/competition film screening and creative classes within ŻUBROFFKA 2018 International Short Film Festival
December 8th 2018, 10 AM
As part of ŻUBROFFKA International Short Film Festival, we have the pleasure of inviting the children to participate in competition screenings specifically for the young audience!
KIDS is a unique competition, as the young audience is its Jury. In addition, each screening will be followed with a meeting with film creators and creative classes for the young jury members. Every child, that will participate in screenings, will receive a magic ŻUBROFFKA pencil.
А как наши космонавты/About our astronauts
director: Galina Golubeva director of photography: Galina Golubeva Russia 2018, 7’20”
Three cosmonauts go into space. They wait for new discoveries and journeys. The story is based on a folk song about cosmonauts performed by Maria Yakovenko (1982-1986).
director: Jordan Damour director of photography: Jordan Damour France 2018, 2’32”
A young boy is going to experience his first concert as a violinist in an symphony orchestra, in front of the conductor and the audience, can he overcome his fear?
Хочу жить в Зоопарке/I want to live in the Zoo
director: Evgenia Golubeva director of photography: Evgenia Golubeva Russia 2017, 6’
Sasha struggles at home. Her parents expect her to tidy up her room, eat porridge and do homework. Sasha decides that the life in the zoo sounds much more interesting! She heads off to try and find her place among a bunch of penguins or maybe giraffes?
Patchwork Dog/Der Hund auf meiner Schmusedecke
director: Angela Steffen director of photography: Angela Steffen Germany 2017, 3’
Patchwork Dog has a problem: he has fleas! Will Patchwork Pals find a way to help him?
Plody mraků/Fruits of Clouds
director: Kateřina Karhánková director of photography: Kateřina Karhánková Czech Republic 2017, 10’
On the glades surrounded by dark woods, Furry and a group of friends live in the burrows. They eat only seeds which turn into glowing fruit after they touch the ground. However, these appear only rarely. The animals’ fear of the forest does not allow them to leave the glade and head off to look for food somewhere else. Instead, they resignedly wait until it falls from the sky. Furry does not want to just wait. The forest awakens a curiosity in him. He wants to know what hides in there…
Раковина с океаном внутри/Shell with an ocean inside
director: Yulia Sitdyikova director of photography: Yulia Sitdyikova Russia 2017, 6’
A story about the kind of intrigues that take place in the world of things living in the same room. Once Sofa Cushions have had enough of enduring the presence of Shell with an Ocean Inside, whom guests of the room lavish with attention.
Сказка про одеяло/Blanket Tale
director: Maria Kuzmenko director of photography: Maria Kuzmenko Russia 2017, 3’29”
Once upon a time a town was attacked by Giant. All mothers and children have ran away frightened. Dads and grandfathers began to fight back, but this only led to greater destruction of the city. Only kind and wise grandmothers could find a solution and saved the city.
Strength in Numbers
director: Anais Sorrentino director of photography: Anais Sorrentino France, Belgium 2017, 6’50”
On a cold autumn day, a bear catches the cold while bathing in the river. Back in his cave, he sneezes so hard that a huge boulder falls across the entrance, trapping him inside. Even with the help of a passing ant, and her friends badger, wolf, moose and bison, try as they might, they cannot move the rock. But the ant has a better idea…
The Gruff-voiced Tree
director: Anais Sorrentino director of photography: Anais Sorrentino France, Belgium 2017, 6’30”
A little mouse tries to take shelter inside the trunk of an old tree when it suddenly scolds her in a gruff, menacing voice. The mouse runs away and meets a squirrel, who disbelievingly scampers up to the tree, but soon beats a hasty retreat. A rabbit and then a chaffinch receive the same treatment, when finally a tortoise comes along, who does not let herself be taken in.
directors: Aitor Carlos Herrero Larrumbide, Raul Colomer Válcarcel director of photography: Raúl Colomer Spain 2018, 4’
On Christmas Eve, a child is left alone in an immense apartment when he finally receives the expected visit from the Santa Claus, who comes to his house with the purpose of fulfilling his annual task: the delivery of gifts. Nevertheless, the gift that he wants is not the one that Santa has brought him.