ANGER • 2020

DIRECTOR: Blazej Jankowiak

COUNTRY: Poland

RUNTIME: '48

 

SYNOPSIS: Agata (Eliza Rycembel) works as a prostitute trying to raise her son alone. When she has to pay back the favor and help find her ex-beloved (Tomasz Wlosok), the violent criminal Monkey (Eryk Lubos), she has to make choices in a shaken system of values. It is a dreamy journey of three people among dilemmas, anger and mysteries of the past. A story that leaves a lot of room for interpretation, without clarifying the genesis of the story presented. And all this is locked in a criminal plot. The whole story is supported by the musical narrative of songs from the O.S.T.R 's album of the same title.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Featurette, Best Director, Best Actress (Eliza Rycembel).

FEATURETTES

THE PYRAMID OF THE SUN • 2018

DIRECTOR: Damian Weber

COUNTRY: Germany

RUNTIME: '60

 

SYNOPSIS: Jan, a photographer-to-be, persuades his girlfriend Nora to join him to an expedition into the so called “Valley of the Bosnian Pyramids“. Jan is excited about the unbelievable discovery and convinced of a paradigm shift in the history of mankind. Nora, however, is sceptical about the venture. The oppositional perceptions of the situation plunge their relationship into a crisis. A battle of world views arises, and the constellation of the liaison constitutes an analogy to the relationship between science, alternative science and esotericism. But then, Nora discovers a mysterious tunnel and has vivid visions, and that changes her sceptical attitude.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Featurette

THE PRICE OF THE FRUIT • 2020

DIRECTOR: Pablo Rogero

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '59

 

SYNOPSIS: Most of the sweet fruit of Europe is produced in Lleida, western Catalonia. Every year, when temperatures rise, a legion of arms arrives in the Ponent regions to harvest the apples, pears and peaches that we find in the markets and supermarkets. Men and women from Morocco, Ukraine, Algeria, Mali, Senegal, Romania, Ivory Coast, Colombia, etc. Most arrive, but others are already here. Like Salimata, who wants her son not to work on the fruit; or Amadou, who dreams of resuming his career as a journalist, or Hussein, who only wants to get out of poverty.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Featurette