October 2017

Location

YAY GALLERY

5 Kichik Gala str., Icheri Sheher, 

Baku, Azerbaijan, AZ1001

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OPENING HOURS

12pm > 20pm (except Monday)

CONTACT

+99412 505 2323

E-MAIL

info@yaygallery.com

YAY GALLERY

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FREESTYLE: FUTURESHORTS FILM FESTIVAL – SUMMER SEASON

20 Sep - 21 Sep 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 8 films:


1. LITTLE CUB - TOO MUCH LOVE

Dir. Lily Rose Thomas
Music Video/ UK/ 2017/ 4mins

Too Much Love is a modern day morality tale, except there is no moral really. Like a Groundhog Day where no lessons are learnt and nothing really changes.


2. MADRE

Dir. Smon Mesa Soto
Drama/ Colombia/ 2016/ 14mins

16 year-old Andrea leaves her neighbourhood in the hills of Medellin to attend a downtown casting call for a porno film. 


3. THE COMMITTEE

Dir. Jenni Toivoniemi & Gunhild Enger
Comedy/ Finland, Norway/ 2016/ 14min

A Nordic collaboration is taking place. Three delegates from Finland, Norway and Sweden are faced with the true challenges of democratic decision making – can they find a way to agree?

4. HALF A MAN

Dir. Kristina Kumric
Drama/ Croatia/ 2016/ 20min

Mia and Lorena are reunited with their father after he spent several months as a prisoner of war. The family will finally be back together, but will they be able to find happiness again?


5. HAIM - RIGHT NOW

Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson
Music Video/ USA/ 2017/ 5min

Renowned for their energetic performances, HAIM are seen recording their new single ‘Right Now’ directed by Academy Award-nominated director Paul Thomas Anderson.


6. JACKED

Dir. Rene Pannevis
Drama/ UK/ 2015/ 15mins

Waylen and Russell are car thieves, but when they discover something of immense personal value, they find themselves in a moral dilemma. 


7. LIGHT IN DARK PLACES: THE REFUGEE CRISIS IN GREECE

Dir. Lily Cole
Documentary/ UK/ 2017/ 12min

A short film documenting the grassroots response to the refugee crisis in Samos, Greece: the extraordinary acts of heroism seen in response to institutional failures.

8. OOR WALLY

Dir. Martin Lennon
Documentary/ Scotland/ 2017/ 12min

Eleanor is a mother of eight and granny of seven. For 16 years she has also been Wally the Warrior, Scotland’s most unique football mascot.


Language: original, Russian subtitles


Age restrictions: 16 +


The screenings will be held at Yay Gallery rooftop.


Date: September 20 - 21, 2017

Time: 7:30 pm

Admission: Please collect your FREE ticket in advance at YAY Gallery. Seats are limited.

Contact: 012 505 23 23, 012 505 14 14

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