ECHOES - Out of the Box



Auditorium Casino Espinho

Subtitled in English



I MatterAlina Serban | ROM | 20’

Rebeca lives in an orphanage and she is a first year student at the top acting university in Romania
For the first acting exam, she is given a seemingly ordinary assignment: to bring personal objects from her room. Such a simple requirement puts Rebeca in an extremely delicate situation - she has never had a room of her own, nor personal belongings. For her, the difficulty relies not only on revealing her true self in front of her audience, but, on top of that, exposing herself as a Roma and an orphan growing in the child care system.





Dystopia | Thanos Angelis | CYP | 2’

During a party, the timeless philosophy of Marquis De Sade comes to life. Addiction, lust, beauty and the dystopian modern love culture manifest through the unorthodox guests.





Titan | Valéry Carnoy | BEL | 19’

Nathan is a thirteen year old boy. Driven by his new friend Malik, he prepares himself for a strange ritual to become a member of a teens gang.




North Pole | Marija Apcevska | MKD, | 15’

Misty field, crowded locker room. Margo belongs to neither. Maybe if she loses her virginity, she will finally find her place.





Trumpets in the Sky | Rakan Mayasi | FRA | 14’

Boushra, one of the Syrian potato-picking girls in Lebanon, returns from a long day of work in the field only to learn that today her childhood will come to an end.





Souls All Unaccompanied | Yorgos Teltzidis | GRC | 26’

Bahar is a 12 years old unaccompanied refugee who lives in a guest house. Katie is a young woman who works there as caretaker, an ex-con who just wants to go straight. When Bahar`s reality takes an ugly turn, Katie will be there for him.