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
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    experimental
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    2019
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    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
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    fiction
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    2020
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    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
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    fiction
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    2019
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    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
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    fiction
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    2019
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    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
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    animation
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    2018
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    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
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    fiction
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    2019
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    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
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    fiction
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    2019
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    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.