FREESTYLE: FUTURESHORTS SPRING SEASON FILMS SCREENING
23 May > 24 May 17
YARAT Contemporary Art Space invites you to the FUTURESHORTS – largest short film festival!
The screening will be organized as a part of YARAT FreeStyle Program, an open platform for everyone who looks to engage creatively with a broad and diverse audience.
This festival covers 40 countries, 100 cities, 6 continents and offers 1,400 showings per year throughout the world. During its ten years existence, the festival has gained the attention of movie fans over a huge territory from Finland to Mexico. The festival gives an opportunity for professionals and newcomers all over the world to become a part of an international cinematographic community.
The Spring Season of Future Shorts includes 7 films:
Dir. Kal Weber
Drama/ UK/ 2015/ 6mins
Following a candid imparting of hard-earned life lessons, two individuals share an unexpected moment of profound connection.
Dir. Ena Sendijarevic
Drama/ The Netherlands/ 2015/ 17mins
After getting their residence permits, a Bosnian family find refuge in a small village in the Netherlands. Absurd situations arise as they try to make this new world their home
3. THE RUNNER
Dir. José Luis Montesinos
Comedy/ Spain/ 2014/ 3mins
5 years ago the boss closed the company and fired 300 workers. The first day that he got out to run he meets one of them.
4. A NIGHT IN TOKORIKI
Dir. Roxana Stroe
Comedy/ Romania/ 2016/ 18mins
The whole village are out to celebrate Geanina's 18th Birthday at an improvised nightclub, where her boyfriend will give her a gift that nobody will ever forget.
5. 9 DAYS: FROM MY WINDOW IN ALEPPO
Dir. Issa Touma, Floor van de Muelen & Thomas Vroege
Documentary/ The Netherlands/ Syria/ 2015/ 12mins
In August 2012, Syrian Photographer Issa Touma saw young men lugging sandbags through his street. He spent the next nine days trapped in his apartment, witnessing what would be the beginning of the uprising in Aleppo.
6. REFUGEE - NADIA TEHRAN
Dir. Nadia Tehran
Music Video/ Sweden/ Iran/ 2016/ 3mins
Nadia Tehran explores the limits of personal and political identity in the video for Refugee.
7. NOTHING STRANGER
Dir. Pedro Collantes
Drama/ China/ The Netherlands/ Spain/ 2016/ 22mins
Years ago, Ling had a dream. Even today she can remember every detail.
Language: original, Russian subtitles
Age restrictions: +18
The screenings will be held at Yay Gallery rooftop.
Date: May 23 - 24, 2017
Time: 8:30 pm
Admission: please collect your FREE ticket in advance at YAY Gallery. Seats are limited. Contact: +99412 505 23 23