BEAST WARM-UP
30/07/2019

By the 3rd year in a row, BEAST warm-up happens on Cineclube do Porto summer sessions, at As Noites de Boris. This year, for the first time at Casa das Artes Gardens, with the support of DRCN, we present to you the best of East European Cinema antecipating the third edition of BEAST, that will happen between 28th and 06th of October in Porto, at Cinema Trindade, Casa das Artes and Cinema Passos Manuel. Stay tooned!

 

Wednesday, 21st | 22h
CASA DAS ARTES GARDENS Rua Ruben A 210, Porto

 

 

 

THE SEAGULL

Maria Popistasu e Alexandru Baciu | Romania | 2018 | 16’

 

While temporarily hosting her ailing father, Laura finds an injured seagull in the backyard. Their newfound goal to salvage the bird is the perfect excuse to avoid talking about the real issue, the imminence of death.

 

MIA DONNA

Paulo Ostrikov | Ukraine | 2018 | 16’

 

The life of forty-six- year-old Oksana changes when her husband Tolik turns into a seven-year- old boy. Doctors are powerless and nobody can turn him back.

 

ON TIME

Jorė Janavičiūtė | Lithuania | 2018 | 18'

 

Julė iš 27. She is always late everywhere. She is about to become a judge, but the fact that she is always late gets in the way. She starts going to driving lessons that should help to solve her problem. Here she meets a driving instructor Artūras, a cause of her problem starts to show.

 

COMPLEX SUBJECT

Olesya Yakovleva | 2019 | Russia | 26'

 

A mysterious teacher comes to a provincial town to work in the local school. The teacher doesn’t look like a teacher, and his views are too pretentious and innovative. But the city likes him. He has actually no idea how much.