This includes the International competition and the Baltic student short film programmes, the Baltic music video competition programme and... lots of parties! Because it makes no sense to watch a whole lot of incredible cinema and leave without having a chat about it afterwards. Look for the "S" sign (or is it a snake?) for adventure – cinematic, social and just fun!
This small town crime story in the pastel tones of modern retro offers recognition and bitter humour. “Mother” is a thrilleresque story about rash decisions made in the name of dreams that will have haunting consequences for some time to come. The film focuses on a woman whose adult son has fallen into a coma after being shot. Taking care of him at home, she has to face a whole town trying to solve the puzzle of what exactly happened. But in a small town, where everyone knows everyone and everything except for what’s right under their nose, the world’s clumsiest crime may go unsolved.
A man repairs his fishing net and goes out to the bridge. Two trams run into each other – nobody is hurt and cables are fixed the same day. A small concert is given for factory workers and the sincere performance of a violinist makes them cry. Bombs fall into the sea, no one notices.
A story of a small Minotaur who tries to find playmates in the endless labyrinth while his Dad is at work. He only manages to meet mythological characters busy with their own ambitions.
Miriam and her family are building a snowman. They are watched by a stray dog that seems to like the snowman. The kids let the dog inside to warm, but the next morning its owner appears.
The winter is long and cold, and the little wolf has it tough. Soon, however, he comes across something miraculous in the woods. This unexpected discovery makes the winter pass much faster.
The eleven-year-old Rick is tired of everyone’s gossiping about his father and him. They move to a new place which grants an opportunity to change this – Rick, after watching a gangster movie, begins to tell everyone his father is a mafia boss. But lies always fall short and soon Rick finds himself in an unenviable situation. Recommended age: 6+