The short films:

And Yet We Are No Superheroes

  • Year: 2019
  • Country: Belgium, France, Portugal
  • Director: Lia Bertels
  • Duration: 12min

When you’re a child, there’s this fragile moment where the boundary between fantasy and reality gets shattered. This is the testimony of these children, split between two worlds, to whom the word was given freely.

Ons Eiland

  • Year: 2019
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Director: Lennah Koster
  • Duration: 15min

In an uninhabited island in the province of Noord-Holland, Shanna, 11 years old and her older sister Mirte, who has Down syndrome, go on an adventure. But Shanna slowly realizes that she is outgrowing her older sister little by little

Bertha en de Wolfram

  • Year: 2020
  • Country: Belgium
  • Director: Tijs Torfs
  • Duration: 15min

Bertha, a 13-year-old girl, is fighting every day against Wolfram, a rare disease with major consequences to her eyesight. But Bertha has her own secret weapon: creating extraordinary paintings!

Winter Lake

  • Year: 2019
  • Country: Finland
  • Director: Petteri Saario
  • Duration: 15min

Every school vacation, the 13-year-old Emika and her cousin Antti go to the vast Saimaa Lake, an amazing nature reserve in Finland. Her friends think it’s crazy because of the extreme cold, but Emika just loves it!

Uncle Thomas, Accounting for The Days

  • Year: 2019
  • Country: Portugal
  • Director: Regina Pessoa
  • Duration: 13min

From the director’s personal and visual memories, comes a tribute to her uncle Thomas, a
Humble man with a simple life. One does not have to be “somebody” to become exceptional in our lives!

Extra info

This short film program is created for the modern youth. Realistic and lively, it offers a view on children’s life questions and their imaginative future perspectives.