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  • The Little Bird and the Bees

    High above, the small bird enjoys the flowers of its maple tree. A mysterious humming that needs to be fathomed sends him on a journey into a magical world of flowers. Of course, the fiery red fox is soon on the little bird’s heels. Trailed by bad luck the fox makes acquaintance with the hard-wor...

  • The Little Bird and the Leaf

    A little bird leaves its nest in pursuit of a leaf -- but when a famished fox follows, the bird learns sometimes you need to think on the fly!

  • The Little Bird and the Caterpillar

    The little bird has plenty of peace and quiet high up in its tree, at least until an unexpected guest shows up. The brash caterpillar’s keen on devouring the green leaves that the little bird has cared for so tenderly. During the ensuing showdown, the two fail to notice that
    someone else is hard ...

  • The Little Bird and the Squirrel

    It's autumn. At the end of a branch hangs a yellow leaf. A little blackbird comes along to water it. Suddenly a squirrel nicks the bird's bright green watering can. The bird follows the cheeky thief. This is the start of an exciting chase through the forest. But behind the trees, the fiery red fo...

  • Lost Senses

    She, a shy beauty, and he, a bit awkward but definitely romantic, are to meet on an island suspended in the air. A moment before the meeting and a step away from fulfillment, stumbling blocks arise on the way. Emerged in the graphic style of Giorgio de Chirico, the film is a dynamic story of tota...

  • Marina's Ocean

    A 15-year old girl yearns to see the ocean, but her disability interferes. Unable to travel to the beach with her sister and friends, Marina strikes out on an adventure of her own.

  • Martian

    A boy wins a new toy in a claw machine – an ordinary Martian doll. It turns out that things are not that simple, the boy finds himself on Mars and he has to fight with a whole bunch of the Martians

  • The Match

    Two middle-aged women on a tennis court. One-hour match. One wants desperately to win, and the other is afraid of competing. Will the breathing exercises be of any help?

  • Miles Away

    Miles is a little boy whose best friend is a tree. Together they venture on a road trip and enjoy a perfect Summer day at the funfair.

  • Something Left, Something Taken

    Everyone who enters a crime scene, leaves something behind and takes something away. “Something Left, Something Taken” is a 10 minute animated dark comedy about a vacationing couple’s encounter with a man they believe to be the Zodiac Killer.

  • My Best Friend is Stuck on the Ceiling

    Connor, secretly in love with his best friend Rach, has gotten her an amazing birthday present. Something that’s sure to knock her off her feet. But, when things take a sharply peculiar turn, Connor begins to wonder whether he would have been better off just getting a gift voucher.

  • Scrambled

    When 19-year old Esra misses her train and kills time playing a fast-paced, flashy game on her smartphone, a vintage Rubik's Cube challenges her attention.

  • My Happy End

    All dogs chase their tails. A dog once succeeds in catching his own tail. That changes his life as he finds his best friend in it.

  • Rouff

    Three-legged dog sketch Rouff is sad and lonely. To escape his loneliness, he folds a new friend, Pete, from the paper he is drawn on. Rouff and Pete's quest for the fourth leg is an adventurous story, not only for children.

  • The Spa

    When retiree Don declares he no longer wants the new spa he's just ordered, Ivan the deliveryman suspects there's more to the story than Don is willing to admit.

  • Subotika: Land of Wonders

    Subotika, a little-known island on the other side of the globe. An enchanting country with extraordinary sights, grand visions and a couple of minor problems.

  • Summer Hit

    Laia and Emil are enjoying their semester abroad in Munich. While Laia feels perfectly fine just having sex with Emil, his profession of deeper feelings puts her on the defensive.

  • Sure Thing

    Bill takes the only available seat in a cafe--at Betty's table. Could she be the 'one'? Could he? Are there any guarantees when we open our hearts? Sure thing.

  • Sweet Dreams

    Silent film era look alike romantic slapstick comedy with piano accompaniment by Croatian jazz legend Neven Frangeš. A house hamster crosses paths with a pair of squirrels which leads them like destiny to their dreams.

  • Thanks For Dancing - Takk For Turen

    A lifelong relationship is coming to an end, the last winter two elderly men, former athletes, spend living together.

  • A Target - Maalitaulu

    Arto is waiting for his wife and child in his car. As they return from the store they tell him that an unknown man harassed them. Arto decides to take the law into his own hands and plans to make a video to shame the man on social media.

  • Postcard From Pyongyang

    Shot during two trips to North Korea in 2013 and 2017, filmmakers Gregor Möllers and Anne Lewald provide a rare glimpse of change in the notoriously closed country. As foreign tourists, they are not allowed autonomy or spontaneity, and their itinerary is arranged for them in advance by guides who...

  • The Gunfighter

    In a small town in the old west, a lone and weary gunfighter enters a saloon. As he walks through the room surrounded by the people of the town, a voice begins narrating the scene, telling us exactly who this gunfighter is. But unlike every classic western to use the
    narrator trope, the character...

  • The Kite

    Summer is coming to the end, the fruit is growing ripe on the trees. Grandpa gives his grandson a kite. As the boy is tossed around in the air, Grandpa catches him. Then the leaves fall and Grandpa has grown weak. A strong autumn wind carries him off into the cloudy sky. Winter comes, then spring...