Shorts New Talents Competition: Live-action 3

Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts New Talents Competition: Live-action

Screenings

4th Lux Hall Apollo Kino Coca-Cola Plaza
Screening070302 / Shorts New Talents võistlusprogramm: lühifilm 3
Q&A duration
Screening duration

Films

Baltic premiere

The Midwife

Local title
Ämmaemand
Original title
La Ventrière
Director
Anne-Sophie Bailly
Country
France
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts New Talents Competition: Live-action

In the French Jura mountains, at the end of fictitious Middle Ages, Else is an herbalist and a midwife. With Nicole, her young apprentice, they are disturbed during their daily practice: a stranger riding a horse demands to gather all the women of the village in its small church.

Director
Anne-Sophie Bailly
Runtime

Baltic premiere

How to Breathe Out Of Water

Local title
Kuidas veest väljas hingata
Original title
Como respirar fora d'água
Director
Victoria Negreiros, Júlia Fávero
Country
Brazil
Year
2021
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts New Talents Competition: Live-action

On the way back from the swimming training, Janaina is violently approached by the police. Safe back home, she must manage the relationship with her father, who's a policeman.

Director
Victoria Negreiros, Júlia Fávero
Runtime
Trailer

World premiere

My Idiotic Heart

Local title
Mu idioodist süda
Original title
Mitt idiotiske hjerte
Director
Emma Rasmussen
Country
Norway
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts New Talents Competition: Live-action

Ida is having doubts about what kind of life she wants to live. When she gets pregnant with her boyfriend, Eskild, she realizes she doesn’t want the child. The fear of Eskild leaving her, if she shares her true feelings, makes her have an abortion in secret, while she makes him believe it was a miscarriage. Will Ida find the courage to share the truth with him?

Director
Emma Rasmussen
Runtime
Trailer

World premiere

Graveyard of Horses

Local title
Hobuste surnuaed
Original title
马冢
Director
Xiaoxuan Jiang
Country
USA, China
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts New Talents Competition: Live-action

A frigid winter on the Mongolian steppe, an untimely snowstorm aggravated the lives of a pregnant herder and her 8-year-old daughter: the missing flock of sheep, the unborn child, the absent husband, traces of wolves...... everything led the mother and daughter to places they’ve never been.

Director
Xiaoxuan Jiang
Runtime
Trailer

Baltic premiere

Alba Vulva

Local title
Alba Vulva
Original title
Alba Vulva
Director
Dorka Vermes
Country
Hungary
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts New Talents Competition: Live-action

Edina is a middle aged intellectual whose relationship with her long-term girlfriend recently ended but she couldn’t process the break up yet. She goes to a beauty salon for a full-on bikini wax. During the painful treatment she gets in touch with her repressed memories and with her inner sorrow.

Director
Dorka Vermes
Runtime
Trailer