Competition Programme Selection

It’s December 21st, the shortest day of the year. We’re eager to present you 21 short films selected for Competition programme of Kustendorf 2018:

  1. A Gentle Night – Qiu Yang, China, France
  2. All That Grows – Milena Grujić, China, Serbia
  3. Amor – Isabel Lamberti, Netherlands
  4. Bonboné – Rakan Mayasi, Palestine, Lebanon
  5. Call Him President – Emma Paoli, UK, Serbia, Czech Republic
  6. Chanel – Humberto Vallejo, Dominican Republic
  7. Domesticated Wolf – Elad Primo, Israel
  8. Dregs – Kordian Kadziela, Poland
  9. Fifteen – Sameh Alaa, Egypt
  10. Fortunately – Piotr Januszkiewicz, Poland
  11. Into the Blue – Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović, Croatia
  12. It’s Really Awesome – Katarzyna Warzecha, Poland
  13. Jodilerks Dela Cruz, Employee of the Month – Carlo Francisco Manatad, Philippines
  14. Loop – Matija Gluščević, Serbia
  15. Lumpen – Nikola Vučinić, Montenegro
  16. Mary – Grigory Kolomytsev, Russia
  17. Merry-Go-Round – Ruslan Bratov, Russia
  18. My Boyfriend – Leopold Dewolf, France, USA
  19. Shmama – Miki Polonski, Israel
  20. The President’s Visit – Cyril Aris, Lebanon, USA, Qatar
  21. The Troubled Troubadour – Sébastien Simon, Forest Ian Etsler, South Korea

After seeing many good films we wish to take the opportunity to thank all the authors who submitted their work. We feel that chosen films are exemplary in terms of style, technical flair and visions of the world that will provokе, seduce and energize audiences at Kustendorf.

The festival will take place between Tuesday 16 January and Sunday 21 January 2018.