5 October | 2:15 pm | Film City Glasgow | TICKETS
A selection of films competing for Best Balkan Short
Springtime Rest by Yannis Zafiris | Greece | 2018 | A young man goes on a journey. His purpose is to meet his grandmother. Yet, when he arrives at her house, she is absent.
Timmy by Lyubo Yonchev | Bulgaria | 2018 | When an alienated mother returns to Bulgaria to abduct her own 12-years-old son, she learns that it is not always easy to avoid making the same mistakes.
Joc by Andreea Valean | Romania | 2018 | Dani, a 12 year old boy living in the outskirts of Bucharest, toils in the busy stop-light traffic selling cold water to support his family. He attempts to pay off all debts by betting all his money in a game organized by children with cardboard boxes on the streetcar tracks. He wins the bet but the money is not enough to buy his sister out of a gang-bang and he is now about to bet his own life on the streetcar tracks.
A sealed idea by Theo Panagopoulos | Greece | 2018 | Athens, 2028. The “stability government” that was implemented 5 years ago in order to revive the economy, has transformed into a totalitarian regime. Two members of the resistance obtain a USB drive full of important information and become instantly a target.
Entropia by Chris Tatsis | Greece | 2018 | On the day of his wife’s birthday, Lambros, an introvert man, welcomes relatives and friends to their home in the province for a festive meal. When his brother tells a story from their childhood years, shaming him in front of the attendees, the underlying tensions emerge leading to an outbreak of violence.
Total Runtime: 83 mins’