Ten films screening for the first time in Italy have been selected by Alberto La Monica and Luigi La Monica. Some of them will be introduced by their actors or directors, who will meet the audience following the screening. The films in Competition fully examine a wide range of issues, conveying a series of images, feelings and ideas that represent the worldview of the complex european reality of today, and allow us to delve into the melting pot of European film culture. They are jewels of language put on screen by means of unique narrative structures, mainly oriented towards the examination of the con icting nature of human beings.

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3/4 Three Quarters

Ilian Metev 2017 – DCP – colore – 82’

Mila, a young pianist, tries to prepare for an audition abroad but her brother, Niki,

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Agape

Branko Schmidt 2017 – DCP – colore - 87’

Priest Miran is preparing children for the confirmation ceremony. Among them is a dormitory resident Goran, impressed by priest's relaxed manner....

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Beyond Words

Urszula Antoniak 2017 – DCP – b&n - 85’

Michael and his boss and best friend Franz feel at home in Berlin’s hip restaurants, bars and clubs.

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Cobain

Nanouk Leopold 2018 – DCP – colore – 94’

Cobain comes from a broken home, but he is not a broken soul yet. He cares deeply for the person who...

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Darling

Birgitte Stærmose 2017 – DCP – colore - 101’

Darling is a world-famous Danish ballerina. After a long absence, she and her husband Frans return to the Royal Danish Ballet...

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Disappearance

Boudewijn Koole 2017 – DCP – colore – 92’

Roos visits her mother in Norway yearly, but this time it’s different: she brings a bad news.

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Pororoca

Constantin Popescu 2017 – DCP – colore – 150’

Cristina and Tudor Ionescu have founded a happy family with their two children, Maria (5 and a half) and Ilie (7)....

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Scary Mother

Ana Urushadze 2017 – DCP – colore - 107’

A 50-year-old housewife, Manana, struggles with her dilemma - she has to choose between her family life and her passion,

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The Party’s Over

Marie Garel-Weiss 2017 – DCP – colore – 90’

The Party’s Over is the story of a revival, that of Céleste and Sihem. Arrived on the same day in a...

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Yellow Heat

Fikret Reyhan 2017 – DCP – colore – 85’

In a field surrounded and squeezed by increasing industrialization, an immigrant family, deep in financial debt, struggles to survive through traditional...

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