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Programma:

31-mei-2016

iShorts – The best student films 2016

South Moravian Region and Pilsen Region in cooperation with Czech Centre Brussels invite you to the screening of the five short films nominated for the best student short film award by the Czech film and television academy. PEACOCK, a modern-day drama with a postmodernist touch, a dark tale LESHY, AMANITAS - a drama about two young troublemakers, FATHER – an intimate portrayal of a crumbling father-son relationship, and HAPPY END - a happy-ending black comedy about death. Do not miss the fresh film talents and come to the Pilsen House on 31st May at 8pm! Reservation is requested on office@southern-moravia.eu.

Program:


PEACOCK (Furiant)

Live Action, 26 min

Director: Ondřej Hudeček

Cast: Julius Feldmeier, Filip Chlud

Bohemia, 19th Century. Ladislav, the mischievous son of a local landlord, terrorizes the village with his cruel practical jokes. When a war breaks out, Ladislav is sent to a monastery, where he unexpectedly discovers his hidden desires... A twisted queer romance telling the true but taboo story of the birth of one of the nation's most influential writers.

 

 

LESHY (Lesapán)

Live Action, 24 min

Director: Pavel Soukup

Cast: Vladimíra Havlíčková, Marek Pospíchal

Gamekeeper Karel tracks a mysterious beast awakened by poachers. In fairy tales, the creature is called Leshy, but meeting it is definitely no fairy tale. Meanwhile, Leshy and Karel's young daughter form a special kind of bond. Who will become the true ruler of the forest?

 

 

AMANITAS

Live Action, 22 min

Director: Jakub Šmíd

Cast: Jindřich Žampa, Filip Bařina

Access forbidden - reads the notice at the former aerial military base. The abandoned airport is place where the two boys go to hide away from the world - the troublemaker Robin and the “I-am-no-kid-anymore” Vojta, step-brothers from two estranged families of a nearby village. One of their adventures takes a dangerous turn and on a bleak cold autumn day, the boys’ mothers set out into “their” space. The unwilling trio of allies has to find the missing Vojta before a child’s play turns into tragedy.

 

 

FATHER (Táta)

Live Action, 35 minut

Director: Václav Huleš

Cast: Jiří Rendl, Dušan Sitek, Hana Seidlová

Viktor doesn’t accept the health condition of his father, who suffers from an advanced phase of Alzheimer’s. Despite all pressure and complication he refuses to place his father into a medical facility and in his attempts to avoid that, he does things that are on the borderline between strength and weakness. Self-sacrifice mixes with selfishness, mainly in those moments when Viktor protect his father from the reality when his beloved wife is no longer alive and everything has changed. He is trying to keep his father in a bubble, as that is the only was to catch the sporadic glimpses of a man he once knew and admired. Those precious moments are shaded by the bad and horrible ones, those that corrode the already complicated yest stull substantial relationship. Will Viktor and his father find at least a partial redemption? The only way forward is through shared pain... When do we lose someone, really? When they died? When they leave us? Or when they no longer are who we remember them to be? Dad is trying to find answers for all these questions.

 

 

HAPPY END

Animated, 6 min

Director: Jan Saska

A black comedy about death, with a happy ending. A glorious chain of unlikely encounters: a group of hunters, a tractor driver, a skinhead; blood, alcohol, and a corpse.


Total lenght of the program is 113 min. In Czech language with English subtitles.

Reservation: office@southern-moravia.eu 

 

Where: Pilsen House, Place de Jamblinne de Meux 31, 1030 Brussels

When: 31st May 2016, 8pm



 

Plaats:

Plzeňský dům, Place de Jamblinne de Meux 31, 1030 Brusel

Datum:

31-mei-2016

Georganiseerd door:

In samenwerking met het Tsjechisch Centrum


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