1990's in Belgrade, seen from the perspectives of young adults, and about their efforts to find themselves while circumstances were pulling them to the bottom of a chaotic whirlpool. The film follows the three main characters: Bogdan, Kale and Count, in three separate stories, but all of them are intertwined. It follows their lives for 48 hours which is enough to change them completely.
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3 JUNE 2017
Carols – Thanos Psichogios (2016) (16 min.)(GRE)
It's Christmas Eve in Athens. 12-year-old Andreas goes from house to house singing carols. He wants to help his family but he can't imagine how far his unemployed father will go to do the same thing.
Round Trip Mary – Zharko Ivanov (2015) (10 min.) (Animation) (MKD)
In a small village a young cowgirl is rounding up her cattle and preparing herself for a trip to the town. On her way there she meets different people in different sceneries. In the town she is attracted by the cinema building and the film posters. The girl enters the cinema for the first time…
DMJM - Ivan Cojbasic (8 min.) (MNE)
Based on the play by Dejan Dukovski. Two best friends confront each other . . .
4:15 P.M. The End of the World (2016) - Gabi Virginia Șarga, Cătălin Rotaru (15 min.) (ROM)
A courier takes a hitchhiker on the road. When the hitchhiker warns him that the end of the world is around the corner, the courier labels him as crazy, without knowing this accidental encounter will change his life forever.
Unwanted Heritage – Irena Skoric (2016)(100 min.) (CRO)
Documentary of the thousands of WWII monuments which were built throughout the former Yugoslavia in the 1945-1990. Many of these monuments were of a high artistic value, having been designed by some of our most prominent artists.
All of That - Branislav Milatović (27 min.) (MNE)
Danilo's friend from classroom passed away. Father wants to draw the boy's attention away from the funeral and from his obligations as class president by taking him on a day trip. For the father, protecting his own child from unkind experience as the funeral by going on fishing becomes much more difficult a task than he expected.
14:00 - 16:30
20 Kicks – Dimitar Dimitrov (2016) (7 min.) (BUL)
I asked my teeth if they'll withstand a drink, says the main character in '20 KICKS". He lives in a world, in which exchange system is slaps and fists. In this way the film is raising the question of the price we pay for the small pleasures, and the sacrifices we make, to attain true happiness.
Ana – Ajola Daja (27 min.)(2016) (AL)
Ana (28) a literature teacher at the University of Languages, lives together with her boyfriend Beni (32) a succesful businesman. Ana has an affair with one of her students, Ergi(22) who likes motor racing and sea sports. Beni tries to get Ana back. At some point, Ana must make a choise
A Matter of Will – Dušan Kasalica (24 min.) (MNE)
A Matter of Will follows a group of chubby children in a weight loss camp, located on a seaside resort. Far from the city, their authoritarian instructor tries to teach the kids his “Men’s Health” ideology.
The Beast - Daina O. Pusić (2015) (20 min.) (CRO)
A hundred year old woman called Nada and her 75-year old daughter Vera have a tense but familiar relationship. The childlike Vera takes care of her frail, mute though at times cruel, mother until one evening a bat flies into Nada's room and starts hibernating underneath her bed. The animal's presence gradually reinvigorates the old woman, eternally and fatally changing the relationship between mother and daughter.
One Eye Shut - Andamion Murataj (15 min.)(2013) (AL)
Eager to wed a native bride, John from the Bronx, visits his ancestors village in Albania, only to learn that he must first restore the family's honor by settling its blood feud. John yearns to get married, but can he really pull the trigger?
Elena – Dina Duma (2016) (16 min.)(MKD)
An old woman suffering from dementia thinks she is twenty years old and is about to run away with her lover. How does this illness affect her son?
Fighting for Death - Eleonora Veninova (2016) (15 min.)(MKD)
Two aging inhabitants of a remote village, who lead a bitter fight over who dies first and gets the only remaining grave in the village
Tranquility of blood – Montenegro (2015) (22 min.) (MNE)
Tranquillity of Blood is a film of the state of mind, great reflections and even greater decisions made in a little village shaped by the long-standing customs and tradition. The story follows the life of a husband and wife, Drago and Persa, who lost their son ten years ago. Their plan of fake death and staged funeral will take their son’s murderer back to the village after a decade of hiding in fear of revenge. Drago, hidden in the mill with the help of his wife, plans to take the final revenge, but the solitude of several months has changed his, up until then, firm decision.
“The Midnight Shift” - Andreas Kyriacou (2015) (14 min.) (CY)
A criminal on the run from a bank heist gone wrong takes cover as a taxi driver doing the midnight shift. When he meets his first client he soon discovers that things aren't what they seem.