Vitamins

Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Alternatives

We’re always told that if it’s worth doing then it’s worth taking your time over. Cooking a lovely meal. Taking a long bath. Taking a lie in. All lovely no doubt. But sometimes we just need it quick. An adrenalin rush of an experience that’s fast, exhilarating and rather wonderful.

And that’s why we have Vitamins for you, our annual experience of films that are in and out like so many cinematic ninjas. There’s silliness, there’s drama, there’s fourth wall breaking and also some gratuitous swearing. All in films that clock in at 10 minutes or under. You might find little time to catch your breath but, trust us, you’ll be having so much fun that it doesn’t matter.

So come and join us and know that fast won’t always leave you feeling furious.

Screenings

Hall 1 Kino Artis
Screening091502 / Vitamiinilaks
Q&A duration
Screening duration
Hall 2 Kino Artis
Screening111603 / Vitamiinilaks
Screening duration
Trailer

Films

Baltic premiere

End of Originality

Local title
Originaalsuse lõpp
Original title
End of Originality
Director
Laura Zayan
Country
Denmark
Year
2021
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Alternatives

Will there ever come a time when no new ideas are left to invent? Frances has 48 hours to find her own identity in a world where people are literally becoming copies of each other.

Director
Laura Zayan
Runtime
Language
English
Subtitles
English

Baltic premiere

Mutations

Local title
Mutatsioonid
Original title
Mutatiounen
Director
Govinda Van Maele
Country
Luxembourg
Year
2021
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Alternatives

A mysterious illness takes hold of Sylvie’s husband Rosch. The next morning he is no longer the same.

Director
Govinda Van Maele
Runtime

Baltic premiere

Clearance Sale

Local title
Lõpumüük
Original title
Clearance Sale
Director
Sarower Reza Jimi
Country
Estonia
Year
2021
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Alternatives

A man wants the last pair from a sale. There is a catch getting it.

Director
Sarower Reza Jimi
Runtime
Language
Estonian
Subtitles
English

Baltic premiere

Bon Voyage

Local title
Head reisi!
Original title
Bon Voyage!
Director
Jussi Sandhu, Sakari Suuronen
Country
Finland
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Alternatives

Mirja and Timo are finally going on a holiday.

Director
Jussi Sandhu, Sakari Suuronen
Runtime
Language
Finnish
Subtitles
English
Trailer

Baltic premiere

Black Magic

Local title
Must maagia
Original title
Magia negra
Director
Almudena Vázquez
Country
Spain
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Alternatives

Agustín and Juan are going to meet up with a guy they met online to buy his bike. While they wait for him, they discuss their girlfriends' periods.

Director
Almudena Vázquez
Runtime
Language
Spanish

Baltic premiere

Action

Local title
Võte
Original title
Action
Director
Benoît Monney
Country
Switzerland
Year
2021
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Alternatives

On a film set, there are always unforeseen events. Some days, it's all there is. And sometimes it's even worse.

Director
Benoît Monney
Runtime

Baltic premiere

Lentils

Local title
Läätsed
Original title
Lentejas
Director
Ismael Martin
Country
Spain
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Alternatives

Lentils: if you want, eat them; if you don't, leave them.

Director
Ismael Martin
Runtime
Language
Spanish
Subtitles
English
Trailer

Baltic premiere

Julia

Local title
Julia
Original title
Julia
Director
Jack Donnelly
Country
United Kingdom
Year
2021
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Alternatives

Touring actors, Jasper and Dario, arrive at ‘digs’ one evening and walk into a peculiar setup. Unintentionally they inflate tensions with their odd host when one causes a blow-up between him and his unusual ‘wife’.

Director
Jack Donnelly
Runtime
Language
English

Baltic premiere

The F- Word

Local title
F-sõna
Original title
The F- Word
Director
Alex Cannon, Paul Cannon
Country
USA
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Alternatives

When a young girl asks her father what the word "fuck" means, he falls into a feedback loop of explaining its many definitions.

Director
Alex Cannon, Paul Cannon
Runtime
Language
English

Baltic premiere

Stock

Local title
Ressurss
Original title
Stock
Director
Alexei Dmitriev
Country
Germany
Year
2022
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Alternatives

A film with a budget.

Director
Alexei Dmitriev
Runtime
Language
English

Baltic premiere

Work It Class!

Local title
Klassivahe
Original title
Work It Class!
Director
Pol Diggler
Country
Spain
Year
2021
Festival
PÖFF Shorts 2022
Programme
Shorts Alternatives

During a fancy New Year's Eve party, two dancers will try to mock the upper class audience by changing the song of their performance.

Director
Pol Diggler
Runtime
Language
Spanish, English