As an individual department within this year’s festival the team behind the wittily titled SHORT RIGA have devised a remarkable feat – altogether three competitions of new shorts from around the world, Baltic student films and a separate category for music videos. Showcased within three respective programmes SHORT RIGA will take over the newly established small theater KINO BIZE as well as organise workshops and host an award ceremony.
Three self-conscious, highly-educated pedophiles give an insight in their minds and thoughts. How do you cope with a sexual orientation that’s considered morbid?GO TO FILM
After a casting, 2 filmmakers agree they found the perfect 14 years old girl for their new movie. Still, they must convince the mother to let her play the role of a sexually abused child. What follows is a witty argumentation on parenting and abuses made in the name of of art.GO TO FILM
At the seaside beach the fates of a balding sailor, a young girl and two modest creatures – the bee and the crab are entangled. Following their greed, they meet each other by the waffle stall. An animated story about primal desires present in the human nature.GO TO FILM
The film tells the love story of the refugee Patrick and Sara from Berlin, who are fighting together for refugee rights in Berlin. When harmless advance turns into a sexual assault, the group is forced to rethink their aims and the private love story grows to an unwanted public dimension.GO TO FILM