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Synopsis

One of the competition sections of the Black Nights Film Festival, Rebels With A Cause is a showcase of experimental film-making and bold artistic statements from all over the world that pushes the boundaries of the art of film. For the first time, PÖFF Shorts teams up with our parent festival to showcase short films that fit under the Rebels remit. With established filmmakers alongside new talents, this selection of films runs the gamut from disturbing to playful.

Fri, 23.11.2018
8:30 pm
Tallinn, 
Coca-Cola Plaza
Hall 4
080406
Screening code: 080406
Mon, 26.11.2018
9:30 pm
Tallinn, 
Coca-Cola Plaza
Hall 4
110408
Screening code: 110408
Cassette info
Duration: 89 minutes
Synopsis

One of the competition sections of the Black Nights Film Festival, Rebels With A Cause is a showcase of experimental film-making and bold artistic statements from all over the world that pushes the boundaries of the art of film. For the first time, PÖFF Shorts teams up with our parent festival to showcase short films that fit under the Rebels remit. With established filmmakers alongside new talents, this selection of films runs the gamut from disturbing to playful.

Cassette films
A Place We Call Reality
Synopsis

A film director goes through an existential crisis after completing his debut feature film and is desperately trying to find meaning in Los Angeles.

Film info
Country: Norway
Year: 2018
Duration: 15 minutes
Language: English
Director: Kristoffer Borgli
Apocalypse After
Ultra Pulpe
Synopsis

An abandoned seaside resort. The shooting for a fantasy film about the end of an era wraps up. Two women, both members of the film crew, one an actress, the other the director, APOCALYPSE and JOY, are on the verge of concluding their love affair.

Film info
Country: France
Year: 2018
Duration: 40 minutes
Language: French
Director: Bertrand Mandico
Flame
Synopsis

A fractured melodrama, based on damaged frames from the last minutes of the only remaining nitrate reel of the lost feature film „Silja – Fallen Asleep When Young” (1937) directed by Teuvo Tulio.

Film info
Country: Finland
Year: 2018
Duration: 15 minutes
Language: English
Director: Sami van Ingen
The Marshal's Two Executions
Cele două execuții ale Mareșalului
Synopsis

Marshal Antonescu, leader of Romania in WWII, was sentenced to death for war crimes in 1946. The execution was recorded on film. In 1994, filmmaker Segiu Nicolaescu releases The Mirror, a biopic that tries to clear the Marshal’s name.

Nicolaescu staged the execution for his feature film. This short film compares the two executions.

Film info
Country: Romania
Year: 2018
Duration: 10 minutes
Language: Romanian
Director: Radu Jude
Water Bears
Bjørnedyr
Synopsis

A 6th grade’s discussion about power structures that also evolve between the 11-year-olds in the group. The film studies the bystander-effect in different dimensions and almost breaking the barriers between the illustrative, hyper-realistic and fictive.

Film info
Country: Norway
Year: 2018
Duration: 9 minutes
Language: Norwegian
Director: Yenni Lee