LIBERTAS Film Festival offers you their short section on MUBI
For the first time, LIBERTAS in Croatia is teaming up with MUBI to show some of its films online. During LIBERTAS, June 28th-July 6th, 2010, 11 films from their short program will be playing for free on the site. Have your own little LIBERTAS Film Festival at home!
Films in the online program from LIBERTAS Film Festival include:
EDGE OF THE DESERT, Dir. Lea Nakonechny, 17min, CANADA
One hot August morning, best friends Josie and Natasha skip school and hitch a ride with two oilfield workers into the Great Sand Hills. In the dream-like desert landscape something happens that changes their friendship forever.
MESECINA, Dir. Sofia Exarchou, 30 min, GREECE
An ill teenager believes that he can live normally. He meets a girl. They are both fans of the music group ‘Mesecina’.
SCHIZOFREDRIC, Dir. Andy Poyiadgi, 17 min, UK
Fredric has lost the fire in his belly and wants it back. After signing up for an unorthodox self-improvement program, Fredric is trapped outside of his own life, while a new improved version takes over…
SVARTTAXI (Illegal Taxi), Dir. Adi & Mak Omanovic, 30 min, Sweden
Marko is a caring family father trying to earn his living by driving illegal taxi during late nights. Business is good until a policeman in civilian clothes takes a seat. The policeman just happens to know about a robbery earlier the same day and Marko just happens to be sitting in the suspected getaway car from the very same robbery.
EXTINCTION – QUADRATURE OF THE CIRCLES, Dir. Fernando Usón, 11min, Spain
A married couple dresses up to attend a ceremony.
8:AM, Dir. Pablo Ortega, 10 min, Spain
What would you do if your life is centered around a relationship where your partner has forgotten why you are together?
PUNI KRUG/FULL CIRCLE, Dir. Barbara Vekarić, 13:30min, Croatia
Women are complicated. Dinka is a woman, who starts an affair with older musician Zvonimir. Although Zvonimir gives her something wild, he isn’t completely what Dinka was looking for. The only subject they can discuss is their relationship, based on sex, because they have nothing else in common. However she knows that their relationship has no future, she keeps coming back.
IN MY HEAD AN ANGEL, Dir. Dario Juričan, 25 min, Croatia
Art student in search for his angel.
GULIVER, Dir. Zdenko Bašić, 8 min, Croatia
Gulliver, standing still in a center of the Universe, is a sign of awe for Lilliputians who approach him slowly to start building their civilization by using his tied body as a back bone. He is still and silent while enduring the burden of negligence the Lilliputians. Until one day the ties brake.
THE MAGIC OF J-MAC, Dir. Pete Radovich, 13 min, USA
In 2006 High School senior Jason McElwain, an autistic team manager for his school’s basketball team, had the night of his life, scoring 20 points in his team’s final home game, vaulting him to celebrity status. Three years later, two boys from high schools a mere 20 miles apart in Maine, would get the same opportunity. Film and Television star, and Autism activist Joe Mantegna narrates this inspiring story of these boys’ determination.
IGRA TUCANJA, Dir. Ivan Livaković, Hungary
During one night, a couple goes on an imaginary journey that will take them through an entire life span. Reality and illusion, highs and lows of human existence, moments of great tenderness and moments of sheer cruelty become interchangeable.
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