Shorts Live-Action Competition 2

Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Live-Action Competition

Screenings

4th Lux Hall Apollo Kino Coca-Cola Plaza
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Q&A duration
Screening duration
Trailer

Films

Baltic premiere

About Me

Local title
Minust
Original title
Over mij
Director
Ali Asgari
Country
Netherlands
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Live-Action Competition

Young Fatima holds a secret that could change her fate; she must place her trust in a doctor to make a tough decision between cultural tradition and medical ethics.

Director
Ali Asgari
Runtime
Trailer

World premiere

Aban

Local title
Aban
Original title
Aban
Director
Abbas Taheri, Mahdieh Toosi
Country
France, Iran
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Live-Action Competition

Under constant pressure from her ex-husband, Nazanin should turn their child - Aban, nine years old - away from a very driven feminine taste. One day, Aban goes to the hospital thinking of undergoing life-changing surgery.

Director
Abbas Taheri, Mahdieh Toosi
Runtime
Language
Persian
Subtitles
English
Trailer

Baltic premiere

Reykjavík

Local title
Reykjavik
Original title
Reykjavik
Director
Irving Uribe Nares
Country
Mexico
Year
2021
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Live-Action Competition

Andrea has made a decision, she goes with her friend Lucia to a resort from her childhood to execute it.

Director
Irving Uribe Nares
Runtime

Baltic premiere

Airhostess-737

Local title
Airhostess-737
Original title
Airhostess-737
Director
Thanasis Neofotistos
Country
Greece
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Live-Action Competition

An airhostess collapses on flight, convinced that her problem is her new braces, whilst she transfers her mother’s body to bury her next to her grandmother.

Director
Thanasis Neofotistos
Runtime
Trailer

Baltic premiere

Daphne

Local title
Daphne
Original title
Daphne
Director
Tonia Mishiali
Country
Cyprus
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Live-Action Competition

Daphne switches from one sexual partner to the next, but does not seem to be satisfied, at least not with what she thought she needed; until she finds a wounded dog in the street. How far would she go to feel some affection?

Director
Tonia Mishiali
Runtime
Trailer

Baltic premiere

Affricate

Local title
Afrikaat
Original title
Affricate
Director
Anna Gyimesi
Country
Hungary
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Live-Action Competition

A single mother’s adventure by the seaside leads her to recognise her unnecessary martyrdom for her disabled teenage daughter.

Director
Anna Gyimesi
Runtime
Language
Hungarian
Subtitles
English
Trailer