Modern love — what’s it like? What makes us say those magical words that we wait for so much? A darker look at the world of relationships and love at its extremes, challenging notions of nice guys, healthy relationships and unticipated romance in a program of uncynical and unconventional love stories. 

curator
Olha Raiter
Wiz-Art
  • Still frame from the movie A SUMMER MORNING

    A SUMMER MORNING

    Patrick Muroni Switzerland

    7 min experimental 2019 Language of dialogues French

    Summer. Two friends danced all night in a rave party. At the morning, they have to go home.

  • Still frame from the movie  WHAT IF YOU DANCED

    WHAT IF YOU DANCED

    Laurens Perol, Fredrik Johansen Norway

    19 min fiction 2020 Language of dialogues Norwegian

    A collection of fragments in an unbalanced period of Sturla and Almas life together. Sturla has lost his foothold after quitting his studies and Alma is enjoying a carefree life in Lofoten. The unsaid is seeping through the cracks and slowly rupturing their relationship.

  • Still frame from the movie TERESA

    TERESA

    Gabriele Ciances Italy

    9 min fiction 2019 Language of dialogues Italian

    An old man decides to buy an inflatable doll, transforming it into his deceased wife.

  • Still frame from the movie IN CASE OF FIRE

    IN CASE OF FIRE

    Tomás Paula Marques Portugal

    23 min fiction 2019 Language of dialogues Portuguese

    It's summer in the Portuguese countryside, where the local festivities take place. Chico is haunted by a hate crime committed in his village against a boy who was secretly close to him. Throughout this journey, Chico, pressured by his friends, tries both to follow their social standards and hide his fears and desires.

  • Still frame from the movie  THE CORD

    THE CORD

    Olexandr Bubnov Ukraine

    7 min animation 2018 Language of dialogues Ukrainian

    This film is about blind maternal love, overcare, that doesn't let the son grow into a man, but makes his inner child stay helpless and infantile for ages.

  • Still frame from the movie THE NUTCATCHER

    THE NUTCATCHER

    Domenico Modafferi Italy

    13 min fiction 2019 Language of dialogues Italian

    Giuseppe is a young man without a hand. But when he meets the beautiful Viola, he hides his condition, even pretending to be a pianist.

  • Still frame from the movie FROM MATTI WITH LOVE

    FROM MATTI WITH LOVE

    Jarno Lindemark Finland

    18 min fiction 2019 Language of dialogues English, Finnish, Russian

    It's midsummer in a Finnish small town of Imatra near the Russian border. Matti, a lonely 54-year old man, meets Masha, a Russian transwoman. When the glittering night falls, Matti has to face the consequences of his fake life.