A Film by Loup Bureau
2021 - France - Documentary - 1.85 - 90 min.
Produced by Caroline Nataf
In Donbas Ukraine, while precarious truces and ceasefires are negotiated far away by diplomats, Ukrainian soldiers fight against separatists supported by Russia. At an age when some are experiencing the best years of their lives, in the frontline men and women are fighting, condemned to dig and dig up again the trenches, while bombs keep on falling on them. French war journalist and first-time director Loup Bureau takes us on an immersive and stunning cinematic journey revealing the naked truth and roughness of survival, in what is called to be the last conflict on European soil.
Out of Competition
A film by Jairo Eduardo Carrillo & Oscar Andrade
2010 - Colombia - Animation/Documentary - DCP - 75 min.
“Little voices” is an animated documentary film based on interviews and drawings of a new generation of displaced children (8 to 13 years old) who have grown up in the middle of violence and chaos in Colombia. Furthermore, the interviews show how they perceive their reality, and the stories have been illustrated and animated based on the original drawings of the children.
A Wolfpack called Ernesto
A film by Everardo González
2023 - Mexico/France/Switzerland - Documentary - 1.85 - 78 min.
In Mexico, 350 000 people have been killed over the last 15 years by armed perpetrators, 30 000 of which are under 18. A WOLFPACK CALLED ERNESTO is a travel exploration to the bowels of the most fragile link on the chain: kids. The film follows the paths of the youths collectively named "Ernesto" – victims as well as sicarios – who in a certain moment of their lives had access to a gun, used it to kill, and soon became a part of the many pieces of a crime organization.
A film by Bohdan Sláma
2012 - Czech Republic - Comedy/Drama - DCP - 2.35 - 102 min.
Jára has lost his job, his family is falling apart and his only companion and friend is Karel, a
lonely weirdo who feels very closely bound to nature. Unemployed and immature, he tries to
keep his family together, to make his wife stay with him, to protect his teenage son from drug
abuse, and to protect Karel from himself - but who will protect Jára?